Support Staff Vacancies

St Paul's pupils

Exam Invigilators

Hourly Rate £8.45 per hour (Training will be provided)

To invigilate internal and external exams throughout the academic year.  Days and hours are variable, on the exam cycle.  Suitable candidates need not be available every day.  Full training will be provided and working hours will be negotiated for each exam period.

Closing date for applications:  Monday 2nd October 2017


Salary: St Paul’s Pay Range 2 Point 15

37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (Actual Salary £18,102) Hours of work (initially) Tuesday –Thursday 7.00am - 3.00pm and Monday & Friday 7.00am - 2.45pm


23 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (Actual Salary £11,253) Hours of work (initially) Tue – Thurs 8.00am - 1.00pm and Monday & Friday 8.00am - 12.00pm

We are seeking experienced Cooks to join our thriving catering department, currently providing approximately 2,000 meals per week.  The successful candidates will join our team and will prepare, cook and serve meals to pupils of St. Paul’s, as well as our external contracts.

Applicants must be motivated, with an eye for detail, have excellent catering, organisation, and interpersonal skills and enjoy working in a busy kitchen environment.  You can see a job description here and a person specification here.

Closing date for applications:  Monday 25th September 2017 at 9.00am. 

Catering Assistants

Salary: St Paul’s Pay Range 1 (£8.45 per hour) -  Fixed Term 1 Year Contracts:

20 hours per week, 39 weeks per year - Hours of work (initially) Monday – Thursday 9.30 -2.00pm, and Friday 10.30 -12.30pm


15 hours per week, 39 weeks per year. Hours of work (initially) Mon – Thurs 11.30am-2.45pm and 11.30am -1.30pm on Friday 

We are currently recruiting the above vacancies within our catering department here at St. Paul’s.  We are seeking enthusiastic and committed individuals to join our team preparing and serving school lunches for primary and secondary aged children.  The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a busy kitchen, will have some experience of preparing meals, making sandwiches and serving food.  Each day you will have the opportunity to prepare meals and serve children either here at St. Paul’s Catholic School or at one of our local primary schools. You can see a job description here and a person specification here.

Closing date for applications:  Monday 25th September 2017 at 9.00am

Part Time Morning Housekeeper

(£8.45 per hour) - 10 hours per week, 38 weeks (Term-time only plus 2 weeks). Hours of work 7.00am-9.00am Monday-Friday

This is a physically demanding role covering a high use of the school, initially working within C/D Block and the Sports Hall. You can see a job description here and a person specification here.

Closing date for applications:  Monday 25th September at 9.00am. 

Learning Support Assistant

Range 1 or 2 dependent on experience - 29 hours per week, Term time only plus 1 day.  

Starting Salary £10,951 Pay Range 1 (£17,056 - £18,540) (Pro rata £10,951 - £11,904) 

Starting Salary £11,430 Pay Range 2 (£17,802 - £21,640) (Pro rata £11,430- £13895)                 

We're looking for someone to support our large special educational needs department working with pupils who are visually impaired, hearing impaired and those with communication and interaction needs. 

We also support a number of pupils within SEN including, PTSD and other emotional and social health issues.  The desirable candidate will have experience in these specialist areas, ideally working with young people ages between 11-19 years old.  To see a job description click here and to see a person specification click here.

Closing date for applications:  Monday 25th September 2017 at 12.00noon. 

Expressions of Interest

St. Paul’s Catholic School continually seeks to recruit outstanding professionals to join our unique school and support our pupils to achieve their very best.  If there is not a vacancy advertised here which is suitable to your skill set we would invite you to send us your latest CV and a covering letter stating which specialist area you believe you would be a suitable candidate for.  Please click on the appropriate link below to take you to our e-mail ‘letter box’ and submit your details to us today!

You are just one click away from what could be your next career opportunity….. 

To submit your details please use the following e-mail attaching your latest CV, A covering letter and including one of the employment areas below in the subject heading of your e-mail to enable your information to be stored in the appropriate area: 

-       Learning Support (LSA, Communication Support Worker,              EAL)

-       Administration (including Library and Reprographics) 

-       Finance 

-       Facilities (Site, Grounds, IT, Catering and Housekeeping) 

-       Technician (Art, Science and Technology)

How to Apply for Current Vacancies

You will need to complete a support staff application form, a disclosure form and a recruitment monitoring form. Links to these forms can be found above.  When you have downloaded the application form you may need to enable editing (go into View and then edit document).  Please read our general information for applicants here and, before completing your application form, download the notes here.

Applications should be sent to Maddy Oliveri, St Paul's Catholic School, Phoenix Drive, Leadenhall, Milton Keynes MK6 5EN or by email to

The school is committed to the safeguarding of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.   

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