Current Vacancies

Padworth College is committed to ensuring the safety and welfare of students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants for any post at the College must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and an enhanced criminal record check via the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Padworth College is always happy to hear from teaching or boarding professionals who are interested in joining our qualified and dynamic team. If you are interested in a full-time position, or would like to be part of our pool of part-time or cover teaching staff, please email details of your qualifications and experience in a letter expressing your interest.

Should you have any queries about any of the Job Opportunities listed below, please contact Charlie Freer on +44 (0) 118 983 2644. Completed Application Forms and letters of interest should be sent to:

Current Vacancies

EAL Teacher

We are seeking to appoint a full-time or part-time English as an Additional Language (‘EAL’) Teacher to deliver a range of English language courses onsite to students aged from 14 to 19 years old.  This is a full-time position, effective September 2023.

We require a degree level qualification and a CELTA or equivalent qualification as minimum.  Candidates must be able to demonstrate good organisational skills, precision in lesson planning and confident, enthusiastic classroom delivery.  Experience of teaching Cambridge English exams is desirable, as is experience of working in a busy department where expectations of both students and teachers are high.

Interested candidates who would like more information are invited to contact Crispin Dawson, Principal, by email at

Candidates should complete the Application Form (below) and send this to together with a covering letter, detailing your relevant experience, how you would intend to meet the challenges of the role and the particular qualities and strengths which you would hope to bring to the post.

The closing date for applications is Friday 31 March, 2023.

EAL Teacher Advert March 2023

EAL Teacher Job Description October 2022

EAL Teacher Person Specification October 2022

Application Form (PDF version)

Teacher of Mathematics

We are seeking a graduate to teach IGCSE and A Level and NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) Mathematics. NQTs are welcome to apply.

Padworth College exists to develop outstanding people, in a community of belonging, achieving personal excellence.  We are an inclusive, welcoming independent college, with a high proportion of international students.  We require an additional Mathematics teacher to add to our teaching staff.  Student numbers are increasing and so the department is expanding.

The key duties/responsibilities of this role include:

  • Provide high quality teaching to create a vibrant culture for learning.
  • Ensure all students are able to thrive and achieve personal excellence.
  • Plan and execute a diverse programme that meets individual students needs within Mathematics.
  • Assess, record and report on the attendance, progress, development and attainment of students.
  • Ensure a high-quality learning experience for students, which meets both internal and external quality standards.
  • Prepare and regularly update subject materials.
  • Use a variety of delivery methods, which will stimulate learning appropriate to student needs and demands of the syllabus.
  • Maintain discipline in accordance with college procedures, and encourage good practice regarding punctuality, behaviour, standards of work and independent learning.
  • Support and motivate students to allow them to grow and enhance their own skills.
  • Ensure a safe, secure and healthy environment for students.

For further details about the position please see our website:

Completed Application Forms, and a covering letter should be returned to CVs without an application form will not be accepted.

The closing dates for applications is 5 April 2023.

Teacher of Mathematics Advert March 2023

Teacher of Mathematics Job Description March 2023

Teacher of Mathematics Person Specification March 2023


We are seeking to appoint a part-time Housekeeper.  One or two positions are available

As part of a small team in a busy independent College, the role requires an enthusiastic, hardworking and approachable individual with high standards and a sense of humour to join our friendly housekeeping team.

The Housekeeper is required to work 15–25 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

For full details and an Application Form, please contact us by emailing or by post at Padworth College, Padworth, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 4NR.

Completed Application Forms should be returned to together with a covering letter. CVs without an Application Form will not be accepted.

Padworth College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Enhanced DBS with Barred List check.

Housekeeper Advert January 2023

Housekeeper Job Description July 2022

Housekeeper Person Specification July 2022

Padworth College Application Form