Working at Woldingham

Not only is Woldingham a great school for our students, it’s a fantastic place to work. We employ around 200 teaching and support staff who provide a first rate education and excellent pastoral care for our students, and also look after our stunning 700 acres of grounds and our beautiful buildings.

A great place to work

A great place to work

It is important to us that every colleague enjoys an equally fulfilling future at Woldingham. As part of the Woldingham family, your work will be recognised and valued at every level. Life at Woldingham is about working together and enjoying being part of a close-knit and supportive team.

Staff development is a high priority. We provide a varied training programme and personal professional development planning for all colleagues. We offer an exceptional range of benefits including free lunch and refreshments, pension scheme, employee assistance programme, on-site car parking, discounted school fees, fitness studio, swimming pool and fitness classes.

Current vacancies

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Domestic Services Operative

Plus

Monday to Friday:  Various morning/day/evening shifts available. Full time / Term time and Part time

Salary: £10.00 per hour

Required as soon as possible

Applications to be received no later than 09.00am Friday 21 January 2022.

Woldingham School, Woldingham, Caterham CR3 7YA

 

Domestic Services Operative

When it comes to keeping everything clean and tidy, you’re a perfectionist. You take real pride in a job well done. What’s more, you’re a friendly and helpful individual who can mix well with students and staff alike. So bring your talents to Woldingham School - and be part of our welcoming and supportive team.

Carrying out a range of cleaning duties to the highest possible standards, you will also need to move furniture and fittings from time to time. A good level of physical fitness is important, along with previous cleaning experience. You should also be able to work well on your own initiative and as part of a team. 

Close to London yet in an outstandingly beautiful rural setting,  Woldingham is a happy and successful Catholic boarding and day school for girls aged 11 to 18 and is firmly established as one of the top girls’ independent schools in the UK, outperforming many schools that are far more selective in their admissions process. Central to this achievement is Woldingham’s academic enrichment and extra-curricular programmes, pastoral support and caring community. Close to London, yet in an outstandingly beautiful rural setting, Woldingham has a strong community and culture building on a proud heritage that stretches back 175 years. We are committed to an exciting future that is underpinned by fresh ideas, an innovative spirit and state-of-the-art facilities.

Staff are welcome to use our range of outstanding facilities including the gym, squash and tennis courts and the swimming pool.  Our Staffroom Committee organises regular social events, and individual members of staff have even organised yoga classes and reflexology on site. 

Salary:  £10.00 per hour. All staff receive free lunches and refreshments.

 

 

Woldingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS report will be required for the successful candidate.  

The Woldingham community is a rich one in which many different backgrounds and cultures are represented and many different languages spoken.  This diversity is valued and respected and we are keen to welcome applications from all applicants that feel that they meet the requirements of the role, regardless of their background and culture. All job applicants will be considered solely on their ability to do the job.

Professional development and staff welfare

Our professional team of staff is Woldingham’s greatest asset, and we want to ensure that everyone is supported to work in an effective, enjoyable and fulfilling way. Staff Development is a high priority, with induction and mentoring programmes for Newly Qualified Teachers and new colleagues, plus an annual cycle of Personal Professional Development planning for all colleagues.

Staff are welcome to use our range of outstanding facilities including the gym, squash and tennis courts and the swimming pool. Our Staffroom Committee organises regular social events, and individual members of staff have organised yoga classes and reflexology on site.

School Minibus Driver

Plus

Term time only:

07:30 – 09:15 and 15:45 – 19:15 Monday to Thursday

07:30 – 09:15 and 15:45 – 16:45 Friday, term time only

Salary: Competitive

Required as soon as possible

Applications to be received no later than 09.00am Monday 24 January 2022.

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to appoint before the closing date

Woldingham School, Woldingham, Caterham CR3 7YA

 

To be employed for driving School vehicles primarily in support of the School’s transport service.  The driver will be responsible for transporting students to and from School.

Close to London yet in an outstandingly beautiful rural setting,  Woldingham is a happy and successful Catholic boarding and day school for girls aged 11 to 18 and is firmly established as one of the top girls’ independent schools in the UK, outperforming many schools that are far more selective in their admissions process. Central to this achievement is Woldingham’s academic enrichment and extra-curricular programmes, pastoral support and caring community. Close to London, yet in an outstandingly beautiful rural setting, Woldingham has a strong community and culture building on a proud heritage that stretches back 175 years. We are committed to an exciting future that is underpinned by fresh ideas, an innovative spirit and state-of-the-art facilities.

