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

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.

Full job description can be downloaded here

 

Early Years Practitioner (maternity cover FTC)

We are looking 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

 

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 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


Community Assistant

We are searching for a Community Assistant to provide a support service to ensure the smooth running of the Collegiate, maintaining the high standards of the Collegiate. The Community Assistant will be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.

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

 

 

 

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