Job Vacancies

Find out more about our job vacancies and what it's like to work as part of Cognita Schools.

Job Vacancies

Find out more about our job vacancies and what it's like to work as part of Cognita Schools.

Current Vacancies

We are currently looking to recruit for the following position:

Part-time Finance & Administration Assistant (Term-time plus 3 weeks during holiday periods)

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Application Form Guidelines

Application Form

Applications by post and email are permitted. The school is looking to interview at the earliest opportunity, so applications will be reviewed once they are received and therefore this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time.

Closing date for application: 9.00am on Friday 1st October 2021.

Interview date: Wednesday 13th October 2021.

Please send your application and a covering letter to:

Mrs Emma Webb, PA to the Headmaster, Duncombe School, 4 Warren Park Road, Hertford, SG14 3JA








Recruitment Process

Please note that all applicants are required to complete the Application Form provided.  CVs may be submitted in support of the application Form but CVs on their own are not acceptable. Applications by post and email are permitted.




Please send to :

Mrs Emma Webb

PA to the Headmaster

Duncombe School

4 Warren Park Road

Hertford  SG14 3JA






Duncombe School is committed to safeguarding and prompting the welfare of children and applications must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the job, including checks with past employers, and an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service.

The job holder’s responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young person’s for whom s/he is responsible, or with whom s/he comes into contact will be to adhere to and ensure compliance with the relevant Cognita Safeguarding; Child Protection Policy and Procedures at all times. If in the course of carrying out the duties of the role, the job holder identifies any instance that a child is suffering or likely to suffer significant harm either at school or at home, s/he must report any concerns to the School’s Child Protection Officer/Designated Safeguarding Lead or to the Head or indeed to the Regional CEO so that a referral can be made accordingly to the relevant third party services.

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Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity (if the candidate has lived in the UK and/or criminal policy checks for all other countries lived or worked in for a period of 3 months or more since the age of 16 (irrespective of whether they worked in those countries).

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