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Employee benefits

  • Death in Service Grant
  • Income Protection Insurance (Teaching staff only)
  • Competitive pension arrangements
  • Competitive occupational sick pay
  • Staff fee discount and school uniform discount from nominated supplier
  • Free before and after school care at the Junior School
  • Discounted holiday club provision with designated provider
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Retirement and pension seminars
  • Private healthcare and related benefits
  • Free flu vaccination scheme
  • Use of library, fitness suite, swimming pool and sports facilities
  • Free confidential counselling
  • Access to independent Occupational Health Services
  • Eye test vouchers, where applicable
  • Health and Well-being benefits available to members of the Healthcare scheme:
    • Access to a virtual GP service
    • Easy access to Physiotherapy treatment
    • Health review and health check
    • Access to Menopause support through Peppy
    • Access for mental health support through headspace
    • Discounts on gym memberships, sports shoes, Cafe Nero and cinema tickets
  • Provision of IT equipment, portable devices and resources
  • Focus on professional development and learning
  • Support for training and ECF teacher induction
  • Regular training encouraged including annual learning visits
  • IB training available supporting worldwide working
  • Support available for relevant long-term qualifications
  • Free subscription to TES Magazine
  • Research grant fund to support educational interests
  • Access to the apprenticeship scheme and levy
  • Interest-free season ticket loans to support travel
  • Cycle to work scheme as part of sustainability initiatives
  • Electric Vehicle Leasing Scheme – Salary Sacrifice
  • Free parking and use of parking outside school hours
  • Excellent transport links
  • Staff accommodation where available for those new to the area
  • Free lunch year-round
  • Friday cake
  • Socials and end of term events
  • Book club, staff singers, yoga and much more
  • Discounted tickets for theatre and other events (options to be explored)
  • B&Q Discount Card
  • Long Service Awards
  • Opportunity to take sabbatical leave
  • Suite of family friendly policies to include enhanced maternity leave, shared parental leave and paternity leave
  • Just Giving through Salary Sacrifice

The Abbey is a girls' independent selective school, with a key emphasis on inquisitive, creative and enthusiastic learners. A career at The Abbey welcomes you into the arms of an engaging and supportive community with learning at the heart.

Dear Candidate or Prospective Candidate,

Thank you for enquiring about working here at The Abbey School. Please do take a look at our current vacancies where further information will be available.  We also welcome speculative applications and would ask that you forward any enquiries by email to

Applications will be dealt with as we receive them. We reserve the right to close the application process early if a suitable candidate becomes available. We therefore actively encourage early applications.

With best wishes

The Abbey School

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Applicants are also required to read the school's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy and Safer Recruitment Policy before submitting their application.  
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