School vacancies

School-based vacancies in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Schools largely manage their own recruitment by displaying vacancies on their own website. Unless advised otherwise in the advertisement, please follow the appropriate school link for further information about the job and for details about how to apply.​​

Vacancies

Class Teacher – St Mary’s Primary School    

  • Required for: Fixed Term 1st September 2021
  • Salary: MPS (Inner London)
  • Hours: Full time
  • Closes on: 12 noon 7th May 2021

The Federated Governing Body of St. Charles and Mary’s Catholic Primary Schools are seeking to appoint a committed, highly motivated class teacher for the above position at St Mary’s Catholic Primary School. 

St. Mary’s is a vibrant school with a thriving multicultural Catholic community. With an innovative and ambitious leadership team, the teaching post offers the applicant the opportunity to join an enthusiastic school team committed to maintaining high standards. 

We offer: 
  • A fully inclusive environment with talented and happy children 
  • A passionate and dedicated team of staff committed to achieving outstanding results 
  • A dynamic leadership and management team with a clear vision and experience of raising standards of teaching and learning 
  • A strong Catholic ethos 
  • A committed and supportive Governing Body 
  • Exciting prospects for career development 
A successful candidate will: 
  • Have the knowledge and commitment to support the Catholic ethos of the school 
  • Be committed to deliver high quality teaching and raise achievement in a school with an exciting future 
  • Be a positive team player who is willing to commit to our vision of becoming an outstanding school 
  • Have high personal and professional expectations 
  • Inspire and motivate children and adults 
  • Be flexible, have a sense of humour and work as part of a team 

Visits to the school are most welcome by prior arrangement; please contact Ms Hania Koumi on 0208 969 0321 or via email. Application packs are also available from the school office. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be requested for the successful candidate in accordance with Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education Legislation. 

Closing date & Shortlisting: Friday 7th May 2021 (midday) 

Interviews: Friday 14th  May 2021

French Teacher – Colville Primary School    

  • Required for: 1st September 2021
  • Salary: MPS (Inner London)
  • Hours: 0.6 FTE (possible increase to full time)
  • Closes on: 14th May 2021

Colville Primary School is a friendly, high achieving, multi-cultural school located in the heart of the vibrant Portobello Road. You will enjoy the support of a well-organised, positive and friendly team of professional colleagues. 

We are looking to appoint an excellent teacher of French to join our school. We require a teacher who has proven success in achieving high standards of attainment and has the passion to help our school on its journey towards excellence.  There may also be an opportunity to cover classes for members of the Leadership Team for 2 days a week to increase this post to full time.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Interested candidates are welcome and encouraged to look around our school, please contact the school office to arrange an appointment.

Apply online

Closing Date: 14th May 2021

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Site Keeper – Bevington Primary School    

  • Required for: 10th June 2021
  • Salary: Range A2 Sc3-Sc4 (£23,427- £25,614)
  • Hours: 5 days/36 hours per week plus an additional 7 contracted hours/week; 08.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. with 1-hour unpaid break (Actual hours worked during school closure period to be negotiated with the Headteacher and School Business Manager dependent on school needs.)
  • Closes on: 7th June 2021
Basic Objectives of Post: The Site Keeper will:
  • To liaise closely and support the School Business Manager to ensure the efficient and effective day-to-day running, presentation and management of the School site, ensuring a warm, clean, safe and secure environment for all authorised users of the site and visitors.
  • Carry out school maintenance and repairs as directed by the School Business Manager ensuring these works are carried out in accordance with the relevant Health and Safety legislation and to handle the day to day issues related to such works.
  • Be conversant with the Health and Safety policies relevant to the post including those relating to manual handling, working from height, control of legionella’s and fire safety.
  • Be able to attend relevant health and safety training as provided by the School in order to carry out the duties of the post.
  • Carry out any additional duties as required by the Head or School Business Manager.
 Duties and Responsibilities / Functional Links:

The line manager for the Site keeper is the School Business Manager.

The Site Keeper is responsible for the day to day cleanliness and tidiness of the School and the upkeep of the school grounds.

Duties will include:
  • Ongoing repair and odd job work as necessary
  • Hanging shelving
  • Hanging display boards
  • Supervision of some maintenance contractors on site as directed.
  • Receipt and distribution of any ordered goods, materials and equipment for the School, checking delivery notes and ensuring staff receive goods ordered.
  • Prudent stock levels of necessary consumable items such as tissues, soaps, fluorescent tubes, batteries etc.
  • Responsible for the School’s timely waste management collections including all recyclables.
  • The movement of furniture and the setting up and taking down of tables and chairs for special events, functions and meetings.
  • Manning the School entrance during school events, some out of hours working is expected.
  • Organising and logging information regarding for example water management records
  • Pest control records
  • Waste management
  • Energy usage data collection and record keeping

N.B. This list is not exhaustive 

  • Security
  • Grounds
  • Maintenance and Minor Repairs
School Holiday Duties

The Site Keeper is expected to be available during all holiday periods as required by the School Business Manager, hours will typically be flexible depending on the works being completed. This will involve providing access for contractors and general maintenance that otherwise would not be practical to carry out during the school term time.

