Career Opportunities

Assistant Head Junior School (Sept 2020 or Jan 2021)

Gayhurst is seeking an Assistant Head Junior School to oversee the EYFS and Key Stage 1 section of the school. This is an excellent opportunity for an Early Years or KS1 specialist to lead the future development of an already strong department. The successful candidate must be passionate about working with young children and sensitive to their needs yet have high expectations of the foundations that can be laid at this stage of their academic and personal development. They will join the school’s Senior Leadership Team and will be well supported in shaping and delivering the school’s vision and strategic objectives. Previous experience of working in EYFS or KS1 is essential, whilst experience of leadership and working in a prep school is desirable.

The post is for September 2020 preferably, although a January 2021 start will be considered for the right candidate. Salary will be on the Leadership Scale commensurate with experience.

Closing date for applications: Midday, Friday 20th March 2020

Interviews: w/c 23rd March 2020

Job Description – Assistant Head Junior School (Spring 2020)

Information about Gayhurst School (Spring 2020)

Application Form

GAP Student (Sept 2020)

For more information on GAP Student roles at Gayhurst, please contact Tricia D’Sa Papp via with an up to date CV and expression of interest.

Early Years and Key Stage 1 Teachers (September 2020)

Gayhurst is seeking to appoint inspirational and dedicated Early Years and Key Stage 1 Teachers to join our friendly and highly professional team. The successful candidates will be creative and committed teachers with excellent classroom practice and a thorough knowledge of teaching from Nursery to Year 2. There are full-time and maternity cover posts to be filled from September 2020 and applications are welcomed from experienced teachers and NQTs.

Deadline: 20th April 2020, 12pm

Interviews: w/c 27th April 2020

Further details, including a Job Description and Application Form, can be found via the school’s website: or by contacting the Head’s PA, Tricia D’Sa Papp D’Sa, on

Job Description Early Years Teacher

Job Description KS1 Teacher

Application Form


The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).