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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

Estates Technician

12 Month Fixed Term Contract
37.5 hours per week, 8:30am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday

We require motivated and enthusiastic maintenance staff who are reliable, trustworthy and able to work individually and as part of a team. You will be required to carry out general maintenance work in and around the school buildings and boarding houses as instructed by the Estates Management Team.  Carpentry and Joinery skills would be an advantage.  Experience of working in occupied buildings is essential. The role will encompass a variety of regulatory tasks. You must be security conscious at all times and have a professional manner.  Previous experience of working in a school would be advantageous.

The school offers a supportive and professional workplace with excellent terms, conditions and benefits.

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

The closing date for this post is: Midday, 22nd January 2021

Interviews will be held shortly after; however, early applications are encouraged, and we may interview candidates ahead of the stated timetable.

Application Form

Job Description – Estates Technician

Person Specification – Estates Technician

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.

Caretaker – 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Shift rota to include Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays
06:00 to 14:00 / 07:00 to 15:00 / 14:00 to 22:00
This role requires a large proportion of time lone working

 

We are looking to appoint a Caretaker to join us on a 12 month fixed term contract. This is a busy and varied role where you will be required to ensure the safety and security of school buildings and surrounding areas is maintained. The role has various requirements including cleaning, maintaining the swimming pool, movement of furniture, set up for school functions and activities, as well as maintenance of school minibuses.

The successful candidate will be flexible and willing to undertake work requests with a can-do approach and positive attitude. You will need to be aware of health and safety requirements and be able to take on physical aspects of the role. Experience of working in a school caretaking environment is desirable but not essential.

The school offers a supportive and professional workplace with excellent terms, conditions and benefits.

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

The closing date for this post is: Midday, 22nd January 2021

Interviews will be held shortly after; however, early applications are encouraged, and we may interview candidates ahead of the stated timetable.

Application Form

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.

Housemistress, from September 2021

Leighton Park School is looking to appoint a qualified teacher with excellent interpersonal and pastoral skills to lead and develop one of our flagship boarding houses.

As a Housemistress, you will lead the house management team to efficiently manage the staffing, organisation and resources of the house. You will also lead on the provision of the safety, good discipline and pastoral well-being of all girls in the house in accordance with school policies and procedures and regulatory guidance.  Housemistresses at Leighton Park uphold and promote the Quaker ethos and educational aims of the School.

It is expected that you will have a daily presence in the house even when not on formal duty and may be asked to be available prior to and at the ends of terms, at the Head’s discretion to facilitate the smooth running of the house.

This is a residential role and comes with excellent benefits, family accommodation within the house and a pensionable allowance.

A willingness to participate in all aspects of boarding life is essential. Whilst applications are welcomed from all interested candidates, please note that there is a genuine occupational requirement for the Housemistress to fulfil girls’ boarding and pastoral needs.

To apply, please complete the attached application form and email it to rachelpither@leightonpark.com.

Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification

Closing date for applications:   Midday, 25th January 2021

Interviews will be held shortly after

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.

Database and Training Manager

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Database and Training Manager to join a dynamic and popular department as soon as possible.

This post would suit an experienced Database Manager with the ability to lead the operational side of management information and communication systems, ensuring systems are being fully utilised and properly integrated. The successful candidate will have the ability to provide comprehensive training and support to staff in the use of all management information systems.

The school offers a supportive and professional workplace with excellent terms, conditions and benefits.

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

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.

Data Assistant

Leighton Park School is looking to appoint a Data Assistant to work alongside the Data Manager and IT department. Although experience is important, the qualities of drive, energy and a willingness to engage across the spectrum of database solutions are at the heart of this position.

You will assist the Data Manager with day to day tasks relating to the School’s MIS systems. This will include being involved in extracting and migrating data to the Schools’ newly implemented MIS, along with providing assistance in other areas of the school as needs arise.

The school offers a supportive and professional workplace with excellent terms, conditions and benefits.

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

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.