As one of the leading independent schools in the area, working at King Henry VIII is thoroughly rewarding and we welcome job applications for both Teaching and Support Staff roles from appropriately qualified, talented and inspiring people.

If we currently have no vacancies, we always welcome speculative enquiries by post and email:  All such communications should be marked for the attention of the Headmaster, Mr Slack, at the Senior School.

Current vacancies are listed below, together with Application Forms for Teaching and Non-Teaching roles. All candidates should use the school's application form and refer to the notes about the recruitment process. Application by CV only will not be accepted.

Applications submitted for a job vacancy will be acknowledged and shortlisted candidates will be contacted soon after the closing date and invited to attend for interview.  Unsuccessful candidates will be notified, in writing, following completion of the interview process. 

King Henry VIII School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Teacher of Philosophy, Religion and Ethics

Required September 2019 (or January 2020)
Part Time (0.6fte), Permanent

We require an enthusiastic and well qualified teacher to join a dynamic department with a track record of academic success.  

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and be an outstanding teacher.  The ability to inspire young people to fulfil their potential is essential.  

Outdoor Education Co-ordinator

Required September 2019 (or soon thereafter)
Full Time, Permanent

We require an enthusiastic member of staff to play a central role in our Outdoor Education Department.  This Department occupies a pivotal position within our extra curricular provision and is essential to the ethos of a school that values an holistic approach to education through intellectual character.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and have the ability to inspire young people to fulfil their potential.

Closing date: Noon, Tuesday 28th May 2019


Part Time - Permanent Position. (Equivalent of one day each week)
Position available immediately

Faith and spirituality are important elements in the development of any community.  The rhythm of life, of the year and of sharing in celebration and sorrow all need to be appropriately marked and supported.  Chaplaincy is one of the ways of encouraging this within the school.

Candidates must complete and return the Application Form. Your application should be accompanied by a covering letter that indicates your suitability for this post and for the school.

Chaplain Application Pack

Support Staff Application Form

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