The King’s School, Harpenden Employment Opportunities

The Principal invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacancy:

EYFS Classroom Assistant at Highfield Preschool to commence January 2018

Candidates should possess an excellent knowledge and demonstrable experience of working in an Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) setting. You will be integral in maintaining high standards of care and education for the children. A clear commitment to the Christian ethos of the school is essential.

***Applications will be accepted until 15th December 2017***


KS3 & KS4 Science Teacher (part time)

Candidates should be creative, energetic, inspirational and motivated, possessing an excellent knowledge and keen understanding of the appropriate Key Stages.

A clear commitment to the Christian ethos of the school is essential for all posts.

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It is essential that the candidates have the ability to work in partnership with all members of the school team, the Principal and Manager, staff, Trustees, parents and the wider community. This is to ensure that the school continues to fulfill its aim to provide quality academic preparation based on the national curriculum in an environment which is permeated by Christian values.

We can offer:

  • pleasant Christian working environment
  • supportive staff, parents and Trustees
  • enthusiastic and lively children
  • CPD opportunities


All applicants must complete the school's application form, which can be obtained from The King's School for both positions by ringing 01582 767566 or email A copy of a full and current CV may be sent with the application if desired, and all to be accompanied by a handwitten letter of application and full details of at least two referees, one of whom must be their most recent employer.

Safer Recruitment Policy

The King's School and Highfield Preschool are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All candidates will have 2 years referencing taken up. All candidates will be required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Baring Service (DBS) police check.

A clear commitment to the Christian ethos of the school is essential.