Job Vacancies

Below are a list of current vacancies and links to full job descriptions. For further details and an informal chat about the roles, please contact our School Administrator, Mrs Estelle Szasz, from whom an application pack is available. Please call on 023 8025 2440, or by emailing to arrange an informal visit. You can use our SHS Application Form .doc and submit your CV.


Current Vacancies

Director of Studies - Senior Leadership Team

SHE Recruitment Pack For Director Of Studies

This is a vital Senior Leadership Team position in the evolution of Sherborne House School, a role where you can make a significant difference to the development of our Academic Advantage.

This role is one where you will be given the trust, freedom and opportunity to play a pivotal role in the further development of our curriculum, assessment and reporting.

With an ever-changing world, our provision, in all aspects, needs to be pro-active, forward-thinking and innovative, sparking wonder and igniting curiosity! It is also incredibly important for us that our pupils associate joy with their time at school. We hope you will consider coming to join us on our journey.

Cordelia Cripps, Head

Please see the attached application pack for further information, including the person specification and the role itself.

Sherborne House School is committed to safeguarding all pupils and students. All offers of employment are conditional and appointments are subject to the receipt of two satisfactory references, in addition to child protection screening, including checks with previous employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Applications should be received no later than midday on: 26th February 2024

Long list interviews will take place the week commencing: 1st March 2024

Shortlist interviews will take place the week commencing: 7th March 2024

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications or if the right candidate is found.

To apply, please submit a covering letter (addressed to Mrs Cordelia Cripps) outlining your suitability for the role together with a completed application form submitted via email to by 9am GMT on 26th February.

Visits to the school are encouraged, to arrange a tour or for further information please contact Estelle Szasz via or on 02380 252 440.

All terms and conditions can be discussed at interview.

Nursery Practitioner Level 3 or above - Full time

Salary: £23,000

Due to high demand, Sherborne House School is expanding its award winning Nursery. This is an amazing opportunity for the right person to become involved in our exciting new project and help make a mark towards providing an outstanding service to our loyal families. We are currently recruiting for an experienced, enthusiastic and committed Early Years Practitioner with the desire and drive to be part of our growing Nursery.

Why choose Sherborne House Nursery as your place of work?

  • Community Feel
  • Nursery expansion in January 2020 and again in 2022
  • Attached to Sherborne House School
  • Competitive salary
  • Supportive hands on Management Team
  • 24 Days paid holiday
  • Time off between Christmas and New Year
  • Award Winning Nursery
  • Onsite parking
  • Lunch provided
  • Training opportunities

Essential Skills

  • A full and relevant Level 3 qualification in Childcare or equivalent
  • Previous experience caring for young children from the ages of 0-5 years
  • Relevant knowledge of the EYFS, the seven areas of learning and any other relevant assessment schemes
  • Clear and confident understanding of Safeguarding – to be confident in observing, being alert and reporting when necessary

This role will suit someone who has experience of working within a Nursery and wants to progress their career, develop new skills and can bring innovative ideas to the business. Sherborne House is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory application, interview, references and DBS check.

Desirable Skills

  • Up to date Paediatric First Aid Certificate
  • Safeguarding and Child Protection training

Job Types:

Full-time, Permanent 40 Hours per Week
Part time hours available

Further Information

For further details and an informal chat about the above roles, please contact our School Administrator, Mrs Estelle Szasz, from whom an application pack is available. Please call on 023 8025 2440, or by emailing

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an Equal Opportunities employer. The successful candidate will be subject to a rigorous recruitment procedure, including an enhanced DBS check.