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Employment Opportunities



The Yehudi Menuhin School is a world-renowned specialist music school for pupils aged 8 to 19. Set in 18 acres of beautiful grounds in Stoke d’Abernon, Surrey, the school provides a nurturing environment where pupils pursue their love of music, within a broader curriculum, with like-minded young people from all over the world. This small boarding and day school, with 87 pupils in January 2019, has a family atmosphere and everyone knows and supports one another.

Staff Benefits

  • Generous Staff Pension Scheme
  • All meals on duty are provided during term time
  • Two fifteen minute breaks and one unpaid thirty minute lunch break (dependent on working hours)
  • Staff are encouraged to use the facilities on site (such as the swimming pool, tennis courts and yoga) at times which do not conflict with the School’s requirements and within the School rules.

Safeguarding:

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection training and screening appropriate to the post. Checks will be made with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Equality

The Yehudi Menuhin School seeks to provide reasonable support to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources to discuss any access arrangements that you may require to submit an application.

Please note that all applications must be made using the School's application form. CV without the School’s completed application form will not be accepted.

Download the School's application form by clicking here (pdf) or here (Word).

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a completed application as soon as possible.The School reserves the right to interview and appoint before this date, if suitable candidates present themselves.

Completed applications forms should be sent to Human Resources, The Yehudi Menuhin School, Stoke d'Abernon, Surrey KT11 3QQ or via email to recruitment@menuhinschool.co.uk.

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Current vacancies


Junior Sous Chef


Annual Salary: £20,000

40 hours per week over 5 days including weekends (rota with alternate weekends off)

Department Purpose:

The Catering Department provides all food and beverages for pupils, staff and visitors.As well as enjoying a professional reputation with the pupils, parents and teachers, it also provides catering services throughout the year for hosted events.

Key Responsibilities:

The job holder is required to ensure that they adhere at all times to internal and external standards include Food Hygiene and Health and Safety

Deputise for the Catering Manager;

Ensure the dietary requirements and needs of all diners are met;

Ensure that matters such as maintenance of equipment and any incidents are reported and dealt with promptly.

Proactively contribute to meeting the nutritional needs of all diners;

Provide support to the Catering Manager with planning menus and with cost control; Ensure that all internal and external areas of compliance and legislation are met and; Standards of food hygiene are applied consistently.

Education and Qualifications:

Essential

Desirable

Food Hygiene Certificate

X

First Aid at Work

X

NVQ Level 2

X

Skills and Experience:

2 years’ kitchen experience as Chef de Partie

X

Minimum of 12 months in contract catering

X

Good all-round knowledge of kitchen operations

X

Supervision and delegation of duties to others

X

Please download the Job Description for more details.

Closing date for applications: 28 November 2018

Interviews will take place Tuesday 4 December and Wednesday 5 December


Matron / Assistant Houseparent

Annual Salary £20,000 - £22,000 Term Time Only (plus one day prior to the commencement of each term and one day following the end of each term)

6 days per week including on-call duties.

Allocated time off - alternate weekends plus one 24 hour period per week.

Job Purpose:

Proactively seeks to create a warm family atmosphere and establishes a strong rapport of trust with pupils and colleagues.

Provide pastoral care and support for residential pupils, ensuring that their health and safety, physical, social, emotional, medical and mental wellbeing is properly cared for.

To ensure all school policies are implemented consistently and applied fairly for all residential pupils.

Pastoral

  • Ensure that the needs of all residential pupils within the Boarding House are met including safeguarding, health and safety, physical, social, emotional, medical and mental wellbeing
  • Any safeguarding concerns are identified and reports to the DSL / Deputy DSL in accordance with the school policies
  • Liaising with Housemistress and colleagues all procedures and standards of behaviour are maintained consistently and any actions identified are taken promptly to address areas of concern
  • Administer prescribed and over the counter medication for residential pupils, keeping accurate records and informing Housemistress / Housemaster and school nurse
  • Supervise and support pupils in music practice and private study periods and attend lunchtime and evening concerts, including taking registers
  • Supervise the changing of bed linen on a weekly basis and manage laundry effectively
  • Check pupil belongings to ensure all essential items are provided and labelled correctly. Carry out repairs to clothing as required
  • Locate pupils absent from a timetabled lesson or activity and record absence or follow up appropriately
  • Manage and co-ordinate all travel and transport arrangements as required
  • Liaise with Catering Manager to ensure dietary needs of residential pupils are met and arrangements made for children attending extra-curricular activities
  • Complete final rounds, lights out supervision when on duty including the setting / disabling alarms to ensure full and proper security of pupils and buildings

General

Education and Qualifications:

Essential

Desirable

Maths & English GCSE or equivalent

X

First Aid at Work

X

Registered Nurse / Healthcare Assistant

X

Clean driving licence and eligible to drive school mini bus

X

Skills and Experience:

2 years’ experience within a Boarding School

X

Experience of working across an age range of pupils

X

Evidence of working with multiple priorities

X

Evidence of resolving conflict

X

Please download the Job Description for more details.

Closing date for applications: midnight - 19 November 2018

Interviews will take place 26 November 2018