Job vacancies at Clifton College

Job vacancies at Clifton College

Clifton College is one of the country’s leading public boarding and day schools. The College has more than 1200 pupils aged 2 to 18, two large commercial sports facilities, a commercial theatre and more than 500 staff, all based across two primary sites.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

A disclosure (enhanced) from the DBS will be requested in the event of an individual being offered a position. 

Clifton College is an equal opportunities employer and operates a smoke free environment.

Current Vacancies

Payroll Officer

£17,850-24,400 per annum depending on experience

25 hours per week, 0930-1430 Monday to Friday

Clifton College is looking to appoint an experienced and confident part-time Payroll Officer to join the finance department of a very successful independent day/boarding school in Clifton, Bristol.

The payroll officer will be responsible for providing a timely, accurate and efficient payroll service for the College, totalling 600 to 700 staff per month, including month end and year end reports within fixed deadlines.  The payroll officer will be responsible for administering the College’s various pension schemes, including the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.  The payroll officer will work closely with the Finance Manager, Assistant Bursar and Human Resources team on providing payroll support to the staff of the College.

The payroll officer will be an experienced payroll professional, accustomed to operating independently within an end to end payroll environment for an organisation of similar size or complexity to the College.  A good working knowledge of payroll systems generally is essential.  A working knowledge of the College’s system (iTrent) is preferable.  Experience with the Teachers’ Pension Scheme is also preferable.

Application forms may be obtained from the Human Resources Department, Clifton College, 32 College Road, Bristol, BS8 3JH, Tel 0117 315 7116 or e-mail recruitment@cliftoncollege.com.

Alternatively, we have a PDF application form you can download, print and send to us, or a Microsoft Word version that you can download, complete and email to us. There is also a Job Description of the position available. All documents will appear in a new window.

Please print, complete and return our Equal Opportunities information document. Please see our policy on recruitment, selection and disclosure.

Complete applications and Equal Opportunities forms should be sent, with a covering letter, to the HR Department, Clifton College, 32 College Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3JH or recruitment@cliftoncollege.com.

Closing date for all applications: 5pm Friday 23 June 2017

Cleaning Operative  £13,949-£15,250 per annum

39 hours per week

Mon-Tues            05:30-13:30
Wed-Fri               05:40-13:00
Sunday                05:00-08:00

Cleaning Operative required to assist with the provision of a high quality cleaning service in our busy school.  The role involves cleaning offices, toilet areas, sports facilities, classrooms, laboratories, corridors, shower rooms and stairways. 

A moderate level of physical fitness is intrinsic to this role as you are required to carry and use cleaning equipment such as vacuums, mops and buckets, to manage stairway cleaning, and to transport bottles of chemical cleaning fluids safely.

Although cleaning experience would be an advantage, training will be provided and more important is the willingness to work hard and demonstrate reliability both when working alone or in a team. 

Candidates must fully complete a College application form in order to be considered.  You should include full details of your education and employment history – explaining the reason for any gaps.  Please also ensure that you provide full contact details (full name, job title, postal/business email address) for a minimum of 2, preferably 3 referees who know you in an employment or educational capacity, such as a manager or teacher.  Referees should not be friends or relatives.  Additionally, if any of your previous work experience (whether paid or unpaid) involved contact with children or young people, contact details for a person who can comment in a supervisory or management capacity must be given as one of your referees.

Application forms may be obtained from the Human Resources Department, Clifton College, 32 College Road, Bristol, BS8 3JH, Tel 0117 315 7116 or e-mail recruitment@cliftoncollege.com.

Alternatively, we have a PDF application form you can download, print and send to us, or a Microsoft Word version that you can download, complete and email to us. There is also a Job Description of the position available. All documents will appear in a new window.

Please print, complete and return our Equal Opportunities information document. Please see our policy on recruitment, selection and disclosure.

Complete applications and Equal Opportunities forms should be sent, with a covering letter, to the HR Department, Clifton College, 32 College Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3JH or recruitment@cliftoncollege.com.

Closing date for all applications: 5pm Friday 23 June 2017

School Shop Sales Assistant 

Up to £7.50 per hour

Clifton College School Shop is looking to recruit an experienced Sales Assistants to assist in the operation of the School Shop and associated services through the busy summer months. As well as providing a service for the busy Holiday Clubs and Language Schools the successful applicants will also be involved in stock taking and assisting the team during the busy back to school period.

The hours will be full time from July to early September over 5 days per week with Saturday hours available during term time.

Previous retail experience advantageous but not essential.

Application forms may be obtained from the Human Resources Department, Clifton College, 32 College Road, Bristol, BS8 3JH, Tel 0117 315 7116 or e-mail recruitment@cliftoncollege.com.

Alternatively, we have a PDF application form you can download, print and send to us, or a Microsoft Word version that you can download, complete and email to us. There is also a Job Description of the position available. All documents will appear in a new window.

