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At Gosfield School we don’t just aim to help all of our pupils achieve their full potential, we also hope to bring the very best out of our teachers and support staff. We offer our teachers and nursery practitioners lots of opportunities to develop their skills and add to their qualifications as they are key to our pupil’s success.

We also give all of our teaching and support staff a genuine opportunity to help shape the way the school works. We are a school where the potential of our teachers and staff is realised, making this an especially fulfilling place to work. If you would like to join our staff, please see below for our current private school teaching jobs and non-teaching vacancies. Please check back often.

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Current Vacancies

We are always looking for talented and passionate individuals to join our school for future possible roles please contact Mrs Sara Bowles, EA to the Principal and Vice Principal for more information (sara.bowles@gosfieldschool.org.uk or 01787 474040)

Gosfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the DBS.

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Wraparound Care - Cover Supervisor/s

Due to maternity leave, we have a vacancy for a cover supervisor for our Wraparound Care provision – Breakfast Club, which operates every school day. We would welcome interest from anyone who would like to offer occasional cover for the evening Late Club. If you are interested in supporting on a regular or occasional basis, please contact Sara Bowles on sara.bowles@gosfieldschool.org.uk for further details.

Breakfast Club is open to all pupils from Reception upwards and is based in the Dining Hall from 7.30 am – 8.25 am.

Late Club based in the Prep School is open to all pupils from 4.50 pm – 6.00 pm, Monday to Thursday and 3.50 pm – 6.00 pm on Fridays, for supervised play or homework with a light tea provided.

Payment is at an agreed rate for the sessions that run and flexibility will be required.

Part Time School Minibus Driver - 20 hours per week or job share

Gosfield School is an exceptional co-educational Independent School set in 110 acres of parkland, serving Colchester, Chelmsford, Sudbury and South Cambridge area. At the heart of our success is our commitment to a personal education tailored to your child.

Due to an increase in pupil numbers, we wish to appoint a Minibus Driver to safely transport children to and from School, collecting and dropping off at various points on a given route. You will need to be available on an ad hoc basis, to work anytime from Monday to Friday during the school term time to work for two hours in the morning and/or two hours in the afternoon. Flexibility to undertake additional, ad hoc driving work during the School day for fixtures, trips and other purposes is an advantage. Applicants must possess a D1(not 101) category licence and/or a CPC Licence.

Interviews will be held on a rolling basis.

Please contact Mrs Sara Bowles sara.bowles@gosfieldschool.org.ukor telephone 01787 474040 for an application form and further information.

Teacher of PE - Full Time

Main Aim

The successful candidate will be a specialist who has the passion and enthusiasm to teach and inspire PE at Gosfield School. They will maintain high professional standards and expectations to ensure that all pupils can achieve their full potential in their academic, social, cultural and physical endeavours. The candidate will be confident teaching PE at GCSE and A Level.

Main Responsibilities

  • To operate collaboratively with the Director of Sport in the strategic delivery of this subject at Gosfield School.
  • To work with and inspire the pupils.
  • To further each child’s learning and progress through effective assessment and planning.
  • To deliver the highest standards of teaching and learning across the department and to promote best practice at all times.

General Responsibilities

  • To promote the aims and ethos of Gosfield School.
  • To be supportive of the department’s aims, agreed teaching styles, methods of assessment and other policies.
  • To comply with all relevant school policies.
  • To work with the PE Team to ensure that facilities and equipment are respected and maintained to the appropriate standard.
  • To communicate with parents to discuss issues regarding their child’s progress.
  • To differentiate work and challenges according to the ability of the pupils, whilst maintaining high expectations of all and taking full account of any linguistic or other special needs.
  • To set a positive example through teaching, appearance, conduct and contribution to the school community.
  • To encourage pupils to follow the school’s Code of Conduct.
  • To effectively use Rewards and Sanctions to support pupil behaviour and progress.
  • To maintain order and discipline among the pupils and safeguard their health and safety both when they are on the school premises and when they are engaged in authorised school activities elsewhere.

Closing date: noon, Friday 10 May 2024

Interview: Week commencing 13 May 2024

Start Date: 1 September 2024

Please download an application, complete and send to Mrs Sara Bowles, sara.bowles@gosfieldschool.org.uk with a covering letter.

Please Note To avoid disappointment applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the deadline as we reserve the right to consider applications as they are received appoint prior to the deadline 

Gosfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the DBS.

Teacher of PE Application Pack

Application Form

Cleaner Required

15 hours per week (3 hours per day), Monday to Friday either 5am to 8am or 5pm to 8pm, term time plus occasional extra hours for events and holiday cleaning.

The caretakers and cleaning team as a whole are responsible for maintaining high standards of cleanliness throughout the school. We are looking for an additional cleaner who will take pride in meeting the frequency and cleanliness standards set out. Each cleaner is responsible for an area of the School, reporting to the Cleaning Supervisor but you may also be required to cover cleaning duties across other areas of the school, for cover purposes. Full training will be provided.

There will be the opportunity to assist with special functions at the school which may be outside of normal working hours.

This vacancy will run until we recruit, please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Please download the support staff application form from our website and send to Mrs Sara Bowles, EA to the Principal with a covering letter, explaining your interest in the role.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Pay: £11.44 per hour

Expected hours: 15 per week

IPGCE PE Trainee Teacher - Full time

We are looking for a trainee Teacher of PE required to support the departmental vision and strategy for the development of sporting excellence in all parts of the school and the development of the participation rates for all students as part of our ongoing focus on health and fitness, leading to lifelong engagement in performing. Gosfield is a small family School where you are free to teach and innovate in a gorgeous green environment, where everyone is treated with warm respect and where everyone strives to reach and exceed their personal best.

We wish to appoint for a start in September 2024.

  • Day-to-day coaching of different sports in all year groups.
  • Scheduling, organising and coaching teams across all age groups and abilities during curricular and co-curricular sessions..
  • Help with the organisation of fixtures where needed.
  • Undertaking any relevant administration.
  • Ensure the highest levels of safety standards and safeguarding best practice are upheld in your relevant area.
  • Regularly auditing equipment and, in conjunction with the Director of Sport, ensure that the programme is suitably resourced.
  • Organise and leading focussed group work in specialist skill areas.
  • Monitoring performance data during competition and practice and keeping the Director of Sport informed of the performance of students.

PE Trainee Teacher Application Pack

Gosfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the DBS.

Gosfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the DBS.

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