Employment Vacancies

Caldicott is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check, previously known as a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check.

A copy of our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy and our Safer Recruitment Policy can be found on the Policies page.

Application Process

To apply for a vacancy please ensure you fully complete our standard Application Form.  This should be sent, along with a covering letter addressed to the Headmaster, by email to: [email protected]. Your covering letter should include why you feel you are suitable, with particular reference to the skills and attributes you would bring to the role.

Our commitment to Safer Recruitment means that we will only accept applications on our standard Application Form.  You are welcome to supplement your application with your CV but we will not process a CV in isolation.

Current Vacancies

Teaching positions


Full time, permanent role from April 2017
Competitive salary with accommodation or an allowance provided

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time and experienced teacher of Science with a good understanding of the KS2 curriculum (up to year 8). Caldicott is committed to promoting the highest expectations and the successful candidate will:

  • have a passion for Science which will be evident in his/her day to day classroom practice;
  • have a strong academic track record;
  • be confident about teaching across KS2 and up to 13+ Common Entrance;
  • have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a part of a team and
  • have an interest in contributing to the wider school community and the boarding school environment.

The ability to coach sport is also desirable. He/she will be committed to supporting this age range pastorally and will also be fully involved in the boarding life of the school. We fully support the development of our staff and there is potential for promotion and wider responsibilities within the department.

At Caldicott, we offer a generous salary; a comprehensive employee assistance programme; accommodation; all meals during term time; excellent resources; a high standard of on-site facilities and motivated, enthusiastic and polite students. 

Completed applications should be sent by email with a covering letter to the Headmaster, care of: [email protected]

Deadline for receipt of completed applications is Friday 27th January 2017
Interviews to be held w/c Monday 30th January 2017


We have a vacancy for a Resident Graduate Assistant to start in January 2017 for a minimum of 2 terms.  This is a rolling position, so we are also interested in applicants who would like to start in September 2017 at the start of the next academic year.  The role is intended to suit recent graduates who have an interest in pursuing a career in education: it is an ideal opportunity to assess whether a career in teaching is right for you. It will provide an all-encompassing experience of school life, working and living in the school.  The work experience will be hugely varied, with opportunities to coach sport, support classroom and a wide range of extra-curricular activities.  

The role pays a basic salary pro-rated for the duration of the contract, plus:

  • Free on-site accommodation
  • The provision of all meals during term time
  • Use of school facilities (including a gym, swimming pool, tennis courts)

Exceptional candidates may subsequently be offered support to qualify as a teacher where we have a need in their subject specialism.

Applicants should send a letter of application addressed to the Headmaster and complete an application form – both should be emailed to [email protected]


Non-teaching positions


April 2017 start. permanent term time full time role.
Closing date for applications – Friday 17th February 2017

We are looking to appoint an experienced Band 5 Nurse to join our medical team, 36 hours per week, term time only, on a flexible rota.

Experience of dealing with young children and with a keen interest in health care promotion are essential to this role. Previous experience of working in A&E, with minor injuries or in a school environment would be an advantage.

Candidates should be confident working independently and as part of a team as the school nurses play a vital role in the healthcare of all members of the school community.


Temporary to permanent

Driver required for term time minibus services, early morning and afternoon runs.

Applicants must have good communication skills, a clean driving licence (with D1) and ideally previous experience.

Benefits include all school holidays and uniform.

Completed applications should be sent by email with a covering letter to the Bursar, care of: [email protected]