Please send completed applications to: HR Department, Leweston School, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 6EN.
or Email: [email protected]

Head of Chemistry (Required from January 2022)

We are seeking a well-qualified and dynamic teacher to lead our successful Chemistry Department and teach Chemistry throughout the school, including GCSE and A Level.  The job will suit an experienced teacher.

The ability and willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school is expected.

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Higher Level Teaching Assistant (Full Time, Required September 2021 for a period of one year, then subject to review)

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced teaching assistant to join our thriving community. The successful candidate will join our existing SEND team and will be working to support a pupil with a variety of SEND needs. You will be working largely on a 1-1 basis, supporting a child who is going into Year 7, working to tailor lesson content to suit their needs.

The hours of work will be 8am – 4.30pm daily. Experience in working with children with SEND would be highly advantageous.

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Closing Date: 30 June
Virtual Interviews: 5 July


Early Years Practitioner (Full Time and Bank Positions Available)

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Early Years Practitioner to join our thriving Nursery, which offers high quality childcare and education. We offer highly competitive rates of pay and generous holiday allocations, in addition to a package of benefits including delicious meals for staff, use of facilities and discounts on childcare.

This is an opportunity for a well-qualified practitioner to help create a nurturing and stimulating environment for children aged 0 – 4 years. The ideal candidates will have a good working knowledge of the EYFS, strong communication skills and a passion to be an exceptional Early Years Educator. We are committed the professional development of our staff and there will be opportunities for progression.

Applicants should be qualified to NVQ Level 3 or equivalent, experience of working in a similar role is desirable.

This is a full time role working 40 hours per week. Hours of work are between 7.30am and 6.15pm, Monday – Friday, in accordance with the duty shift rota.

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Closing Date: 13 August

 Vacancies with our catering company, Chartwells If you are interested in applying for catering roles with our external company, Chartwells, please visit their website.


The Leweston Learner
From Nursery to Sixth Form Leweston shares an educational approach that helps our pupils develop an attitude to learning they can apply across the curriculum, as well as in the wider world. Click on the six key characteristics to find out more.