Support Staff Vacancies

KS2 Art, Design and Technology Technician

Part time/ Permanent

Required from September 2021

An opportunity exists for an enthusiastic, qualified art technician to assist at KS2 level and be part of a school that is not only highly successful academically but also in sport, music, and the arts. This part time post would be suitable for someone wishing to gain further experience in a very supportive environment. The main purpose of the role is to provide support to the Head of Junior Art, Design and Technology inside and outside the classroom. As a technician you will assist with the preparation of materials for lessons, as well as organising and maintaining the equipment and providing staff and students with efficient technical support. Further information on this role can be found in the job description below.

Applicants should complete the support staff application form which can be accessed below and sent to the HR Manager: hr@chigwell-school.org.

Closing date: 20th August 2021

Applications will be considered as they are received so early applications are encouraged.


Design & Technology Workshop Support Assistant

Full time /Permanent

Required for September 2021

An opportunity exists for an enthusiastic, experienced Workshop Support Assistant to provide support to our thriving Design and Technology department. The D&T Workshop Support Assistant will provide a wide range of practical, technical and administrative support to enable the efficient running of the department.

The successful candidate will be flexible and well organised, able to demonstrate initiative and reliability and work well with both staff and students of all abilities. Knowledge of CAD/CAM systems and the safe operation of workshop equipment would be advantageous.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a school that is not only highly successful academically but also in sport, music, art and drama. Further information on this role can be found in the job description below.

Applicants should complete the support staff application form which can be accessed below and sent to the HR Manager: hr@chigwell-school.org.

Closing date: 20th August 2021

Applications will be considered as they are received so early applications are encouraged.


The School

Founded in 1629 by Samuel Harsnett, the son of a Colchester baker who went on to become Archbishop of York, Chigwell School stands on its original site with the original school building still in use. However, whilst Chigwell of today is conscious of its long-standing history, it is a forward-looking, ambitious, co-educational independent school of 930 pupils aged four to eighteen. It enjoys excellent facilities, a dedicated staff, bright and hardworking pupils, and a site of 100 acres. There is a small community of international boarders.

Chigwell is a high performing school. As well as being an academic school, Chigwell has the reputation for providing a rich and full education, with plenty of opportunities for all pupils who are enthusiastic, co-operative and able.

There are over a hundred teachers and together with the support staff, there is a friendly, mutually-supportive atmosphere. All teaching staff contribute to the extra-curricular programme.

Application process

Chigwell School offers a competitive salary and benefits package. In addition the School provides a supportive working environment. There is a well-developed programme of professional development, pupils are enthusiastic, co-operative and able, and colleagues get on well together. There is a well-developed sense of community.

An application form and a full job description for the roles can be accessed directly above.

Applicants should complete the application form in full and email to the Human Resources Manager at hr@chigwell-school.org

Applications will be considered upon receipt. The School reserves the right to appoint prior to the closing date.

Chigwell is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers, prohibition orders and enhanced DBS.