Vacancies

Pinewood School is an exciting and rewarding place to work. We are committed to creating the best possible environment for both our pupils and our staff.

“We are delighted you are considering joining our school community. Pinewood is an extremely happy school, where relationships are built on kindness and respect. The success of the school and the well-being of its staff depend very largely on co-operation and trust between us all. We warmly welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds who wish to join our friendly and dedicated team.”     Neal Bailey, Headmaster

“There are many fantastic benefits of working at Pinewood: our beautiful countryside location, friendly and dedicated staff, Employee Assistance Programmes, well-being and emotional support, free parking, free lunches, social events, discounts at local gyms and numerous training opportunities. We are also proud to have signed the Menopause Pledge, which commits us to take positive action to ensure all our employees are supported during the Menopause. We very much hope you will decide to join our fantastic team.”     Jo Ranstead, Director of HR

What our staff say they enjoy most about working at Pinewood:

“The feeling of camaraderie amongst the staff and being part of the Pinewood ‘family’”
“Our fantastic working environment and feeling valued in my role”
“Colleagues who really look after each other and pupils who are keen to learn”
“The freedom and trust from management to teach my subjects as I see fit”

Please click on the links for full details of current staff vacancies at Pinewood.

All application forms submitted electronically should be saved and emailed in either Microsoft Word or as PDF files.  Please do not submit application forms saved in Pages files.

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. 

The posts advertised here are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013, 2020 and 2023) and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children. 

Please go to the School Policies page to download our Policy on Safeguarding Children, and our Privacy Notice for the Whole School Community.

Please also click on the links below to read our recruitment policies:

Online searching of shortlisted candidates

Recruitment privacy policy

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy

Facilities Support Officer

We are looking to recruit a Facilities Support Officer for September to join our friendly team providing daily support during term-time to ensure our school can function safely and effectively. In addition to act as a School Minibus Driver and take responsibility for the cleaning and basic maintenance of our school minibus fleet.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who would enjoy working across a wide variety of tasks and who is willing to support the school and their team by getting stuck in to whatever needs doing!

Hours Required: 30 hours per week during term-time, plus 4 weeks during the school holidays. Hours to be worked from 6.45am – 1pm.
Salary Scale: £26,000 FTE per annum. Actual salary for hours and weeks worked £17,526.

For a detailed job description, more information on this role and an application form, please click on the links below. 

To apply for this role, please download our application form and submit it by post to Jo Ranstead, Director of HR & Assistant Bursar or by email to joranstead@pinewoodschool.co.uk before the closing date.

Please note we retain the right to close this role early if we receive sufficient applications so please do apply as soon as possible.

Applications without the completed school application form will be not be considered.

• Deadline for applications: 8am Monday 24th June 2024.

• Start date: 2nd September 2024 or as soon as possible after this date once any notice period is served.

Facilities support officer job description

Pinewood School Support Staff Application Form

School Minibus Driver

We are looking to appoint a morning Minibus Driver to join our friendly team for September.

Required during term-time only (approximately 34 weeks per year) working Monday to Friday mornings from 6.45am to 8.15am.

Salary Scale: £13 per hour.

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

Please submit your completed application from by post to Paula Exley, HR Assistant or by email to paulaexley@pinewoodschool.co.uk as soon as possible.

• Deadline for applications: 8am Monday 24th June 2024
• Start date: 2nd September 2024

School Minibus Driver Job Description

Pinewood School Support Staff Application Form