Staff are welcome to use our range of outstanding facilities including the gym, squash and tennis courts and the swimming pool.  Our Staffroom Committee organises regular social events, and individual members of staff have even organised yoga classes and reflexology on site. 

Salary: Competitive. All staff receive free lunches and refreshments.

Please visit our website to download an application form. Once completed, return it to hr@woldinghamschool.co.uk no later than 09:00 on Monday 24 January 2022.

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to appoint before the closing date.

 

Woldingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS report will be required for the successful candidate.  

The Woldingham community is a rich one in which many different backgrounds and cultures are represented and many different languages spoken.  This diversity is valued and respected and we are keen to welcome applications from all applicants that feel that they meet the requirements of the role, regardless of their background and culture. All job applicants will be considered solely on their ability to do the job.

Professional development and staff welfare

Our professional team of staff is Woldingham’s greatest asset, and we want to ensure that everyone is supported to work in an effective, enjoyable and fulfilling way. Staff Development is a high priority, with induction and mentoring programmes for Newly Qualified Teachers and new colleagues, plus an annual cycle of Personal Professional Development planning for all colleagues.

Staff are welcome to use our range of outstanding facilities including the gym, squash and tennis courts and the swimming pool. Our Staffroom Committee organises regular social events, and individual members of staff have organised yoga classes and reflexology on site.

School Nurse

Plus

Term time position with an overlap for the start and end of term.

Start date: April 2022

Salary: Competitive (in line with Band 5 NHS Pay scale)

Applications to be received no later than 9:00am on Monday 31 January 2022.

There is a genuine occupational requirement (as defined by Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010) for the postholder to be female. Accordingly, this post is open to women only.

The School reserves the right to interview and/or appoint at any time during the recruitment process. The vacancy will close once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

 

Woldingham is seeking to appoint a School Nurse who will work full time in school term time with some work at the beginning and end of the main school holidays. The School Nurse will provide a clinically effective, high-quality service of nursing care and pastoral support within NMC guidelines to pupils. The School currently requires the Health Centre to be staffed overnight and therefore this role could suit someone who wishes to be resident as there is a one bedroom self-contained accommodation available; alternatively, the arrangement could also be made for an overnight duty basis. The School Nurse must maintain registration as a general nurse on the NMC Register.

Salary: Competitive (in line with Band 5 NHS Pay scale)

The Woldingham community is a rich one in which many different backgrounds and cultures are represented and many different languages spoken.  This diversity is valued and respected and we are keen to welcome applications from all applicants that feel that they meet the requirements of the role, regardless of their background and culture. All job applicants will be considered solely on their ability to do the job.

Once completed, please return the application form to hr@woldinghamschool.co.uk with a supporting letter no later than 9:00am on Monday 31 January 2022.

Woldingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS report will be required for the successful candidate.

Professional development and staff welfare

Our professional team of staff is Woldingham’s greatest asset, and we want to ensure that everyone is supported to work in an effective, enjoyable and fulfilling way. Staff Development is a high priority, with induction and mentoring programmes for Newly Qualified Teachers and new colleagues, plus an annual cycle of Personal Professional Development planning for all colleagues.

Staff are welcome to use our range of outstanding facilities including the gym, squash and tennis courts and the swimming pool. Our Staffroom Committee organises regular social events, and individual members of staff have organised yoga classes and reflexology on site.

Events Coordinator

Plus

Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Salary: Circa £24,000 - £26,000, depending on experience. There will be a requirement to work weekends and, in the evenings, to support school or letting events.  

Required as soon as possible

Applications to be received no later than 09.00am Wednesday 19 January 2022.

Woldingham School, Woldingham, Caterham CR3 7YA

 

Events Coordinator

Reporting to the Head of Events, the Events Coordinator will assist the running of the school's letting activities, such as weddings, conferences, filming, theatre bookings and sports hire activities. We are in the process of building a new Outdoor Education and Activity facility which we intend to commercially let from the summer. This is a newly created role at an exciting time for Marden Enterprises, which is the trading name for the letting activity at the school.

