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Staff Vacancies

WHat is an OlavianSt. Olave’s Grammar School is an OFSTED ‘Outstanding’ forward-looking selective Church of England school where academic standards are very high, rivalling the best schools in the country; our naturally able and inquisitive pupils are a delight to teach.
The school prioritises the wellbeing, dignity and morale of its staff and pupils, actively investing in professional development as we very much feel that people make our environment.

If you are looking for a new challenge or you are starting your career, then please do come and visit us or explore our website further.

St. Olave's is a thriving Grammar School in Bromley. The atmosphere in our School is truly unique – it is a community which is welcoming, caring and inspiring.

Being a member of staff at St. Olave’s Grammar School, allows you to access:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment
  • Membership of the staff association, which includes free tea and coffee throughout the day
  • Use of School sports facilities 
  • Choir and music groups
  • Staff Wellbeing programme, including access to medical advice and counselling

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and all appointments will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Interviews will take place as soon as possible after the closing date but suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and St. Olave’s Grammar School reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.

When teaching vacancies are advertised, please apply through the TES on-line portal. Any problems with TES on-line portal please see links below and

When non-teaching vacancies are advertised, downloadable documents will be available below. Please contact Tereska Taylor - The Headmaster’s PA ttaylor@saintolaves.net Tel: 01689 820101, www.saintolaves.net alternatively

The St. Olave's Grammar School Job Applicant Privacy Notice sets out what personal data we the School, hold about you and how we collect and use it during and after the recruitment process. It applies to anyone who is applying to work for us, whether as an employee, worker, contractor, consultant, volunteer, governor, apprentice (together referred to as ‘Job Applicant’ or ‘you’).

Current Vacancies  Disabilities Confident Committed



Caretakers (to include Lettings)

Evenings and Saturdays

Start date: As soon as possible

NJC Salary Scale, Point 1 (£20,658 FTE) 52 weeks/year, pro-rata based on hours worked

Job share considered. There will be the opportunity to work additional hours during the school holidays. 

Commence September 2022

Please apply as soon as possible

We seek to appoint Caretakers to manage sports and event hiring in the evening and on the weekend. The duties of this role will include opening the site for the hiring/event, meeting and greeting visitors, assisting them with any queries, administration duties, site works, security, and locking the premises at the end of the hiring/event. Core hours to cover are Monday to Friday 5.45pm to 9.30pm and Saturday 8.00am to 6.30pm. There will also be the opportunity to work additional hours during the school holidays. The Caretakers will also be required to unlock and lock the site/s for internal events and meetings.

If you are interested in this post:

Please download the Application Pack HERE

Foreign Language Assistant (Spanish)

Part-time, term time only, 34 paid weeks per year/27 actual working weeks, three periods a fortnight. Foreign Language Assistant roles run from 1 October to the May half term break and are re-assessed each year, in accordance with student demand. 

NJC Salary Scale, Outer London remuneration based on hours worked, currently £22.31 per hour. 

Closing date: Thursday 8 Devcember 2022

We seek an experienced, qualified Foreign Language Assistant (Spanish) to further support our exceptional Modern Foreign Languages department who is:

• Fluent in Spanish, ideally a native speaker

• Forward thinking

• Enthusiastic

• Able to inspire students

• Able to impact students to be the best they can be 

• Positive, creative and determined

• Educated to GCSE level with C or above in Maths and English

• Empathetic, resilient, and flexible

• Experience of and/or interest in supporting students with SEND

The MFL Faculty has considerable examination and university success, with students gaining places at the universities of Oxford and Cambridge.

How to apply 

To apply for this position, please submit the application form contained in the Application pack below, along with a covering letter, no later than Midday on Thursday 8 December 2022 (or earlier for a suitable candidate) 

Submissions can be made via email to ttaylor@saintolaves.net or via post. 

Foreign Language Assistant (Spanish)