Join Our Team

As Head of Abbot’s Hill School, I am delighted you are interested in joining our team. There is a distinct atmosphere here, which I hope you will have a chance to witness. It’s a place that is caring, nurturing and academically fulfilling, yet full of happiness and fun. We have impressive pupils, teachers and support staff, who build memories as well as achievements, who submerge themselves in our school life and our warm community.

Kathryn Gorman

We are committed to recruiting a skilled, diverse and highly qualified staff body in order to provide the highest quality of education for our pupils. Abbot’s Hill provides inspiring facilities in which to work, with beautiful grounds, exceptional catering, and an inclusive management ethos, with scope to develop careers in a caring and supportive environment.

Prospective enquiries

We are always pleased to receive enquiries from prospective candidates, irrespective of whether you are looking for an academic career or a position in a support role such as finance, human resources, administration, grounds and/or building maintenance, catering and cleaning. You may submit an initial enquiry or CV to our HR team:

Teaching Vacancies

Temp Teacher of Science

Abbot’s Hill School is an independent day school of some 500 girls aged from 3-16 with a thriving co-ed Day Nursery.

We have an opportunity for a Temporary Teacher of Science who also has the ability to teach Maths to KS4.  This role is a temporary, part-time position required for the remainder of this academic year: an immediate start would be preferential but a January start will be considered.

The successful candidate will join the thriving departments of Maths and Science and will teach up to 0.4 of KS4 Physics and 0.3 of KS3 Maths. There may be an opportunity to extend this position to permanent from September 2022, this may be for Science and Maths or in either subject alone.

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Support Staff Vacancies

Evening Cleaner (Part Time)

Abbot’s Hill School currently has vacancy for an evening cleaner.

Working within the housekeeping team, you will assist in maintaining high standards of cleanliness throughout the School.  The role includes general cleaning of the school plus maintaining storerooms and cleaning cupboards safely and securely in compliance with the school’s Health and Safety policy. There will also be a requirement to clean for activities, functions and events.

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Nursery Vacancies

“The dynamic leadership provided by the leadership team results in an enthusiastic and strong EYFS team of staff who share an ambitious vision to provide high quality education and exemplary levels of care.” Independent Schools Inspectorate Report, March 2017

Early Years Practitioners

Hours of work: Full and part time positions available.

Due to current demand, Abbot’s Hill Nursery is seeking to recruit professional and enthusiastic Level 2 or Level 3 Early Years Practitioners to join our committed team.

We are looking for hard-working team members who will bring creativity, humour and warmth to our nursery.

The successful candidate should possess a passion for child development and have a good working knowledge of the EYFS. You will also have excellent communication skills, a ‘can do’ attitude and the ability to work effectively in a team.

In return, we will reward you with the following benefits:

  • A competitive salary
  • 33 days holiday
  • Free parking on site
  • Pension scheme
  • Access to high street discounts
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Healthcare plan including coverage for partner and child
  • In house training
  • Lunches, uniform and DBS check provided

For further information, please refer to the full Job Description. Should you have any questions regarding the role, please contact our HR Department on 01442 839155 or via email at: Please complete an application form and return it to the HR Department.

Job Description – Early Years Practitioner (Level 3)

Job Description – Early Years Practitioner (Level 2)

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Early application is advised as applications will be considered as they are received and we reserve the right to appoint at any time in the process.

Teacher Training

Currently no vacancies.

The Independent Schools Council (ISC) has created a website to encourage trainee teachers into ISC schools, of which Abbot’s Hill is a member. The website outlines training options including traditional PGCEs. This information can be viewed on the ISC Teacher Training website.


Abbot’s Hill School is committed to equal opportunities and maintaining a safe and secure environment for all pupils to safeguard and protect all in its care. We would like to remind all prospective candidates that should you be successful, then any provisional offers of employment will always be made subject to the receipt of pre-employment checks, according to current guidelines, which will include a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, satisfactory references which include a statement regards any interaction you may have had with children and a full career history being provided.

As part of the recruitment process, candidates are asked to read the policy documents below: