Current Vacancies

At Brambletye we offer prospective applicants the opportunity to work in a school that takes great pride in, and is very proud of, every member of staff.  We consider our staff to be Brambletye’s greatest asset, and we aim to recruit the very best teachers, pastoral, and support staff to join our thriving school and community.

Our teachers at Brambletye are exceptionally talented, and immensely passionate about what they do. They believe in educating the whole child; not just striving for academic excellence and are incredibly committed to providing outstanding levels of pastoral care.  We also have a wonderfully dedicated and talented team of support staff whose diverse roles are crucial to the smooth running and continuing success of the school.

If Brambletye sounds like the environment you would like to join, and you believe that your talents could make a positive contribution to our school; we would love to hear from you.  All our current vacancies are listed below.

Safeguarding at Brambletye

The school adopts a rigorous safer recruitment process which is strictly adhered to in the appointment of all new members of staff, and is designed to help deter, reject, or identify people who may cause harm to children or who are otherwise unsuited to work with them.  Brambletye School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Applicants must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Online Checks

As part of the shortlisting process, the School will carry out an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence.

CVs

Please note that we do not accept CVs on their own, a Brambletye Application Form needs to be fully completed and submitted to be considered for a position at the school, a CV can be submitted alongside the fully completed application form.

Supporting Recruitment Documents and Policies

If you are interested in applying for a position at Brambletye, please refer to the ‘Supporting Recruitment Documents and Policies’ section at the bottom of this page.  These documents and policies have been provided to aid and support your application process, by providing additional information about applying and working in a school.  They should be read before any application is submitted.

Contact HR at Brambletye

If you would like to get in touch with the HR Department at Brambletye, please contact Heather White (HR Manager) on 01342 335167 or via email: hwhite@brambletye.com.

Night Matron - Autumn Term (September) 2024 Start

Working in a small, supportive team, our Matrons are at the very heart of life at Brambletye. They play a pivotal role to ensure the provision of excellent standards of pastoral care and ensure the wellbeing and happiness of our pupils, including the provision of routine medical care when required.

In conjunction with our Head of Boarding, our Matronal team are key to creating a warm, home from home atmosphere, in which our pupils can feel safe, secure, and happy, to enable them to flourish and fulfil their potential as they embark on their Brambletye learning journey. Our Matron’s are continually attending to our pupils’ varying needs that range from looking after pupils when they are unwell, listening and offering support when they are upset, to teaching pupils good manners, and being an excellent role model in showing consideration and respect for others.  In return you will be working within a supportive and experienced team, in a pivotal role with the ability to make a real difference to our pupil’s journey through Brambletye.

The successful applicant would have an excellent work-life balance, with the freedom of being off during the day and minimal weekend work.  In addition as this is a term-time position of 33 weeks per year, there is plenty of opportunity to travel, pursue other activities and interests during the generous school holidays.

Night Matron Applicant Information Pack

For the full details of this opportunity, please read the Night Matron Applicant Information Pack.  This can be accessed here.  

Whilst applications from those who have had previous matronal or relevant experience would be welcomed, we would also be open to considering applications from anyone who has a genuine interest in working with children and would like to gain experience in working in a boarding environment. 

Key Dates

Application closing date: Friday, 26th July 2024 at 9.00am

Please note that we will be interviewing as applications are received, therefore early submission is strongly advised.  We reserve to close this vacancy when a suitable appointment has been made.

Supporting Recruitment Policies and Documents

Before applying, all applicants should read the School’s supporting recruitment documents and policies.

 

Brambletye School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its recruitment and selection process. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Nursery Practitioner - For Autumn Term (September) 2024 Start

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic, and inspirational Nursery Practitioner, to join our highly regarded Nursery Department.

As a Nursery Practitioner, you will provide invaluable support to our Nursery Room Leaders, to ensure that our Nursery pupils have a fun, positive, and best start possible to their Brambletye learning journey.

For this position it would be fantastic if you have a level 3 childcare related qualification, but we would also consider applicants with a relevant level 2 qualification.  We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, warm, kind, and who is both passionate, and committed to working with children.  In this role you will be working within a highly supportive and close-knit team, the ability to be a strong team player and possess excellent people skills are essential for this position.

Although we would prefer a September start, for the right applicant, we would be willing to delay the start date if needed any time up until January 2025. Please note that there is also the possibility to combine the Stay and Play Coordinator role with this position.

Hours of Work

This is a part-time, term-time position.  The hours of work are Monday to Friday, 11.45am to 3.45pm, plus an additional one hour per week to complete Tapestry reports and paperwork (to be worked on a day/time agreed with the Head of Pre-Prep and Nursery).  There is also the possibility of overtime in the afternoons on an as-and-when-needed basis. 

