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

Domestic Services Operative

Plus

Monday to Friday:  Various morning/day/evening shifts available 

Required as soon as possible

Applications to be received no later than 09.00am Friday 23 July 2021

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: Competitive. 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.

Netball Coach

Plus

Fixed Term for 1 Year

Term Time as per PE timetable requirements 

Required from September 2021

Interviews will be held on a date to be confirmed

 

You are an energetic Netball Coach with a passion for sport, which you share with staff and students alike. You are committed to delivering an exceptional experience for every one of your pupils. So join the friendly and welcoming team here at Woldingham School and enjoy all the support you need to achieve your professional goals.

Salary: £20-£24 per hourly lesson dependent on experience. Self-employment will be considered if the required criteria is met.

All staff receive free lunches and refreshments.

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 your application form to hr@woldinghamschool.co.uk with a supporting letter no later than 9:00am on Monday 26 July 2021.

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.

Hockey and Cricket Coach

Plus

Fixed Term for 1 Year

Term Time as per PE timetable requirements 

Required from September 2021

Interviews will be held on a date to be confirmed

 

You are an energetic Hockey Coach with some experience in Cricket who has a passion for sport, which you share with staff and students alike. You are committed to delivering an exceptional experience for every one of your pupils. You So join the friendly and welcoming team here at Woldingham School and enjoy all the support you need to achieve your professional goals.

Salary: £20-£24 per hourly lesson dependent on experience. Self-employment will be considered if the required criteria is met.

All staff receive free lunches and refreshments.

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 your application form to hr@woldinghamschool.co.uk with a supporting letter no later than 9:00am on Monday 26 July 2021.

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.

Head Coach for Swimming

Plus

Fixed Term for 1 Year

Term Time as per PE timetable requirements 

Required from September 2021

Interviews will be held on a date to be confirmed

 

A dynamic swimming coach, who will lead and develop the swimming programme throughout the school, encompassing the Biathlon. So join the friendly and welcoming team here at Woldingham School and enjoy all the support you need to achieve your professional goals.

Salary: Competitive dependent on experience. Self-employment will be considered if the required criteria is met.

All staff receive free lunches and refreshments.

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 your application form to hr@woldinghamschool.co.uk with a supporting letter no later than 9:00am on Monday 26 July 2021.

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.

Site Officer

Plus

Required from September 2021

Interviews will be held on 17 August 2021

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.

 

To provide Site Officer duties in conjunction with three other team members, including general site security, to ensure the smooth running of the school equipment and fittings providing heating and fire safety.  In the absence of the Senior Site Officer, to ensure all tasks required for a particular shift have been undertaken.  To provide site services around the year on a shift basis, with the requirement to be able to work flexibly within that to cover annual leave and sickness absence.

This is an exciting time for the Site staff as they move into dedicated premises at the front of the School and have an important role to play in providing a welcoming presence for School pupils, parents, staff and visitors, including prospective parents. 

The ability to work well without supervision and on your own initiative is really important here, along with a full driving licence and excellent communication and organisational skills. As you will need to respond to incidents and emergencies, a calm and level-headed personality is essential too. You will also need a flexible approach to working hours. 

With experience of working with heating and fire alarm systems in a commercial environment, this is your opportunity to take on a rewarding new role – and be part of the friendly, welcoming and supportive team here at Woldingham School, a happy and successful Catholic boarding and day school for girls aged 11 to 18.

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

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 Friday 06 August 2021.

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.

Transport Officer

Plus

Full time – term time +

Woldingham School, Woldingham, Caterham CR3 7YA.

Applications to be received no later than 09.00am Friday 06 August 2021

Interviews to be held on 13 August 2021

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.

 

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Transport Officer to join our team.

The Transport Officer is responsible for effectively organising and managing the provision of transportation across the School. Responsibilities include planning the transport logistics for the School on a daily basis, route planning, managing the drivers and assigning work in a logical, time efficient manner.

The role would suit someone who has exceptional planning, organisational and communications skills.   Prior experience in transport planning is required.

You can also look forward to an inspiring place to work. Close to London yet in an outstandingly beautiful rural environment, the gem at Woldingham’s heart is its magnificent country house, nestling alongside state-of-the- art educational facilities, and alive with the creative energy of over 500 young minds.

Salary: In the region of £25,000-28,000 FTE.

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.

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

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