Vacancies

Why Work at Brambletye?

Work Hard, Play Hard and Be Kind

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.  Whether you are applying for a teaching or support position, we consider our staff to be Brambletye’s greatest asset and aim to recruit the very best teachers, pastoral and support staff to join us.

Our teachers are incredibly talented and immensely passionate about what they do. They believe in educating the whole child; not just striving for academic excellence but providing outstanding 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.

Brambletye is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and all staff, volunteers and other third parties are expected to share this commitment.  The school adopts a safer recruitment process which is 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.  As part of the safer recruitment process, all applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including, but not limited to, checks with past employers and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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.

Please note that we do not accept speculative CVs and a Brambletye application will need to be completed in full in order to be considered for one of our vacancies.

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

We very much look forward to hearing from you.

Current Vacancies

Classics Teacher (Maternity Cover)

We have a fantastic opportunity to join our highly regarded Classics Department for our Autumn Term (September to December 2022) as a Classics Teacher (Maternity Cover).

We are looking for someone who is passionate and knowledgeable about Classics and Latin, the ability to teach Greek would be an advantage.  In this role you will be teaching a mix of Classical Studies and Latin from Year 3 to Year 8 whilst also preparing some pupils in Year 8 for Common Entrance and Scholarship exams.

With a genuine passion for teaching and the ability to motivate, excite and inspire pupils and staff, you will be an outstanding classroom practitioner and this position will provide you with the opportunity to work in a school that is very proud of our highly motivated and engaged pupils, small class sizes and very supportive colleagues, management and parents.

With the role comes the expectation that you will make a full contribution to the thriving extra-curricular life of the school and you will fully immerse yourself into the very active and highly supportive Brambletye community.

For full details of this opportunity please download the Classics Teacher (Maternity Cover) – Candidate Information Pack.

Key Dates

Closing date for applications is: 9.00am on Friday, 3rd June 2022

Interviews will be taking place the week commencing Monday, 13th June 2022

Interviews will be arranged in accordance with current Government advice regarding the Covid-19 situation.

Please note that applications not submitted on the Brambletye application form or where the Brambletye application form has not been completed in full, will not be considered. CV’s will not be accepted in substitution for a completed Brambletye application form.

Applicants who have lived outside of the UK for more than three months in the past 10 years will be required to provide a Police check from their country/countries of residence.

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.

UK Gap Assistant X 2

Every year our overseas Gap Assistants join us in January, we are currently looking for UK-based Gap Assistants to join the team in September 2022.  We are currently have two positions available:

  • 1 x one year fixed-term contract position; and
  • 1 x one term fixed-term contract position for our Autumn Term (September 2022 – December 2022).

The Role

Our Gap Assistants are considered full members of staff and are highly regarded and appreciated. An integral part of the Gap Assistant’s role is bringing their life experience for our pupils to learn and benefit from, and to broaden their horizons and bring examples to life.

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; and
  • 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; and
  • Enjoy being part of a close-knit community.

In return we offer you a supportive and caring working environment, the opportunity to learn new skills and gain great work and life experiences with the added opportunity to travel during the generous school holidays.

Salary and Living Arrangements

The yearly salary for this position is £9,780 (which is subject to a pay review for September 2022).  These positions come with fully subsidised onsite accommodation and all meals are provided for free of charge during term-time.

Further Information and Job Description

For further details of this position including the Job Description, please click here.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for either of these positions and would like an informal discussion prior to submitting an application, please contact David Finch, Assistant Head (Pastoral) either via telephone: 01342 321004 or via email: dfinch@brambletye.com who would be happy to discuss this position with you in further detail.

To apply, please download a copy of our application form from the Brambletye School website and return fully completed to Heather White (HR Manager) via email: hwhite@brambletye.com.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9.00am on Friday, 3rd June 2022

Date of interviews – to be confirmed

Interviews will be arranged in accordance with current Government advice regarding the Covid-19 situation.

Please note that applications not submitted on the Brambletye application form or where the Brambletye application form has not been completed in full, will not be considered. CV’s will not be accepted in substitution for a completed Brambletye application form.

Applicants who have lived outside of the UK for more than three months in the past 10 years will be required to provide a Police check from their country/countries of residence.

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.

 

Brambletye School Application Form

To access the application form please click here.