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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.

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Teaching Staff Vacancies

We currently do not have any Teaching Staff opportunities, however if you are interested in working for Clayesmore please revisit this page soon. 



Support Staff Vacancies

Kitchen Assistant

34.5 hours per week, all year round

Clayesmore has an exciting opportunity for a Kitchen Assistant to join our team of talented and experienced staff in the heart of Dorset. Clayesmore prides itself in providing a comprehensive, in-house fresh food service to all its pupils and staff.

The successful candidate will be well presented and a hard-working team player with a good sense of humour. Experience within the catering trade would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be given.

The catering provision provides a 7 days per week service to the school. The hours worked will be 5 days per week over a 7 day shift pattern.

Closing date is: 8am on Monday, 7 February 2022

Support Staff Application Form

Kitchen Assistant Job Description


External Relations Assistant

37.5 hours per week, all year round

We wish to appoint a flexible and well organised candidate to support the External Relations Team with administrative and operational duties across marketing, admissions, communications, events and alumni relations.  

The successful candidate will have good organisation and planning skills, be able to work accurately and to deadlines, and be willing to go the extra mile.

Training will be provided for those tasks that the successful candidate is not fully experienced in undertaking.

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

 Closing date: 8am on Tuesday, 25 January 2022

Support Staff Application Form

External Relations Assistant Job Description


Graduate Assistant (Senior School)

To commence as soon as possible

An enthusiastic and committed Graduate Assistant is required for our Senior School on a fixed term contract.  This exciting opportunity includes a full and active role in the pupils’ games programme, administrative support for our Senior Academic staff, and pastoral care of our boarders.

 The successful candidate will also provide occasional classroom cover and, where appropriate, may be offered some teaching opportunities. This position would suit a recent graduate looking for experience prior to teacher training or seeking a short-term post prior to embarking on another career path. Playing a full and active role in the pupils’ games programme and supporting the Head of Boys’ and Girls’ Games with the provision of training and matches and school events will also be required of the successful candidate.

 This is a live-in position that will involve some evening and weekend work within the boarding house.

Support Staff Application Form

Graduate Assistant (Senior School) Job Description


Theatre Technician

Part time, term time only

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced Theatre Technician to join our vibrant theatre and creative media departments.

You will have proven experience in production and stage management and setting up live events as well as lighting and design. A drama/theatre degree or similar vocational qualification is desirable but not essential.

The successful candidate will have good communication skills, excellent hands-on design skills and an ability to work quickly, calmly and politely while under pressure.

The annual salary for the role is £11,774, this is based on working for 33 weeks during term time plus an additional two weeks worked in the school holiday and 20 hours per week although some flexibility will be required.

Support Staff Application Form

Theatre Technician Job Description



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Teaching Staff Application Form
Supplementary Form for Teaching Applications
Support Staff Application Form

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

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