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Durston House School employs over 80 full-time and part-time staff in both teaching and support roles.

The school offers a vibrant, supportive and stimulating environment for any teaching professional. In addition, the diversity of support roles available provides a wealth of opportunities for a whole range of specialists and professions – from administration, finance, marketing and IT to buildings and grounds maintenance and catering.

Our 350 pupils are accommodated in 3 buildings, however, we operate very much as one school, taught by over 40 teachers. They participate in a multitude of extra-curricular activities throughout the year, including sport, music and drama. In term-time the school operates five days a week, with some sporting fixtures on Saturdays.

Employee Benefits 

At Durston House we offer a range of benefits, which include:

  • Generous pay scales
  • Training and development opportunities
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • School fee discount scheme for children of staff
  • Free lunches, tea, coffee, biscuits and fruit during term-time
  • Generous holiday entitlement

How to Apply

All applications for positions at Durston House School MUST be made using the Durston House School application form (unless instructed otherwise). Only fully completed forms will be accepted. You may include a cover letter and CV with your application if you wish.

To apply for any of the vacancies at Durston House School please fill out the application form (below) and submit it to .

In order to assist both you and us in the recruitment process please ensure that you read and download the following documents before applying:

Recruitment and Selection Policy


Durston House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Durston House School is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We encourage applications from a diverse range of suitably qualified candidates, including candidates wishing to work flexibly and requiring reasonable adjustments.

All positions at the School are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, therefore ALL convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings (including those which would normally be considered ‘spent’ under the Act) MUST be declared, subject to the DBS filtering rules. All information given will be treated as confidential and each case will be taken on its merits. Failure to disclose this information may result in the withdrawal of an offer of employment or immediate termination of employment.

Durston House School is an equal opportunities employer.