Teacher of Classics

Full-time, September 2023

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic teacher, with outstanding inter-personal skills, to teach Classics throughout the school.  The Department offers Latin, Greek and Classical Civilisation from the lower school up to and including A Level.  This post would suit both an experienced teacher or a newly qualified, forward looking graduate. 

Full details, including a Person Specification, can be found in the Job Description by clicking the title link above.

Closing date for applications: Midday, Tuesday 7th February for interview after Half Term on Tuesday 21st February.


Graduate Assistant (Lacrosse)

September 2023

We are looking for a dynamic, highly motivated graduate with excellent communication skills, to assist with the provision of Lacrosse across the school and, in addition, to undertake a significant number of boarding duties.  The position would suit an enthusiastic, committed and forward looking graduate who would be keen to contribute to all aspects of life in a boarding school and who might, in the longer term, be considering a career in teaching.  

St Mary’s Calne is regularly in the top 16 schools at all age ranges in the National Schools’ Lacrosse Championships.

This is a residential post.  Accommodation (including bills) and meals during term time are provided.

A fully completed application form and covering letter should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing date for applications: Midday, Thursday 23rd February 2023.  (Early application is recommended as we reserve the right to review applications upon receipt and may make an appointment before the closing date.)


Visiting Music Teacher - Double Reed Specialist

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic and inspiring Double Reed teacher to teach individual lessons and (desirable) offer signing/piano/music theory (grade 8) and possibly some ensemble lessons.  The teacher will plan, prepare and teach lessons and prepare pupils for examinations and performances as part of our successful Music Department.

Based within our vibrant Music Department, visiting music teachers enjoy all the benefits of being part of the school’s academic team including PAYE, pension scheme, refreshments and school meals while working.

The ideal candidate will have experience in delivering Double Reed lessons in a school or similar environment.  This role initially offers lessons for 2 to 4 students (1-2 hours per week initially with scope to grow and hope to increase current numbers including bassoon) during a flexible timetable.  The hourly rate is £32.40 with 5.6 weeks paid holiday per year calculated and paid in line with Government guidance.

See full Job Description here, and if interested complete and return the school application form. If you require an application form to be sent in the post, please request one from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 01249 857300.

Closing date for applications:  9 am Tuesday 31st January 2023

Interview Date:  To be confirmed




More information:

Full Job Descriptions for all current teaching vacancies can be found via the links to the right or by emailing Karen Turner: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Benefits of working at St Mary's Calne

St Mary’s has its own salary scale with benefits, including:

• for a nominal fee, membership of the St Mary’s Sports Club
• a staff discount on fees of children educated at either St Mary’s Calne or St Margaret’s Preparatory School (for permanent members of staff)
• complimentary meals during term time
• free on-site parking
• staff workshops, clubs and library membership
• a rural site and attractive environment
• a friendly working community
• good public transport links.

To apply:

Please send a completed application form for Academic Staff along with a covering letter explaining your vision for the role to the e-mail address indicated on the Job Description.

An application form helps us to compare individuals on a like for like basis and for that reason we do not accept a CV and will not be able to process applications that are not completed fully.

To apply by post please do as above and send to St Mary's Calne (Teacher Recruitment), 63 Curzon St, Calne, SN11 0DF, Tel: 01249 857200.

All applications will be acknowledged.

Applicants invited for interview are expected to have read the school's Safeguarding Policy (Child Protection). Please click here to access the policies' page.

To view our Recruitment and Selection Policy and Procedures please click here

St Mary's is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils. Due to the nature of the work involved, the successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.