Opportunities at OHS

OUR CURRENT VACANCIES

We are seeking a full-time occupational therapist to work across our London schools from 2 September 2024. 

Job description: occupational therapist

OHS, LONDON – VAUXHALL (KS1–2)

We are seeking full-time teachers to join our primary team from 2 September 2024.

Job description: teacher

OHS, LONDON – NINE ELMS (KS3)

We are seeking two full-time teachers with primary or secondary subject specialisms to join our Key Stage 3 team from 2 September 2024 or earlier.

Job description: teacher

We are seeking a full-time psychotherapist to work across our London schools from 2 September 2024. 

Job description: psychotherapist

We are seeking a full-time general assistant from 2 September 2024.

Job description: general assistant

OHS, LONDON – KENNINGTON (KS4)

We are seeking a full-time teacher with any subject specialism to join our Key Stage 4 team from 2 September 2024.

Job description: teacher

We are seeking a full-time psychotherapist to work across our London schools from 2 September 2024. 

Job description: psychotherapist

OHS, ESSEX – GREAT BADDOW (KS1–2)

We are seeking a full-time speech and language therapist from 2 September 2024, or earlier.

Job description: speech and language

 

OHS, ESSEX – CHELMSFORD (KS3)

We are seeking full-time teachers (with various secondary subject specialisms) to join this new school's team from 2 September 2024.

Job description: teacher

 

WORKING AT OCTAVIA HOUSE SCHOOLS

All our roles are full-time. 

We only employ qualified teachers and therapists, or talented graduates ambitious to qualify as rapidly as possible. 

The specialist nature of our schools, and our pupils' need for consistency, means we are unable to accommodate student/trainee placements; make use of volunteers; or employ part-time, agency or supply staff.

 

BENEFITS

An opportunity to be part of a unique, seamless therapeutic team model. 

Vitality's private healthcare package which includes health, medical and dental insurance, lifestyle benefits, heavily-discounted gym membership and various rewards.

An Apple MacBook to use at school and at home. 

A complimentary daily lunch, cooked by our excellent school chefs. 

Opportunities for high-quality professional development and career progression, and financial support of up to 100% towards relevant professional qualifications.

 

SHARE YOUR INTEREST

Please email your CV and a brief statement outlining why you would like to work at Octavia House Schools and how you feel your experience makes you a suitable candidate to hr@ohs.uk. Please ensure you include the job title and school site you are interested in working at in your email. Those demonstrating suitability will be invited to an informal meeting with a senior member of our team.

 

APPLY

Having expressed an initial interest, visited our schools, and met informally with a senior leader, suitable applicants will be asked to formalise their candidacy by completing both our application and self-disclosure forms in full...

 

Application form

Please download, complete electronically in full and return to hr@ohs.uk

 

Self-disclosure form

Please download, print, complete by hand in full and bring with you on the day of your formal interview in a sealed envelope.

 

TRIAL VISIT & FORMAL INTERVIEW

Applicants who are shortlisted will be required to attend a trial visit and teach a lesson (if applicable) before a formal interview.  

An online search will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates. 

 

OUR COMMITMENT TO SAFEGUARDING

We expect all staff to share our commitments to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. Our vacancies are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Pre-employment checks will be carried out, professional references will be sought and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check and other relevant checks with statutory bodies. We comply with the DBS code of practiceHaving a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; the nature of the position and the circumstances and context of your offences will be considered. If you are unsure whether you need to disclose criminal information, you should seek legal advice or you may wish to contact Nacro or Unlock for impartial advice. There is more information on filtering and protected offences on the Ministry of Justice website. You may also find this flowchart useful.