Vacancies

    Department members

    NAME ROLE EMAIL
    Mrs. Jackie Brophy HR Manager hr@deanclose.org.uk
    Mrs. Kate Weston HR Assistant hr@deanclose.org.uk
    Mrs. Pauline Widdows HR Assistant hr@deanclose.org.uk

    Dean Close St John’s School

    Marketing Co-ordinator

    Part time

    18½ hours per week

     

    Dean Close St John’s is a thriving independent, co-educational day and boarding school situated on a lovely countryside plot overlooking Chepstow.

    In June 2015 the School and nurseries were acquired by the Dean Close Group.  This is a very exciting time for St John’s and it is felt that this brand new post will offer lots of challenges and enjoyment.      

    This is a new, part-time position for an experienced, highly motivated, marketing professional to manage the day-to-day marketing activity of St John’s Nursery, Pre-prep and Preparatory School, and the two nurseries.  The candidate will report in to the Headmaster and also the Director of Marketing (based in Dean Close Senior School).

     

    Job Description

     

    Closing Date: 12pm noon Friday 9th October 2015

     

    For an application form please follow the link on the vacancies page.

    Completed application forms together with a covering letter and a copy of your CV should be sent to:

    HR Manager by email: hr@deanclose.org.uk  by 12.00 p.m. noon on the closing date.

     

    Dean Close School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

    Applicants must be willing to undergo up to date child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Current Vacancies - No agencies please

    Personal Assistant to the Warden

    Personal Assistant to the Warden

    The Dean Close Foundation

    Commencing August 2017

    Fulltime - 37½ hours per week

    Year Round

    Dean Close seeks to appoint a well presented, confident, experienced PA with a bright, cheerful personality to work in this busy environment. Applicants must have the ability to think ahead, be proactive, be confident when dealing with people at all levels, have the ability to deal with difficult situations and maintain confidentiality. The Warden's PA will have excellent organisational skills, the ability to multi-task while remaining calm under pressure, enjoy working as part of a team and will ideally have some experience of organising events.

    Job Description

    Closing date 1st June 2017 noon

    Interviews to be held on 9th June 2017

    Completed application forms and a CV, together with a covering letter should be returned to:

    Email: hr@deanclose.org.uk

    The Dean Close Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    This vacancy may be withdrawn at any time

    Personal Assistant to the Headmaster

    Personal Assistant to the Headmaster

    Dean Close Senior School

    Commencing as soon as possible

    Fulltime  - 40 hours per week

    Term Time plus 10 weeks

    The Headmaster’s PA is at the centre of this attractive workplace and plays a key role in enabling the Headmaster to discharge his public duties and management responsibilities.

    Dean Close seeks to appoint a well presented, confident, experienced PA with a lively, cheerful personality to work in this busy environment. Applicants must also have excellent typing and organisation skills, with the ability to prioritise and multi-task while remaining calm under pressure, be confident when dealing with people and enjoy working as part of a team.

    Job Description

    Closing date 1st June 2017 noon

    Interviews to be held on 8th June 2017

    Completed application forms and a CV, together with a covering letter should be returned to:

    Email: hr@deanclose.org.uk

    The Dean Close Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    This vacancy may be withdrawn at any time

    Director of Admissions

    Director of Admissions

    Full time

    Dean Close, Cheltenham is a thriving co-educational day & boarding school set on a stunning 50 acre site providing an outstanding education for around 900 children aged 2-18.  In 2015 Dean Close acquired St John’s on-the-Hill Prep School in Chepstow and its three nurseries which led to the establishment of the Dean Close Foundation.

    The Senior School now seeks a professional, highly motivated and experienced Admissions Director to join its successful and busy Admissions team. The candidate will be responsible for the day to day management and delivery of the admissions strategy for recruitment of pupils into Years 9-13.

    The successful candidate will possess strong leadership skills, be an excellent communicator with proven relationship building qualities, be able to prioritise and plan a busy workload, have outstanding planning and analytical skills, data analysis and evaluation experience and have sound judgement.  Previous experience in schools admissions, managing a team and overseas pupil recruitment, preferably in the independent sector, is highly desirable.

    As well as managing their own team, the candidate will also work closely with Faculty members and other Admissions and Marketing personnel across the Foundation.  They must also be willing to travel in the UK and overseas as part of their recruitment role.

