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Clayesmore offers those working in teaching or school support an aspirational, friendly, supportive and career-enhancing environment. Set in glorious countryside but near to the coast, close to all major transport links, with well-known market towns in proximity, we believe Clayesmore is the ideal place to work!

Careers include opportunities in teaching, management, finance, administrative support, estate and grounds, catering and housekeeping - with roles offering outstanding benefits including a pension, generous holidays, fee discounts and more.

We embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity; we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Please click on the links to see our current vacancies. You can also find us on LinkedIn.

Teaching Staff Vacancies

Teacher of BTEC Computing

To commence as soon as possible

We are looking to appoint an excellent Teacher BTEC Level 3 Computing to cover a long-term absence. The class is studying Units 1, 2, 7 and 14.

This is a part time, fixed term position until July 2023

Application Form Teaching Staff

Supplementary Application Form Teaching Staff

Teacher of BTEC Computing Job Description


Teacher/Language Assistant (French)

To commence September 2022

We wish to appoint a fluent speaker of French, required to work part-time as a Teacher/Language Assistant in this thriving, happy co-educational day and boarding school.

The work will involve conversation practice with Sixth form students during term time, and to teach to Year 9 students.  

This is a part time, permanent position. The working days will be across Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

An early application is recommended as we may interview and appoint before the application deadline.

Application Form Teaching Staff

Supplementary Application Form Teaching Staff

Support Staff Vacancies

Content and Communications Manager

To commence as soon as possible

Clayesmore is a wonderful school in which to work, with excellent facilities and a warm, supportive and happy atmosphere.

We are seeking a new team member to join our External Relations department.  The ideal applicant will have several years' experience in content creation, journalism and/or PR and can demonstrate strong writing skills. Although not essential to have experience of the independent education sector, this would be helpful. 

Reporting to the Head of External Relations, this position is embedded within the functions of marketing, admissions and development, and will be responsible for the creation of social media and digital content, newsletters, press releases, magazine articles and school literature.

This role could be part-time or full-time depending on experience but will require a minimum of 25 hours per week.

A competitive salary and attractive benefits are provided for the successful candidate.

Closing date:  8:00am on Friday, 8 July 2022

Application Form Support Staff

Content and Communications Manager Job Description


Design Technology Technician

Clayesmore is a wonderful school in which to work, with excellent facilities and a warm, supportive and happy atmosphere.

An enthusiastic, proactive and practical person is required from September 2022 to provide the skills and expertise to support teaching and learning within the vibrant DT department.

Your duties will include preparing for practical work, advising and supervising pupils, and ordering, storing and maintaining stock materials and equipment.  You will have a knowledge of Health and Safety within a DT environment and be able to carry out regular safety checks and risk assessments.

This post is full time, term time only, Monday to Friday with occasional Saturdays.  A competitive salary and attractive benefits are provided for the successful candidate.

Closing date:  8:00am on Friday, 8 July 2022

Early applications are encouraged as we will appoint before the deadline if the right person applies.

Application Form Support Staff

Design Technology Technician Job Description


Swimming Teachers

Permanent, Part time 

We are looking for experienced Swimming Teachers with a minimum Level 2 Swimming qualification to help facilitate our term time lessons and holiday swimming programmes. 

The successful candidates will have an enthusiasm for working with children and young people; providing swim lessons that are fun, technically sound and learner centred.

Additional hours (up to full time may be offered if NPLQ is held)

 A competitive salary and attractive benefits are provided for the successful candidate.

Application Form Support Staff

Swimming Teacher Job Description



Full time/Part time vacancies available

We are looking for energetic and engaging applicants to be part of a friendly team looking to refocus on the provision of providing a fun, safe and quality experience for all our customers. The successful candidates will have a passion to work in a sports environment, possess good communication skills and a commitment to providing great customer service.

In addition to lifeguard duties, you will be required to assist in various other Sports Centre duties and sporting activities. NPLQ training will be provided if necessary.

There are flexible working hours available alongside more fixed working hours ranging from early starts, middle of the day shifts to weekends and evenings.  

We offer excellent facilities, resources and a warm, friendly and supportive workplace. We are committed to the wellbeing of all our staff, and promote continuous professional development in a creative and innovative environment. In addition to a generous non- contributory pension scheme and annual leave entitlement, you have use of the Sports Centre facilities free of charge in order to maintain your professional fitness when available for staff use.

Support Staff Application Form

Sports Centre Assistant Job Description


Holiday Club Assistants

Part time, fixed term contracts

To commence July 2022

Required to work as part of a team to provide instruction/supervision in specified sports and activities as part of the Sports Centre’s summer holiday programme.

We are looking for cheerful and responsible individuals with good life skills who have the ability to relate to children and adults in a friendly but authoritative way.

The ability to plan and organise groups and individuals, and work to a predetermined syllabus is essential.

Support Staff Application Form

Holiday Club Assistants Job Description

Related Downloads

Teaching Staff Application Form
Supplementary Form for Teaching Applications
Support Staff Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Please review our Safe Staff Recruitment Policy and the Clayesmore School Gender Pay Gap Report

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