Working at Bancroft’s

Bancroft’s is one of the country’s leading independent day schools. We are a flourishing school with around 1100 pupils from 7 to 18 years old; of these approximately 260 children are in the Prep School (ages 7-11) and 240 in the Sixth Form. We offer a first-class education together with a rich variety of sporting, music, drama, arts, and co-curricular opportunities in a friendly, diverse and supportive working environment.

Bancroft’s offers the chance to be part of a welcoming and professional community.  The School is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community, a place where we all – pupils and staff alike – can be ourselves and succeed on merit.

We aim to create a happy learning environment, where bright children are challenged and supported to become the best versions of themselves. This can only be achieved through an enthusiastic and dedicated teaching staff.

Non-teaching support staff work in a wide range of important and valuable roles; supporting our teaching staff through their own expertise and professionalism.

Bancroft’s offers a generous benefits package to all staff, including:

  1. Competitive salaries
  2. Commitment to supporting ongoing professional development
  3. Outstanding support for PGCE/NQT/RQT
  4. Generous holiday allowance
  5. Use of school gym.  Yoga, swimming and pilates sessions for staff
  6. Friendly and welcoming common room, which organises regular social events
  7. Access to school nurse, school counsellors and the support of a staff wellbeing team
  8. Optional subsidised private health care
  9. Complimentary lunches
  10. Cycle to work loan scheme

Bancroft’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.



School Governors

We are looking for two governors to join our governing body.  Governors support and challenge the School so that it improves for its pupils and staff.  As a Bancroft’s governor, you will use your educational and professional experience to inform conversations and make a valuable contribution to the school community.  You will have the opportunity to develop and use your skills at board-level.  Your unique experiences, perspectives and insights will be invaluable in the decision making in the interests of the School.  These positions are unremunerated, although expenses will be covered.

Bancroft’s School is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community, and we welcome applications from all professional backgrounds; human resource or experience in teaching and school inspection will be particularly welcomed.

Further information can be found by following the link below:

   New Governors Role Profile 2021

   Application Pack Governors

If you are interested in applying for the position, please send a copy of your covering letter and CV to

This position will close when a reasonable number of suitable applications has been received.


Teaching Vacancies

None at present.


Support Vacancies

We are looking for an efficient and enthusiastic person to join our busy IT Department, to provide first-line IT support to users at all levels within the organisation.  This is a challenging role that will provide the successful candidate with a fantastic opportunity to learn new skills, gain knowledge, and progress their career.

Excellent customer-facing, communication, and administration skills are essential as the successful candidate will be dealing with calls in real-time and meeting SLA’s from 30mins to 4 hours.  Previous IT Support (Desktop, Laptop, Tablet, Networking and Printer knowledge) will be necessary for this role, but onsite training and mentoring will be provided. The ideal person for this role will be confident, self-motivating and hardworking, with good decision-making skills.

The position is full-time, 52 weeks, with 27 days holiday per year plus 8 bank holidays.  The hours are 08:00 – 16:30, 37.5 hours per week, with a 1-hour lunch break.

If you are interested in the role, please fully complete the Application Pack below in Word and email it to hr@bancroft’

  Application Pack Support New First Line IT Support Role Profile

  Application Pack Support

The position will close at 9 am on Monday 5 July 2021, and interviews will take place shortly after.


Bancroft’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.


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