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Careers at Cumnor House School

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To apply for a teaching or non-teaching role at Cumnor House School, please see below or check the Cognita Schools careers page for details of any vacancies.


Safeguarding our pupils


Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment.

Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointments are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity and overseas criminal records checks for all other countries in which the applicant has lived or worked for three months or more in the past ten years.


The application process


For Non-teaching roles, we are happy to initially receive CVs directly. We will then ask you to complete the below Application & Self Declaration forms if you are shortlisted.

For Teaching roles, we ask that you complete the below Application & Self Declaration forms. CVs will not be accepted.

Thank you for your interest in joining our team. If you have any questions about any of the roles, or would like to discuss further, please contact Sema Erdogan, our HR and Compliance Lead via email or by calling 0208 660 3445.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Piano Peripatetic Teacher (self-employed) to start in April 2024. The post is initially for 1 year, but there may be a possibility of continuing after this.

Applications are welcome from passionate and suitably qualified and experienced teachers to teach in a thriving department. The successful candidate will be confident in teaching curriculum Music lessons from Year 4 to Year 8 as well as leading rehearsals for choirs and ensembles. The department has excellent resources with a well-equipped Music House. Music at Cumnor is outstanding and we have a long tradition of successful competitions and wonderful performances. The successful candidate will also work closely with the Head of Music and Head of Lower in their capacity as a form tutor.

Operating as a key member of the Senior Leadership Team within the school; the Deputy Head will provide support and advice to the Headteacher and lead the development of teaching and learning and pastoral development.

We are looking for an exceptional Early Years Practitioner to assist in the preparation and delivery of high-quality education in a safe and caring environment, including serving pupils refreshments, reading with children, and planning and delivering high quality learning activities and environments. Please note that this role 52-week contract, and NOT Term Time, it is 37.5 hours per week with 3 different alternating shifts.

We have a great opportunity for you to join a vibrant busy team working as a Facilities Operative. This is a zero-hours flexible position providing support to the Facilities Manager and Business Manager. The Driver will support the Transport Team Leader with all day-to-day aspects of the transport service for all bus routes for the benefit of all passengers using this service. Also, to work within the school facilities team to carry out any maintenance works required across all Cumnor sites as requested by Facilities Manager and Business Manager.

Cumnor House School

Enquiries :0208 660 3445