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Careers at Queen Mary’s

As one of the top girls’ schools in Yorkshire, Queen Mary’s has a dedicated team of staff with opportunities at all levels. It is a joy to work in such a beautiful setting within a friendly community of pupils, parents, staff, governors, alumnae and their families.

All applications must be made using the Queen Mary’s Application form and please submit to:

Queen Mary’s School Application Form

We currently have the following vacancies:


Music Teacher

This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptionally talented colleague to join our vibrant Music Department.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding Teacher of Music, highly motivated, creative and resilient, possessing the necessary vision and skills to deliver inspirational teaching.

Please click Music Teacher Candidate Pack for further information

Closing date for applications: 12:00 noon Friday 07 April 2023


Development Manager

Queen Mary’s is looking for a fundraising professional who will be responsible for delivering the development strategy and managing all aspects of fundraising for Queen Mary’s School.

This exciting new role, reporting to the Head of Marketing & Admissions and working alongside the Alumnae Officer, has been created ahead of a Centenary capital campaign.

Please click Development Manager Candidate Pack for further information

Closing date for applications: 12:00 noon Tuesday 11 April 2023


Groom (immediate start)

Due to the ever increasing popularity of the Equestrian Centre we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly capable Groom who will care and look after the horses on a daily basis working with a dedicated team.

Please click Groom Candidate Information Pack for further information

Closing date for applications: 12:00 noon Friday 07 April 2023


Boarding Graduate  (from September 2023) 

We are seeking an enthusiastic Boarding Graduate.

This varied and interesting role would suit a graduate who would like to develop their career in education or working with children. You will be working as a member of the Boarding Department providing support to the girls at key times during the day, evenings and weekends. Duties will include helping with morning and bedtime routines, organising activities for the girls, assisting with administration and helping with the general running of the Boarding Department.

Please click Boarding Graduate Candidate Pack for further information

Closing date for applications: 12:00 noon Friday 07 April 2023


Learning Support Assistant (Senior School Yrs.7-11)  (from September 2023) 

We are seeking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant in the Senior School, to support teaching and learning at Queen Mary’s School. This role involves providing support to pupils in the classroom and leading some on-to-one and small group interventions.

Please click Learning Support Teaching Assistant Senior School for further information

Closing date for applications: 12:00 noon Friday 07 April 2023


Part Time English Teacher  (from September 2023) 

We are seeking a remarkable and visionary person to join our thriving English Department. You will have the girls’ aspirations and welfare at the heart of your vision. We are seeking someone who values kindness and generosity, who can build transformational relationships and who wants to make a difference to every individual.

This is a wonderful opportunity for a highly skilled and enthusiastic Qualified Teacher of English, holding a Degree in English with a passion for their subject and a commitment to ensure that every pupil flourishes in the highly successful department. The post holder will have proven evidence of teaching English in Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 (GCSE).

For further details please click English Teacher information pack

Closing date for applications: 12:00 noon Thursday 30 March 2023


Music Graduate (Immediate Start)

We are seeking an enthusiastic and accomplished Music Graduate to join our thriving Music Department.

Working in the Music Department at Queen Mary’s School will provide many opportunities for personal and professional development and will be a very rewarding post and useful experience for a musician aspiring to a teaching role in the future.

Information for Candidates: Music Graduate

Closing date for applications: 12:00 noon Friday 07 April 2023



The Chaplain is a key pastoral figure in the school in promoting Christian values and leading the spiritual development of pupils and staff in line with the Queen Mary’s and Woodard ethos. The Chaplain forms part of the pastoral team and works alongside it to provide the best care possible for our young people.

The Chaplain needs to be ordained in the Anglican Communion in order to give Holy Communion.  To hold the Archbishop of York’s licence or Permission to Officiate, and to continue to do so is a condition of employment.

For further information please click Chaplain: Information for Candidates






Queen Mary’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Due to the nature of the work involved, the successful applicant for each post will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

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