Please print, complete and return our Equal Opportunities information document. Please see our policy on recruitment, selection and disclosure.

Complete applications and Equal Opportunities forms should be sent, with a covering letter, to the HR Department, Clifton College, 32 College Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3JH or recruitment@cliftoncollege.com.

Closing date for all applications: 5pm Friday 30th June 2017.

Gap Year Tutor

£9024-9600 actual salary, depending on age

Fixed term contract 1st September 2017 - 30th June 2018

This position is suitable for individuals who are finishing 6th form and university leavers.

This is a full time position which provides suitable applicants with the opportunity of benefiting from all aspects of working in a large, busy and thriving Boarding and Day Preparatory School. Successful applicants should expect to participate wholeheartedly in all walks of school life, as well as being able to develop their own areas of specialism, as applicable. There will be the possibility of residential accommodation for the right candidate, along with full use of all College sporting and recreational facilities.  

Successful candidates may also be able to seek holiday employment with Clifton College Services Limited. This would be remunerated separately and in addition to the basic salary. The post would carry an initial fixed term contract of one academic year with the possibility of further extension for the right candidate.

We are especially interested in candidates who have specialism in girls’ Netball.

Application forms may be obtained from the Human Resources Department, Clifton College, 32 College Road, Bristol, BS8 3JH, Tel 0117 315 7116 or e-mail recruitment@cliftoncollege.com.

Alternatively, we have a PDF application form you can download, print and send to us, or a Microsoft Word version that you can download, complete and email to us. There is also a Job Description of the position available. All documents will appear in a new window.

Please print, complete and return our Equal Opportunities information document. Please see our policy on recruitment, selection and disclosure.

Complete applications and Equal Opportunities forms should be sent, with a covering letter, to the HR Department, Clifton College, 32 College Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3JH or recruitment@cliftoncollege.com.

Closing date for all applications 5pm Friday 30 June 2017

Interviews to take place Friday 7th July 2017

Health Centre Receptionist

£10.02 per hour

We are looking to appoint a Receptionist for the College's Health Centre. The role will cover general reception duties, as well as support for the day-to-day needs of the Health Centre and its staff.  You will be the first point of contact for pupils when they arrive at the Health Centre and direct them as needed.

Strong IT skills and excellent telephone manner are essential.

Hours of work (to be reviewed termly):

  • Mondays 0730-1130
  • Thursdays 0730-1130
  • With flexibility for one further morning 0730-1130 either on either a Tuesday or a Friday, as and when it is needed.

Application forms may be obtained from the Human Resources Department, Clifton College, 32 College Road, Bristol, BS8 3JH, Tel 0117 315 7116 or e-mail recruitment@cliftoncollege.com.

Alternatively, we have a PDF application form you can download, print and send to us, or a Microsoft Word version that you can download, complete and email to us. There is also a Job Description of the position available. All documents will appear in a new window.

Please print, complete and return our Equal Opportunities information document. Please see our policy on recruitment, selection and disclosure.

Complete applications and Equal Opportunities forms should be sent, with a covering letter, to the HR Department, Clifton College, 32 College Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3JH or recruitment@cliftoncollege.com.

Closing date for all applications: 5pm Monday 2nd July 2017

Swim Academy Teacher

£14 an hour (+ holiday pay) 

Part-time, casual – required on Saturday mornings during term time.

Clifton College Swim Academy are looking for a talented, fully qualified Swimming Teacher to join our friendly team. Our Swim Academy started earlier this year and we are now looking to expand. We currently cater for children from the age of four on Saturday mornings during term time, 09.00 – 12.00. Our family approach allows parents to watch poolside encouraging their children every step of the way!

We are seeking someone who has good technical abilities, a true love of teaching, genuinely interested in swimming and enjoys helping people of all ages achieve their goals. It would be desirable for the candidate to have teaching experience and hold an award in Pool Lifeguarding or a First Aid qualification.

Application forms may be obtained from the Human Resources Department, Clifton College, 32 College Road, Bristol, BS8 3JH, Tel 0117 315 7116 or e-mail recruitment@cliftoncollege.com.

Alternatively, we have a PDF application form you can download, print and send to us, or a Microsoft Word version that you can download, complete and email to us. There is also a Job Description of the position available. All documents will appear in a new window.

Please print, complete and return our Equal Opportunities information document. Please see our policy on recruitment, selection and disclosure.

Complete applications and Equal Opportunities forms should be sent, with a covering letter, to the HR Department, Clifton College, 32 College Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3JH or recruitment@cliftoncollege.com.

Closing date for all applications: 5pm Friday 7th July 2017. 

Catering Vacancies

We use an external provider for our Catering Department, please use the links below to apply for these jobs.

Cafe Supervisor