St Philip’s School is a special academy in the south of the Royal Borough of Kingston and provides outstanding education for pupils aged 9-19 with moderate learning difficulties.

If you feel you have the drive, skills and passion to enable our pupils to achieve, please call us on 020 8397 2672 to speak about job opportunities at St Philip’s School.

St Philip’s School is part of Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust (OHC&AT), a specialist Trust with 12 Academies and seven College Centres across London, Surrey and Sussex.

If you’re interested in working with OHC&AT but can’t see any vacancies here that suit you, please click here to view all our vacancies.

St Philip’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to a health check and an enhanced DBS disclosure.


Available Jobs

Speech and Language Therapist Band 6 (£27,283.69 - £35,538.83 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance (FTE: £29,762 to £38,767 pa))

Location: St Philip’s School, Chessington Hours: 36 hours per week, Term Time only

Start: 4th September 2019, subject to clearance checks (July starts considered for suitable candidates)

We require an experienced Speech and Language Therapist to work as part of our dynamic multi-disciplinary team (including Occupational Therapists) to support our students in accessing all aspects of the curriculum, as well as liaising with parents/carers and other external professionals and agencies.

The post holder will join a team of speech and language therapists who are jointly responsible for providing a therapy service to St Philip’s School.

Closing Date: 30/04/2019

Primary Class Teacher (MPS (Outer London) + SEN (£2106))

Location: St Philips School, Chessington, Surrey, KT9 2HR Hours: Full-time and Permanent

Start: 4th September 2019, subject to clearances (July start considered for suitable candidates)

There is an exciting opportunity to join our newly formed Key Stage 2 team at St Philip’s.

St Philip’s is expanding and as a result we are seeking to appoint an exceptional primary teacher who will be able to work with our newly formed class of year 5 and 6 pupils.  This is an ideal opportunity for either mainstream or specialist primary teachers to extend and enrich their professional development through working with young people who have a range of learning needs. Class sizes are between 8-10 students and follow a moderated version of the National Curriculum.

Closing Date: 30/04/2019

Site Supervisor (Grade 5/6 which is FTE £24,030 - £28,215 per annum)

Location: St Philips School, Chessington, Surrey, KT9 2HR Hours: Full-time and Permanent

We are seeking a Site Supervisor to work proactively under the direction of the School Business Manager and Headteacher to ensure the buildings and grounds are maintained to a high standard in order to support the teaching and learning within St Philip’s School, which will include security, Health and Safety, cleanliness, porterage, routine maintenance and refurbishment, minor repairs and assisting with obtaining maintenance/repair quotes/estimates to ensure best value.

Closing Date: 30/04/2019

Students develop very high levels of positive behaviour and feel extremely safe. They are very considerate, very respectful and caring of others and highly positive about learning.

– Ofsted report

Latest News

A fantastic Ofsted result!

We’re delighted to announce that following our short inspection from Ofsted in December, we continue to be Good! The report found: “The behaviour and attitudes of pupils is exemplary. Pupils are very proud of their school. They are polite, respectful …

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Welcoming back former students

On Friday 14th December 2018 we hosted a “leavers lunch” for the St Philip’s School alumni. 15 ex-students returned to catch up with staff and current students and share their news. Zac, second from the left, has been very busy …

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Our KS2 building is officially open!

Over the summer, our school underwent a major transformation, as a new building was purpose built for our new cohort of Year 5 and 6 pupils.   To celebrate this expansion we held a special event to officially open the …

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