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Thank you for your interest in working at Pilgrims School. We nurture a child’s inherent curiosity and creativity to provide the best possible educational start.  Every aspect of our school from the design of our buildings, to the way that we teach focuses on letting children be children while helping them to flourish.

We understand the diverse needs of family life and aim to establish a mutual trust and understanding between family and home.  In addition to the school curriculum, we offer a range of extra-curricular activities throughout the academic year to further encourage and support the children’s curiosity, creativity and passion to complement what they learn during the school day.

As a team we continuously strive to achieve an outstanding level of care and education for every pupil.

Please see our current vacancies below.

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

We have an exciting opportunity for someone with passion and drive to join our KS1 team, sharing in our vision for the future. The successful applicant will have experience of working in a KS1 setting and have knowledge of its curriculum. You will support the KS1 class teacher ensuring the children get the very best from their education and if necessary, will also cover the class in the teacher’s absence.

Our three classes provide an outstanding level of care and education for our children and the successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the ability to inspire, support, motivate and engage the class and provide outstanding care and education.

In return we offer a competitive salary, learning and development opportunities and our reward package includes a generous pension scheme and private health care scheme with cash back benefits, alternative therapies, and private hospital surgical treatment. We also offer 3 emergency days per year and all employees are covered under the generous life assurance scheme from the first day of employment.

All staff enjoy free on-site parking, as well as free lunch and refreshments. We support employee wellbeing offering an Employee Assistance Scheme which includes support with legal issues, financial advice and counselling.

Closing date for completed applications: Friday 09 September
Interview date: To be confirmed



If you’d like to review our policies and parental contracts

Policies for each part of the school are overarching and are openly available to all via the main school reception.

View our policies online

Pilgrims Pre-Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS clearance.