Employment Opportunities

The Downs Preparatory School is a wonderful place to work, set in 60 acres of countryside and yet just five miles south of Bristol.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are currently searching to fill the following vacancies. The job description for each role can be found at the bottom of the page together with an application form. Please contact recruitment@thedownsschool.co.uk for further information.

(fixed term contract for one academic year)
CLOSING DATE: Monday 24 June 2019 9am INTERVIEWS: Wednesday 26 June 2019
We are seeking an enthusiastic individual well-versed in the specific skills of nurturing the development of an individual child on a one to one basis.  The successful candidate will have the genuine interest of this child and the peers at heart and will have the commitment and enthusiasm to contribute wholeheartedly towards the school. You will work among bright, motivated children in small classes within a stunning rural setting with excellent facilities and a talented team of supportive colleagues. Applications will be warmly welcomed from those suitably qualified and those with experience of supporting on a one to one basis.

Further details and a job description are available by emailing recruitment@thedownsschool.co.uk.
The press advert can be seen below. Please use the Support Staff Application Form.

1. We are looking for a dedicated part-time Receptionist who demonstrates exemplary customer care and communication skills and understands the value of ‘going the extra mile. You should have outstanding administrative skills and a calm approach. Applicants should have a good level of education.  Experience of working in a school and SIMS is an advantage

Job Description – Part-time Receptionist – September 2018

2. Due to maternity leave, we are looking for a Year 3 Teacher on a one year contract.  Etc etc etc  

job Description – Year 3 Teacher –September 2018  

The Downs Preparatory School is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.