Staff Vacancies

St. 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 CPD as we very much feel that people make our environment.

St. Olave's ..  "An outstandingly effective school that deserves its high reputation" OFSTED 

  • Sunday Times 2nd best State School 2017 at both A-Level and GCSE
  • Sunday Times's Parent Power 2017 - 3rd 
  • SIAMS ‘Outstanding’ 2017
  • Evening Standard School of the Year 2016
  • OFSTED 2014 "Outstanding"
  • UKMT champions 2017
  • Student of the Year 2015
  • A-Level results showing consistently around 96% A*/B grades

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 email

When non-teaching vacancies are advertised, downloadable documents will be available below. Please contact Tereska Taylor - The Headmaster’s PA Tel: 01689 820101, alternatively contact the School via 

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.

St. Olave’s Grammar School is committed to the safeguarding of children and all appointments will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Head of Art

Closing date: Please apply as soon as possible but not later 20 April 2018

Full Time from September 2018. Outer London remuneration plus TLR 2b

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and inspirational graduate to join us as Head of the Art Department, with the opportunity to teach up to the highest academic levels.  The department is very successful at placing students in Higher Education in all the appropriate disciplines at the highest level – Foundation Courses, Architecture, Graphic Design, Photography and Art History, with recent destinations including Central St Martin’s School of Art, Camberwell School of Art, The Courtauld Institute of Art, The Ruskin School of Art and Yale.
This position would suit a teacher with aspirations towards leadership.  A particular interest in developing teaching and learning in the department and a willingness to be an active contributor to our extensive co-curricular provision would also be key elements.

Please see our downloadable links below for further information and how to apply. Access to this post is also available on the TES on-line portal

Saturday Site Team position

We are looking to recruit additional resource in a paid position to help cover the site on Saturdays. There are two regular “shifts”, one from 08.00 to 13.00 for which the pay is £50.00 and another from 13.00 to 18.00 for which the pay is £60.00. There is no commitment for regular dates but a willingness to help to provide cover on occasion would be of great value.

Further information regarding this opportunity is available here




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Head of Art - Job Description
Head of Art - Teaching Application Form
Head of Art - The Application Process
Head of Art - The Art Department