Charters School has been graded as an “outstanding” school on two successive occasions. The school is a very heavily over-subscribed 11-18 Comprehensive School with 1685 students on roll (including 470+ in the Sixth Form). The School is committed to providing excellent opportunities for the professional development of all staff.

Charters School has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and for ensuring that they are protected from harm. Positions are subject to an Enhanced DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service) . Charters School is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

We currently have the following vacancies available:


Required as soon as possible

A vacancy has arisen within our Site Maintenance Team for an additional Caretaker.  The successful candidate will be required to undertake general maintenance and cleaning duties in order to ensure that our school site and buildings are maintained to a high standard.  Full training will be provided.

Hours:                 30 hours per week all year round, 28 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
Salary:                Scale 2, Pt 11-13, Actual salary £12,970 - £13,596 (FTE £15,996-£16,768)
Closing date:     Monday 10 November 2014
Interviews:          w/c 10 November 2014

Please click here to download theJob Accountabilities and please click here for an Application Form.
Please send your completed application form and a letter of application by email to Sally Cronk (School Manager)

ICT Technician

An exciting vacancy has arisen within the ICT Support Services department.  This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to start a career in computer support or network management.  A passion about ICT and good understanding of computer hardware and Microsoft software is essential, knowledge of computer networking is desirable but not essential.

Hours:                 30 hours per week, term time only
Salary:                 Scale 3 p14-17 -actual salary £11709 - £12529 (FTE £17073 - £18273)
Closing date:      Monday 10 November
Interviews:          Monday 17 November

Please click here for the Job Accountabilities and click here for an Application form
Please return your completed Application Form to Sally Cronk, School Manager by email
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Ben Roberts, Network Manager on 01344 298710.

Development Manager

Are you a talented fundraiser? Do you believe in education as a powerful force for improving lives? We are seeking an energetic, knowledgeable and focused individual who has an excellent understanding of fundraising.  The successful candidate will set and deliver an effective income generating strategy to enhance the learning environment at Charters School in what is a new position within the vision of our ambitious Senior Leadership Team.

Educated to degree level you will possess excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to demonstrate a high level of achievement in major gift fundraising and the management of relationships. This role joins a small, nascent team responsible for engagement with our alumni community and in securing philanthropic income to support the School. 

This position is initially to August 2016 with the opportunity to extend the contract subject to the satisfactory completion of key performance indicators to be agreed on appointment.

Part time - 22.5 hours per week, term time only, plus 2 weeks by mutual agreement. 
Salary:  £45,000 pa FTE.  Actual: £24,026 pa

Please download the Job Description and the Person Specification by clicking on the links.  Click here for an Application Form.

Please send your completed application form and a letter of application by email to: Richard Pilgrim, Co-Headteacher
Closing date for applications:  Friday 7 November 2014
Interviews are scheduled:  Week commencing Monday 17 November 2014
Anticipated start date:  January 2015 

Car Parking Attendant

Required as soon as possible
We are looking for someone to undertake general car parking duties to ensure the safety of all stakeholders who visit our site for after-school events.  The successful candidate will need to be available to prepare for some evening events that start at 5pm.  A full calendar of dates and times when you will need to be in attendance will be provided.

£7.90 per hour 

Please click here to download the full Job Accountabilities and please click here for an Application Form.
Please send your completed application form and a letter of application by email to Sally Cronk (School Manager)
Closing date for applications: 12 noon – Monday 3 November 2014.
Interviews: will be held w/c 3 November 2014.

Teacher of Science (Biology Specialist) Main Scale Post

Required January 2015
Applications are invited from well-qualified teachers of Science, who are committed to the highest standards of achievement.  The Faculty has an excellent record of academic success and is progressive and innovative, both in terms of teaching style and content. 
Please click on the following links to download the Candidate Information Documentthe Person Specification and an Application Form.

Please send your completed application form and a letter of application by email to: Richard Pilgrim, Co-Headteacher.


Applying for Teaching Vacancies

If you are interested in applying for any of the teaching vacancies listed please send your completed application form and a letter of application by email to the Co-Headteacher named in the advert:


Tel: 01344 298725

Applying for Associate Staff Vacancies

Application forms for Associate Staff positions can be downloaded here or telephone: Sally Cronk, School Manager on 01344 298705 or email:

Volunteer Staff

If you are interested in volunteering some of your time either on a regular or ad hoc basis please complete this Application Form and return it to school for the attention of Sally Cronk, School Manager ( with an indication of your skills and area of interest.  To date volunteers have been used in the school shop and within Faculties.