Current Vacancies

Finance Officer - Epsom and Ewell High School

Epsom and Ewell High School is seeking to appoint a Finance Officer to provide financial support for the school and work closely with the Trust’s central finance team. 

Salary: Depending on qualifications and experience, £21-28k (Actual salary 17.5k - £23.3k)

Hours: 30 hours per week worked over 5 days/52 weeks per year

The Bourne Education Trust has extremely high aspirations and expectations for our staff and students alike and our mission is to provide a world class education for each individual student. The successful candidates will be able to work well as part of our team, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be highly organised and have the ability to meet tight deadlines. Previous experience working within financial regulations is essential and knowledge of PS Financials would be desirable. 

A full job description and person specification for each role can be downloaded below. Interested candidates should complete the below application form and email to Please note that CVs will not be accepted. 

Finance Officer job description

Application form

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 3rd December 2018.

Interview date: Thursday 6th December 2018. 


Clerk to the Governors - Epsom and Ewell High School

Epsom & Ewell High School, a member of the Bourne Education Trust, is seeking to appoint a Clerk to the Governing Body as soon as possible.

The clerk will be required to attend and take minutes of the meetings of the full governing body and all committees as well as all associated preparation and follow-up work.  An understanding of governing body procedures and education issues would be advantageous, as would experience of attending formal meetings.

You will be required to attend meetings at the school during term time which usually take place during the afternoon or early evening. The successful applicant will need to arrange their own transport to and from meetings.

A high standard of written English, good communication and interpersonal skills and experience with IT, including word-processing, are essential requirements. A proven interest in Academy Trust compliance and education/legal matters would be an advantage, though not essential. Training will be provided as necessary.

Interested candidates should complete an application form, which can be downloaded from the school website along with a full pack of details  Application forms should be emailed to

Salary: Scale 8 £ 28,294 - £32,838 FTE to hours worked plus travel allowance.

Initial working hours are expected to be around 119 hours per academic year. Extra hours may be required under certain circumstances.

The closing date for applications has been extended to 12 noon on the 9th November 2018.

Interview date: 16th November 2018.


Teacher of English (secondary) - Bourne Education Trust

Salary: Main pay range (£22,917 - £27,542)

Location: Everest Community Academy, Basingstoke 

Working Hours: This will be a full-time, permanent post.

Closing date: 28/10/18

We are looking to recruit two Teachers of English to be placed within one of our 5 vibrant secondary schools where staff and students work together to create an inviting and purposeful atmosphere. If you join Bourne Education Trust you will be working in a school that:

  • Is rapidly improving and offers career development and leadership opportunities
  • Gives responsibility to its staff and allows them to use their initiative and flourish accordingly
  • Has an open-door policy and culture of sharing
  • Provides access to our multi-academy trust and the opportunities that brings
  • Has a young and vibrant staff team.

The main duties of the role will include:

  • Setting challenging teaching and learning objectives which are relevant to all students in class.
  • Planning effectively to meet the needs of students with special educational needs.
  • Liaising effectively with parents or carers on students’ progress and achievements.
  • Working effectively as part of a team.
  • Using a variety of teaching methods and styles appropriate to the range of ability of the students being taught.
  • Securing a standard of behaviour that enables students to learn, and act to pre‑empt and deal with inappropriate behaviour in the context of the behaviour policy of the school.
  • Undertaking the teaching of those classes assigned under the school timetable.
  • Planning and preparing lessons in accordance with the schemes of work of the department.

The successful candidates will:

  • Have a secure knowledge and understanding of the subject(s) they are trained to teach (essential).
  • Be degree level educated and hold an appropriate teaching qualification (essential)
  • Have previous teaching experience (desirable)
  • Be committed to the pursuit of high standards, both academic and behavioural (essential)
  • Be an excellent classroom practitioner (essential)
  • Be committed to being an excellent team player (essential)
  • Be able to build excellent relationships with students, parents and other staff members (essential)
  • Be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to a variety of audiences (essential)
  • Possess excellent behaviour management skills (essential)
  • Be able to create a happy, challenging and effective learning environment (essential).
A full job description and application form can be found below. Completed application forms should be sent to The Bourne Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare and safety of its staff and pupils and follows safeguarding interview procedures. We will expect all candidates to meet the highest standard of safeguarding to be successful.
Please be aware only successful candidates will be contacted.

