Durham Cathedral Schools Foundation
£22,132 to £27,939
23rd Feb 2024
Salary: £22,132 to £27,939, Scale X25 to X37 (Dependent on experience)
Hours: 37.5 hours, 52 weeks of the year.
Contractual Status: Permanent
Durham Cathedral Schools Foundation comprises of two prestigious schools which date back to the early 1400s: Chorister School and Durham School.
Situated in the historic city of Durham, our schools have a rich tradition of academic excellence and holistic education, rooted in the values of community, heritage, and innovation.
We provide a nurturing environment where students thrive academically, socially, and personally, preparing them for successful futures.
We are seeking a dynamic and dedicated Admissions Officer to join our team. The Admissions Officer will play a crucial role in attracting and admitting talented students who will contribute positively to our school community and uphold our values.
The Job description can be found within the support documents.
- Lunch meal (hot and cold options) provided free of charge each day.
- To work on the historical 600+ year-old site in the city centre of Durham.
- Free on-site parking.
- Exempt from the Durham congestion charge.
- Work pension scheme, 3% opt in with employer 5% contribution.
- Invite to various social events of the year.
If you have any further questions about the job, please call the main reception at the school and ask to speak to HR.
Please email all application forms to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: Friday 23rd February 2024
The Foundation is committed to promoting the safeguarding of children and expects all employees to share this commitment. Any job offer will be made subject to satisfactory checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure. Durham Cathedral Schools Foundation is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of age, gender, race, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.
Supporting documentsApplication Form
Other Supporting Documents:
Durham Cathedral Schools Foundation
Learning has been part of the life of Durham for a thousand years. The Durham Cathedral Schools Foundation was formed in 2021 as a result of the merger between Durham School and The Chorister School. Both schools have been at the heart of the city’s education for most of that time; founded in the early fifteenth century as schools for “grammar and song” by Bishop Thomas Langley, Durham School was again refounded by Henry VIII in 1541. In a somewhat odd local tradition the Cathedral is often know as Abbey, expecially by Dunelmians and Old Dunelmians.
Durham School moved from its mediaeval home on Palace Green to its current location in 1844; although the city centre is only ﬁve minutes’ walk away, the School has a peaceful, rural atmosphere.
Today, the Foundation educates around 720 pupils. The Chorister School is our prep school, and is for girls and boys aged 3-11.
Durham School is our senior school, and is for girls and boys aged 11-18. Boarding is available to pupils aged 8 and up, and 20% of our pupils board. Just over a third of our pupils are girls.
Our vibrant and successful Sixth Form prepares pupils for the next stage of their journey. Within a community shaped by moral integrity and kindness, we cultivate ambition and responsibility, giving all Dunelmians the foundations to be happy and make a positive mark in the world.
By embracing this ethos, our pupils not only learn to pass their examinations today, but also receive an education that
gives them confidence for life and respect for all.
Durham Cathedral Schools Foundation has a long and ancient history. The secret to our longevity is our passionate teachers,
who, using innovative approaches and new technologies, seek to kindle the intellectual curiosity of our pupils, preparing them to answer the questions of tomorrow.