Thank you for your interest in working for St Hugh’s.  Choosing the right place to work is extremely important and each one of our enthusiastic, inspirational and talented staff ensures that every child finds what they are good at so that they flourish in the safe, nurturing and kind environment that St Hugh's provides.  My three children spent many happy years at the school, and I am lucky to have been working here for the last five years.  It is a very special place to be. 

Any current vacancies will be listed below. 

For further information on the Benefits available to St Hugh's staff, please click on the relevant sub menu. 

Mrs Hilary Lloyd, Head of HR

Head of Modern Foreign Languages

Languages are an important part of the school's broad curriculum, with French being the key language at Common Entrance.  This is an exciting opportunity for a well-qualified, experienced and motivated teacher to lead and develop our thriving department. You will have the scope to look at the languages that we teach, to ensure that we are offering the broadest experiences for our children.  The starting date for this position is Monday, 4 January 2021.

At St Hugh's we aim to give all our children academic and pastoral excellence in a friendly environment in which each child can discover what they are good at and, therefore, thrive and gain confidence in themselves. 

We offer excellent benefits, including a competitive salary on our own salary scale with scope for progression, an outstanding working environment in our beautiful estate with easy access to transport links and being part of our vibrant and supportive community. We offer free car parking, free meals, a discount on School fees and the use of our sporting and gym facilities. 

To apply for the position, please email a fully completed application form, which includes a supporting statement outlining the extent to which you meet our requirements, as set out in the job description and person specification, and details of two referees, one of which should be a current or most recent employer to . References may be taken up before interview.

Full details of our staff benefits can be found by clicking on the ‘staff benefits’ link on this page and recruitment procedures can be found by clicking on the ‘recruitment policy’ link on this page.  

Applications will be considered on receipt and should arrive no later than 12 noon on Monday, 2nd March.  Interviews will take place in the week beginning 9th March 2020. We reserve the right to interview at any point during the recruitment process, so early applications are encouraged.

Lifeguards for St Hugh's Swim School

We are looking for conscientious lifeguards to start working in the wonderful new pool facility at St Hugh’s, who are available for any of the following times starting from Wednesday, 22nd April on a weekly basis; 

  • Monday 15:15 - 18:45
  • Wednesday 15:15 - 19:15
  • Friday 15:15 - 19:15
  • Saturday 09:30 - 12:30
  • Sunday 08:30 - 12:00 

There is potential for more work over the summer months, moving into an expanded provision from September.  Previous experience would be helpful but is not essential. However, all candidates must have a valid National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ).   

For further information, please read the St Hugh's Lifeguard Job Description. To apply for the position, please email a fully completed application form to Russell Paul at . References may be taken up before interview. If you have any questions, please contact Russell Paul.

Applications close on 8th March 2020 at midday.  Interviews will take place on the evenings of Wednesday, 11th March or Thursday, 12th March. Shortlisted candidates will need to complete a pool competency test, which will take place on March 29th 2020 between 2.00pm and 4.00pm.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (including a check against the Children’s Barred List), and other pre-employment screening including a check on the Secretary of State list of prohibited staff.