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.

Full-time, permanent role
- Monday to Friday 7.30am to 4pm
Salary range: £17,389 - £18,533
To work as part of our Estates Team assisting the Grounds Person in maintaining and improving our sports pitches, landscaped grounds and gardens.  Good physical strength and the willingness to work outside in all weathers are required as is a personal pride in presentation.  You must have a clean driving licence.  

Full-time, permanent role - Monday to Friday evenings in term time, daytime in school holidays with some flexibility on hours
£8.91 per hour (from April 2021) for 23 years and over
Closing date: Applicants will be interviewed as soon as suitable persons are identified
We are seeking a reliable and friendly cleaner to work both on their own and with one other individual. Some experience preferred but high standards and thoroughness are essential. You must have a driving licence due to the location and hours of the role.

Teaching Assistant
Part-time, permanent role - to work predominantly in the Pre-Prep. Hours flexible but up to 25 hours per week over five days.
Closing Date: Monday 17 May 2021
Interviews: Week commencing 24 May 2021

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.