Working at Milton Abbey School

Please see below details of all Academic 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 from the box on this page, along with a covering letter. Your application can be supported by a CV, however applications purely annotated “see attached CV” will not be considered.

When applying for an academic vacancy please address your letter to the Head. For support vacancies, please address your letter to the Bursar. In both instances, please send your application to:

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

Current Vacancies

Facilities Manager

The School lies in a wooded valley occupying the site of a former Benedictine Monastery in rural Dorset and requires a Facilities Manager to be a member of the Head of Operations’ management team. The role includes a wide range of leadership and management responsibilities incorporating strategic planning through to day-to-day operations, particularly in relation to buildings and premises.   The post holder has overall management responsibility for maintaining the Milton Abbey Estate (“Estate”), including maintenance, refurbishment and development, keeping the grounds properly cared for and landscaped.  The post holder supports the Head of Operations in the management of the Estate support staff and contractors.
This role demands a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual with excellent organisational, communication and people skills. You will have recent experience of working in a Facilities Management role and good working knowledge of property management and services. You will also have knowledge of Health & Safety issues particularly relevant to the school environment, including COSHH.

Registered Qualified Nurse or Paramedic - Bank

We have vacancies in our in-house Medical Centre providing high quality nursing care 24/7 for pupils during term time.  The roles are diverse and rewarding and applicants should be confident to work autonomously and keen to support and influence the lives of the young people in their care. 
Bank Nurse or Paramedic – The posts are term time only, involving evenings, overnight and some weekends.  If you are interested in joining our Bank of Nurses who are RN or RSCN qualified or a Paramedic with HCPC qualification, you should have a minimum of 2 years post-qualification experience. 

Part-time/Term-time only CATERING ASSISTANTS

We are looking to appoint Catering Support Assistants to our in-house Catering Department.  The shifts currently available are:
  • Tuesday 7.00am – 3.00pm
  • Wednesday 5.30pm – 8.30pm
  • Thursday 12 noon – 3.00pm
  • Friday 5.00pm - 8.30pm
You will join our busy team providing in-house catering during term time – approximately 34 weeks a year.