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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 academic, 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 – Music & Media Technology

Starting as soon as possible, Ideally January 2020

Leighton Park School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, versatile and dedicated Graduate to work within our Music department, which includes a thriving and developing film and media programme. This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a team where creativity, technology, innovation and teamwork are core values. The successful candidate will be a recent graduate who may aspire to a career in teaching or in the music business. As part of the role, time will be available to develop your own creative projects and portfolio.

The department uses a wide range of Apple computers and devices with software including Logic Pro X, Garageband, Pro Tools, Ableton Live, Sibelius, Final Cut Pro X, iMovie. Film and video equipment includes; a Tricaster multi-camera production system, Panasonic/Blackmagic/Marshall/GoPro cameras, tripods & jib, lighting/sound/green screen. All of this housed in a brand new state of the art music and media centre.

This fixed term residential post provides valuable support to our Music Department, classroom learning and boarding houses, as well as an exciting and ideal opportunity for graduates who are considering a career in education or music to experience life of our vibrant and successful school.   On a daily basis, you will also be supporting the Head of House 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 experience with energetic and inspiring students within a co-educational environment. The School will provide accommodation throughout the contract 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.

This experience provides a platform for various career progressions 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 (FTE), with free accommodation throughout the contract and free board during term time. This position is offered on a fixed term basis and the contract will expire on the 31st August 2020.

To apply, please download an application from which can be found on the link below 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

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.

Please note that we will be reviewing applicants on a rolling basis and candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Resident Graduates – PE and Games

Starting as soon as possible, Ideally January 2020

We have an exciting opportunity for a new graduate available at Leighton Park School from January 2020.  As a Resident Graduate with a hockey or netball specialism, you will be working with our Girls’ PE and Games staff to deliver a comprehensive sporting curriculum across all year groups (years 7-13) including strength and conditioning and extra-curricular activities.

This fixed term residential posts provide valuable support to our PE and Games departments, classroom learning and boarding houses, as well as an exciting and ideal opportunity for a graduate who is considering a career in education to experience life of our vibrant and successful school.   On a daily basis, you will also be supporting the Head of House 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 experience working with energetic and inspiring students within a co-educational environment. The School will provide accommodation throughout the contract 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 progressions 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 (FTE), with free accommodation throughout the contract and free board during term time. This position is offered on a fixed term basis and the contract will expire on the 31st August 2020.

To apply, please download an application form which can be found on the link below 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

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.

Please note that we will be reviewing applicants on a rolling basis and candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

HR Assistant

As soon as possible, ideally January 2020

An exciting full-time opportunity exists for a capable and efficient HR Assistant with a key eye for detail and strong administration and organisational skills to support our busy HR department. The ideal candidate will be able to establish and manage HR systems working to the required regulations, employment laws and guidelines. This is a busy and varied role allowing you excellent opportunities to develop your HR knowledge and build on your existing experience.

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

To apply, please complete an application form which can be found on the link below 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

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.

Closing date for applications:                         Midday, Monday 6th January 2020.

Interviews will be held shortly after.