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Staff Vacancies

1. Vacancies graphicSt. 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.


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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.

From The Headteacher

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

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression and recruitment bonus (when applicable)
  • 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 vacancies are advertised below, please apply through the TES on-line portal.

Should you be unable to access the TES on-line portal please contact Tereska Taylor - The Headmaster’s PA ttaylor@saintolaves.net Tel: 01689 820101.


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Current Vacancies  Disabilities Confident Committed




Foreign Language Assistant (German)

Part-time, term time only

September 2024

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

Closing date: Midday on Monday 18 March 2024

We seek an experienced, qualified Foreign Language Assistant (German) who is fluent in German, ideally a native speaker and knowledgeable of the requirements of the GCSE and A level speaking exams, or willing to learn, to further support our exceptional Modern Foreign Languages department. The MFL Faculty has considerable examination and university success, with students gaining places at the universities of Oxford and Cambridge.

This is a part-time role, term time only, 34 paid weeks per year/27 actual working weeks. The number of hours will vary year-on-year to accommodate student numbers, but we would expect it to be in the region of approximately 15 to 20 taught lessons per fortnight.

If you are interested in this role, please see the following links:

Part-time Foreign Language Assistant (German), Application via Tes Portal