Come and join Slough’s best kept secret; St Bernard’s Preparatory School is an excellent, as rated in our last ISI inspection (Feb23), independent co-educational day school and currently rated 7th best prep school in the country.  It was founded in 1945 by the Bernadine Cistercian Order, whose Sisters owned the school and acted as its proprietor.  The school is now an independent subsidiary of St Benedict’s, Ealing.  The school comprises of two sections: the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) for children aged 2 ½ to 5 years, and prep for pupils aged 5 to 11 years.

The school aims to teach the Catholic faith and educate pupils towards love and service to God, each other and the wider community.  It seeks to provide a broad, balanced curriculum which will develop an understanding of each fait and the Gospel values shared by all faiths.  The school endeavours to develop pupils to their full potential, spiritually, morally, academically, socially and physically.

Please browse our list of vacancies below:-

KS1 2 Teacher

September 2024

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious, dynamic and passionate teacher, who can inspire our children in the classroom, to join our highly successful and thriving team. The successful candidate would be expected to be committed to outstanding teaching and learning and contribute to the full life of the school.

Other valuable qualities include enthusiasm, understanding, organisational ability, a capacity to work hard, and the ability to stay calm and good-humoured under pressure.

A pleasure in the life of a thriving, busy school, and the ability to act as an approachable, sympathetic and principled role model will be likely to characterise the successful candidate.

Most importantly, the successful candidate must have a genuine interest in the evolving needs of young people and a strong commitment to children’s academic and personal development.

Terms of Appointment

  • The posts are available  on a permanent, full time (term time only) basis.
  • A competitive salary, reflecting the level of experience to date.
  • Benefits include school fee remission, life assurance and pension scheme.
  • Well-being benefits include a free annual eye test, annual flu vaccination and access to our Employee Assistance programme.
  • St Bernard’s birthday day off.
  • Free staff lunch is provided during term time.
  • Onsite car parking.

Application closing date: Wednesday 8th May

Interviews will take place w/c 13th May

Visits to school are always encouraged.

Please download an application form below. Further details can be obtained from Mrs Bally Buttar, Office Manager, Tel: 01753 521821 x202 or Email:

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 will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, Prohibition and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Registered Charity Number 1148512