Staffing & Vacancies


At Parmiter’s, our staff are our priority.  As a large secondary Academy, we offer many opportunities for both teaching and support staff colleagues.  You will find full details of any current vacancies, including adverts, job descriptions and candidate information on this page. 

Parmiter’s is an exciting and enjoyable place to work.  New colleagues are made welcome and supported by a comprehensive induction programme, which means you quickly feel at home.  Our involvement as a strategic partner of the Watford Partnership for Teacher Training has further broadened our CPD and Inset opportunities to support colleagues at all stages of their careers. 

The Governors, Headmaster and Senior Leadership Team are extremely keen to continue to recruit high quality staff to the school.  They are committed to maintaining high standards, supporting effective personal and professional development and ensuring that Parmiter’s continues to be a stimulating and progressive environment in which to work. 

We look forward to receiving your application.

Current vacancies

Teaching Assistant 

An excellent opportunity to become a member of the team within our Curriculum Support department. This position is primarily focused on supporting students in the classroom, however, having the ICT skills to work in our Visual Access Centre, creating and modifying resources for our visually-impaired students, would be advantageous. 

Our Teaching Assistants support students across the key stages, helping them to overcome barriers to learning in mainstream classrooms, and may deliver small group reading interventions.  Students present with a wide range of special educational needs, medical conditions and disabilities including visual and hearing impairment; autism; specific and general learning difficulties. There may be an opportunity to undertake medical training to support identified students for anyone who is interested in this specialism. 

The advert for the role is here, the job description is here and further information is available here

We are looking for someone who:

  • is competent in the use of ICT, including MS Office and Google, and is keen to transfer these skills to resource modification
  • has strong numeracy and literacy skills
  • has an understanding of SEND 
  • enjoys working with young people of secondary school age 
  • demonstrates a calm and steady manner
  • demonstrates good interpersonal skills and is able to work as part of a team
  • is flexible in their approach and willing to take on new challenges.

 We can offer the successful candidate: 

  • A competitive salary with London fringe allowance and Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Bespoke CPD to suit your career goals
  • Use of a new on-site fitness suite
  • An admission policy prioritising the children of staff (a qualifying period may apply) 
  • Lovely school grounds in leafy surrounds with ample parking.

Application forms, (Support Staff), available below should be returned with a covering letter to the Headmaster, Mr Michael Jones by noon on October 4th. Email:

Parmiter’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment. Applicants must declare any criminal convictions as the post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Appointments will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service and references from previous employers. We are required to conduct online searches for shortlisted candidates  in accordance with the Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance in order to identify any incidents or concerns which are publicly available online. We are an Equal Opportunities employer. 



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