Employment Opportunities

When filling staff vacancies at Cobham Hall, we look for talented, motivated staff who have a passion for working with young people.

We currently have vacancies for:


Cobham Hall is looking to recruit a Headteacher to start in September 2018 although the Board is prepared to consider a January 2019 start for the right candidate.

Cobham Hall is a small independent boarding and day school for girls aged 11 to 18, set in 150 acres of tranquil landscape grounds in Cobham, Kent.  The School is a member of the Round Square network of schools.

The last few years have seen a steady growth in the size of the School but there remains an opportunity for further significant development.  Boarders currently account for about 30% of the total numbers of girls but there is scope and a desire to increase this proportion.  Already, though, there is a tremendous sense of internationalism about the School with well over 20 countries from around the world represented amongst the Cobham Hall family of students at any one time.

The School is very well located, with high speed train links to the centre of London within half an hour.  The School is within a few miles of a new garden city development which is in its early stages and will benefit from further major infrastructure development planned in the local area.

Further details of this exciting opportunity are set out in the accompanying papers available on this website.

The post of Headteacher comes with an attractive remuneration and benefits package which in aggregate is valued at £90,000 to £102,000 per annum, subject to experience, and with the possibility of increases linked to the growth of the School going forward.

Applications are invited by 4pm on 5 January 2018.

The School is an equal opportunities employer.  It is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Appointment will be subject to a DBS check.


We are looking for a hardworking, enthusiastic person to join our Maintenance team on our Night Shift.    

  • £8.05 per hour
  • 36 hours per week
  • 3 week rotating shift pattern
    • 6.30am to 18.30pm Saturday and Sunday
    • 18.30pm to 06.30am Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
    • One week off
    • 6.30am to 18.30pm Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday
    • Four days off
  • Additional Hours may be required
  • 5 weeks annual holiday per year plus bank holidays, although in line with your roster you may be required to work bank holidays
  • Benefits include death in service insurance and contributory pension scheme

The successful candidate will be a willing, conscientious individual.  The Caretaker provides cover 365 days of the year and the candidate will therefore be required to cover holidays (including Christmas) if they fall within their roster/normal working hours.  Main duties are to carry out security checks and provide a point of contact outside of normal working hours.  However, this role will also include a range of tasks including general caretaking, minor repair, maintenance, and decorating work, driving duties (therefore must have full driving licence), security checks etc. and key is a willingness to contribute to the continued improvement of our School. 

Good communication and customer service skills are essential as you will have regular contact with children, members of staff and function clients.

Full training will be given.

Own transport desirable due to locality of the School.

If you would like to know more about this vacancy, please contact Mrs Jackie Brace; otherwise, please complete an application form available below (CVs alone will not be considered) and send to Mrs Jackie Brace at the email address detailed below.   

The closing date for applications is 9th December 2017.

Cobham Hall is an all girls’ international Boarding and Day school.  As a Round Square school we are committed to the six ideals exemplified by its motto: “There is more in you than you think”.

The School is an equal opportunities employer.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful applicants are subject to a DBS check.

Tel: 01474 823371 • Fax 01474 825904
E-mail: bracej@cobhamhall.com
Registered Charity No. 313650

Page Downloads Date  
Caretaker Job Description 27th Nov 2017 Download
Application Form for Caretaker 27th Nov 2017 Download
Headteacher Application Form 08th Dec 2017 Download
Headteacher Recruitment Pack 08th Dec 2017 Download