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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 Business

To commence January 2024

An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, enterprising and inspiring person to join our Business and Enterprise department at Clayesmore School.

The ideal candidate will have an understanding of what a modern and relevant business curriculum should offer and have the ability and understanding to motivate and inspire pupils and colleagues. Experience of teaching A Level Business is essential and A Level BTEC Enterprise would be an advantage.

 In addition they will be keen to contribute to the life of a busy boarding school.

This is a permanent, full time position; a competitive salary and attractive benefits are provided for the successful candidate.

Closing date: 8.00am on Wednesday, 27 September 2023

The vacancy may close earlier if a suitable candidate is appointed.  Early applications are therefore encouraged.

Application Form Teaching Staff

Supplementary Information Teaching Staff

Teacher of Business Job Description


Assistant Director of Music

To commence as soon as possible

Are you an enthusiastic and engaging individual with a clear love of music; an accomplished keyboard player, willing and able to assist in the running of our thriving and inspirational music department?

We are looking for someone who can teach GCSE and A Level Music, and to be enthusiastic about helping to deliver our BTEC Level 3 in Music Technology. 

You will teach a reduced timetable and be involved in group rehearsals and concerts which will involve some evening work. You will also be able to contribute to the wider life of Clayesmore through sport, CCF or the LEX programme.  

We would welcome applications from recent graduates or those who have just completed a PGCE, and accommodation may be available for the successful candidate.

Closing date: 8.00am on Wednesday, 27th September 2023

Application Form Teaching Staff

Supplementary Information Teaching Staff

Assistant Director of Music Job Description


Support Staff Vacancies

Health and Wellbeing Centre Nurse

Part time, term time only

To commence as soon as possible

Required to provide medical care to boarding and day pupils and, when required, first aid care to all members of the school community.

Working as part of our friendly team in the Health and Wellbeing Centre, you will be RGN or RSCN qualified, NMC registered with relevant, recent clinical experience and a comprehensive understanding of the safeguarding of children and young people.  The successful candidate will be responsible, friendly and well organised, with a desire to promote both the physical and psychological wellbeing of our pupils.

You will be part of a shift rota and will work one 12 hour shift (8:00am- 8:00pm) on a Friday and one 4 hour shift (2:00pm – 6:00pm) for 24 Saturdays per annum.

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

Closing date: 8:00am on Monday, 25 September 2023

Applications will be considered as soon as they are received and so the deadline may close earlier if we find the right candidate, therefore early applications are advised.

Application Form Support Staff

Health and Wellbeing Centre Nurse Job Description


Swimming Teacher

Casual, term time only

We are looking for a Level 2 qualified Swimming Teacher to join our successful Learn to Swim programme. The hours would be from 3.45pm until 6pm across various weekdays.

The successful candidate will have an enthusiasm for working with children and young people in this fun environment.

Please feel free to ring the HR department on 01747 813213 if you would like to discuss this role.

Application Form Support Staff

Swimming Teacher Job Description


Permanent and Relief Minibus Drivers

To commence as soon as possible

We have some exciting opportunities for friendly and helpful drivers to join our excellent team.

Driving one of our wonderful brand new minibuses, you will be providing the safe and caring transport of our pupils to and from school at the start or end of the school day, as well as to fixtures and various events across the school year.

The successful candidates will have a clean driving licence with D1 category and will be required to undertake a full driving assessment.

Closing date: 8:00am on Friday, 22 September 2023

If you have any questions regarding the roles please contact the HR Department on 01747 813213

Application Form Support Staff

Minibus Driver Job Description


Household Assistant

Permanent, Part Time

Required to work as part of our friendly and hard-working team.

You will be required to work 20 hours per week for 38 weeks per year, weekday mornings with an 08:30am start and some Saturday mornings on a rota. Some cleaning experience in a similar role is preferred but not essential.

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

Closing date: 8:00am on Monday, 2 October 2023

Application Form Support Staff

Household Assistant 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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