The role holder will represent the School during letting periods and will therefore be expected to display a high level of responsibility, reliability, organisational and communication skills.

Close to London yet in an outstandingly beautiful rural setting,  Woldingham is a happy and successful Catholic boarding and day school for girls aged 11 to 18 and is firmly established as one of the top girls’ independent schools in the UK, outperforming many schools that are far more selective in their admissions process. Central to this achievement is Woldingham’s academic enrichment and extra-curricular programmes, pastoral support and caring community. Close to London, yet in an outstandingly beautiful rural setting, Woldingham has a strong community and culture building on a proud heritage that stretches back 175 years. We are committed to an exciting future that is underpinned by fresh ideas, an innovative spirit and state-of-the-art facilities.

Staff are welcome to use our range of outstanding facilities including the gym, squash and tennis courts and the swimming pool.  Our Staffroom Committee organises regular social events, and individual members of staff have even organised yoga classes and reflexology on site. 

All staff receive free lunches when on duty and refreshments.

 

 

Woldingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS report will be required for the successful candidate.  

The Woldingham community is a rich one in which many different backgrounds and cultures are represented and many different languages spoken.  This diversity is valued and respected and we are keen to welcome applications from all applicants that feel that they meet the requirements of the role, regardless of their background and culture. All job applicants will be considered solely on their ability to do the job.

Professional development and staff welfare

Our professional team of staff is Woldingham’s greatest asset, and we want to ensure that everyone is supported to work in an effective, enjoyable and fulfilling way. Staff Development is a high priority, with induction and mentoring programmes for Newly Qualified Teachers and new colleagues, plus an annual cycle of Personal Professional Development planning for all colleagues.

Staff are welcome to use our range of outstanding facilities including the gym, squash and tennis courts and the swimming pool. Our Staffroom Committee organises regular social events, and individual members of staff have organised yoga classes and reflexology on site.

Chef de Partie

Plus

Required as soon as possible

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player to join our brigade of chefs. The shifts are based on 5 days out of 7 and weekend shifts are included in the Rotas.

As Chef de Partie you will need to have a good sound knowledge of food and possess good culinary skills. These skills will be required to help us deliver our Fresh Food from Scratch food offer and our seasonal wedding business which takes place mainly in April, May, July & August.

A thorough understanding of food safety and Health & Safety is essential.

The business is open 51 weeks a year and closes for one week over the Christmas period. Due to the location of the business, it is an advantage if you have your own transport.

Completed application forms should be submitted to the Catering Department. catering@woldinghamschool.co.uk.

Food Service Assistant

Plus

Required as soon as possible.

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player to join our Food Service assistant team. The shifts are based on 5 days out of 7 and weekend shifts are included in the Rotas. The business is open 51 weeks a year, closing for one week over the Christmas period.

General Food service assistant duties are included in this position.

Due to the location of the business, it is an advantage if you have your own transport.

Completed application forms should be submitted to the Catering Department. catering@woldinghamschool.co.uk.

Kitchen Porter

Plus

Required as soon as possible

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player to join our kitchen porter’s team. The shifts are based on 5 days out of 7 and weekend shifts are included in the Rotas. The business is open 51 weeks a year, closing for one week over the Christmas period.

General kitchen porter duties are included in this position.

Due to the location of the business, it is an advantage if you have your own transport.

Completed application forms should be submitted to the Catering Department. catering@woldinghamschool.co.uk

Woldingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. For this reason an enhanced DBS check of successful applicants is always obligatory, the cost of which will be met by the school. Woldingham School is an Equal Opportunities employer and, as such, welcomes applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.

Application process

Candidates are asked to read our recruitment policy and must complete our application form as part of the application for any of our roles. The application form includes a section on equality and diversity which helps us monitor our obligations under the Equality Act 2010.

The application form is in Microsoft Word (.doc) format. If you want the form in a different format , please email us with details of your requirements to the email address below.

To apply for a role, please click the link to download the application form, then complete, save and email it to: hr@woldinghamschool.co.uk

Woldingham School is an HMC Member School. HMC schools are world-leading independent schools. To find out more about what it’s like to teach at an HMC school, visit: www.hmcteachingcareers.org.uk