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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 

School Development Manager

36 hours per week/39 weeks per year (including INSET days), part-time actual 86.4%

Start date: February 2022

NJC Scale Point: 27-30 £33,324 - £35,751 (FTE) depending on experience.

Closing date: Please apply as soon as possible

We are looking to recruit a Development Manager, who will manage a small team, to lead our fundraising efforts through engagement with our alumni/ae community, explore charitable foundations and Government improvement programmes, build relationships with the parents and the local community, as well as drive incremental revenue via a comprehensive Lettings Strategy. 

If you are interested in this post please download the Application Pack HERE

This position is also advertised on the TES Site HERE


Teacher of Music (maternity cover)

Part time (up to 0.8 FTE)

March 2022

MPS or UPS, Outer London remuneration

Closing date: Monday, 7 February 2022

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and inspirational graduate to join us as a part-time Teacher of Music with the opportunity to teach up to the highest academic levels. The department runs an extensive performance and tuition programme of music, alongside the taught curriculum. A particular highlight is our link with the Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy, for which we allocate four Wakeham choral scholarships each year. Buoyant co-curricular ensembles include Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Choir, Symphonic Wind and Jazz Bands, with formal and informal concerts and events at various points throughout the academic year.

This position would suit either an NQT or an experienced teacher. The post would suit a part-timer for the equivalent of approximately four days per week.

If you are interested in this post, please download the Application Pack HERE 

This position is also advertised on the TES site HERE


Teacher of Mathematics

Full Time, September 2022

MPS or UPS, Outer London remuneration

Closing Date: Midday on Thursday, 3 February 2022

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and inspirational graduate to join us as Teacher of Mathematics, with the opportunity to teach up to the highest academic levels. The Mathematics and Computing Faculty has considerable examination and university success, with students regularly gaining places to read Mathematics, Computer Science and many closely related courses at top universities, including Oxford and Cambridge.

This position would suit either an NQT or an experienced teacher.

If you are interested in this post, please download the Application Pack HERE

This position is also advertised on the TES site HERE


Head of Chemistry

Full Time, September 2022

MPS or UPS, Outer London remuneration

Closing Date: Midday on Thursday 10 February 2022

We seek an enthusiastic and inspiring chemist with a good degree who will relish the challenge of leading this vibrant, successful department and teaching very bright students in one of the nation’s top Grammar Schools.  Within a dynamic and exciting Science Faculty, you will be part of a close knit, friendly team of seven well-qualified and experienced chemists. Efficient organisation and good interpersonal skills, together with an eagerness to encourage and nurture students to achieve their very best performance will be important. 

If you are interested in this post, please download the Application Pack HEREThis position is also advertised on the TES site HERE


Head of Economics

Full time, September 2022

MPS or UPS, Outer London remuneration

Closing Date: Midday on Monday 21 February 2022

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and inspirational graduate to join us as Head of Economics to teach A-Level only. Economics is one of the most popular subjects and there are approximately 100 students studying Economics in Year 12 and 67 in Year 13. Teaching in the department is imaginative, focused and challenging.

If you are interested in this post, please download the Application Pack HEREThis position is also advertised on the TES site HERE


Part-time Midday Supervisor

12:30pm – 2.00 pm. currently 3 days/week during term time only 

To start as soon as possible

NJC Scale 1, Point 1 £20,658 FTE (actual salary £2,233 FTE)

We are seeking a Midday Supervisor to help oversee the lunch period in the Small Hall and clear up during and immediately afterwards.  The current shift pattern is 3 days/week during term time only, with a degree of flexibility to cover absence and increase hours.

If you are interested in this post please download the Application Pack HERE