There are also some additional days to be worked at the start of each term and for meetings and events, please refer the Nursery Practitioner Applicant Information Pack for the full details of the days and hours of work.

Salary

  • A level 2 qualified applicant will be appointed between scale point 15 and 20 of the Brambletye’s Non-Teachers Pay Scale, the pro-rata salary is from £9,941 to £11,384 per annum (£10.94 to £12.53 per hour). The full-time equivalent salary is from £21,332 to £24,430 per annum. 
  • A level 3 qualified applicant will be appointed between scale point 21 and 26 of the Brambletye’s Non-Teachers Pay Scale, the pro-rata salary is from £11,789 to £13,507 per annum (£12.97 to £14.86 per hour). The full-time equivalent salary is from £25,298 to £28,984 per annum.

The starting salary offered will be based upon the successful applicant’s qualifications and experience.

Nursery Practitioner Applicant Information Pack

For the full details of this opportunity, please read the Nursery Practitioner Applicant Information pack.  This can be accessed here.

Key Dates

Application closing date: Friday, 26th July 2024 at 9.00am

Please note that we will be interview as applications are received, therefore early application is strongly advised.  We reserve the right to close this vacancy when a suitable appointment has been made.

Supporting Recruitment Policies and Documents

Before applying, all applicants should read the School’s support recruiting documents and policies.

 

Brambletye School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its recruitment and selection process. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Stay and Play Coordinator - For Autumn Term (September) 2024 Start

Based at our Pre-Prep, this role offers the opportunity to plan and coordinate our thriving and popular Stay and Play provision.  We currently offer this provision to pupils aged 2 to 7 years, Monday through to Friday during term-time.  It runs from 3.30pm and finishes for 2-year-olds at 5.00pm and for our age 3 and above pupils, they can stay until 6.00pm.

Although in this role you would be working specifically with pupils aged 4 to 7, you would have an awareness and oversight of the provision for our youngest pupils.

Ideally a level 2 or 3 childcare related qualification would be preferred, but this isn’t essential.  We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, warm, kind and who is both passionate and committed to working with children.  Equally important in this role is the ability to plan and be organised, alongside excellent administrative and people skills.

Please note that there is the possibility to combine the Nursery Practitioner role with this position.

Hours of Work

This is a part-time, term-time position.  The hours of work are Monday to Friday, 3.15pm to 6.15pm.  There is also 30-minutes administration time to be worked once per week to ensure the Stay and Play paperwork is kept updated.  This will be worked on a day and time agreed with the Head of Pre-Prep and Nursery.

As part of this role, there is the requirement to work the three Inset days at the beginning of each term, 8.00am to 5.00pm, inclusive of a 30-minute unpaid lunch break.  All the additional hours listed are paid and will be included in the agreed salary.  Please refer to ‘A Brambletye Workplace’ for further details about pay.

Salary

A highly competitive salary is available and will be dependent on qualifications and experience.

Stay and Play Coordinator Applicant Information Pack

For the full details of this opportunity, please read the Stay and Play Coordinator Applicant Information pack.  This can be accessed here.

Key Dates

Application closing date: Monday, 29th July 2024 at 9.00am

Please note that we will be interview as applications are received, therefore early application is strongly advised.  We reserve the right to close this vacancy when a suitable appointment has been made.

Supporting Recruitment Policies and Documents

Before applying, all applicants should read the School’s support recruiting documents and policies.

 

Brambletye School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its recruitment and selection process. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

School Bus Drivers - For Autumn Term (September) 2024 Start

Due in part to the recent expansion of our school bus routes, we have a number of permanent and casual School Bus Driver opportunities available.

We are looking for reliable, trustworthy individuals for these roles who possess good communication and self-presentation skills, are able to keep to a schedule, and provide an excellent service to both our pupils and parents.

These roles are part-time, term-time only and would provide an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to supplement their income, or who is looking to work but have the majority of their daytime free for other pursuits.

School Bus Driver Applicant Information Pack

For the full details of these opportunities, please read the School Bus Driver Applicant Information Pack.  This can be accessed here.

Key Dates

Application closing date: Monday, 19th August 2024 at 9.00am

Please note that we will be interview as applications are received, therefore early application is strongly advised.  We reserve the right to close this vacancy when a suitable appointment has been made.

Supporting Recruitment Policies and Documents

Before applying, all applicants should read the School’s support recruiting documents and policies.

 

Brambletye School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its recruitment and selection process. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Evening Cleaning Supervisor - For Autumn Term (September) 2024 Start

We are currently recruiting for an Evening Cleaning Supervisor to join our evening cleaning team from September 2024.

