Care Assistant

Appointment of a Care Assistant for September 2019


Are you looking for a role as a Care Assistant within a friendly and vibrant Independent School?

Bishop’s Stortford College is a place of learning that provides an outstanding range of opportunities for developing well-rounded, skilful and happy young people.  We pride ourselves on doing this in a beautiful environment with the best facilities.

At the College, we are aware that it is the people who make this possible. It is their energy, imagination and enthusiasm that creates the opportunities, experiences and very special atmosphere for both pupils and staff to enjoy. 

The Prep School

The Bishop’s Stortford College Prep School is an independent, co-educational day and boarding school for pupils aged 4 – 13 (560 on roll). It is the preparatory school for Bishop’s Stortford College to which most of the Prep School pupils transfer at the end of Year 8.

The Prep School is a wonderful place to teach and to learn. The pupils are super and the staff hard-working, committed and purposeful, but with a sense of humour which makes teaching here such fun. There is a buzz to the Prep School and visitors often comment on the positive, happy atmosphere they experience when they arrive.  Relationships between pupils and staff are key to generating and sustaining this and I hope you will want to become part of the team responsible for creating this environment.

Please visit the College website ( to view our last ISI Inspection Report and to get a flavour of all that goes on here.

The Post

The job holder is responsible for providing support to the specific pupil, ensuring the pupil is able to access their learning.  You'll be responsible for the pupil who requires physical assistance throughout the day.  Good oral and written communication skills are essential.

The position is term time only and becomes available from the September 2019

Application Process

The closing date for applications is Monday 20th May at 9am

The offer of appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A copy of the College’s Child Protection Policy is available on the website.

A completed application form, letter of application and curriculum vitae. Follow the link to go through to our site. 

And if we still haven’t tempted you…

We also reward all our employees with a fantastic range of benefits use of our state-of-the-art College Gym and Swimming Poolparking onsite,  and a free lunch during term time!

Here’s what some of our employees have said about the College…..

‘At Bishop’s Stortford College, there is a willingness to help each other and a shared commitment to helping pupils’

‘You have the space and ability to draw on your own character and strength within the College’

‘Staff are supportive and helpful and there is good communication.  We are a close-knit team who help one other’

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