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 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.

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

We have been awarded Microsoft Showcase status and digitally enhanced learning is a school-wide focus for us. 

Vacancies

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 [email protected] (an application form is a Safer Recruitment requirement at Queen Anne’s).

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). Please be aware that if you are shortlisted for interview,  online searches may be done as part of due diligence checks.

The HR Team

Current Vacancies

Payroll and Benefits Co-Ordinator (part time)

Payroll and Benefits Co-Ordinator

25 Hours Part Time/All Year Round

The role

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Payroll and Benefits Co-Ordinator to complete payroll processing, pension schemes and benefits arrangements such as maternity pay. The postholder will form part of a small finance team, located within the Bursary office at the School.  

The successful candidate will have:

  • Proven experience as a payroll coordinator and ideally in an educational setting
  • Good knowledge of legislation relevant to payroll, and educational payroll in particular
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills
  • Comfortable with MS Excel and its analytical functions, also Word and Outlook
  • Attention to detail and ability to complete queries to a satisfactory conclusion
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to answer staff queries and provide support
  • Demonstrable team player attitude

A competitive salary (full time equivalent of £30,000) is offered, for circa 25 hours per week

Apply now

Payroll and Benefits Co-ordinator JD

Closing date for application: Friday 4th July 2024.

Full details of this position and how to apply are available from https://www.qas.org.uk/our-community/work-with-us or by emailing [email protected]

Applications are dealt with on receipt and early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to close the deadline before the published date if sufficient applications are received.

Queen Anne’s 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). Please be aware that any shortlisted applicants will be subject to an online social media search.              

Registered Charity

Graduate Assistant

GRADUATE ASSISTANT

Full Time

1 year Contract

From 23 August 2024

The primary role of the Graduate Assistant is to work within the boarding houses, getting to know the girls and building a relationship of trust with them. Graduate Assistants are on duty and present in the school boarding houses, providing pastoral care alongside the House Parent, Deputy House Parent and Matron. 

Main duties include to:

  • Assist in the smooth running of the House, liaising closely with the House Parent/s and their team
  • Plan and deliver a range of engaging evening activities for the boarders
  • Provide academic support with student prep and revision
  • Assist Matrons with domestic duties
  • Assist the girls with house routines and rotas
  • Be a role model and listening ear
  • Be resident on the school site in provided accommodation

Full details of this position and how to apply are available from https://www.qas.org.uk/our-community/work-with-us or by emailing [email protected]

Closing date for applications:  24th June 2024Applications are dealt with on receipt and early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to close the deadline before the published date, if sufficient applications are received.

Queen Anne’s 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).

Job Description Graduate Assistant 2024                      

Apply now

Registered Charity No 1181012    

Teacher of History (Maternity Cover)

Full Time (Maternity Cover)

Required for October 2024

Earlier start possible 

 

The role

We are seeking to appoint a qualified, enthusiastic and inspirational Teacher of History to teach up to A-Level and Oxbridge entrance within this academically selective and dynamic school. This role will entail teaching the full age-range, with the possibility of some Religious Studies teaching as well.

The successful candidate will:

  • develop excellence within their teaching and inspire the girls
  • be committed to promoting History as a subject across the whole school
  • have flair and vision to develop new initiatives within the school
  • be instrumental in maintaining a happy and safe environment whilst stretching girls to their full potential
  • be committed to a boarding and day school ethos

Closing date for applications: 5 July 2024

Salary:  Competitive

Early applications are encouraged, and the School reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date for applications.

Applications are dealt with on receipt and early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to close the deadline before the published date if sufficient applications are received.

Queen Anne’s 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). All shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online social media check.

Full details of this position and how to apply are available from https://www.qas.org.uk/our-community/work-with-us or by emailing [email protected]

Job Description Teacher of History (Mat Cover)                      

Apply now

Registered Charity No 1181012    

Sports Graduate Assistant

 

Sports Graduate Associate

Term time / One year contract with accommodation

The role

Managed by the Director of Sport, we are looking to recruit a Graduate Sports Assistant to support the PE department in delivering high quality teaching and learning, in both the curriculum and co-curriculum.  The main responsibility will be to provide practical support, whilst gaining valuable experience of working in the education sector.

A proven ability in either Lacrosse or Netball is essential and experience in coaching or officiating would be advantageous.

Single (shared) accommodation is provided and meals during term time. You will be expected to be involved in activities outside of timetabled lessons and sports sessions plus play a full part in the busy life of our boarding school, which will include agreed evenings per week and weekend duties.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be confident to coach at least one sport to a high level
  • Assist in coaching and officiating at two sports, leading teams and officiating matches mid-week and on Saturdays
  • Support the Heads of Netball and Lacrosse with team organisation and management
  • Assisting with planning and preparation of PE
  • Supervise pupils during sports fixtures, tournaments and trips
  • Be on duty in school boarding houses, assisting Housemistresses and providing pastoral care

Salary: £17,000 Early applications are encouraged, and the School reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date for applications.

Closing date for applications: 12 July 2024. Expected start date of late August.

Applications are dealt with on receipt and early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to close the deadline before the published date if sufficient applications are received.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their gender, race, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, religion or belief, sexual orientation and age. However, the nature of the Graduate Sports Assistant role means that it is only open to female applicants.

Queen Anne’s 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). All shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online social media check.

Full details of this position and how to apply are available from https://www.qas.org.uk/our-community/work-with-us or by emailing [email protected]   

Job Description Sports Graduate Assistant                      

Apply now

            

Registered Charity 1181012

Food Technology Technician

Food Technology Technician

Part Time – 14 hours

Term time only

About us

Queen Anne’s School is an 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.

The School is located in beautiful 35 acre grounds with good transport links and within easy walking distance of Reading Station. We offer a number of staff benefits including excellent training and Inset opportunities, free gym membership, subsidised meals, free car parking, pension scheme and School fee reduction where appropriate.

The role

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and self-motivated Food Technology Technician to join the team.  Based in the new state-of-the-art classroom, the postholder will provide support to the Food Technology Teacher.   An interest in food, alongside strong written and verbal communication skills and a proactive nature will be required.   

The successful candidate will have:

  • An interest in food, nutrition and cooking
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to prioritise and work as part of a small team

Salary: £6,575 (FTE £24,747)
Expected days of work: Tuesday to Friday, 14 hours per week, term time only

Early applications are encouraged, and the School reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date for applications.

Closing date for applications:  24th July 2024.

Applications are dealt with on receipt and early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to close the deadline before the published date if sufficient applications are received.

Queen Anne’s 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). All shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online social media check.

Full details of this position and how to apply are available from https://www.qas.org.uk/our-community/work-with-us or by emailing [email protected]

Job Description Food Technology Technician (p/t)                      

Apply now

              

Registered Charity 1181012

Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to close before this date if an early application from a suitable applicant is received.

Candidates are welcome to contact [email protected] if an initial conversation about any of the roles would be helpful.

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