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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.


You will also be able to see all the latest Cognita vacancies and find out more about working for a Cognita school. 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.


Please note, an application form must be completed, we do not accept applications by CV alone.


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Thank you for your interest in joining our team.

We are looking for a professional who will be responsible for a Nursery Class, planning and delivering engaging and inspiring lessons that enable young children to make accelerated progress in all areas of learning. To foster a love of learning in all children and an excitement about coming to school each day.

Closing date for application: 5th December 2022.

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 is looking to appoint a Gap Student for the duration of the new academic year 2022/2023.

We offer the opportunity to work with and learn from our experienced team of staff. The Gap Student will support and learning of students across all areas of the school. Cumnor House School enjoys a strong reputation for its delivery of Sport, Games, Swimming, and Physical Education. The position would suit a recent school leaver looking to gain valuable experience in a professional, educational, and sporting environment. Enthusiasm and experience in sports are essential. Experience in coaching and/or supporting sports delivery is desirable. The Gap Student will also support in Science and learning support as well as performing lunchtime duties. Other duties may also include supporting the coaching of Football, Rugby, and Cricket, and supporting the teaching of Swimming. You will be expected to work with students from the age of 4-13. This role is a great opportunity for those who are considering a career working in teaching.

This is a highly fulfilling and challenging role in which to develop your career. A willingness to become fully involved in extra-curricular activities is also expected.

Closing date for application: 4th November 2022.

Cumnor House School