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Queen Anne’s School is a happy and exciting place to work, where every member of the school team is valued. We aim to recruit the highest calibre of staff through all areas of the school. Queen Anne’s School is a community and all staff work with a professional, committed and enthusiastic attitude. In return, we will provide opportunities for personal and career development by investing in training and support both befitting the individual and whole school.

The campus is located in beautiful 35 acre grounds with good transport links and within easy walking distance of Reading Station, shops and restaurants . All staff have the opportunity to use the swimming pool, gym and a great choice of catering facilities.

We offer a number of staff benefits including a discounted gym membership, an on-site cafe (with fantastic coffee!), Child Care Voucher Scheme, pension scheme and occupational health service.

To apply for any current vacancies, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button on the appropriate job posting. To request a Word version of an application form, please email (an application form is a Safer Recruitment requirement at Queen Anne’s).

In addition, we also require a covering letter detailing the reasons for your application and your suitability for the post. The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


Morning Cover Assistant

Term Time

Start Date: January 2019

The Role

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and energetic Morning Cover Assistant to work from 8am until 1.30pm, Monday to Friday on a term time basis, to undertake various duties relating to the supervision of pupils during the school day.

The main duties are:
• Cover supervision
• Prep supervision
• Lunch duty
• Invigilation for examinations and internal assessments

The successful candidate will:

• be good team member who can work on their own initiative
• have the ability to be a quick thinker and be able to respond swiftly
• have excellent communication skills
• be interested in being part of the school community.

Closing date for applications: Applications considered on receipt

Deputy Housemistress (maternity cover)


Required for April 2019

The Role

A Deputy Housemistress is sought to provide support to the Housemistress in a senior boarding house. The successful candidate will be fully committed to the aims and ideals of boarding school life and demonstrate the ability to deliver excellent levels of pastoral care.

This is a residential position and therefore accommodation is provided,

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience within a boarding school community or similar environment.
  • Have a real interest in the development and support that pastoral care offers.
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm, determination and excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrate a responsible and pro-active attitude.

Flexibility, resilience and commitment to a residential boarding post are essential requirements.

School Cleaner

Part Time

Required for January 2019

The Role

To support and assist the Facilities Manager to maintain a safe and clean environment.

To clean the areas assigned, which may include:

  • Vacuuming the corridors and rooms, emptying waste bins. Cleaning glass and mirrors. Dusting. Cleaning bathrooms and toilets.
  • To report anything in need of repair or replacement.
  • To keep your cleaning area clean and tidy and ensure materials are stored safely.
  • Be aware of the required care standards and regulations governing the role.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have relevant cleaning experience.
  • Ability to operate relevant machinery.
  • Understand and carry out both written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to work without direct supervision.
  • Flexibility to work in a team or stand alone.
  • Be prepared to take part in essential training to include First Aid, COSHH, Child Protection.

Closing date for applications: Applications considered on receipt

Examination Invigilators

We are always interested to hear from applicants who are interested in joining our exam invigilation team for during examination periods. The invigilation team oversee the examination hall and provide access arrangements such as scribes and readers for pupils who require additional help and support.

Training is provided and so no previous experience is necessary.

Any interested applicants should apply via the Queen Anne’s application form above.