Career Opportunities

Rated ‘good’ by OFSTED in June 2019, our school is in a semi-rural setting at the heart of the Claydons, within easy reach of Buckingham and the surrounding villages.  We have approximately 170 pupils  ranging from 4 to 11 years old. We also have a thriving preschool for children from 2 and a half years old.

We are open in school term times during the following hours – MONDAY to FRIDAY: 8:40am to 3:20pm

Applications for current vacancies are welcome from all sections of the community regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexuality or age. Steeple Claydon School and Pre-school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and all staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment.

Successful candidates will be expected to undertake an Enhanced DBS check for regulated activities. Steeple Claydon School and Pre-school take Child Protection extremely seriously and all references offered will be contacted in advance if the candidate is shortlisted for interview

Vacancy - teaching assistant (ks2)

We are looking for a patient and enthusiastic teaching assistant to join our friendly team. You will be supporting learning in Key Stage Two. The job will include working under the supervision of the class teacher to guide and support learning of children in numeracy and literacy.

This is a permanent, full time position – although we will consider part time or job share hours for the right candidates – starting in September 2022.  Please see the attached job description and person specification at the bottom of this page.  The successful candidate will be required to provide satisfactory references and be willing to undergo an Enhanced DBS check before appointment.

Closing date: 3pm, Friday the 8th of July

Interviews: Week commencing Monday the 11th of July

Applications must be received on the Buckinghamshire Council Non Teaching Application form.  Please send applications to: office@steepleclaydon.bucks.sch.uk by the closing date.

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged – to arrange a visit, please contact the school office on 01296 738132

Vacancy - EYFS Teaching Assistant

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Early Years Practitioner to work in our small, friendly preschool.  This is a permanent, full time position, starting in September 2022.  Please see the attached job description and person specification below. The successful candidate will already hold a minimum Level 2 Early Years qualification and will be required to provide satisfactory references and be willing to undergo an Enhanced DBS check before appointment.

While the hours required are full time, we will happily consider suitable candidates who are looking for a part time or job share position.

Closing date: 3pm, Friday the 8th of July

Interviews: Week commencing Monday the 11th of July

Applications must be received on the Buckinghamshire Council Non Teaching Application form.  Please send applications to: office@steepleclaydon.bucks.sch.uk by the closing date.

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged – to arrange a visit, please contact the school office on 01296 738132

Vacancy - higher level Teaching Assistant (eyfs)

,We are looking for an enthusiastic, inspirational Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our school community from September 2022. This is a permanent full time position. 

You will hold an NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Early Years education . You will ideally have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working with children in EYFS and/or KS1 in a learning environment.  You will also have experience of class teaching using teacher planning as a guide. 

Please see the attached job description and person specification at the bottom of this page. The successful candidate will be required to provide satisfactory references and be willing to undergo an Enhanced DBS check before appointment.

Closing date: 3pm, Friday 8th of July 2022

Interviews: week commencing Monday 11th of July 2022

Applications must be received on the Buckinghamshire Council Non Teaching Application form.  Please send applications to: office@steepleclaydon.bucks.sch.uk by the closing date.

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged – to arrange a visit, please contact the school office on 01296 738132

Vacancy - midday supervisor

We have a rare opportunity for a Midday Supervisor to join our school team.   This is a permanent, part-time position, starting in September 2022.  Please see the attached job description and person specification at the bottom of this page.  The successful candidate will be required to provide satisfactory references and be willing to undergo an Enhanced DBS check before appointment.

Closing date: 3pm, Friday the 8th of July

Interviews: Week commencing Monday the 11th of July

Applications must be received on the Buckinghamshire Council Non Teaching Application form.  Please send applications to: office@steepleclaydon.bucks.sch.uk by the closing date.

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged – to arrange a visit, please contact the school office on 01296 738132