Job Description

Highclare Preparatory School

Required as soon as possible. We are seeking to appoint an experienced and qualified NVQ Level 3 Key Worker to work at Highclare: St Paul’s and/or Highclare: Woodfield.

Full Time: 40 hours per week, full year.

Successful candidates must be IT literate and preferably have GCSE English and maths at Grade C or above.

We would strongly advise any potential candidates to come and look around our wonderful setting to enable you to experience the excellent working environment first hand.

Closing date: TBC, however we reserve the right to interview before the closing date.

Interviews: TBC

How to apply: Applications should be submitted using the school’s application form below, detailing how you meet the requirements of the role. Applications should be submitted by email to the Human Resources department:

Highclare Preparatory School is a leading independent, day school based in the Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield. It is part of Highclare School, which educates over 500 pupils aged 2 to 18 years.

Founded in 1932, the School provides an exceptional all-round education that successfully combines a pride in its history with excellent facilities. Highclare Preparatory School is set in two locations, both in Sutton Coldfield. There is a separate games field too.

Located within one of the most desirable suburbs of the vibrant city of Birmingham, Highclare Preparatory School continues to lead the way as one of the best independent schools in the West Midlands.

Staff benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary with pension scheme (defined contribution scheme)
  • Professional development opportunities including generous and a supportive CPD policy
  • Small class sizes and excellent pupil behaviour
  • Opportunity for innovative and creative teaching and learning opportunities without the pressures of national testing
  • Two free lunches per week, others highly subsidized
  • Generous fee discount for staff children
  • Free flu vaccines
  • Long service recognition
  • Salary Sacrifice Cycle to Work Scheme available
  • Free parking
  • Staff social events

Highclare Preparatory School is committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that reflects the community we are part of. Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, age or disability. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups.

The 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 will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including referencing checks and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).