Staffing & Vacancies


Teacher of French 

An exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Teacher of French to join our successful faculty. You will have a passion for your subject and, ideally, be able to teach a second language, preferably German, up to KS4. 

Modern Foreign Languages are a key component of our curriculum and you will have the skills to engage students across the age and ability range. The successful candidate will be welcomed into a vibrant faculty of experienced teachers.  At Key Stage 3 students learn two languages, with all students continuing with at least one language to GCSE.  We will have 5 A Level language classes next academic year. The Faculty is well resourced and includes includes 3 language assistants accommodated in a purpose-built Languages Centre.

The advert for the role is available here and the job description is available here

Although this is a maternity role, it may be possible to offer the position for the full academic year.  This will be discussed at the interview.

Parmiter’s coordinates Teacher Training for the Herts and Bucks Teaching School Alliance and offers a robust induction programme. We can offer the successful candidate: 

  • July 1st start date for NQTs and an active NQT programme to support the Early Career Framework for the duration of the time that you are here 
  • Bespoke CPD to suit your career goals
  • Competitive salary with London fringe allowance
  • Highly talented and engaged students 
  • Lovely school grounds in leafy surrounds.

Candidates are welcome to contact to arrange a visit to the school or to arrange an informal discussion about the department and the role prior to application.  

Application forms together with a covering letter should be returned by email,, to the Headmaster, Mr Michael Jones.

Closing date: Noon on Wednesday April 21st. 

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

School Direct (salaried & unsalaried Teacher Training Programme

The Herts and Bucks Teaching School Alliance are inviting applications for the School Direct teacher training programme starting in September 2021. Please apply through UCAS, (placements are listed under Parmiter's School). Further information available here

Salaried and unsalaried placements will be available at Parmiter's School as well as other secondary and primary schools in the alliance. 

Places are offered in a range of subjects including -

Art & Design, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Computer Science, Design and Technology, Drama,English, Economics, Geography, History, Mathematics, Modern Foreign Languages, Music, Physical Education, Physics and Religious Studies.

Primary General placements (salaried and unsalaried) are available in primary schools and special schools.  

We work in partnership with The University of Hertfordshire, a leading regional provider of Initial Teacher Education and accredited with the Teaching Excellence Framework Gold Award. Click here for further information. 

Information about the Herts and Bucks TSA available here

We encourage prospective trainees to submit an early application/expression of interest as national recruitment quotas apply to some subjects, and, to allow enough time to organise lesson observations prior to application. Applications will close in June 2021, (however recruitment for some subjects may close before then). 

Please contact Mary Howard, Recruitment & HR Officer with queries and to help organise classroom experience which may be gained at a number of schools across the Herts and Bucks TSA: or 01923 665708/01923 671424.