    This is a 52 weeks’ per annum role where the candidate will require a flexible attitude and a willingness to work some evening and weekends.

    Job Description

    Closing date 31st May 2017 noon

    Interviews to be held on 9th June 2017

    Completed application forms and a CV, together with a covering letter should be returned to:

    Email: hr@deanclose.org.uk

    The Dean Close Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    This vacancy may be withdrawn at any time

    Payroll Manager

    Payroll Manager

    Full time

    Dean Close Foundation seeks to appoint a Payroll Manager with have extensive experience in a busy and demanding payroll department.The successful candidate will preferably have experience of running a payroll for a school.

    Key skills required for this post are:

    • Ability to work on his/her own initiative

    • High attention to detail

    • Computer literacy, particularly ability in Excel spreadsheets

    • Ability to work well under pressure in a well organised and methodical manner to meet tight deadlines

    • A “can-do” attitude and willingness to work as part of a successful and hard working team

    • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills to form good working relationships within the bursary team (HR and Finance) and across the Foundation

       

      Good understanding is required in the following areas:

    • Statutory Holiday Pay and Contractual Holiday Pay

    • Statutory Payments including SSP, SMP and SPP and also Contractual Sick Pay

    • Taxable and non taxable benefits in kind

    • The Teachers’ Pension Scheme

    • Auto Enrolment guidelines and procedures.

    Job Description

    Closing date 22nd May 2017 noon

    Completed application forms and a CV, together with a covering letter should be returned to:

    Email: hr@deanclose.org.uk

    The Dean Close Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    This vacancy may be withdrawn at any time

     

    Nursery Practitioner

    Teddies Nursery, Celtic Springs, Newport

    Nursery Practitioner

    Full time

    We are currently recruiting for an experienced Level 3 Nursery Practitioner at Teddies Nursery, Celtic Springs, Newport.

    To find out more about Teddies Nursery, please follow the link below:

    http://www.deanclosenurseries.co.uk/teddies

    Job Description

    Completed application forms and a CV, together with a covering letter should be returned to:

    HR Manager, Dean Close School, Shelburne Road, Cheltenham, GL51 6HE.
    Tel 01242 267415, Email: hr@deanclose.org.uk by 4.00pm on the closing date.

    The Dean Close Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    This vacancy may be withdrawn at any time

    Senior Matron (Maternity Cover)

    Senior Matron

    Maternity Cover

    Part time  29.5 hours per week

    Commencing September 2017

    Dean Close Preparatory School seeks  to appoint a professional experienced Senior Matron  to cover a period of  maternity leave from the beginning of the next academic year.  The role of Senior Matron oversees the pastoral care of pupils aged 7-13 years in the boarding houses and the daily professional guidance and development of the Matrons in the three Prep School boarding houses. The Senior Matron position is non- residential. 

    Job Description

    Completed application forms and a CV, together with a covering letter should be returned to:

    HR Manager, Dean Close School, Shelburne Road, Cheltenham, GL51 6HE.
    Tel 01242 267415, Email: hr@deanclose.org.uk by noon on the closing date.

    The Dean Close Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    This vacancy may be withdrawn at any time

    Closing date: Thursday 1st June 2017 noon

    Interviews: Thursday 15th June 2017

     

    Gap year Posts

    Gap Year Posts

    Dean Close Preparatory School

    Commencing September 2017 for One Year (Cheltenham)

    Commencing January 2018 for One Year (Cheltenham)

    Commencing January 2018 for Six Months (St John's-on-the-Hill, Chepstow)

    • House Tutor

    Job Description

    Resident Gap Year Tutor required at Dean Close Preparatory School; assisting in the Boarding House; Classroom assistance in the Prep School, swimming and games; Supervising break times; taking part in school outings and to take part in all aspects of a thriving Boarding School life.

    • House Matron

    Job Description

    Resident Gap Year Matron required to be involved in the everyday running of Dean Close Preparatory School Boarding House; assisting with laundry, supervising children throughout the day, taking part in school outings and to take part in all aspects of a thriving Boarding School life.

    Applications now welcome.

    Completed application forms together with a CV and a covering letter should be returned to: hr@deanclose.org.uk

    Application form available to download on the right hand side of this web page.

    Closing date noon on 28th February 2017

    The Dean Close Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and a Disclosure and Barring Service.

    This vacancy may be withdrawn at any time