Job Description

We are seeking an outstanding individual to act as part of a team, to assist in the day-to-day running of the school and enrich the experience for pupils. GAP Assistants are respected members of staff and are expected to show leadership qualities, be good role models to pupils and to develop appropriate relationships with both staff and pupils.

A GAP Assistant’s timetable consists of time in various departments, assisting with teaching and learning, assisting with co-curricular activities such as sport, Duke of Edinburgh, as well as supporting school trips and activity weeks.

The departments that a GAP Assistant works in should be aligned with their strengths and interests, but they may be required to assist with others from time to time.

We are looking for a post A Level student or recent graduate in any discipline with a keen interest in sport and outdoor activities.

St Mary’s is a highly successful independent day school for girls aged 3-16 years and boys aged 3-4 years, a member of the Girls’ Schools Association, the Independent Association of Prep Schools and the prestigious Round Square organisation.

You will have a combination of relevant skills and expertise, along with the ability to develop effective relationships with colleagues, children and parents. St Mary’s is proud of its excellent customer service and expects all staff to maintain its high standards as well as participating in the life of the school.

For more information about the role, please email or telephone Molly Terry, HR & Compliance Officer on 01206 594169

To apply, please download and complete the Application form at the bottom of the Vacancies page, and return it to the school as a scan by email, or by post For the Attention of M Terry, HR & Compliance Officer, St Mary’s School, 91 Lexden Road, Colchester, Essex CO3 3RB.