As a boarding school, a specialist music organisation and a charity we have a diverse team of staff working across many dedicated areas in Music, Academics, Pastoral, Fundraising, Maintenance and Housekeeping, to name but a few.
To apply for any posts listed below, please download and complete the application form and return by email or post to the member of staff specified in the job description and documentation provided.
All candidates should read our Child Protection Policy, available below, before applying.
We currently have 5 vacancies.
Houseparent x 2
For Easter 2021 (Co-ed Senior House) & September 2021 (Senior Girls House)
Closing Date: 2nd December 2020 (6pm)
Teacher of Philosophy
For January 2021 or sooner
Closing Date: 1st December 2020 (6pm)
Residential Director of Boarding
For September 2021
Closing Date: 21st February 2021 (6pm)
Residential Practice Supervisor
For September 2021
Closing Date: 15th January 2021 (6pm)
The Purcell School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post.
The Purcell School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from appropriately qualified persons regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, religion, disability or age. Candidates will be assessed against relevant criteria only (i.e. skills, qualifications, abilities, experience) in selection and recruitment.
Unfortunately, CVs cannot be accepted. Due to limited resources, we only respond to those applicants who are offered an interview. We regret that we do not accept or respond to speculative CVs and we request no contact from employment agencies.
The Job Application Form can be filled out using any internet browser or PDF viewing software. To save the PDF with typed information from a browser, click ‘Print’ and instead of sending it to a printer, click the ‘Save as PDF’ option.
Appointment of Governors
The Purcell School’s Board offers an impressive breadth of expertise in areas important to the School, and the Board now seeks further Governors with high level professional and generalist abilities to join the Board in both 2021 and beyond. The successful candidates will have a strong track record of leadership and an understanding of business and financial management at board level. Sound judgement, strong communication skills and an empathy with the mission and values of The Purcell will be essential.
The closing date for applications is Friday 4 December.
Further information and details of how to apply can be found on the Odgers Berndtson website here.
Please be aware that applications are being handled by Odgers Berndtson, exclusively.