We have two vacanies:

School Secretary and Head’s PA



Start date between April and July 2020


Educated to at least GCSE level, or equivalent, particularly in Maths and English

Paediatric first aid (or the willingness to undertake training)

Salary - subject to qualifications and experience

We are looking for a caring, energetic, friendly, confident, invincible superhuman!  You will be right at the centre of the school and will be everything to everyone! This is not a role for the faint-hearted - you will need passion for our environment, the ability to multi-task, to be efficient and hard-working but always within the ethos and spirit of the school. A sense of humour is very important and so is a real desire to contribute to the wellbeing of staff, pupils and parents.  Much will depend on you in this small and very busy school.

Deadline for Applications:  Tuesday 25th February 2020, midday

References will be sought for short-listed candidates prior to the interview date.

Interview Date: week commencing 2 March 2020

Please send completed applications to:

Mrs M Sheaves
Lorenden Prep School
Painter's Forstal
ME13 0EN



Prep Class Teacher
(Maternity cover and fixed term contract: September 2020-August 2022)

Part-time (0.4)

We are looking for an ‘outstanding’, enthusiastic and committed Prep class teacher for September 2020. You will be a teacher with the ability and passion to interest and inspire children of Prep age who in the majority, will be successful at grammar school entry or who will receive a scholarship entry to independent senior school.

Our classes are small and our children are well known to us all. As a class teacher you will prize effort, be able to challenge pupils of all abilities and be able to deliver excellent pastoral care and discipline.

The role is part-time from September 2020. Pre-interview visits to the school are welcome.

Lorenden Prep School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing date for applications:  Wednesday 11 March, 9am

Interview date: week commencing 16 March 2020

Please send completed applications to:

Mrs M Sheaves
Lorenden Prep School
Painter’s Forstal
ME13 0EN

Or by email: office@lorenden.org