We employ staff of the highest calibre who will be able to mesh the very best in modern thinking with our traditional values. We warmly welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds who wish to join our team.

Reasons to join us

  • Our beautiful countryside location
  • The friendly and dedicated staff team
  • Career professional development, mentoring and opportunities
  • A good pension scheme
  • Access to a variety of training opportunities
  • Access to a variety of external speakers
  • Our tasty free lunches, snacks and refreshments
  • Our developing wellbeing programme (i.e. yoga classes)
  • Onsite parking, soon with electric car charging
  • Social events for staff and with the whole community
  • Use of our facilities when available
  • Fee remission

Life at Cheam

Having worked in a number of schools, when I found Cheam it felt the most like home. The team, the amazing site and the positive, can-do attitudes are what makes it a great place to work and live.

Staff member

The pupils who are happy, engaged, so well-mannered and keen to learn make coming to work something I genuinely look forward to.

Staff member

The feeling of camaraderie amongst the staff and being part of Team Cheam. It’s a very special community.

Staff member

It’s a privileged to work in such a beautiful setting, with a brilliant group of colleagues who make coming to work worthwhile.

Staff member


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

Minibus Drivers

Cheam School is looking for three minibus drivers to help offer pupils a morning home-to-school bus service. Timings are approximately 6.15am-8.15am Monday to Friday mornings during term-time (about 35 weeks per year). How to Apply…

Start date January 2024
Closing date 22 December 2023
Vacancy type Part-Time