Primary Teacher (KS1 Lead) - Sayes Court Primary School

Salary: Main pay range (£24,018 - £27,542)

Location: Addlestone, Surrey

Working Hours: This will be a full-time post.

Closing date: 28/10/18

Sayes Court Primary School is seeking a dynamic teacher with a background in EYFS to take on a brand new role within our vibrant school to lead KS1. This is an exciting and varied position which would ideally suit someone who is creative, energetic and can work on their own initiative.

As well as leading KS1, the successful candidate will also have dedicated teaching time, and will be required to work alongside the EYFS Lead as part of the Phonics Team.

Sayes Court Primary is a one form entry school in Surrey and proud to be part of the Bourne Education Trust. At our school you will find a welcoming and purposeful environment centred on our core purpose: children and teaching and learning.  A place where everyone is  challenged to perform at their best and where there is a  commitment to nurturing and growing happy, successful, intellectually curious and determined children with a strong sense of moral and cultural values.
If you are passionate about teaching and looking for a new challenge, this could be the perfect the role for you!

The main duties of the role will include:
  • Contributing to driving the school’s aims and policies and participating in the implementation of policies and plans, targets and practices.
  • Planning and assessing pupil’s learning using knowledge of school policies, schemes of work and National Curriculum requirements for the relevant curriculum areas.
  • To lead, manage and work collaboratively with KS1 teachers and support staff and, as appropriate, with other adults. Supporting and providing training for teachers and support staff in KS1 and across the school.
  • Working with SLT and staff to ensure good outcomes for pupils in KS1 and across the school where necessary
  • Securing and sustaining effective teaching of the relevant subjects for individuals, groups and classes. Developing the quality of teaching across KS1, working with SLT and teachers to assess the standards of pupil’s achievements and set targets for improvement. Working to ensure good provision and outcomes for phonics across the school. Working to ensure that the teaching of handwriting and presentation across the school is in line with the school policy and where necessary working with SLT and Middle Leaders to develop NQTs. 
  • Planning effectively, where applicable, to meet the needs of pupils with Special Educational Needs and, in collaboration with the SENCo.
  • Establishing resource needs for KS1 and advise the Headteacher of likely priorities for expenditure, and allocate available resources effectively. Ensuring the effective, efficient management and organisation of learning resources across KS1 including information and communications technology.
  • Creating an effective and stimulating environment for the teaching and learning of the subject. risks are properly assessed.
  • Liaising effectively with pupils’ parents/carers and support teachers in developing informative oral and written reports on pupils’ progress and achievements, discussing appropriate targets and encouraging them to support their children’s learning, behaviour and progress;
  • Taking responsibility for own professional development, setting objectives for improvements, and taking action to keep up-to-date with research and developments in pedagogy and in the subject(s) taught.
The successful candidate:
  • Commitment to raising standards in attainment and progress and achieving high standards
  • Up to date knowledge of current trends in education
  • Qualified to Degree Level with Qualified Teacher Status
  • Prior teaching experience in Nursery, Reception and KS1
  • A proven track record of success in EYFS and a strong understanding of learning and practice in EYFS
  • Evidence of CPD and/or school practice
  • Experience of leading training and interventions in Phonics and Presentation
  • Experience of leading a team
  • Knowledge and understanding of the theory and practice of the National Curriculum through   observation, planning and assessment
  • Understanding of the requirements of pupils with SEN and EAL
  • High expectations of pupils’ achievement and behaviour
  • Confident use of ICT
  • Evidence of involvement in curriculum development
  • An understanding of developments in assessment
  • Excellent knowledge of phonics/spelling
  • Excellent classroom practitioner
  • Commitment to being an excellent team player
  • Excellent relationships with children, parents, staff and governors
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing to a variety of audiences
  • Excellent behaviour management skills
  • Create a happy, challenging and effective learning environment
  • Experience of target setting
  • Experience of providing effective feedback to teachers
  • Please see the full Person Specification and Job Description for further details of the role.
  • Please note only successful applicants will be contacted. Applicants must complete an application form, CVs will not be considered.

Please note only successful applicants will be contacted.

A job description, person specification and application form can be found below. Completed application forms should be sent to