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At Chigwell School, we ensure that students secure their full potential. We prepare young people for life in a modern, global society and seek to provide every student with excellent role models. Having a diverse staff enhances our school community and we warmly welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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 strong sense of community.

Academic Vacancies

Head of PSHE

Chigwell School is seeking to appoint a Head of PSHE from April 2024 to lead, develop and implement all activities related to PSHE. As Head of PSHE, you will lead, design and implement a dynamic PSHE curriculum that addresses the diverse needs of our students. The School is dedicated to providing a supportive and nurturing learning environment. We believe in the holistic development of each student, and PSHE plays a crucial role in shaping well-rounded individuals.

This post would suit an enthusiastic and talented teacher with experience, looking for career development. There is a well-established programme of professional development and the School will provide support as needed.

Chigwell School offers a competitive salary and benefits package in a very supportive working environment. There is a well-developed programme of professional development and a strong sense of community.

We are located in the picturesque village of Chigwell just 10 miles from central London with good transport links by underground (Central Line), road and local bus routes. Close to the edge of Epping Forest, we enjoy over 100 acres of beautiful landscaped grounds with excellent facilities.

For further details on this position please see the job description below. The Deputy Head (Staff and Systems), Mrs Anna Savage, will be happy to answer any questions; she can be contacted at the School by telephone 020 8501 5701 or by e-mail to asavage@chigwell-school.org;

Closing date: 28th February – early applications welcome

Applicants should complete the application form below and email to the Human Resources Manager at hr@chigwell-school.org. Applications will be considered upon receipt therefore early applications are encouraged. Candidates will be contacted by telephone or email to attend an interview if required. The School reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.

The School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes a diverse pool of candidates.

Supporting documents

Head of PSHE job description

Application Form

Chigwell School 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 and DBS.

Graduate Sports Assistant

Chigwell School is seeking to appoint a Resident Graduate Sports Assistant with specialisms in one or more of our focus school sports Cricket, Football, Hockey, and Netball. This is an exciting time for the school with our new Sport and Wellness Centre, which opened in September 2023, the appointment of the school’s first Director of Sport, and the reintroduction of academic PE at A-Level in September 2024. There is a real buzz about sport and physical activity at the school, and these roles have been created to further develop and support our sporting provision. The opportunity to progress to a PGCE role at the school in the following academic year may be available for the right candidate.

The role comes with considerable benefits including on-site accommodation and free meals during term time. Chigwell School offers a competitive salary (£20,000 pa) and benefits package in a very supportive working environment. There is a well-developed INSET programme, pupils are enthusiastic, co-operative, and able, and colleagues get on well together. There is a strong sense of community.

We are located in the picturesque village of Chigwell just 10 miles from central London with good transport links by underground (Central Line), road and local bus routes. Close to the edge of Epping Forest, we enjoy over 100 acres of beautiful, landscaped grounds with excellent facilities.

For further details on this position please see the job description below. The Director of Sports, Mr Glenn Kirkham, will be happy to answer any questions; he can be contacted at the School by telephone 020 8501 5700 or by e-mail to gkirkham@chigwell-school.org

Closing date: 25th February 2024

Applicants should complete the application form below and email it to the Human Resources Manager at hr@chigwell-school.org. Applications will be considered upon receipt therefore early applications are encouraged. Candidates will be contacted by telephone or email to attend an interview if required. The School reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.

Supporting documents

Graduate Sports Assistant Job Description Jan 2024

Application Form

Sports and Wellness Centre

The School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes a diverse pool of candidates.

Chigwell School 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 and DBS.

Train to Teach Mathematics at Chigwell

Are you a new Mathematics graduate or looking for a change in career? Chigwell School is seeking to recruit either a career changer or a recent graduate to train as a Teacher of Mathematics.

This is an exciting opportunity for a mathematician to qualify with QTS as a specialist teacher. Our training is fully funded, with close mentorship and support provided throughout. It offers flexibility, allowing trainees to choose between the PGCE with QTS or QTS-only path.

Mathematics is one of largest departments at Chigwell School and a popular A Level subject. The department is well resourced and enjoys a strong reputation, with excellent Public Examination results, and a number of leavers each year going on to pursue mathematical studies at university, including at Oxford and Cambridge.

This role comes with considerable benefits. As a trainee at Chigwell, you will receive a competitive starting salary and all teacher training costs will be covered. Additionally, Chigwell may offer on-site accommodation if required. Other benefits include membership of the pension scheme, free lunches during term time, free on- site parking and the use of the newly opened Sports and Wellness Centre facilities. Following completion of training, many teachers choose to continue with us for their Early Career Teacher (ECT) years and beyond, often advancing into positions of responsibility, with pay increases to match.

Our School

We are located in the picturesque village of Chigwell, just 10 miles from central London with good transport links by underground (Central Line), road and local bus routes. Close to the edge of Epping Forest, we enjoy over 100 acres of beautiful, landscaped grounds with excellent facilities.

