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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

Minibus Drivers

Variable hours including evenings and weekends

We require enthusiastic and committed Minibus Drivers that are reliable, trustworthy and able to work individually or as part of a team.

You will be required to drive a School minibus as required for fixtures and trips, therefore flexibility with working hours is a must. Experience of driving a minibus or large vehicle is essential, and previous experience of working with children would be advantageous. The role will require regular maintenance checks on the vehicles, as well as working within health and safety and other guidelines. You must be security conscious at all times and have a professional manner.

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

Closing date for applications: Midday, 11th November 2021
Interviews will be held shortly thereafter

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.

Learning Support Teacher,(0.4 FTE)
As soon as possible

We currently have a vacancy for an effective and ambitious part time (2days per week) Learning Support Teacher who is committed to making a real difference to the lives of young people.  The role is initially for a fixed term until the end of the academic year 2021-22.

As well as being an excellent classroom practitioner who can teach across all age ranges (on both a one-to-one and small group basis), you should be passionate about supporting all students who need additional support in order to reach their full educational potential. This includes children with learning, emotional, behavioural or communication difficulties.

A key aspect of this role is identifying individual needs and being responsible for creating a safe, stimulating and supportive learning environment. You will be unwavering in your belief that with the right support and quality teaching, all students can succeed.

The school offers a supportive and professional workplace with excellent terms, conditions and benefits and a willingness to participate in extra-curricular life of our busy boarding school is essential.

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. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.  The closing date for this role is Midday Monday 8th November 2021 and interviews will be held week commencing 15th November 2021.

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.

Resident Graduate – PE and Games

January 2022

This is an exciting opportunity for new graduates from January 2022.  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 download an application pack 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. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.

The closing date for this role is midday on Friday 3rd December 2021.

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.