Our Cleaners at Brambletye are required to maintain high standards of cleanliness and hygiene throughout the school.  They need to be able to work quickly, efficiently, to health and safety guidelines and take great pride and care in their work.

As part of this role, you will be expected to carry out a range of cleaning duties to high standard, including vacuuming, dusting, mopping, buffering, and disposing of waste.

In addition to the normal Cleaner duties, the Evening Cleaning Supervisor will work closely with our Cleaning Manager to undertake regular cleaning audits, resolve issues, supervise the evening cleaning team, and deputise for the Cleaning Manager when required.

Ideally, we would like the postholder to start with us in September 2024, but we can be flexible about the start date for the right person.

Hours of Work

This is a part-time, term-time position (usually 33 weeks per year), with the requirement to work a few additional weeks during the school holidays.  There is flexibility regarding the number of hours worked and the times of work.  Please read the Evening Cleaning Supervisor Applicant Information Pack for the full details of the hours of work.

Salary

The annual salary for this role will be dependent on the number of contracted hours.  The hourly rate of pay for this position is £13.30 per hour.

Cleaner (Evenings) Applicant Information Pack

For the full details of this opportunity, please read the Evening Cleaning Supervisor Applicant Information Pack.  This can be accessed here.

Key Dates

Application closing date: Friday, 26th July 2024 at 9.00am

Please note that we will be interview as applications are received, therefore early application is strongly advised.  We reserve the right to close this vacancy when a suitable appointment has been made.

Supporting Recruitment Policies and Documents

Before applying, all applicants should read the School’s support recruiting documents and policies.

 

Brambletye School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its recruitment and selection process. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Cleaner (Evenings) - For Autumn Term (September) 2024 Start

We are currently recruiting for a Cleaner to join our evening cleaning team from September 2024.

Our Cleaners at Brambletye are required to maintain high standards of cleanliness and hygiene throughout the school.  They need to be able to work quickly, efficiently, to health and safety guidelines and take great pride and care in their work.

As part of this role, you will be expected to carry out a range of cleaning duties to high standard, including vacuuming, dusting, mopping, buffering, and disposing of waste.

Ideally, we would like the postholder to start with us in September 2024, but we can be flexible about the start date for the right person.

Hours of Work

This is a part-time, term-time position (usually 33 weeks per year), with the requirement to work a few additional weeks during the school holidays.  There is flexibility regarding the number of hours worked and the times of work.  Please read the Cleaner (Evening) Applicant Information Pack for the full details of the hours of work.

Salary

The annual salary for this role will be dependent on the number of contracted hours.  The hourly rate of pay for this position is £12.53 per hour.

Cleaner (Evenings) Applicant Information Pack

For the full details of this opportunity, please read the Cleaner (Evenings) Applicant Information Pack.  This can be accessed here.

Key Dates

Application closing date: Friday, 26th July 2024 at 9.00am

Please note that we will be interview as applications are received, therefore early application is strongly advised.  We reserve the right to close this vacancy when a suitable appointment has been made.

Supporting Recruitment Policies and Documents

Before applying, all applicants should read the School’s support recruiting documents and policies.

 

Brambletye School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its recruitment and selection process. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Prospective International Gap Assistant Information

If you live overseas are interested in joining us as one of our International Gap Assistants, we use the company Letzlive to recruit for these roles.  For further information about Letzlive, please visit their website: https://www.letzlive.org/Please note that we do not accept direct applications or CV’s.

International Gap Assistant at Brambletye School

Our International Gap Assistants join us on a one year contract every January and are key members of the school community. An integral part of the Gap Assistant’s role is bringing their life experiences for our pupils to learn and benefit from, to broaden their horizons and to be excellent role models.

As a Gap Assistant you will be expected to demonstrate:

  • Leadership qualities.
  • To be a role model to our pupils by being hardworking, reliable and punctual, demonstrating honesty and integrity at all times, smart in appearance, support the aims of the School.
  • To develop and maintain appropriate relationships with both staff and pupils.

The role of Gap Assistant at Brambletye School is far from routine with no two days being the same. In order to be successful in this post you will need to:

  • Possess a real interest in children, particularly in their welfare and education.
  • Be prepared to be flexible in your approach to work.
  • Work hard and be adaptable.
  • Exercise enthusiasm and show initiative.
  • Be a team player.
  • Be willing to help out and get stuck in.
  • Enjoy being part of a close-knit community.

In return we offer you a supportive and caring working environment with the opportunity during the generous school holidays to travel and explore the UK and further afield.