Staff Vacancies

1:1 SEN Support AssistantStart Date: September 2019

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated 1 to 1 SEN support assistant who will work as part of our dedicated staff team to support a child within our setting. We require a dynamic and resilient individual who is ready to make a real impact in enhancing a student’s life. The role will involve supporting a child with a special educational needs both in the classroom and in non-structured settings. The post holder will be expected to help the child access the curriculum through a variety of different methods and through the differentiation of resources and teaching approaches where applicable. The role will be for 5 days per week. We can offer you a friendly, supportive school and opportunities for professional development. The successful candidate will:

• Have experience of working with primary aged children

• Have NVQ Level 3 or equivalent

• Have experience of working with children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

• Have bags of initiative

• Have good literacy and mathematical skills

• Be hard working and flexible

Please include details of the skills, qualities and experience you have and why you would like to apply for the position in a covering letter. Please send a completed application form with a covering letter to the Head of Learning Strategies, Rachel Martin If you have any questions, please call the Headmaster’s PA, Mrs Claire Little, on 01892 860000 or send an email to

Application Deadline: Wednesday 21st August 2019

Interviews: Week commencing: Monday 19th August 2019

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Holmewood House School is a co-educational day school, rated ‘Excellent’ by the ISI in 2017, enjoying a beautiful location on the outskirts of Tunbridge Wells. The children begin their exciting learning journey in Pre-Prep before making the transition to Prep in Year 3 where they continue to learn in an environment that is rich, active and inspiring.

School Nurse/Healthcare AssistantSeptember 2019 or January 2020

A vacancy has arisen for a School Nurse/ Healthcare Assistant to play a role in our school Medical Centre. A suitably experienced candidate is therefore required to assist with and contribute to provide frontline medical care. This is a fantastic opportunity for a calm, sensitive, approachable and practical individual to join our school community. A competitive pro rata salary is on offer as well as newly decorated residential accommodation commensurate with this important term-time only role. Start Date – September 2019 is preferable but January 2020 may be considered for the right candidate.

To apply please complete and submit the attached application form via email to

Supply Teacher

We would like to build up a bank of EYFS, KS1 and KS2 supply teachers to which we can turn when we require cover.  If you are suitably qualified please contact Mrs Claire Little –

Experience in the independent sector would be an advantage.


Holmewood House School is an equal opportunities employer.  We are also committed safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to agree to appropriate checks with former employers and enhanced DBS screening.

The posts advertised above are exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and Amendment Order 1986. All convictions, cautions and bind-overs, including those which otherwise would be regarded as “spent” must be declared. All appointments are subject to enhanced DBS disclosures and other checks.

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