Open search area Open mobile menu with search

Current Vacancies

Thank you for your interest in working at The Schelwood Trust and joining our teams of staff.

For information on our current vacancies for both teaching and non-teaching support roles, please see below:


Cover Supervisor

Term time + inset + one additional week
32.5 hours per week
Actual salary £18,113 – £19,419 (depending on experience) inclusive of Outer Fringe Allowance
Required as soon as possible

We are looking for an efficient, enthusiastic individual with excellent communication skills to supervise whole classes so that any short-term absences of teachers are covered. Cover Supervisors will give instructions for the lesson, as provided by the teacher, and keep students on task, whilst maintaining good order.


Head of Faculty – Technology

MPS/UPS (Fringe) + TLR 1b
Required ASAP/September 2024

We have an exciting and challenging opportunity for a new role within our school of Head of Faculty in the Technology area.  The successful candidate will build on the work that has taken place within the department and will have a direct role in transforming the prospects of its learners for the future. You will build on the subjects of Technology, Art and Food Technology already present on the timetable and develop the area to bring further specialisms of potentially Engineering, Textiles, Fashion, 3D Art and Hospitality and Catering.


Teacher of Business Studies

MPS/UPS (Fringe)
Required for April 2024

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious, well-motivated and capable teacher with a passion for Business Studies, able to engage students in an innovative way.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach across the age and ability range of the school.  You will be an innovative practitioner who can motivate students and achieve excellent outcomes.   You will be willing to work as part of a team to ensure all students reach their full potential.


Teacher of English

MPS/UPS (Fringe)
Required ASAP
We will also consider applications for a part time role – 0.6 FTE

We are looking to appoint a Teacher of English who will primarily be based at Beechwood School. Beechwood is seeking an ambitious, well-motivated and capable qualified teacher with a passion for English with preferably a good knowledge of evidenced based reading strategies for literacy who is able to engage students in a lively and innovative way.


Teacher of Food Technology

MPS/UPS (Fringe)
Required for April 2024 – August 2024

We have an exciting opportunity for a Teacher of Food Technology with excellent subject knowledge to join our team. You will provide high standards of teaching promoting a positive learning environment in the department and will be passionate about the subject. You will be creative, imaginative and an excellent team player. We have extensive facilities within the department which incudes a large Hospitality and Catering kitchen.


Curriculum Support Officer

Required for February 2024
20 hours per week, 5 days a week, term time only plus inset days
Salary:  Scale 4 (Point range 7-11: FTE Salary £24,294 – £25,979)
Actual Salary £11,768 – £12,550 per annum inclusive of London Weighting

We are seeking to appoint a Curriculum Support Officer at Herschel Grammar School.  
Your hours of work will be 10.00am to 2.00pm Monday to Friday and you will cover the reception area on Fridays.  You will need to work independently and use your own initiative.


Design and Technology Technician

22.5 hours per week (3 days per week)
Term time + inset (one week) + one week during the school holidays/after school
Start date: As soon as possible

We are looking for a part time Technician to join our Design and Technology Department. The candidate will be hardworking, flexible and willing and will enjoy being part of a creative team within the school environment.  The successful candidate will support teachers in the delivery of Design and Technology encouraging students in their understanding of their subjects.


Acting Subject Leader of French and Spanish (maternity cover)

Fixed term contract – initially for Spring and Summer 2024
MPS/UPS (Fringe) + TLR2c

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Subject Leader on a fixed term basis during a maternity leave of absence initially during the Spring and Summer 2024.    You will be able to work effectively within a team, have the ability to lead and will be able to secure improvements rapidly with excellent outcomes for our young people.


The Schelwood Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to demonstrably share this commitment.

To assist the Trust HR Manager in being able to provide an efficient and effective service to all applicants, we ask that you provide us with a contact email address and where applicable, provide email addresses for your nominated referees so that references can be sought quickly before the interview date.  Please note that for both teaching and non-teaching roles and as part of the safer recruitment processes, we are required to obtain references before interview.