Thank you for your interest in working at Warminster School. We believe that it is our sense of community, mutual support and happy atmosphere that set us apart. 

Steeped in over 300 years of historical tradition and set in a stunning 60-acre campus in the heart of the south west of England, Warminster School is truly a community spirited thriving boarding and day school offering an exceptional all-round education to pupils from 2-18. Warminster offers both A-Levels and the International Baccalaureate Diploma at Sixth Form, as well as being one of few schools to offer the IB Career-related programme.

There are just over 240 non-teaching and teaching staff at Warminster, all committed to the well-being and education of our pupils. Our staff are valued and take pride in whatever their particular role provides for our community. All staff take a full role in the School, within our community and are committed to all areas of life at Warminster, including boarding and the co-curricular. Whether that is supporting a weekend fixture, a drama production, a concert or volunteering at a WSPA event.

Additionally, professional development is a significant area which we invest in. We have a dedicated Professional Development Department who enthusiastically promote and deliver CPD, including leadership programmes, for everyone that works at Warminster.

We have our own salary scale, above national scales and other staff benefits, including significant fee reductions for staff children. There may be accommodation available for suitable candidates/roles.

Teaching roles: please contact Jenni Croft on [email protected] (please also supply a letter of application)

Non-teaching roles: please contact Kirsty Meadows on [email protected] 

Warminster School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Reg Charity No:1042204. 

We advise that applicants reply promptly as the School reserves the right to make an appointment at any time during the process.

Current vacancies

  • CHEF - PART TIME/WEEKENDS

    We are looking for a reliable, efficient, and organised part-time Chef to assist in the cooking and preparation of food to school standards on weekend shifts.

    The successful applicant will support the Head Chef and Catering Team in the running of the busy kitchens. The hours are more sociable than industry standard with shifts generally finishing by 7.30pm except for when catering for school or external functions. Due to the nature of a busy boarding school, the department works across seven days. During term time, Chefs prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner and cater for internal and external functions. The School also supplies local primary schools and nurseries with lunches during term time. During non-term time the team prepare meals for residential lettings, sporting events and external functions.

    DBS check paid by school but should you leave within 6 months the cost will be recouped.

    Hours: 16 (negotiable) hours per weekend shifts during term time, with flexible hours available during the school holidays.

    Salary: £10.70 per hour

    Closing date: 7th September 2022


  • GARDENER

    We are looking to appoint an experienced Gardener to help in maintaining high standards across our 60 acres of gardens and grounds.

    You will work as part of an established team and be interested and be able to carry out additional tasks within the School grounds and maintaining sports facilities including football, rugby and cricket.

    Relevant qualifications and spraying certificates desirable.

    Candidates must be willing to learn, be enthusiastic and flexible. A full UK Driving Licence is also required.

    Hours: 52 weeks, 40 hours spread over 5 days, 23 days holiday

    Salary: £21,174 per annum

    Closing date 26th August 2022


  • LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT

    We are looking for innovative, energetic, and reflective Teaching Assistant to be a part of our supportive Learning Support Team. The successful candidate will have experience of working within the independent or state sector supporting pupil learning. The role will involve supporting pupils with specific learning needs in subject classes, small supported study groups and one to one.

    Hours: Monday- Friday 8.30am – 4.00pm, Term Time Only

    Salary: £9.81 per hour

    Closing Date 26th August 2022


  • DOMESTIC ASSISTANT

    We are seeking an enthusiastic and energetic hardworking Domestic Assistant to perform general cleaning duties.

    The applicant is required to be flexible and able to accommodate additional hours for sickness, school events and summer lets.

    No experience necessary as training will be given.

    DBS check paid by the school but should you leave within 6 months the cost will be recouped.

    Hours: Monday to Friday, Term Time Only, 5.00pm-7.00pm.

    Salary: £9.52 - £10.38 per hour

    Closing date 12 August 2022


  • CHEF

    We are looking for a reliable, efficient, and organised full time Chef to assist in the cooking and preparation of food to school standards. The successful applicant will support the Head Chef and Catering Team in the running of the busy kitchens. The hours are more sociable than industry standard, with shifts generally finishing by 7.30pm except for when catering for school or external functions. Due to the nature of boarding school life, the department works across seven days. During term time Chefs prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner and cater for internal and external functions. The School also supplies local primary schools and nurseries with lunches during term time. During non-term time the team prepare meals for residential lettings, sporting events and external functions.

    Hours: 48 hours a week on shifts, 52 weeks a year with 23 days holiday. (Job share hours may be considered)

    £10.70 per hour

    Closing Date 31st August 2022


  • NURSERY PRACTITIONER

    Come and join the Courtyard Cubs at Warminster School and be a part of our expanding Nursery!

    We are looking for an innovative, energetic and dynamic Nursery Practitioner to be a part of our team. Successful candidates will have experience of, or a passion to, work with nursery aged children and ideally be qualified to NVQ Level III or equivalent, although this is not essential. We are keen to hear from true team players who wish to work in a supportive community alongside motivated, child centred staff.

    Hours: 40 hours per week, 52 weeks per year, 23 days holiday

    Salary: £20,405

    Closing Date 31st August 2022

    A letter of application outlining reasons for applying and qualifications should accompany a fully completed application form.


  • CASUAL MINI BUS DRIVER

    We are looking for mini bus drivers to transport pupils on an ad hoc basis. Previous experience is essential. The successful candidate will be required to undertake safeguarding training, complete an enhanced DBS check and hold a full clean licence with a D1.

    Hours: Term time only

    Salary: £9.99 per hour