We employ staff of the highest calibre who will be able to mesh the very best in modern thinking with our traditional values.

At Cheam we are committed to a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion. We value difference and recognise that individually we perform well but collectively we shine.

If you believe your personal values would fit with the Cheam values we would love to hear from you. Whatever your background, if you lead by example, show resilience and kindness and seek always to integrate and share, please get in touch.

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.

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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.

Thank you for your interest in working with us.

All our vacancies have been filled but please check back here regularly for future employment opportunities.