Founded in 1629, the School has a rich heritage and enjoys a strong reputation across the Pre-Prep, Prep and Senior Schools. Central to the School’s offering is its commitment to providing a world class education, enabling pupils to flourish in mind, body and soul. Through the inspiring curriculum, wide-ranging co-curricular opportunities and proactive pastoral support, pupils are able to reach their full potential: independent in spirit, adventurous in approach and empathetic in how they treat others.

The application process

Applicants should complete the application form below and email it to the Human Resources Manager at hr@chigwell-school.org. Mrs Anna Savage, Deputy Head Staff and Systems, will be happy to answer any questions; she can be contacted at the School by telephone 020 8501 5701 or by e-mail to asavage@chigwell-school.org

Closing date: 28th February 2024-early applications welcome

Applications will be considered upon receipt therefore early applications are encouraged. The School reserves the right to appoint prior to the closing date.

The School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes a diverse pool of candidates.

Supporting documents

Application Form

Work at Chigwell School - Staff benefits

Chigwell School 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 and DBS.

Train to Teach at Chigwell

Are you a new graduate or looking for a change in career? Chigwell School is looking to recruit enthusiastic individuals who have the potential to become outstanding teachers.

We are looking for well-qualified, graduates or ‘career changers’ across a variety of subject areas, to become part of our staff body and train to teach.

This is an exciting opportunity. Our training is fully funded with close mentorship and support throughout. It is flexible in that trainees have the option to take the PGCE with QTS or QTS-only path. This role comes with considerable benefits. As a trainee at Chigwell, you will receive a competitive starting salary and all teacher training costs will be covered. Additionally, Chigwell may offer on-site accommodation if required. Other benefits include membership of the pension scheme, free lunches during term time, free on- site parking and the use of the newly opened Sports and Wellness Centre facilities. Following completion of training, many teachers choose to continue with us for their Early Career Teacher (ECT) years and beyond, often advancing into positions of responsibility, with pay increases to match.

The application process

Applicants should complete the application form below and email it to the Human Resources Manager at hr@chigwell-school.org. Mrs Anna Savage, Deputy Head Staff and Systems, will be happy to answer any questions; she can be contacted at the School by telephone 020 8501 5701 or by e-mail to asavage@chigwell-school.org

Closing date: 28th February 2024-early applications welcome

Applications will be considered upon receipt therefore early applications are encouraged. The School reserves the right to appoint prior to the closing date.

The School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes a diverse pool of candidates.

Supporting documents

Application Form

Work at Chigwell School - Staff benefits

Chigwell School 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 and DBS.

Support Staff Vacancies

Sixth Form Study Supervisor

Chigwell School is seeking to appoint a Sixth Form Study Supervisor from April 2024 to join our outstanding Sixth Form team. The ideal applicant will have the ability to work well with students, be proactive, confident in their approach, and a supportive individual to ensure the student study area is monitored and maintained to the high standards and expectations of our Sixth Form. This is a permanent position during term-time only .The hours of work are Monday to Friday from 9 am to 4 pm (lunch from 1 pm to 2:15 pm) with a possible lunchtime finish on Wednesdays

Chigwell School offers a competitive salary and benefits package in a very supportive working environment. There is a well-developed programme of professional development and a strong sense of community.

We are located in the picturesque village of Chigwell just 10 miles from central London with good transport links by underground (Central Line), road and local bus routes. Close to the edge of Epping Forest, we enjoy over 100 acres of beautiful landscaped grounds with excellent facilities.

For further details on this position please see the Job Description below. The Deputy Head (Staff and Systems) Mrs Anna Savage, will be happy to answer any questions; she can be contacted at the School by telephone 020 8501 5701 or by e-mail to asavage@chigwell-school.org;

Closing date: 28th February – early applications welcome

Applicants should complete the application form below and email to the Human Resources Manager at hr@chigwell-school.org.Applications will be considered upon receipt therefore early applications are encouraged. Candidates will be contacted by telephone or email to attend an interview if required. The School reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.

The School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes a diverse pool of candidates.

Supporting documents

Sixth Form Study Supervisor Job Description

Application Form

Chigwell School 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 and DBS.

Sport & Wellness Centre Vacancies

Swimming Instructor (self-employed)

Sports Centre Swimming Instructor (Self employed)

Pay: £25 per hour

Required for Jan 2024

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated leisure professional to join our prestigious forward looking school in our brand new sports centre opened in September 2023. The Centre is currently in use by all pupils but will open to all staff in addition to leisure club members in January 2024. Further details of the Sports and Wellness Centre can be found here.

The main purpose of the role is to work as part of the Chigwell School Sports Centre team in delivering exceptional customer service. As swim instructor you will plan and deliver Swim England accredited lessons in line with the Swim England Learn to Swim Programme for the pupils and leisure centre members. The successful candidate will have knowledge of leisure facility operations and experience of working in a busy environment. Swim England Level 2 Teaching (or equivalent) qualification as well as experience of working as a Swimming Instructor are essential requirements.

