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. Almost everyone who visits us comments on it; it is a vital feature of the School and one that we cherish. It is genuine, authentic and impossible to contrive.

There are just under 250 support 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.

Warminster has its 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: for further details please contact Ms Jenni Croft on jcroft@warminsterschool.org.uk

Non-teaching roles: for further details please contact Mrs Sonya Ellison on sellison@warminsterschool.org.uk

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.

Current vacancies

  • HEAD OF ACADEMIC PE

    Full-time for April 2020 (or September 2020).

    Warminster School seeks to appoint an innovative and well-qualified teacher to inspire pupils across the age range in Years 7-13 and to lead this important department. The department prepares pupils for GCSE PE as well as the OCR Cambridge Technical in Sport. The successful candidate will have high standards, energy, excellent interpersonal skills, leadership potential and an infectious enthusiasm for the subject and for sport.

    This position offers considerable opportunity to a creative and ambitious leader and would be an excellent position for someone looking for their first head of department appointment. The post-holder will work closely with the Director of Sport. The ability to coach cricket to a good level would be an advantage.

    A commitment to the boarding and co-curricular life of this thriving school is essential, as the successful candidate will be heavily involved in the coaching of sport.

    Please contact: Ms Jenni Croft, Headmaster’s PA, to request a candidate application pack.

    Application forms should be returned to the Headmaster’s PA by noon on Friday 10th January 2020. Interviews will take place on Thursday 23rd January 2020.


  • GRADUATE ASSISTANT

    We require two Graduate Assistants for Years 1-6 (Prep) and two for Years 7-U6 (Senior) to work in our PE Department.

    The Senior School requires students to work in the PE Department, helping with both boys and girls PE and Games, assisting with the day to day running of a busy Department, helping with the teaching of lessons, fixtures and co-curricular activities.

    In Prep, the students will also support a Key Stage 2 class in addition to assisting with the PE and Games provision.

    In addition, the successful applicants will be involved in the pastoral life of the School, living and working in one of the boarding houses at Warminster.

    The successful applicants will be working in the PE/Games Department during the working day, involved in the fixtures programme on Saturdays, and on duty in one of the boarding houses some evenings and weekends. In Prep, the role is combined with classroom support along with PE and Games sessions, and weekend fixtures. The successful applicants will also be required to coach at least two from: Athletics, Cricket, Hockey, Netball and Rugby from Year 1 through to the Upper Sixth.

    Enthusiasm, self-motivation and commitment are essential. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone who is considering a career in teaching.

    This is a fixed-term position for one academic year from September 2020 – July 2021. Salary £8,000, plus free accommodation, council tax and utility bills (except for private telephone calls) and 3 meals a day in term time.

    For further information please contact Mr Tim Watts, Director of Sport on 01985 224860 or by email: trwatts@warminsterschool.org.uk

    CLOSING DATE: Friday 10th January 2020 PROVISIONAL INTERVIEW DATE: Week beginning 13th January 2020


  • LEARNING SUPPORT TEACHING ASSISTANT

    We are looking for an innovative, energetic and reflective Learning Support Teaching Assistant to be a part of our team. The successful candidate will have experience of working with Key Stage 1 & 2 pupils with specific learning needs. Relevant qualifications and experience in delivering specific programmes such as ESLA would be an advantage. The role will involve one to one support for a specific pupil as well as individual support lessons to range of other pupils.

    15hrs per week Monday to Friday term time only (£4,951).

    Letter of application and completed application form should be returned to the Bursar’s PA by noon on Monday 9 December 2019. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 11 December 2019.

    This is an excellent opportunity to join a strong and energetic team within an innovative and ambitious 3-18 school. Early applications are welcomed.