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Staff Vacancies

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

  • 55 Oxbridge /Medical successes in 2015: 40 Oxbridge offers 2016 with 27 for Medicine
  • Evening Standard School of the Year 2015
  • Student of the Year 2015
  • Sunday Times State School of the Year 2009
  • Sunday Times 3rd best State School 2012
  • OFSTED 2014 "Outstanding". "Best Further Maths School in the country"
  • A level results showing consistently around 95% A*/B grades
  • Over 200 Oxbridge successes over last seven years
  • Joint Top Boys' school nationally for the English Baccalaureate
  • No 1 or No 2 Boys' state school nationally with mixed 6th Form for A Levels

When teaching vacancies are advertised, please apply through TES Hirewire Website via: Any problems with TES Hirewire 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

Second in MFL Faculty (French and German)

Full Time, from September 2017

Outer London remuneration with a TLR 2, commensurate with experience

Closing date:  please apply as soon as possible.

This is a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ opportunity for a top graduate to join this Faculty in one of the nation’s most prestigious selective state Boys’ Grammar Schools, with co-educational Sixth Form.

  • 95% A*/B in A Level French
  • 100% A*/B in A Level German
  • 90% A*/A in GCSE French
  • No 1 Boys’ school nationally for the EBacc and top mixed Sixth Form for A Levels

We seek an outstanding teacher with a genuine passion for languages and aspirations towards Middle Leadership, who is able to develop and inspire students in this flourishing Faculty.  The ideal person would have outstanding French and the ability to coach Oxbridge applicants.  He/she should also have excellent German.  A particular interest in developing teaching and learning in the Faculty and a willingness to be an active contributor to our extensive co-curricular provision, including Exchanges, would also be key elements.  We are described by the Independent as one of the “state schools’ elite” and our top 3 leavers’ destinations are the universities of Cambridge, Oxford and Imperial.  St. Olave’s is a forward-looking school with a strong ethos of both scholarship and cultural development; students are encouraged to pursue areas of independent research as reflected in a number of scholarly publications, edited entirely within student run societies.

Please see downloadable links below for further information regarding this post.

Head of Mathematics and Computing Faculty

Full Time,  from September 2017

Outer London remuneration, commensurate with experience

Closing date:  Please apply as soon as possible

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for a top graduate to lead this outstanding Faculty in one of the nation’s most prestigious selective state Boys’ Grammar Schools, with co-educational Sixth Form.

  • 94% A*/B in A Level Mathematics
  • 93% A*/B in A Level Further Mathematics
  • 100% A*/A in GCSE Mathematics
  • No 1 Boys’ school nationally for the EBacc and top mixed Sixth Form for A Levels

Mathematics is the first and second most popular subject at A2, with massive uptake and a real buzz of enthusiasm from students.  A regular stream of top performers gain Oxbridge places each year in Mathematics or related subjects.  Outstanding academic results in Public Examinations are consistently amongst the best in this very high performing school, which HMI described as: ‘The best Further Mathematics School in the country!’ In our unique Academic Journals, students are encouraged to publish scholarly independent research such as An investigation into Alternative Number Systems or Finding Primes using the Riemann Zeta Function. Staff in the Faculty possess talent, enthusiasm and imagination; their energy is rewarded by the satisfaction of working with some of the nation’s best young mathematicians.  In addition to special weekly STEP and MAT tuition, many students regularly gain Gold certificates in the National Mathematical Challenges and large numbers of them are invited to participate in the later Kangaroo and British Mathematical Olympiad Rounds.  St. Olave’s is also a regional venue for the UKMT Team Challenge Competition, regularly competing for the top prize in the National Finals.

Please see downloadable links below for further information regarding this post.

Vacancy for Lunchtime Dining Area Supervisor - Term time only

We have a vacancy for an immediate start (or alternatively from the start of the Spring term in January 2017) for someone to help with the supervision of pupils in Years 7 to 11  in the dining hall or for Sixth Form students in the Sixth Form Pavilion.

The role is to ensure a good standard of behaviour of the students while they eat their lunch, supervising clearance of dirty plates and cutlery by the pupils to the correct place dealing with any spillages etc and wiping down dining tables. A duty member of the teaching staff is also on call in case of need.

This is a term time only position for 38 weeks a year.  Salary is paid monthly pro-rata at a rate equivalent to £16,344.00 pa FTE which is approximately £8.77 per hour for the time worked.

Hours are 12.30 – 13.45 each day. The role may be undertaken from Monday to Friday but there is no necessity to cover all five days of the week and most of the team of people in the role do two or three.

For further information, or to apply for this vacancy, please contact the School by email to or by telephone on 01689 820101.

Vacancy for Technician for Design Technology Department

A part-time job-sharing vacancy (likely to be two days per week) has arisen at St Olave’s for a Technician for the Design Technology Department to join the existing member of staff who would like to reduce her working hours. A detailed description of the role is attached. Relevant technical skills or qualifications and experience are essential.

The hours are essentially full-time during School terms (38 weeks pa) plus ideally a few further days for preparation before the start of each term.

The salary for the position is around £16,000 FTE which would equate to around £5,000 to £6,000 for the actual hours involved.

If you or anybody you know might be interested in the position and would like more information about the requirements please contact Ms Rosie Hawley (Head of Design Technology) in the first instance for further information (phone 01689 820101 or email ).

Anybody interested in submitting an application should contact Mrs Tereska Taylor (Headmaster’s PA)  at the School for full details of how to apply.

Please see downloadable link below for Job Description


2ic MFL - Faculty Overview 2017
2ic MFL Faculty - Application Form
2ic MFL Faculty - Application Process
2ic MFL Faculty - Main Scale Teacher
Application Form - non-teaching staff
Directions to St. Olave's
Head of Mathematics & Computing - Application Form
Head of Mathematics & Computing - Application Process
Head of Mathematics & Computing - Job Description
Head of Mathematics & Computing - Main Scale Teacher
Head of Mathematics & Computing - The Mathematics Faculty
Technician for Design Technology Department