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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 2022 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. 

 

DEPUTY HEAD 

To commence September 2022

We are seeking an ambitious and committed Deputy Head to play a leading role in the next phase of the school's development.  The postholder will assist the Executive Head in maintaining the highest standards of care and educational provision for the pupils as well as playing an integral role in developing and implementing the school’s vision.  

The successful candidate will be an ambitious, forward-thinking educational leader, committed to the all-round education of girls and boys in a busy boarding and day environment.  A passion for exciting and effective teaching and learning, modern pastoral care and a commitment to the co-curriculum, are vital.  This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in the ongoing growth and development of Sherfield as the school continues to flourish. Applications are encouraged from senior leaders aspiring to headship from a range of backgrounds who are ready to make a lasting impact upon this school community.

Odgers Berndtson are assisting with the recruitment of this role and a candidate brief is available to download from www.odgers.com/84886.

The closing date for this role 9.00am on Friday 21 January 2022. 

Candidate Application Pack - Deputy Head

 

DIRECTOR OF TEACHING AND LEARNING 

To commence September 2022.

The Director of Teaching and Learning is a new role which would suit a candidate looking to progress to senior leadership and with a passion for pedagogy.  The successful candidate will be a committed, inspirational practitioner, able to demonstrate exceptional classroom practice, whilst enthusing others to be innovative and creative with their approaches.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in the ongoing growth and development of Sherfield as the school continues to flourish.  Applications are encouraged from successful middle and senior leaders from a range of backgrounds, who have a passion for learning and teaching and are ready to make a lasting impact upon this school community.

Full details and the school's application form can be found on TES Online

Completed Sherfield School application forms and a covering letter of no more than 1200 words should be sent to hmpa@sherfieldschool.co.uk by the closing date: 9.00am on Friday 28 January 2022.


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. 

Candidate Application Pack - Director of Teaching and Learning

 

NURSERY HOUSEKEEPER

To commence as soon as possible - 5 Hours Per Day, 52 Weeks

Salary:  £17,725.5 FTE

Actual Salary:  £11,817 p/a

We are looking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic person to join our friendly and hardworking team, working 25 hours per week Monday to Friday, (52 weeks per year).


The successful candidate will: 

  • Take pride in their work;
  • Have high standards of cleanliness and presentation;
  • Have excellent organisational skills;
  • Have high levels of motivation, commitment, adaptability and enthusiasm;
  • Be able to meet the physical demands of the role;
  • Be able to prioritise, organise and manage their time effectively;
  • Be able to work individually and as part of a team.

The successful candidate will be expected to work flexibly, covering for other members of the domestic team in their absence. 

Benefits include:

  • Free meals provided when on duty and when the school kitchen is open;
  • Contributory Pension Scheme;

Full details of the post and an application form may be obtained from the Sherfield School website.

All candidates are required to complete an application form in full. Please note that applications must be made on the School’s application form and accompanied by a covering letter of no more than 500 words.

To apply, please send your letter and Sherfield application form via post to: Michaela Modebe, Sherfield School, Sherfield on Loddon, Hook, and Hampshire, RG27 0HU OR electronically via e-mail: m.modebe@sherfieldschool.co.uk

Closing Date for Applications:  Midday, 6th December 2021 (Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to interview outstanding candidates before the closing date)

Interviews will be held shortly afterwards.

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.

Application Form - Nursery Housekeeper

 

NURSERY PRACTITIONER

(to commence as soon as possible)

Salary:  £20,966 - £22,484 (depending on experience and qualifications)

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 Practitioner.  You will join a fantastic and caring team who put the children in our care first and support one another.

Key skills / requirements

  • Do you have a relevant Level 3 childcare qualification?
  • Are you good at communicating and building relationships with children and their families?
  • Do you have a sound knowledge of the EYFS?

Responsibilities

  • Support and extend the individual needs, interests and talents of the children in your care;
  • Ensure the wellbeing, health and safety of the children in your care;
  • Follow the EYFS Framework and develop engaging learning opportunities;
  • Promote and meet all the physical, emotional, social and emotional developmental needs of the children who are in their care.

Benefits

  • Lunch
  • Discounted nursery and school fees
  • In-house training
  • Supported external training subject to training agreements
  • Contributory pension scheme

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!

There’s plenty of room to grow. Whatever your ambitions, the sky’s the limit and a job in childcare with us will put you on the right road to achieving them. Whether you’re newly qualified, would like to train or you just have lots of experience, we will help you make the most of your talents, skills and passions.

The nursery is open from 7.30am until 6.00pm.  Flexible hours or full time position available, working Monday to Friday, 52 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 Michaela Modebe, Bursar, emailing: m.modebe@sherfieldschool.co.uk

Sherfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS.

Application Form - Nursery Practitioner

 

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

 

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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