Current Vacancies

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities at St James Senior Girls’ School. We are committed to the safety and wellbeing of all staff and pupils. Please find below some general information about our school:

Information about the School

Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy

Recruitment, Selection and Disclosure Policy

We currently have the following vacancies:


External Events and Letting Manager

An exciting position has become available for an outgoing, talented and ambitious Events Manager to oversee the organisation of the external school events and lettings for St James Schools. You will report directly to the Bursar while liaising with Deputy Heads, Estates Managers and Catering Managers to organise and deliver efficient events to wedding couples and external hires.

On occasion you will be required to visit our girls’ school in Kensington Olympia, while working mainly at our boys’ school in Ashford, Surrey. You will deliver a high standard of events and productivity, promoting the schools at all times on an ongoing basis to ensure all events are compliant, cost-effective and that they are reflective of the Schools’ ethos.

To be successful, you will have significant experience managing events, preferably within the education sector. You will have diplomacy and tact, coupled with the excellent communication and administration skills required to liaise with colleagues and clients of all levels while being professional at all times.

Most importantly, you will be flexible, enthusiastic and creative, whilst having the initiative and drive to hit the ground running.

To receive an application pack, please email your request to:

Closing date: 4:00pm on Friday, 8 March 2019.



Spanish Assistant

Up to 5 hours per week

We are looking for a native speaker of Spanish to fill the role of part-time Language Assistant for our GCSE and A Level pupils. Please note, the role is for up to 5 hours a week, on an ad hoc basis i.e. the hours will not fall on one particular day a week but over 2-3 days at the beginning or end of the school day. The role would thus suit someone flexible and local to the school which is situated very near to Kensington Olympia station. The role will pay £21 per hour.

For further information or to apply, please send a brief CV to


St James Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including reference checks and, for the successful candidate, an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.