Recruitment and training

Learn more about the recruitment and training opportunities at The Children's Hospital School at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and University College Hospital (UCH).



When vacancies arise we advertise via the Times Educational Supplement (TES) onlinee-Teach or the Guardian online, in accordance with our equal opportunities and pay policies.

Please note that we do not accept CVs for teacher vacancies.

We offer one or two week ‘observation’ placements for students enrolled on courses such as PGCE or NVQ who need to observe ‘alternative’ settings.

Student placement applications have now closed.

For further details please email the schools senior admin officer:

Teacher of Computing (KS3-5) 2 days per week

Fixed term contract until July 2018

Required as soon as possible

Inner London Pay Scale + SEN allowance

(not suitable for NQTs)

We are looking for a skilled part-time secondary Computing teacher with drive, enthusiasm and resilience to join our successful and supportive teaching team. The post will involve teaching Computing to small KS3-5 groups in our Schoolrooms and to pupils on the wards. The role is extremely varied and there is also an expectation of teaching a weekly primary schoolroom session as well as advising primary teachers.

‘’Teachers are extremely skilled in adapting activities and levels of support to meet the needs of every student they teach. This ensures that students are engaged purposefully and make as much progress as they can.’’ OFSTED 2014

This is an opportunity for a talented teacher, with a minimum of three consecutive years experience. We are looking to appoint an individual with a positive outlook and a proactive attitude who is also prepared, if needed, to tackle any area of the curriculum.

We encourage interested applicants to read our website carefully You will quickly see that you are applying to an extremely creative, successful school with a clear ethos of achievement, continuity and enjoyment for our truly exceptional pupils.

‘’The behaviour in lessons is exemplary and the students mirror the positive relationships modelled by adults.’’ OFSTED 2014

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS Wednesday 31st January 2018 


Please note we cannot accommodate visits prior to applications and we will only contact those candidates who are shortlisted for interview. Tours of the school will be offered as part of the interview process.

To apply please download all documents below:

Email completed application forms to 

Any queries should be made by email to:

Please do NOT call the School directly.

We will not accept or respond to CVs or incomplete application forms.

Safeguarding Recruitment Statement

The Children’s Hospital School 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. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check, pass a health check and have at least two supportive references (including most recent employer).