Employment Opportunities

As a boarding and day school, Clayesmore employs over 400 people in a variety of teaching and support roles, many of whom work for us all year round.

Please see our current vacancies below and discover whether Clayesmore could offer you an opportunity to join our team. Clayesmore is a wonderful school in which to work, with excellent facilities and a warm and happy atmosphere.

Should you wish to discuss any of our vacancies further, please contact us via recruitment@clayesmore.com .

Teacher of Science

Part time, 0.5 (15 lessons per week)

To commence September 2021

We require an inspiring and dynamic teacher with a real passion for communicating the joy and wonder of science to young people. Applicants should be able to teach two or three sciences to GCSE.  

This is a permanent position and a competitive salary and attractive benefits are provided for the successful candidate.

We welcome applications from NQTs as well as more experienced teachers.

This advert may close early if the desired candidate is found, therefore we encourage early applications.

Application Form Teaching Staff

Application Form Supplementary Information

Teacher of Science Job Description

Catering Assistants

Part time, 33 weeks per year

To commence as soon as possible

Clayesmore has an exciting opportunity for Catering Assistants to join our team of talented and experienced staff in the heart of Dorset. Clayesmore prides itself in providing a comprehensive, in-house fresh food service to its pupils and staff.

The successful candidates will be well presented and hard-working team players with a good sense of humour. Experience within the catering trade would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be given.

Hours will be 4:00pm -7:00pm, Monday to Friday, term time only, and/or 11.30am – 7:00pm on Saturdays, 25 weeks per year.

Application Form Support Staff

Catering Assistant Job Description

Casual Sports Assistants

We wish to appoint keen and energetic candidates to be part of our friendly team providing a fun, safe and quality experience for all our customers. In addition to lifeguard responsibilities, you will be required to assist in other Sports Centre duties and sporting activities. NPLQ training will be provided, if necessary.

The post is casual and the successful candidates will provide occasional cover in our Sports Centre.

Application Form Support Staff

Sports Assistant Job Description

Holiday Activity Assistants


We are looking for cheerful and responsible individuals to join our team in providing summer holiday activities and/or occasional cover in our busy Sports Centre.

The successful candidates will ideally have sports coaching experience or qualifications and an enthusiasm for working with young people.

Application Form Support Staff

Holiday Activity Assistant Job Description

Graduate Assistants (Outdoor Education)

To commence September 2021

An enthusiastic and committed Graduate Assistant, with Outdoor Education qualifications or degree, is required for our Senior School on a one year contract.  You will play a full and active role in delivering our exciting new LEX programme.  The successful candidate will also provide support for pupils’ games, administrative support, pastoral care for our boarders and occasional classroom cover and, where appropriate, may be offered some teaching opportunities. This position would suit a recent graduate looking for experience prior to teacher training or seeking a short-term post prior to embarking on another career path.  This is a live-in position that will involve some evening and weekend work within the boarding house.

Closing date: 8am on Wednesday, 19 May 2021

Application Form Support Staff

Graduate Assistant (Outdoor Ed) Job Description

Teacher of GCSE Food and BTEC Hospitality

Part time, Permanent

To commence September 2021

We are looking for an inspiring and well-organised person to contribute to the teaching of Food and Nutrition to GCSE and BTEC Level 3 in Hospitality.

The successful candidate will have a strong interest in cooking and hospitality and have a good record of preparing students for exams in both subjects. They will also be keen to play a part in the wider life of a busy boarding school.

A competitive salary and attractive benefits are provided for the successful candidate.

Application Form Teaching Staff

Application Form Supplementary Information

Teacher of Food Job Description

Casual Minibus Drivers

To commence as soon as possible

An exciting opportunity exists for friendly and helpful drivers to join our excellent team providing the safe and caring transport of our pupils to and from school and to fixtures and events.

A knowledge of the local area and experience of driving large vehicles would be preferable but driver training will be provided.

The successful candidates will have a clean driving licence with D1 category and will be required to undertake a full driving assessment.

As this role requires some short notice call outs, it is desirable that successful candidates will live no more than 20 minutes journey time from Clayesmore School.

Application Form Support Staff

Casual Minibus Driver Job Description

Safe Staff Recruitment Policy

Clayesmore School Gender Pay Gap Report

Clayesmore is committed to the safeguarding and promotion of children’s and young people’s welfare and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.