Why work at Berkhamsted

Why work with us?

Berkhamsted School is a dynamic and exciting place to work. With a teaching staff of over 250 and a non-teaching staff of more than 300 people, we aim to recruit the highest calibre of staff who are passionate about our school values Aim High with Integrity, Serve Others and Be Adventurous.

Our Investors in People Gold award demonstrates that staff live the Schools’ Values. We foster strong Leadership and Management by empowering and involving staff in its strategy and decisions. Through Performance Development Reviews together with an extensive CPD programme our staff are provided with every opportunity to continue their own learning journey. We recognise that delivering continuous improvement is key to the success of every individual and to the School as a whole.

We value our staff and believe that attracting and retaining the very best people is fundamental to allowing us to continue to develop. Our teaching staff are reflective and passionate about education. We have a firm eye on the best educational practice and use leading edge technology to support this.

Our support staff are essential to the overall success of the School. Their skills and expertise allow the School to function effectively across all support functions.

Why work with us?

In these videos our staff discuss what they enjoy about being part of the Berkhamsted Schools Group community.

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All in this together

The Berkhamsted family of Schools has all the advantages of access to large school resources with a small school sense of community and individual care.

We boast a competitive salary structure, alongside other benefits which includes access to a comprehensive pension scheme. The wellbeing of our staff is a priority, we have a developed programme for staff with initiatives and support in the areas of Economic, Physical, Emotional and Social wellbeing. Free classes and advisory services. memberships and discounted rates in local establishments together with cycle to work scheme, free on-site parking, daily lunch, fee reduction for staff children are examples of some of the benefits on offer in this programme.

Should you have any questions or would like to enquire further about any of our vacancies, please contact the HR Department recruitment@berkhamsted.com or tel  01442 358000.

Please note that CVs without an accompanying application form will not be accepted. Applicants must be willing to undertake a number of safeguarding checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) and reference checks with previous employers. The school is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants must be in possession of a valid Right to Work in the UK, proof of which will need to be provided on appointment.

Berkhamsted is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and visitors to adopt a child centred and coordinated approach to child protection and safeguarding.

Please read our statement regarding the Gender Pay Gap

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Investors in People | Gold

Investors in People | Gold

Our Gold titles means our family of Schools are exceptional in fields of leadership, support and managing people. The standards are achieved by a thorough assessment from all levels of staff through interviews and questionnaires. Only a small fraction of organisations worldwide achieve the gold status.