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Cover Supervisor

We wish to appoint a Cover Supervisor who is enthusiastic, committed and enjoys working with young people to commence as soon as possible. You will cover classes in the short-term absence of teachers who will provide work for you to supervise.

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Closing Date: 9am on Monday 21 September 2020



Examination Invigilators

We are seeking to appoint reliable, flexible individuals to join our experienced Invigilation Team within the Trust. There are currently opportunities at The Gryphon School, Sherborne however there may be instances where you are asked to assist at another school within the Trust. A comprehensive induction will be provided before commencing in role.

Closing Date: 9am Monday 28 September 2020

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Science Technician

Permanent, 30 hours per week, term time plus training and 1.6 weeks in the holidays

We are seeking to appoint a Science Technician with energy, enthusiasm and a love of Science who has good organisational skills and is able to work as part of a team to work closely with our dedicated, friendly team of 15 Science teachers and 2 experienced Science Technicians. This is a wonderful opportunity to join a large, successful and dedicated team of specialists who work hard to enthuse our students, instil high standards, and provide them with the opportunity to fulfil their potential.

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Closing Date: 9am on Monday 28 September 2020




We require cleaners for our light, airy, well-maintained and modern site:

Post 1

Salary: Grade 1 £7,233
Contract: Permanent, 15 hours per week

The first post is for 15 hours per week, from 5.00am to 8.00am, Monday to Friday. This is a permanent post with a salary of £7,233.

Post 2

Salary: Grade 1 £7,783
Contract: Permanent, 17.5 hours per week Term time plus training days and 3 weeks in the holidays

The second post is for 17.5 hours per week, from 4.00 pm to 7.30 pm, Monday to Friday, during term time, plus training days and 3 weeks in the holidays. This is a permanent post with a salary of £7,783.

No previous experience necessary as training is available for the right candidates. We provide an occupational pension, excellent facilities and a uniform.

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Closing Date: 9am Monday 28 September 2020




Application Forms and DBS details

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If you would like to submit your details for prospective vacancies, please complete the Expression of Interest form above.

Interested in volunteering opportunities at the Gryphon?

Gaining volunteering experience in a school setting, can help you decide if teaching is right for you and demonstrate that you have the commitment and skills to be successful.

Alternatively, we welcome volunteers who are able to support our students with enrichment and mentoring opportunities, or provide specialist skills and experience to support school operations or governance.

Please contact us at to discuss volunteering at the Gryphon school or within the Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust

Safeguarding Statement:

The Gryphon School has an absolute commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The School follows the national and Dorset policies and procedures for child protection and security and the interview will include questions about safeguarding children. Current and/or previous employers will be contacted through references as part of the verification process pre-appointment checks if the applicant is short listed. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The Gryphon School is committed to equal opportunities and positively encourages applications from all sections of the community.



Covid-19 Update

9th Sept 2020 Dear Parent/Carer, We have now been in contact with Public Health England regarding the confirmed case of COVID-19 within the school. The student concerned was tested as part of...


Covid-19 Statement

Dear students/parents/carers We need to inform you that a Year 13 student has today tested positive for Covid-19. As students have only been at school for 2 days, and in this case...


Welcome back!

We were delighted to welcome all of our students back to school today.  The school is feeling busy and purposeful – everyone is ready to get back to routine.