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Leighton Park has wonderful facilities and beautiful grounds but it is the people that work here that make it truly special. Whether you are part of our teaching, pastoral or support staff, Leighton Park is a fulfilling and rewarding place to work.
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Why work at Leighton Park?

Leighton Park exists to form young people of real character and confidence, with a determined desire to change the world, reflecting the school’s Quaker values.

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Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

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Job vacancies

Resident Graduate – PE and Games 

September 2021

This is an exciting opportunity for new graduates from September 2021.  We are looking for candidates with a range of sporting interests and specialisms but particularly in Netball, Cricket, Hockey and Rugby to work within our PE and Games department for the next academic year.

This one-year residential post provides valuable support to our PE and Games department, classroom learning and boarding houses, as well as an exciting and ideal opportunity for graduates who are considering a career in education to experience a year in the life of our vibrant and successful school. On a daily basis, you will also be supporting the Housemaster/Housemistress and members of the House Team to ensure the pastoral welfare of all boarders and day students.

We aim to offer our Resident Graduates a memorable year working with energetic and inspiring students within a co-educational environment. The School will provide accommodation throughout the year and free board courtesy of our onsite restaurant, Oakview during term time. You will also have access to a gym and swimming pool on site, and in this paid role you will also have opportunities for continuing your professional development, training and coaching qualifications.

This experience provides a platform for various career progression paths. At the end of your residency you will have achieved positive results both personally and professionally and you will have developed skills and experience of considerable value – particularly if you decide to continue your career in teaching.

Salary: £10,000 per annum, with free accommodation throughout the year and free board during term time.

To apply, please complete the attached application form, or download an application pack from our website, and email it to apply@leightonpark.com. If you require further information, please call HR on 0118 987 9600.

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Closing date: Midday, 11th June

Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

Summer Lettings Assistants

from 19th July to 31st August 2021

Leighton Park School is looking to appoint Summer Lettings Assistants.  The position is a key role in the running of the school lettings and requires the person to be flexible and hands on at all times.  The role involves contact with all members of the school community and visiting groups while providing cleaning services to boarding houses, classrooms or any other designated area, in a professional, efficient manner.

This is a busy and varied role and will require you to work shifts covering:

Monday – Saturday: 9am – 12pm and/or 4pm-8pm

Sunday: 9am – 5pm

The ideal candidate will be expected to work 5 days of the week which includes weekends and bank holidays.

Pay: £9.30 per hour Monday – Friday, £13.95 per hour weekends and bank holidays

To apply, complete the application form below email it to apply@leightonpark.com. If you require further information, please email us.

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Job Description

Person Specification

Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

The closing date for this post is Midday 11th June, however, applicants are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Domestic Assistant

4.00pm – 8.00pm, Monday to Friday, 52 weeks

We have an exciting part-time opportunity for a Domestic Assistant to join our hardworking and popular Commercial and Domestic Department as soon as possible. Experience of working in a school cleaning environment is desirable but not essential. This is a busy ‘hands on’ role working in central school areas such as offices and classrooms.

To apply, please complete the attached application form or download an application pack from our website and email it to apply@leightonpark.com. If you require further information, please call HR on 0118 987 9600.

Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification

Applicants are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

Part-time (0.5) Teacher of Economics with Business

An exciting opportunity exists for a dynamic and confident teacher of Economics and Business to join us on a part time basis. Either a Newly Qualified Teacher or an experienced practitioner would be welcome to join our small but dedicated team. You will be expected to contribute fully to the teaching and learning of all students in an enthusiastic and accessible way and your ability to use ICT to enhance your teaching of Economics and Business is essential. A willingness to participate in co-curricular activities is also required.

To apply, please complete the attached application form or download an application pack from our website and email it to apply@leightonpark.com. If you require further information, please call HR on 0118 987 9600.

Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification

Applicants are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, but all applications are to be received by Midday, 25th June.

Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

Teacher of Design and Technology

From January 2022

Leighton Park School is looking to appoint a dynamic teacher of Design and Technology from January 2022. This role can be considered on a part-time or full-time basis and would suit an experienced practitioner or a newly qualified teacher who is keen to develop.

The successful candidate will have the ability to teach up to KS5, with a focus on Resistant Materials. Experience in Engineering and Product Design is desirable. The school enjoys modern and spacious accommodation and is seeking applicants who have the skills and enthusiasm to promote the department’s work across the school. A willingness to participate in co-curricular activities is also required.

To apply, please complete the attached application form or download an application pack from our website and email it to apply@leightonpark.com. If you require further information, please call HR on 0118 987 9600.

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Job Description

Person Specification

Example of Student Work

Applicants are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, but all applications are to be received by Midday, 25th June.

Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.