Job Description

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and qualified Pre-Prep Assistant (preferably an NVQ Level 2 or above), to help with cover for our Holiday Scheme. The role will be working with our Pre-Prep children (aged 2-4). Successful candidates must be IT literate and preferably have GCSE English and Maths at Grade C or above.

Hours of work: 15 hours per week, 12:00pm – 3:00pm, Monday to Friday, during Highclare School holidays only, with a requirement to work 1 hour per calendar month to keep up to date with school developments. Please note, flexibility may be required at times to suit the needs of the school and staffing requirements during the holidays.

For full details, please see job description.

Closing date: Friday 12 April 2024. However we reserve the right to interview before the closing date.

Interview date: TBC

Start Date: September 2024.

How to apply: Applicants are required to complete the Highclare School application form below and provide a short covering letter detailing your suitability for the role. Completed application forms should be returned by email to CVs will not be accepted.


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.

Highclare Preparatory School is a proudly inclusive and supportive community, with over 25 nationalities represented within the student/staff body.

Highclare 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).