Working at The Crypt School

The Crypt School is a friendly and supportive environment in which to teach and work within.  Committed to the welfare and professional development of all its staff, the School offers the opportunity to work with an outstanding group of young people, within a well-resourced school. The Crypt School values the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

Set in over 30 acres of grounds just outside of Gloucester, the School benefits from good road links with Gloucester, Cheltenham and the surrounding region, including Bristol for example. The School employs over 120 staff, from teaching specialists to administrative roles.  The Crypt School is an equal opportunities employer.

Working at The Crypt School

Please read our Recruitment, Selection and Disclosure Policy and Procedure prior to applying (as part of due diligence, shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online search)

Staff Wellbeing and Benefits:

We understand the importance of work-life balance and offer a range of benefits to recognise and reward the contribution staff make.

  • a wonderful environment to work in, with supportive colleagues and access to personalised training and development
  • opportunities for career development and advancement
  • teaching and supporting outstanding students
  • One extra week of paid holiday
  • Buy back holiday scheme (up to 5 days/year)
  • Access to staff counselling
  • Enhanced Paternity leave
  • Cycle to work scheme & childcare voucher scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Use of school gym & other facilities
  • Parcel deliveries for staff during the day
  • Free tea/coffee throughout the day (sometimes treats as well!)   
  • Staff socials

……………and it is a friendly place to work!

Current Vacancies

Teacher of Science

Teacher of Science 
(Biology specialist preferred)

(Part-Time 0.4 to 0.6, ECTs welcome to apply)

1st September 2024 - 31st August 2025

The position of Science Teacher is an important one for the science faculty and wider school: all students enjoy studying science at KS3 and at GCSE, with large numbers then progressing onto study one or more of the three sciences at A Level.  Many study science, or related subjects such as medicine at university, or progress into science related apprenticeships for example.   


Teacher of Science




Responsible to the relevant Head of Department


The role of the subject teacher is to provide learning opportunities to provide learning opportunities to which all students can respond with

enthusiasm and commitment 

Duties and responsibilities

Your duties and responsibilities are contained in the School Teachers Pay and Conditions document                                           

Applicatoin Form

Job Description

Person Specification

Lunchtime Supervisor



PostThe contract working hours are 1.25 hours per day / 6.25 hours per week, 38 weeks per year (term time only).Annual Leave entitlement 5.62 wks
The typical hours of work are 13:00 to 14:15 Monday to Friday.
ScaleGrade 2.2 – Full Time £22,366, Actual £3,153.61 per annumFTE 0.141
RelationshipsStudents and staff
PurposeSupervise students at lunch time
Duties and responsibilities Outlined below



The closing date for applications:  Noon, Wednesday 10th April 2024

Interview date: to be advised

If you would like any further information on the role, please contact Sharon Bailey, HR Administration on [email protected] or T: 01452 530291.


Job Description

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form




We very much welcome volunteers at The Crypt School and value the experience that volunteers bring. 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Depending on your volunteering role within the School, you may be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and on your first day you will have a meeting with our Safeguarding Lead or Deputy Safeguarding Lead before commencing work within our School.

Please read our Safeguarding Policy which can be found on our school website by clicking on this link:

Governors & Volunteering Privacy Notice is also on the Policies page.

If you are interested in volunteering, please complete the Volunteer Enquiry Form Volunteer Enquiry Form

Your volunteering contact: Sharon Bailey, HR  [email protected].  


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment and all successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) along with other relevant background checks. 


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