St anselm's school job vacancies

S. Anselm's, Bakewell is an independent prep school offering outstanding provision from nursery through to GCSE (from September 2015) in a rural and spacious 18-acre Peak District setting. Pre-prep children graduate seamlessly up to the main prep school able to build their future learning on a firm base.

The school has consistently delivered an outstanding education for over 125 years with an enviable 100% pass rate at Common Entrance. The most recent inspection remarked that “pupils were excited by their learning”.

Building on its strong tradition and in response to local demand the school is proud to announce the opening of S. Anselm’s College in September 2015 offering superb GCSE day school education to 13-16 year olds at a very competitive rate.

S. Anselm’s has a newly refurbished library, a dedicated music block, art room, pottery kiln and 200 seat theatre with timetabled music, art and drama lessons for all children. The superb learning support department ensures that every child’s potential is reached.

Superlative sports facilities and enthusiastic staff ensure children have a firm introduction to the main team sports with five sports sessions each week. There are 6 tennis courts, cricket nets, a newly refurbished sports hall and a 20m indoor pool. All children represent the school in team sports and reap the manifold benefits of being part of a team.

For the boarders mountain biking and climbing often feature on the list of Sunday activities; evenings can include yoga, debating or the hotly contested dodge ball. Parents are welcomed into boarding life, many sharing Sunday supper at school. This family atmosphere ensures a continuation of home values encouraging manners and courtesy.

The school has an exceptionally happy feel and wows everyone who visits with its winning combination of small classes, outstanding rural setting and strong relationships between staff and students.


Pay: KR3

Start Date: May 2017

Caretaker required

We have a vacancy for a caretaker to undertake general caretaking duties, including: emergency and routine maintenance and repairs, and some cleaning of the school site, to ensure the smooth running of the school and the safety, security and sound condition of buildings, facilities and grounds.

A job description is available from our website. An application form can also be downloaded from the main vacancies section.

St Anselm’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers, Criminal Records Bureau and of qualifications.

Closing date: 05/05/2017

Interview date: TBC

Information about the school

Located on the southern fringes of the historic city of Canterbury, St Anselm's is a happy and successful wide ability school, catering for those who wish to receive a Catholic education. The school has a large catchment area extending from Ashford to Herne Bay and from Wingham to Faversham. It is regularly over-subscribed. The Sixth Form, numbering 150 students, offers a wide range of Advanced level and vocational courses. In September 2004 the school became a specialist school for Science, though retaining its Catholic ethos.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.




Thank you for your interest in a vacancy at our school. To access details of any of our vacancies please click on the vacancy you are interested in using the headings on the left of this page.

St Anselm’s Catholic School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers, the Criminal Records Bureau and of qualifications.

If you would like to apply for one of our positions, please complete the appropriate application form which can be accessed by clicking on one of the links below.

Application Form - Senior leadership

Application Form - Teaching Staff

Application Form - Support Staff

Recruitment Monitoring Form

Rehabilitation of Offenders Disclosure Form

Notes to Applicants


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