Working With Us

Thank you for your interest in Prior’s Field.

We are a school focused on the development of unique individuals. Our relatively small size is a huge advantage in this, but we also have a strong family ethos, wonderful team spirit and big ambitions for our girls.

We seek girls who are sparky, curious about life and learning and show plenty of initiative. The school offers an excellent all-round education which caters for girls of all abilities and interests, with well-established programmes in place for the exceptionally able and those needing learning support in specific areas. The conclusion of independent school inspectors in our ISI report of March 2016 is that Prior’s Field pupils are “extremely well educated”.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff to share this commitment and posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

 

New building 2017

Current Job Vacancies

Job Title

BURSAR’S ASSISTANT

Full time, £30,000-£35,000

Job Description:

This is an exciting and challenging role, offering an unparalleled opportunity to add value at the heart of the management of our school.  You will act as Personal Assistant and Office Manager, providing confidential support to the Bursar, facilitating his ability to lead the Bursarial Department.  As the school’s Human Resources Administrator, you will maintain the Single Central Register and keep accurate personnel records.  Additionally, you will oversee the recruitment process for all staff, and produce employment contracts and HR correspondence.  You will co-ordinate Bursarial Department activities and personnel in support of school events e.g. Open Days. In due course, the role will offer opportunities to become more engaged with the school’s commercial and compliance activities.

You may already be a PA or Executive Assistant, or have a background in HR, compliance or management. Ideally, you will have previous experience in a school, but you might equally well come from a different sector.  What is important is that you are energetic, a quick learner, discrete, trustworthy and tactful. It is essential that you will be happy and effective as part of a hard-working and dedicated team and are willing to embrace the dynamic environment of a school. You should be an effective communicator, skilled in using IT. The role demands that you are highly organized, accurate, and logical, capable of prioritising, but also of shifting focus rapidly as circumstances direct. You will have initiative and will strive for continuous improvement in processes and systems.

This is an exciting opportunity to join this happy school set in the rolling Surrey hills.

‘Quirky, sparky and passionate for learning’ (Good Schools Guide)

Job Description and Person Specification

How to apply: Applications (by application form, CV and covering letter) are welcome as soon as possible and no later than Monday 18 June 2018. If you have any queries please contact Ms Rosemarie Earlam, HR Department, at vacancies@priorsfieldschool.com
Dates: Interviews will be held w/c Monday 25 June   Start Date: Ideally before 31 August
Job Title

RESIDENTIAL HOUSE ASSISTANT

Full time, competitive salary

Job Description:

We are looking for a Residential House Assistant to play a vital part of the team, supporting pupils to achieve their academic and emotional potential. You will be caring, reliable and enthusiastic and join a dynamic team of experienced staff looking after our boarders. The team shares responsibility for the well-being of teenage girls and duties associated with life in a boarding house.  There is also the opportunity for involvement in the wider school community.

This post will suit someone who is looking to work with young people and gain experience in a residential educational setting or someone who has experience of working in boarding and supporting young people.

You will have a good sense of humour, plenty of stamina, and enjoy working with teenage girls.  You must be able to communicate effectively with young people, parents and staff, and be computer literate. The ability to drive a minibus or the willingness to work towards this would be ideal.

Benefits include year round accommodation in the boarding house, free meals during term time, and use of school facilities. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join this happy school set in the rolling Surrey hills.

‘Quirky, sparky and passionate for learning’ (Good Schools Guide)

Job Description and Person Specification

How to apply: Applications (by application form, CV and covering letter) are welcome as soon as possible and no later than midday on Monday 11 2018. If you have any queries please contact Ms Rosemarie Earlam, HR Department, at vacancies@priorsfieldschool.com
Dates: Interviews will be held on Monday 18 June     Start Date: September 2018
Job Title

CREATIVE ARTS TECHNICIAN

Part Time, competitive salary

Job Description:

You will provide essential classroom support in the Creative Arts Department, preparing classrooms for practical lessons and clearing down afterwards. You will organise and maintain art supplies, and mount and arrange displays of work. You will help with exhibitions, liaise with staff, parents and pupils, and be the departmental focal point for health and safety regulations and risk assessments. You will become an integral member of each area of creative arts (art, photography, textiles) and contribute to the smooth running of the Department. You will assist on special events such as Open Days and Art Exhibitions, and be prepared to work on a broad range of tasks and lend your assistance to colleagues.

You may have an artistic background, but this is not essential.  You will however be highly organised, with an eye for detail, and have a good appreciation of educational needs.  You will enjoy using your initiative and take responsibility for your area of work. You will be flexible and happy to contribute as a full member of a lively and busy team.

This is an exciting opportunity to join this happy school set in the rolling Surrey hills.

‘Quirky, sparky and passionate for learning’ (Good Schools Guide)

Job Description and Person Specification

How to apply: Applications (by application form, CV and covering letter) are welcome as soon as possible and no later than Monday 11 June. If you have any queries please contact Ms Rosemarie Earlam, HR Department, at vacancies@priorsfieldschool.com
Dates: Interview Friday 22 June  Start Date: June 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter

The school fulfills its aim to build confidence and encourage individuality, in an environment which seeks to develop girls into young women of integrity.

ISI Report 2016 – Section 3.15