Staff Vacancies


We are looking to recruit a Chef on a full-time, term-time only basis.

An extensive renovation and expansion of the Kitchen, Servery and wash up areas has recently been completed making this is an exciting time to join the Catering Department.  There are opportunities to bring fresh ideas and innovation to the menus both for the daily food provided to pupils and staff and also for the regular hospitality events which the school hosts.

Please click on the links below to download a detailed job description and an application form.

Chef Job Description

Support Staff Application Form

If you are interested in applying then please send your CV to Jo Ranstead by post or to before the closing date.

The timeframe for recruitment is as follows:

Deadline for applications – 8am Monday 3rd December 2018

Start date of chosen candidate – Monday 7th January 2019

Please contact Jo on 01793 782205 if you require any further information or e-mail


Gap Students

Enthusiastic and energetic Gappers required to join us for a one year contract from January – mid December 2020 to assist with a wide variety of tasks across the School.  Details on the roles can be found on the job description below and will include assisting with sport, classroom activities and boarding duties.   Applicants must be willing to involve themselves right across the School and be happy to take on a wide variety of responsibilities.

Gap Student Job Description

Accommodation and food will be provided.  Salary available on request.

Overseas applicants without a British passport will need to be a minimum of 18 years of age by 1st January 2020 and must be able to obtain their own working visas (usually obtained as a Tier 5 Student Working Visa or an Ancestry Visa).  The School is unable to provide visa sponsorship for applicants.

For further details and to express an interest please email Mrs Jo Ranstead, Assistant Bursar, on by 1st December 2018.

Please note that due to school commitments we are unable to offer applicants a tour prior to application, all shortlisted candidates will be offered a full tour of the school on the interview day.


Pinewood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.


Please click here to download our Policy on Safeguarding Children, our Policy on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders and our Privacy Notice for the Whole School Community.