Interviews: TBC

Senior Nursery Officer – Chelsea Open Air Nursery School

  • Required for: ASAP
  • Salary: £32,301 to £35,949
  • Hours: Full time
  • Closes on: 24th May 2021

Chelsea Open Air is a unique historic nursery school, which provides a caring, inclusive learning environment for 70 children.  Ofsted has recognised our school as outstanding 5 times in a row, ‘Chelsea Open Air Nursery School continues to provide an outstanding education and highly effective care and support for children and families. It fully deserves the reputation it has earned both in the community and further afield.’(Ofsted 2012)

We need an outstanding committed and creative Nursery Officer to join our team to impact on the progress of children’s learning across the EYFS. The successful candidate will have:

  • A relevant recognised level three qualification in early education and childcare.
  • A working knowledge of the EYFS.
  • Excellent communication skills, an ability to organise, prioritise and plan own time and an ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • A working knowledge of safeguarding and child protection policies and procedures.
  • Have a clear understanding of and commitment to equal opportunities and non-discriminatory practice.
  • The successful candidate must also be able to work flexibly to provide cover for absent colleagues and must have respect for confidentiality.
  • Additionally, this post requires ICT skills including MS Word and Outlook.

For an application pack please call 0207 352 8374 or email info@coans.rbkc.sch.uk

  • Closing date for applications: 12 noon Monday 24th May 2021
  • Interview date: Thursday 27th May 2021

This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a Criminal Records Bureau Enhanced Disclosure will be undertaken on the successful person before an appointment is confirmed

Learning Support Assistants – Barlby Primary School

  • Required for: September 2021
  • Salary: Range A2 Point 5-10 £23,427 - £25,614 Pro rata
  • Hours: Full time
  • Closes on: 7th May 2021

Initially the posts will be offered on one-year contracts.

Barlby is a highly successful, inclusive, and vibrant community school in North Kensington. We are very proud of our children and their achievements.

We are seeking to recruit energetic, committed learning support assistants with a passion for inclusion. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to join a friendly and hardworking staff team. The successful candidate will have an enthusiastic and positive approach and there is good scope for professional development.

We can offer you a warm and welcoming school environment, with happy children and staff. Our Governors and parents are very supportive. Barlby Primary School will be moving into a brand-new state of the art building in September, so it is a very exciting time to be joining the team.

This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and Criminal Records Bureau Enhanced Disclosure will be undertaken before an appointment is confirmed.

Please contact Siobhan Murphy on 0208 969 3988 to arrange a visit and request an application form.

  • Closing date: 7th May at 12 noon.
  • Interview date: 12th May 2021

Early Years Educator – Barlby

  • Required for: September 2021
  • Salary: Range B Point 12-20 £26,544 - £30,618 Pro rata
  • Hours: Full time
  • Closes on: 7th May 2021

Initially the posts will be offered on one-year contracts.

Barlby is a highly successful, inclusive, and vibrant community school in North Kensington. We are very proud of our children and their achievements. We are seeking to recruit an energetic, committed Early Years Educator with a passion for the early years. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to join a friendly and hardworking staff team. This appointment will initially be for a fixed term of one year, in the first instance, and will be based across our 2 reception classes.

You will:         

  • Work alongside the class teachers to plan for our EYFS children.
  • Resource and lead learning activities to match the content of the Early Years Curriculum.
  • Contribute to monitoring children’s progress through ongoing assessment / observations
  • Be an enthusiastic and committed member of our Early Years team that is working together to make improvements for our children. 
  • Be able to lead within the setting for short periods in the absence of the teacher and alongside the teacher.
  • Hold a relevant level 3 qualification.

We can offer you a warm and welcoming school environment, with happy children and staff. Our Governors and parents are very supportive. Barlby Primary School will be moving into a brand-new state of the art building in September, so it is a very exciting time to be joining the team.

This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and Criminal Records Bureau Enhanced Disclosure will be undertaken before an appointment is confirmed.

Please contact the school office on 0208 969 3988 to arrange a visit and for an application form.

