Working at Milton Abbey School

Please see below details of all Teaching and Support Staff vacancies at the School.  

Applications for vacancies must be submitted on a Milton Abbey School application form - which is available to download on this page - along with a covering letter. Your application can be supported by a CV, however application forms purely stating “see attached CV” will not be considered.

When applying for a vacancy please address your covering letter to the Head, Judith Fremont-Barnes, and send your application to:

Miss Lynne Hughes
HR Administrator
Milton Abbey School
Blandford Forum
DT11 0BZ

Or email all documents to:

Current Vacancies

School Site Plumber

Milton Abbey School seeks an experienced and suitably qualified individual for the new post of School Site Plumber. This will be a full time, varied role within the School Operations Team, meeting the plumbing needs of our school.
The successful candidate must have a broad understanding of general plumbing principals, including the provision of heating and hot water supplies. General maintenance experience would also be desirable.
Our school site contains both oil and LPG boilers, a TRENDs system, a Bio Mass System – experience of any of these systems would also be useful.
Training may be available for the right candidate if required.

School Caretaker

We are seeking to appoint a School Caretaker to assist in the day to day maintenance and operation of the school site, ensuring its safe and efficient use at all times by pupils, staff, visitors and hirers. The job will involve lifting and carrying, working at height or in enclosed areas.
In addition you will provide efficient and effective caretaking support to the School.   Duties will include: locking and unlocking buildings and security, monitoring fuel tanks and boilers, dealing with out of hours breakdowns or emergencies and providing 24 hour cover for the school.  You will work a shift system of days/nights on alternate weeks to enable emergency and out of hours cover and you will be provided with suitable free on-site accommodation.
You will need a maintenance background and be able to work without direct supervision but also as part of a team, with a good understanding of commonly used IT systems (e.g. Microsoft Word). Basic DIY skills are essential and knowledge and practical understanding of Health and Safety procedures would be an advantage, as would experience of working in a School environment with children and young adults.


An opportunity has arisen for an experienced, professional Chef to join our busy boarding school kitchen.  Experienced in volume food offers with a flair for creative food which will complement the team. You will be part of a team that has a good reputation for successful events during term time and our growing commercial business. 
The successful candidate will be trustworthy, efficient, dependable and hardworking.  Own transport to and from work is essential.  Uniform is provided, as are meals when on duty.