A leading co-educational School, Chigwell is not only highly successful academically but also excels in sport, music, art and drama. We are located in the picturesque village of Chigwell just 10 miles from central London but on the edge of Epping Forest, and we enjoy over 100 acres of beautiful grounds and excellent facilities. Chigwell offers a competitive salary and benefits package and a supportive working environment. There is a strong sense of community.

For further details, a job description and an application form please see below.

The Sports Centre Manager, Mr Michael Twiggins, will be happy to answer any questions; he can be contacted at the School by telephone on 0208 501 6152 or email mtwiggins@chigwell-school.org

Closing date: ongoing- early applications welcome

Applications will be considered as they are received so early applications are encouraged. The School reserves the right to appoint prior to the closing date

Supporting documents

Swim Instructor Job Description 2023

CHIGWELL SCHOOL Self employed Application Form Nov 2021

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

Chigwell School 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 and DBS.

Group Exercise Instructor (Self-employed)

Sports Centre Group Exercise Instructor (Self employed)

Pay £25/£30

Required for Jan 2024

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated leisure professional to join our prestigious forward looking school in our brand new sports centre opened in September 2023. The Centre is currently in use by all pupils but will open to all staff in addition to leisure club members in January 2024. Further details of the Sports and Wellness Centre can be found here.

The main purpose of the role is to work as part of the Chigwell School Sports Centre team in delivering exceptional customer service The Sports Centre will run a variety of studio classes available to members open to all levels of fitness. As class instructor you will ensure that all members receive high quality classes.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of leisure facility operations, experience of working in a busy health and fitness environment and teaching exercise classes. Recognised exercise class qualifications, CIMPSA or other recognised professional affiliation are essential requirements.

A leading co-educational School, Chigwell is not only highly successful academically but also excels in sport, music, art and drama. We are located in the picturesque village of Chigwell just 10 miles from central London but on the edge of Epping Forest, and we enjoy over 100 acres of beautiful grounds and excellent facilities. Chigwell offers a competitive salary and benefits package and a supportive working environment. There is a strong sense of community.

For further details a job description and an application form please see below.

The Sports Centre Manager, Mr Michael Twiggins, will be happy to answer any questions; he can be contacted at the School by telephone on 0208 501 6152 or email mtwiggins@chigwell-school.org

Closing date: ongoing- early applications welcome

Applications will be considered as they are received so early applications are encouraged. The School reserves the right to appoint prior to the closing date

Supporting documents

Class Instructor Job Description

CHIGWELL SCHOOL Self employed Application Form Nov 2021

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

Chigwell School 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 and DBS.

Recreation Assistant/Lifeguard (Full-time/Part-time/Casual)

Full-time/Part-time/Casual

Required for Jan 2024

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated leisure professionals to join our prestigious forward looking school in our brand new sports centre opened in September 2023. The Centre is currently in use by all pupils but will open to all staff in addition to leisure club members in January 2024. Further details of the Sports and Wellness Centre can be found here.

The main purpose of the role is to work as part of the Chigwell School Sports Centre team in delivering exceptional customer service, including lifeguarding, facility operations and health and safety.

The successful candidate will ideally have experience of working as a Lifeguard/Recreation Assistant and hold a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification . Applicants without this qualification will be considered, but the appointment will be subject to successfully attaining the qualification.

A leading co-educational School, Chigwell is not only highly successful academically but also excels in sport, music, art and drama. We are located in the picturesque village of Chigwell just 10 miles from central London but on the edge of Epping Forest, and we enjoy over 100 acres of beautiful grounds and excellent facilities. Chigwell offers a competitive salary and benefits package and a supportive working environment. There is a strong sense of community.

For further details a job description and an application form please see below.

The Sports Centre Manager, Mr Michael Twiggins, will be happy to answer any questions; he can be contacted at the School by telephone on 0208 501 6152 or email mtwiggins@chigwell-school.org

Closing date: ongoing- early applications welcome

Applications will be considered as they are received so early applications are encouraged. The School reserves the right to appoint prior to the closing date

Supporting documents

Lifeguard Job Description Casual

Lifeguard Full Time Job Description

Lifeguard Job Description Part time

Application Form

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

Chigwell School 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 and DBS.

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 are dedicated and get on well together. There is a strong sense of community.

An application form for these roles can be accessed below.

Applicants should complete the relevant 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.

Candidates will be contacted by telephone or email to attend an interview if required.

The School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes a diverse pool of candidates. We are committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.

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.

Staff Benefits

• Competitive salaries and generous holiday entitlement

• Commitment to professional development

• Generous fee remission for children of staff attending Chigwell School

• Access to the School Pension Scheme

• Personal Accident Cover

• Death in Service

• Complimentary lunch and refreshments during term time

• Medical Centre on site

• Free on site parking and cycle racks

• Use of the Sports and Wellness Centre facilities outside of the School day

• Employee Assistance Support Programme

• Use of School Library

• Good public transport links by tube (Central Line) and bus

• A beautiful working environment - 100 acres site beautifully landscaped with a number of listed buildings

• A supportive community of highly motivated pupils and staff