  • Closing date: 7th May  at 12 noon.
  • Interview date: 12th May 2021

Reception Teacher – Colville Primary School  

  • Required for: 1st September 2021
  • Salary: MPS (Inner London)
  • Hours: Full time
  • Closes on: Friday 23rd April 2021

Colville Primary School is a friendly, high achieving, multi-cultural school located in the heart of the vibrant Portobello Road.

You will work closely with the class teacher in your partner class to ensure the children gain full and meaningful access to the curriculum. You will enjoy the support of a well-organised, positive and friendly team of professional colleagues.

Our Vision

"Colville Primary School inspires pupils to make excellent academic progress with exciting, challenging and outstanding learning. To do this we create a respectful, inclusive atmosphere that is welcoming, fun, friendly and safe. We develop learners’ confidence through high achievements in sport and the arts"

We are looking to appoint an excellent Reception teacher to join our school. We require a teacher who has proven success in achieving high standards of attainment and has the passion to help our school on its journey towards excellence. 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure.

To obtain an application pack please visit www.colville.rbkc.sch.uk.

Interested candidates are welcome and encouraged to look around our school, please contact the school office to arrange an appointment.

To apply online, please visit www.rbkc.gov.uk/jobs.

Closing Date: 23rd April 2021

Interview Date: w/b 28th April 2021

Assistant Head Teacher – Marlborough Primary School

  • Required for: September 2021
  • Salary: L6 – L10
  • Hours: Full time
  • Closes on: Thursday 22nd April 2021

Marlborough Primary School is a 2 form entry school with a specialist provision for autism. We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Head Teacher for our good school with ambition to be “outstanding”.  We can offer a state of the art school with amazing facilities, a support collegiate and motivated team who will provide excellent support as well as opportunities for further professional development.

The ideal candidate should be an excellent teacher and communicate effectively with children, families and colleagues; have good organisational skills; act as a listener, facilitator for learning, motivator and role model for the children. They must have substantial leadership experience.

The Assistant Head Teacher will be classed based and requited to take a lead, under the direction of the Executive Head Teacher, Head of School on:

  • Raising standards of attainment within the KS2
  • Supporting Subject Leadership across the school
  • The role is class based
  • Lead areas that are identified in the Evaluation and Strategic Plan. 

To apply for this post, please email janet.wallace@marlborough.rbkc.sch.uk for an application pack.

Closing Date for Applications: Thursday 22nd April 2021

Interviews: TBC

KS1/2 Class Teacher – Oxford Gardens Primary School

  • Required for: 3rd September 2021
  • Salary: MPS
  • Hours: Full time
  • Closes on: Friday 23rd April 2021 at 10:00

Oxford Gardens is a unique Team and so much more than just a Primary School. Being part of the ‘Sail to Success’ Team is a commitment to lifelong learning as a key to personal fulfilment. We aim to provide every child with the confidence and skills to enable them to travel through life and learning with confidence and aspiration.

If you are:

  • An outstanding classroom teacher with a proven record of raising attainment.
  • Committed to raising standards and meeting individual children’s needs.
  • Committed to working as part of an inspirational staff team.
  • Innovative, creative and ready to embrace change.
  • Excited by delivering an exciting and innovative curriculum – the IPC (International Primary Curriculum).
  • Keen to work within a vibrant and culturally diverse community.
  • A teacher committed to personal and professional development.
  • Enthused to work at a school that has been graded by Ofsted as ‘good’ in December 2014 and keen to help move the school to outstanding.

Then the role of class teacher at Oxford Gardens could be for you.

In return we offer:

  • The opportunity to work with a highly supportive and enthusiastic team of staff who are supportive, visionary and inspirational.
  • An exciting and creative curriculum.
  • A warm and welcoming staff team.
  • The reward of working with children who are reflective and motivated learners.
  • ICT facilities that include: iMac suite; Windows suite; 30 iPads per key stage; all classrooms equipped with whiteboards and laptops
  • The opportunity to work with a committed Governing Body.
  • Excellent opportunities for professional development.  As a school we have a strong track record in developing middle leaders.

Please ensure that you have downloaded the following documents from our website to support your application. 

  • Job Description 
  • Person Specification 
  • Application form 

Please note that CV’s will not be accepted, unless accompanied by a completed application form. 

As we cannot invite you into the school at the moment, we encourage you to explore our website and to call Dee Edwards in the office, if you have any questions.  There is a video, offering a tour of the EYFS on the website

Your completed form can be returned by email to linda.murphy@oxfordgardens.rbkc.sch.uk or it can be hand delivered or returned via post to the school address no later than Monday 23th April 10am.  Interviews will take place on the week commencing 3rd May.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants are subject to an enhanced DBS check and two satisfactory references.

 

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