Work At QE

Work At Queen Ethelburga’s

Join Team QE, a team of over 500 members working in teaching, catering, housekeeping, estates, recruitment and much more.

At Queen Ethelburga’s, you are encouraged to be the best that you can with the gifts that you have – whether you are staff or a student!

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A Company That Cares For You

Queen Ethelburga’s has a team of Wellbeing Champions who are trained in Mental Health and First Aid.

The Wellbeing Champions are there to be independent listeners for those difficult days and to run wellbeing sessions for Team QE.

Why Work At Queen Ethelburga's?

Queen Ethelburga’s is an independent co-ed boarding and day school set in the beautiful North Yorkshire countryside, between York and Boroughbridge. 

Staff work as one team – whether they are directly teaching or supporting students as part of the school and pastoral teams, or as part of our estates team making sure that the campus works as it should – to create a vibrant learning and living environment in which every student can thrive. We aspire to excellence, have high expectations of ourselves and others, and take pride in everything we do. We aim to nurture resilient, confident, and independent lifelong learners.

Benefits For QE Staff
  • Significant discount on day fees from Kindergarten to Year 13
  • Free staff gym and flu jabs
  • Enhanced paternity, maternity and adoption benefits
  • Amazing staff social events, including a Christmas Ball, fireworks, fundraising events and barbecues!
  • 25% discount on Camp QE
  • Up to 50% discount on King’s Theatre tickets
  • Long service awards
  • Pursue your aspirations and fulfil your potential

QE Staff at an awards ceremony

QE Training Academy

QE Training Academy is our dedicated home for staff training, education and development. Pursue your aspirations and potential by broadening your professional horizons through accredited training and personalised support. Training courses include leadership development, digital skills, first aid, wellbeing and learning a language. 

Teachers, house keepers and staff learning sign language at QE Training Academy

Get To Know The Local Area

The school is situated between three cosmopolitan centres of the North: the Viking city of York, the metropolitan city of Leeds and the spa town of Harrogate. Not forgetting the beautiful North Yorkshire countryside, with the gorgeous rolling Howardian hills, stunning moors in the North York National Park and the breathtaking views of the dales.

Safeguarding and DBS Checks

QE is committed to ensuring a safe environment for its pupils and staff. Applicants will be required to provide proof of identity and undergo the relevant DBS checks for their role.

Any questions on individual roles, identity and DBS checks or the recruitment process can be sent to the HR department at:

If you would like to work for Team QE, we warmly invite you to apply for one of our current job vacancies using the link below, which will take you to our Candidate Portal:

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