No Current Staff Vacancy 


We are an established independent residential school that caters for boys aged 5-12, all of whom have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) for social, emotional and mental health needs (SEMH). We enjoy and excellent reputation across the South West, have good relations with local authorities and are currently graded as 'Good' by Ofsted.

We are looking for a positive, resilient and reliable individual who is able to work as part of our experienced and dedicated school team. The candidate should ideally have a working knowledge of special education needs (SEN) and pupils who exhibit challenging behaviour. A tolerant and compassionate nature and sense of humour would be a great asset. The ability to work co-operatively and supportively within a team setting is essential. The role will involve both in class support and support for our additional curriculum, some of which takes place outside the classroom.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required. Applicants will be required to provide a Declaration that they nor anyone who lives in the same household as the applicant or who lives at their address, is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.


School Governor 

We are at an exciting time of our school development and are looking for new School Governors to join our Board. 

We fully embrace diversity and welcome applications from those who feel that they can contribute to our Special School.

The Governor's meetings are held six times per year, in school, in the evenings. In addition, we promote an active engagement between school life and our Governors.

The Marchant-Holliday School is a Special School which caters for the needs of up to 50 boys between the ages of 5 and 13 who experience a range of Social, Emotional and Mental Health issues who find mainstream school too challenging.

Please contact the Head Teacher, Mr Danny Kitts on 01963 33234 for an initial discussion or apply online with the link below.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Charity number: 310218


North Cheriton, Templecombe BA8 0AH, UK

Debbie Jones PA to Head Teacher

01963 33234