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Careers

Highfield and Brookham is a very special place to work. Our working environment is stunning, and our Head leads a dynamic team of talented teachers and dedicated support staff. Above all, everyone working at Highfield and Brookham is friendly, welcoming and committed to providing the very best education for the children at the school.

I have never worked in a school where the children are able to spread their wings, and be offered such incredible experiences by staff who care so deeply for their subjects.

Assistant Catering Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Assistant Catering Manager to join the energetic and diverse team who cater for our pupils and staff on a daily basis. Reporting to the Catering Manager, you will be responsible for the service levels in our dining room, staff rooms and hospitality venues. As a busy independent boarding school, we also hold a variety of hospitality events throughout the year which you will be involved in organising and helping to manage.  These events include the sports day barbeque, bonfire night, house suppers and summer concerts.

We are looking for someone who has previous catering management experience, excellent organisational and time management skills, strong leadership capabilities, a high level of customer service skills, the ability to work under pressure, a high level of integrity and strong attention to detail. Please download the job description.

A letter of application and completed Application Form including the names and addresses of two referees should be sent to: HR Manager, Highfield and Brookham, Highfield Lane, Liphook, Hampshire, GU30 7LQ or via email to: recruitment@highfieldandbrookham.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Thursday 18th July

Interviews will be held week commencing 29th July, although we reserve the right to appoint before the closing date.

 

After School Care Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for an After School Care Manager to lead and be responsible for the day to day organisation of the After School provision at Highfield and Brookham School, providing high standards of care and play opportunities for the children in a safe and secure environment. You will be passionate about all aspects of childcare and education and be able to bring new ideas to the role. You will need to have a caring and dynamic approach, as well as an ability to lead and motivate a range of staff.

Recent experience of working with children aged 2-8 years and NVQ Level 3 in Child Care / Playwork or equivalent are essential, as is a good knowledge and understanding of equal opportunities and special educational needs. You will also need to have excellent communication skills and good organisational skills. Relevant supervisory/management experience would be an advantage.

Working hours will be from 3.00pm to 6.30pm Monday to Friday, term time only (approximately 34 weeks)

A letter of application and completed Application Form including the names and addresses of two referees should be sent to: HR Manager, Highfield and Brookham, Highfield Lane, Liphook, Hampshire, GU30 7LQ or via email to: recruitment@highfieldandbrookham.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 24th July.

We reserve the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.

Nursery Assistant

Our nursery is a special place.  Our team of dedicated staff are caring and nurturing, with a clear understanding of child development and how to support every child as an individual on their educational journey.  We embrace outdoor learning and children can be found outside, no matter what the weather.  We constantly reflect on our practice and we keep up to date with the latest research relating to Early Years Education.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated, flexible and committed individual to join our team and support us in our mission to provide our Nursery children with the very best start to their educational journey. You will assist the teacher with the day-to-day running of provision; ensuring the children’s happiness, general welfare and safety are maintained to the highest standard. You will assist with the planning, preparation and delivery of activities devised to meet children’s developmental needs and observe children and record these observations using the school’s tracking documents and systems.

Essential attributes:

  • An enthusiastic, positive, caring approach to working with children between the ages of 2 and 5.
  • A commitment to providing excellent Early Years education.
  • A willingness to support and collaborate with colleagues to maintain a strong team.
  • A desire to continue own professional development and embrace new approaches.
  • A positive attitude to inclusivity to ensure full integration of children in our setting.
  • The ability to liaise with and support parents in a professional manner, recognising that they are key in their child’s development.

You will need a Level 3 qualification in Early Years education, a GCSE or equivalent qualification in English and Mathematics and the ability to use accurate spoken and written English.

A letter of application and completed Application Form including the names and addresses of two referees should be sent to: HR Manager, Highfield and Brookham, Highfield Lane, Liphook, Hampshire, GU30 7LQ or via email to: recruitment@highfieldandbrookham.co.uk

 

 

After School Care Assistant

We have an exciting opportunity for an After School Care Assistant to join our team from September. Highfield and Brookham have a popular and busy After School provision, providing high standards of care and play opportunities for the children in a safe and secure environment.

You will be passionate about all aspects of childcare and education and be able to bring new ideas to the role.  You will need to have a caring and dynamic approach, as well as an ability to work closely with others in providing an exceptional level of care.

Recent experience of working with children aged 2-8 years and NVQ Level 3 in Child Care / Playwork or equivalent are of benefit but not essential, as is a good knowledge and understanding of equal opportunities and special educational needs.

You will also need to have excellent communication skills and good organisational skills.

Working hours will be from 3.00pm to 6.00pm Monday to Friday, term time only (approximately 35 weeks).

A  letter of application and completed Application Form including the names and addresses of two referees should be sent to: HR Manager, Highfield and Brookham, Highfield Lane, Liphook, Hampshire, GU30 7LQ or via email to: recruitment@highfieldandbrookham.co.uk

 

 

Swim Teacher

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated and friendly swim teacher to join our popular and highly regarded Swim School, offering swimming lessons to children aged 4yrs and above in our warm 20m pool.

Candidates must be qualified to either Swim England SEQ Level 2 or STA Level 2 Certificate and have experience of teaching all abilities, from beginners to advanced swimmers. Candidates must be prepared to teach in the water as well as out of the water.

The hours available are as follows, however if you can only do some of these hours, we would still like to hear from you.

Friday 3:45pm – 7pm

Saturday 8:00am – 12:45pm

We offer a competitive rate of pay with additional benefits of sick pay and company pension.

To apply, please send your CV to Abi Wells at activities@highfieldandbrookham.co.uk

Lead Graduate Assistant

We are looking for two Lead Graduate Assistants to help support the Head of Girls’ Boarding and Head of Boys’ Boarding in ensuring that our boarding provision is of the highest possible standard. This will be achieved through supporting the operational management of the boarding house, undertaking such responsibilities as necessary to care for the health and wellbeing of all our boarders.

Working as part of the Residential Team, the successful applicants will be engaged in the classroom, on the games field and in the Boarding Houses. You will need to be caring, enthusiastic, with a zest for life and a commitment to work as part of a team. In return, we offer a fun and enriching environment in which to work and live. Please download the job description.

Applications should be addressed to: HR Manager, Highfield School, Highfield Lane, Liphook, Hampshire, GU30 7LQ or sent via email to: recruitment@highfieldandbrookham.co.uk

Safer Recruitment

We are an IAPS co-educational boarding and day pre-prep and prep school for 480 pupils aged 2-13. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants are expected to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child-protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, the Employer Online Service regarding prohibition orders issued by the Secretary of State, and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Highfield and Brookham Schools is an equal opportunities employer.