At Elstree, we are constantly striving to offer the best experience to our pupils and staff and are looking to recruit the very best teachers, pastoral and support staff to join our school.  We seek to inspire each pupil to fulfil their academic and personal potential and to be reflective and purposeful.  We believe in educating the whole child; not just striving for academic excellence but providing outstanding pastoral care. We are a close community and pride ourselves on the very special, warm environment that has evolved since our inception, influenced largely by the family principles of Elstree School. 

We aim to appoint candidates who will contribute to and thrive in our vibrant community and offer them the chance to work in a school which takes great pride in and values every staff member.  Our inspiring and passionate teaching colleagues coupled with our dedicated and talented team of pastoral and support staff ensure Elstree’s smooth running and continued success. 

If Elstree sounds like a school that you would like to be part of, we would love to hear from you.  All our current vacancies are listed below:

ICT Technician

We are seeking an ICT Technician to join our growing team. We work throughout the school supporting both staff and pupils with their ICT requirements.  Our ICT Technician will assist in the maintenance of the School’s IT networks and systems and provide technical support for all users in order to ensure that they can make optimum use of the School’s IT networks and systems, associated hardware and software.

Duties include the provision of technical advice, equipment repairs, maintenance of the School inventory and the purchase of software and hardware. You will also assist in the support of the School’s network.  Working as an integral part of a small and important team, we are looking for a dynamic and focused individual who can make an impact.  Experience of working in a school environment would be an advantage but is not essential as full training will be provided.  

You will need to have experience of and demonstrate an aptitude for IT systems and will possess the ability to troubleshoot a range of problems.  You will need to have a strong attention to detail, be flexible and capable of working independently, whilst demonstrating a high level of confidentiality at all times

Teaching Support

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic teaching assistant to work on a full time basis to complement our teaching team across the Prep and Pre-Prep School from September 2022. The successful candidate will be willing to immerse themselves in all aspects of school life.  The ability and willingness to become involved in the sporting, extra-curricular and pastoral life of this busy co-educational boarding school will be expected.  You will also  support our after school ‘Ducklings’ club with an extended day until 6pm. 

Chef de Partie 

Our onsite caterers, Holroyd Howe, are looking for an experienced Chef de Partie to join their friendly and hardworking catering team at Elstree’s Dining Room.   Their new Chef de Partie will be able to work well with the team and deliver excellent food made from scratch.  If this sounds like you, then please contact Lara Grant our Chef Manager, via email on for more information. Click here for more details about this role.

How to Apply 

To apply for any of our roles, please  download the application pack below  and email it to . If you would like to talk about working at Elstree, please call Rachel Pither, Head of HR on 0118 9710604.   We encourage you to apply at your earliest convenience as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.  Suitable candidates may be interviewed before our closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.

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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and Disclosure and Barring Service. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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