Work for QE

Here at QE, we are proud of our dedicated, professional and highly-qualified workforce who are central to the overall QE community success story. Our staff work as one team – whether they are directly teaching or supporting students as part of the school and pastoral teams or working as part of our estates team who make sure that the campus not only works as it should but is a vibrant learning and living environment in which every student can thrive.

Why work for QE?

The staff at QE benefit from a friendly work atmosphere set inside beautiful surroundings. All our staff receive competitive salaries, a pension scheme, free access to a dedicated staff gym, free on-site parking, school and nursery fee discounts for staff children and invitations to engaging staff socials. 

Safeguarding at QE

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: recruitment@qe.org  

Current Vacancies

Catering Assistant

We are searching for a Catering Assistant who will be responsible for maintaining the high standards of food service throughout the Estate. The appointed candidate will report directly to the Catering Manager and provide excellent customer service to all individuals on site. 

Full job description can be downloaded here

School Nurse

We are searching for a School Nurse to provide excellent nursing care, both in patient and first aid. As School Nurse your line manager will be the School Sister You will work within a team led by the School Sister.  Your principal role is to provide excellent care to students. 

This job description is written at a specific time and is subject to change as the demands of the Collegiate and the role develops. The role requires flexibility and adaptability and the employees of the Collegiate need to be aware that they may be asked to perform tasks and be given responsibilities not detailed in this job description.

Full job description can be downloaded hereEarly Years Practitioner

We are currently searching for an Early Years Practitioner, reporting to the Head of Chapter House and Queen’s Kindergarten, to work within our Kindergarten department to support and nurture the development of our youngest children in the Collegiate. The Early Years Practitioner will contribute to ensuring that the Collegiate and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.   

Full job description can be downloaded here

Key Stage 2 Class Teacher (Maternity cover)

We are searching for a Key Stage 2 Teacher to join our vibrant and engaging Chapter House school where children are welcomed from three months old and stay until Year 5. Applications from NQTs are also welcome. 

The postholder will provide outstanding teaching, maintaining the high standards of the Collegiate. This job description is written at a specific time and is subject to change as the demands of the Collegiate and the role develops. The role requires flexibility and adaptability and the employees of the Collegiate need to be aware that they may be asked to perform tasks and be given responsibilities not detailed in this job description.

Full job description can be downloaded here

House Parent

We are searching a House Parent who will report to the Senior House Parent, to help in developing a House that both students and staff are proud to be part of. To provide a cohesive structure in all aspects of day to day running of a Boarding House. Click HERE for more information.

Full job description can be downloaded here


Bus Driver

We are searching for a Bus Driver to join our dynamic Estates team as a member of Transport Fleet, offering a bespoke bus service for our students. Our drivers are responsible for collecting our pupils in the morning and to return pupils after school to the designated points, the location of which will be dependent upon the route allocated. This is a rewarding and fulfilling job within the collegiate where a good sense of humour, tact and diplomacy, a warm friendly personality with the ability to adjust are essential!l.

Full job description can be downloaded here

Catering Supervisor

We are searching for a Catering Supervisor who will support the Catering Manager in the operation of the catering department, assistant the Catering Manager in operating an effective, and efficient catering service.

This job description is written at a specific time and is subject to change as the demands of the Collegiate and the role develops. The role requires flexibility and adaptability and the employees of the Collegiate need to be aware that they may be asked to perform tasks and be given responsibilities not detailed in this job description. 

Full job description can be downloaded here


Leisure Assistant

We are searching for a Leisure Assistant to ensure the smooth operation of the Student Gym, Swimming Pool, Muggles Activity Centre, Atrium and the Staff Gym.

This job description is written at a specific time and is subject to change as the demands of the Collegiate and the role develops. The role requires flexibility and adaptability and the employees of the Collegiate need to be aware that they may be asked to perform tasks and be given responsibilities not detailed in this job description. 

Full job description can be downloaded here

Admissions Co-ordinator

The Admissions team is responsible for the recruitment of UK and international students, working closely with the Collegiate Leadership Team and school teams in order to ensure the financial sustainability of the Collegiate from year to year.

This job description is written at a specific time and is subject to change as the demands of the Collegiate and the role develops. The role requires flexibility and adaptability and employees of the Collegiate need to be aware that they may be asked to perform tasks and be given responsibilities not detailed in this job description.

Full job description can be downloaded here

 Domestic Assistant

The Housekeeping team as a whole is responsible for maintaining the high standards of cleanliness throughout the Estate. Each Domestic Assistant will be responsible for a specified area and will be expected to clean to the frequency and standard set out.

The main purpose of the role is to be responsible for ensuring the cleanliness of your designated area and for maintaining high and consistent standards.

Full job description can be downloaded here

Application Forms and Reference Documents

To apply, please complete the application form shown below and send it to us via e-mail to recruitment@qe.org or post to FAO: HR Department, Queen Ethelburga's Collegiate, Thorpe Underwood Estate, Thorpe Underwood, York. YO26 9SS.

 

For boarding staff vacancies, please use the following application form:

Application Form - Boarding Staff

 

For teaching staff vacancies, please use the following application form:

Application Form - Teaching Staff

 

For non-teaching staff vacancies, please use the following application form:

Application Form - Other Staff