Thank you for your interest in joining the team at Dover College.

Dover 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 candidate will be required to complete a DBS form in accordance with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.

To apply for any of our current vacancies below, please send your CV together with a completed Dover College Application Form either by email or post, accompanied by a Covering Letter to:

Academic Vacancies


Address: Headmaster, Dover College, Effingham Crescent, Dover, CT17 9RH

Support & Volunteering Vacancies


Address: Human Resources, Dover College, Effingham Crescent, Dover, CT17 9RH


Current Vacancies


Job Start – September 2020

Closing Date – Friday 7th February 2020, 09:00

The Board of Governors at Dover College are looking to appoint a new Head to succeed Gareth Doodes following his appointment as Headmaster at The King’s School, Worcester after five years of transformational and driven leadership.

The appoint is being carried out by Odgers Berndston and all enquiries should be made directly to them. Further information can be found here.



Grounds and Garden Apprentice 

Job Start – January 2020

Closing Date – Friday 31st January 2020, 09:00

Interviews: Early February 2020

Dover College is looking for a hard working apprentice who is able to handle the day-to-day tasks necessary to keep the College gardens and ground looking their best.   This sort of work requires the successful candidate to have a strong sense of attention to detail, enthusiasm, and energy and a ‘can do attitude’.

The ideal person will have initiative, will be willing to collaborate, and possesses the ideal balance of capability and potential for future advancement.  The ability to work in a team is crucial. You will therefore also have a professional appearance and attitude.

Candidates must have achieved both English and Maths GCSE or equivalent to A-D or 4-9.  Proof of this will be required at interview.

The role is Full time 40 hours per week with an entitlement to 26 days paid holiday plus paid bank holidays.

Applications should consist of a CV, covering letter and a Dover College application form stating two referees.

As the information contained on the form is used during the selection process, it is essential that you complete all sections as fully as possible. If there is not enough space provided on the form, please continue on a separate sheet of paper. On each additional sheet that you use, please write your name and the post applied for, together with the section that you are answering.

Applications should be made by post to the School address, or by email to the HR Administrator –


Grounds Apprentice Candidate Information Booklet Dec 2019

SUPPORT STAFF Application Form