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We are looking to appoint staff who are passionate about their work and want to help young people be successful.  

As part of the Bellevue Education group and the wider GEMS Education network, we enjoy the benefits of being part of leading education providers whilst retaining the ambiance of an English country public school, albeit within an hour of London; pupils here have the best of all worlds! Sherfield has seen significant investment in recent months with major developments in 2019 and beyond. The school provides an excellent foundation on which to build a career within the group and there may be the possibility of promotion to other posts worldwide.

For teaching staff, we offer:

  • a competitive salary scale

  • the possibility of single accommodation at a subsidised rate on limited tenure

  • a reduced timetable in the first year and extensive professional development opportunities, which can include gaining a PGCE whilst working with us

  • the opportunity of subsidised education at the school for the children of staff (subject to the usual entry requirements).

Current Vacancies

You will find details of our teaching staff and support staff vacancies on TES Online. 

 

Nursery Manager

Would you like to work with some of the most warm hearted and imaginative children on the planet?  Zoom into space with them on one day; make a den and splash in puddles the next or perhaps you’ll sail off around the world on an imaginary adventure.  We can guarantee no two days will ever be the same...

Our independent day nursery with a highly regarded reputation is set in a beautiful location and we are seeking to recruit a Nursery Manager.  You will join a fantastic and caring team who put the children in our care first and support one another.

With a career at Sherfield Nursery you get to nurture and encourage the creativity of children, meaning there’s never a dull moment as you see young minds develop; and you never stop learning too!

The nursery is open from 7.30am until 6.00pm.  This is a permanent full time post, working Monday to Friday, 48 weeks per year.  We offer a competitive salary and a fantastic working environment.

To apply, please send your covering letter and Sherfield application form to Nick Brain, Executive Head, emailing: n.brain@sherfieldschool.co.uk.  If you would like an informal discussion or visit, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Closing Date for Applications: Midday, Monday 1st November 2021.  Please note that we reserve the right to interview and appoint exceptional candidates prior to the closing date.  Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged. 

Sherfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant pre-employment checks, including checks with past employers. 

Job Description

Application Form

 

Commis Chef

We are looking for an experienced Commis Chef to join our Catering Team. We provide breakfast, lunch & afternoon snacks for 600 Pupils and Staff 7 days per week and 40 Boarders for dinner during term time. During the Summer we operate a holiday club for 4/6 weeks when you will be expected to work one week only. During term time you will be required to work one weekend per term (approx. every 6 weeks) and take time off midweek. Your key responsibilities as Commis Chef will consist of :

  • - Assist the Chefs in the kitchen with sandwich/salad and snack preparation
  • - Learning and helping with the hot food & dessert sections
  • - Ensure thorough and up to date knowledge and understanding of menu and dietary/allergen requirements
  • - Ensure that COSHH, Food Safety and Health & Safety regulations are adhered to

You will have the following skills :

  • - A genuine interest in food & customer service excellence
  • - A great team player
  • - Working in a kitchen with food preparation experience desirable

To apply, please send your CV to both K.Masson@sherfieldschool.co.uk and alison@thomasfranks.co.uk. Further details about the role can be found in the Job Description link below.

Job Description - Commis Chef

 

Kitchen Assistant

We are looking for a fun, flexible and foodie Kitchen Assistant to join our Catering Team. We provide breakfast, lunch & afternoon snacks for 600 Pupils and Staff 7 days per week and 40 Boarders for dinner during term time. During the Summer we operate a holiday club for 4/6 weeks when you will be expected to work one week only. During term time you will be required to work one weekend per term (approx. every 6 weeks) and take time off midweek.

Your key responsibilities as Kitchen Assistant will consist of :

  • - Assist the Chefs in the kitchen with basic sandwich/salad and snack preparation
  • - Ensure thorough and up to date knowledge and understanding of menu and dietary/allergen requirements
  • - Ensure that COSHH, Food Safety and Health & Safety regulations are adhered to

You will have the following skills :

  • - A genuine interest in food & customer service excellence
  • - A great team player
  • - Basic food preparation experience desirable but not essential as training will be given

There is opportunity to progress within the Company via our comprehensive training scheme for Commis Chefs along with onsite training & development.

To apply, please send your CV to both K.Masson@sherfieldschool.co.uk and alison@thomasfranks.co.uk. Further details about the role can be found in the Job Description link below.

Job Description - Kitchen Assistant

 

Safeguarding Children

Sherfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant pre-employment checks, including checks with past employers. 

Further details are available here.

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