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Thorpe House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   All appointments made will be subject to appropriate pre-employment checks, including the right to work in the UK, references, enhanced DBS and/or police check(s) and verification of qualifications.  

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If you have any queries about vacancies at Thorpe House, please telephone contact Mrs F Obamakin on [email protected]


Welfare Officer

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate individual to join our team as a Welfare Officer.  If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the well-being of others and have a strong commitment to creating a safe and inclusive community, we invite you to apply for this rewarding position.

Closing date: 15th Dec 

Interviews: w/c 11th Dec

Application Form and Job Description 

Forest School Leader (Maternity Cover)

Required for January 2024

We are looking for a qualified and experienced Forest School Leader to deliver forest school sessions to pupils from Reception to Year 6.  The role is for a period of up to one year from 5th January 2024 working sixteen hours a week over five days (Monday to Friday inclusive).  

Applicants should have a passion for the outdoors and enjoy working with pupils to develop their self-confidence, self-reliance and social skills through forest school activities.

For further details of this opportunity, please see the candidate pack below.  The deadline for receipt of applications to the Headteacher is 09:00hrs on 15th November.

Application form & Candidate pack

Facilities Officer

We are seeking a Facilities Officer to assist with the day-to-day management of school premises; this will include minor maintenance, site security, health and safety, cleaning, maintaining the grounds, setting up rooms and other tasks for the school.  The hours are 14:00hrs to 18:00hrs Monday to Friday during term time and 13:00hrs to 17:00hrs during school holidays.  

Applicants should have the knowledge and skill to perform a range of maintenance tasks, a full clean driving licence, and be self-motivated, flexible and hard-working.

A job description and application form are available to download below.   The deadline for receipt of applications is Friday, 29th September, but early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to make an appointment at any time during the recruitment process.  (It may be possible to combine this role with the post of minibus driver if candidates are interested in both).

Job description & application form 

Early Years 1:1 Classroom Assistant

Early Years 1:1 Classroom Assistant
Required for January 2024

We have a vacancy for a 1:1 Classroom Assistant, ideally with previous experience, to work Monday to Friday from 08:00hrs to 15:30hrs term-time only.

The ideal candidate will be guiding a pupil in Early Years. responsibilities include fostering focus, independence, and rule adherence while ensuring academic excellence.

A job description and application form are available to download below.  The closing date is 09:00hrs on Wednesday 6th December and interviews will take place week commencing Monday, 11th December.

Job Description & Application Form