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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:  

Application Forms and Reference Documents

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

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

Current Vacancies

Boarding House Vacancies

Boarding House Parent

(Full time based on a rota system working term-time only)

Job DescriptionRole Responsibilities

Application Form 


Commercial & Estates Vacancies

Electrical Foreman

Electrical Foreman Advert

Job Description

Person Specification

Application Form