Work at Kent College

Updated 12/06/24

Staff Recruitment Brochure

Kent College employs over 200 people in both teaching and non-teaching positions. The school excels in adding value both academically and pastorally and the highly skilled, dedicated and passionate staff are the driving force behind this.

We are delighted to welcome applications from candidates who share our core values and who are able to contribute to our continued future success. We recruit staff of the highest calibre who will inspire, support and challenge the pupils, and fellow colleagues, to achieve their full potential.

Set in 75 acres of beautiful countryside in Pembury, on the outskirts of Tunbridge Wells. The school campus enjoys excellent facilities, including two indoor sports halls, indoor swimming pool, floodlit Astro, state of the art 200 seat theatre, modern science block, art studios and a Sixth Form centre.

All applications should be sent to HR@kentcollege.kent.sch.uk.

Employee Benefits

  • School fee discount
  • 1:1 devices for teaching staff
  • Meals and refreshments provided during term time working hours
  • A focus on Health and Wellbeing
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Ongoing professional training and leadership development opportunities

Maintenance Assistant and School Transport Co-ordinator

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We are seeking an experienced Maintenance Assistant and School Transport Co-ordinator to join the successful Estates team at Kent College Pembury. The role involves assisting with the general maintenance and upkeep of the school buildings and to work as part of the Estates team in a flexible manner to facilitate the smooth running of the school’s business on site. In addition, he/she will be responsible for the day to day management of the school transport arrangements.


For more information please see the Job Advert and Job Purpose.


We are delighted to welcome applications from candidates who share our core values and who are able to contribute to our continued future success. We recruit staff of the highest calibre who will inspire, support and challenge the pupils, and fellow colleagues, to achieve their full potential.


Closing date: Monday 24 June 2024 by Midday


The completed application form, including the names and addresses of two referees, CV and a letter of application should be addressed to the Bursar, Mrs Angela Jenkins, and sent to HR@kentcollege.kent.sch.uk.


Candidates are encouraged to apply well before the deadline. We reserve the right to interview candidates before the closing date.

Salary: £31,532.48

Full time

Pembury

Art and Textiles Technician

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We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic technician to support staff and pupils in Art and Textiles. The technician will also be responsible for the maintenance of the Art studios, Textiles teaching rooms, workshop areas and their equipment. Working hours are 8.30-16.30 – 3 days per week, term time only.


For more information please see the Job Advert and Job Purpose.

We are delighted to welcome applications from candidates who share our core values and who are able to contribute to our continued future success. We recruit staff of the highest calibre who will inspire, support and challenge the pupils, and fellow colleagues, to achieve their full potential.

Closing date: Friday 21st June 2024 by Midday


Candidates are encouraged to apply well before the deadline. We reserve the right to interview candidates before the closing date.


The completed application form, including the names and addresses of two referees, CV and a letter of application should be addressed to the Head, Miss Katrina Handford, and sent to HR@kentcollege.kent.sch.uk.

Salary: FTE £24,359.66

Part time, term time

Pembury

Whole School Librarian

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We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and self-motivated Whole School Librarian. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is keen to encourage and facilitate a love of reading. The successful candidate will work closely with the English department and Prep School to maximise engagement with Senior and Prep School Libraries.


For more information please see the Job Advert and Job Description.


Closing date: Monday 17 June 2024 by Midday


Candidates are encouraged to apply well before the deadline. We reserve the right to interview candidates before the closing date.


The completed application form, including the names and addresses of two referees, CV and a letter of application should be addressed to the Head, Miss Katrina Handford, and sent to HR@kentcollege.kent.sch.uk.

Salary: FTE £34,482.32

Full time, term time plus

Pembury

Teacher in Charge of History

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to become Teacher in Charge of History at Kent College. We are seeking someone with the enthusiasm, vision and creativity to join our successful school. The person appointed will have the ability to inspire, motivate and challenge the pupils. The post will be part time 0.8. Applicants need to be confident in teaching History from Year 7 to A Level.

For more information please see the Job Advert and Job Description.


Closing date: Monday 17 June 2024 by Midday.


The completed application form, including the names and addresses of two referees, CV and a letter of application should be addressed to the Head, Miss Katrina Handford, and sent to HR@kentcollege.kent.sch.uk.


Candidates are encouraged to apply well before the deadline. We reserve the right to interview candidates before the closing date.

Salary: On Application

Part time 0.8

Pembury

History Teacher

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We are seeking to appointment an outstanding, ambitious and motivated individual, with a passion for inspiring students for September 2024 or January 2025. The ability to teach A Level is essential. The post would suit either a newly qualified teacher or a more experienced teacher looking to work in a successful and dynamic department.


For more information please see the Job Advert and Job Description.


Closing date: Monday 17 June 2024 by Midday.


The completed application form, including the names and addresses of two referees, CV and a letter of application should be addressed to the Head, Miss Katrina Handford, and sent to HR@kentcollege.kent.sch.uk.


Candidates are encouraged to apply well before the deadline. We reserve the right to interview candidates before the closing date.

Salary: On Application

Part Time 0.8

Pembury

Minibus Driver

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We are looking for a committed, reliable and experienced driver for a permanent position. Working hours would approximately be 20 hours per week to cover the morning and afternoon shift: 6.30am-8.30am and 4.00pm-6.00pm or mornings only 10 hours per week to cover the morning shift: 6.30am-8.30am.


Applicants must

  • - have a D1 on your driving licence
  • - be conscientious with good common sense
  • - be able to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • - have a good knowledge of local roads
  • -have sound driving skills and a clean driving licence

For more information, please see the Minibus Driver Job Advert.


Excellent rate of pay and access to a range of benefits.

The completed application form, including the names and addresses of two referees, CV and a letter of application should be sent to the Head, Miss Katrina Handford, and sent to HR@kentcollege.kent.sch.uk.

Salary: £13.99/hr and 5.6 weeks holiday

Part Time, Term Time

Pembury

School Cleaner

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We are looking for a part time cleaner to join our dedicated cleaning team on a permanent basis. Duties will include ensuring that specific areas of the school site are cleaned to a high standard. Training provided as required.


The role will be an all year-round role, Monday to Friday, working hours will be discussed at interview but likely to be 4am-12.30pm; there may be an occasional requirement for Saturday working.

For more information please see the Cleaner Job Advert.


The completed application form, including the names and addresses of two referees, should be sent to the Head, Miss Katrina Handford, and sent to HR@kentcollege.kent.sch.uk.

Salary: £12/hour and access to a range of benefits

Full Time

Pembury