Employment Opportunities

Sevenoaks School employs over 400 staff in both academic and support staff positions.

The school is set on a beautiful 100-acre campus, nestled next to Knole Park and central to Sevenoaks. It enjoys first class facilities, including a state-of-the-art performing arts centre, a sports centre, a theatre, seven boarding houses, a health centre, and a variety of student spaces.

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At Sevenoaks School our mission is to ensure that students secure their full potential. We prepare young people for life in a modern, global society and seek to provide every student with excellent role models. Having a diverse staff enhances our school community and we warmly welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Sevenoaks School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and therefore, the offer of employment is subject to the satisfactory completion of a number of background checks. This includes but is not limited to, an enhanced DBS check with Children’s Barred list check, the taking up and verification of references, the verification of career history and fitness to undertake the role, and an online search of publicly available information to assess candidates’ suitability for working in a school environment.

Sevenoaks School offers opportunities to: 

  • teach bright, motivated, high-achieving students in small sets and well-resourced classrooms, with state-of-the-art facilities for sport and the performing arts.

  • thrive in a modern, energetic school with a sense of tradition and a reputation for innovation, promoting independent as well as lifelong learning.

  • develop professionally through international workshops, teacher exchanges and sabbaticals, with close links to the IB and opportunities for promotion.

  • experience the rich diversity of a co-educational day and boarding school with its strong pastoral and co-curricular ethos and students from 30 different nationalities. 

  • join a well-qualified, professional and dedicated staff from a wide range of backgrounds in an exceptionally friendly and social Common Room. 

  • enjoy a green, attractive campus within easy reach of London, major airports, Eurostar terminals, the beautiful Kent countryside and the South coast.

When I applied for a teaching post at Sevenoaks, by far the strongest advocate was the Sixth Former who showed me round – the epitome of the type of student I wanted to teach. When my wife subsequently applied for a job here, I selected her 'tour guide' with equal care!

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