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Employment Opportunities

We are looking for inspirational, energetic and creative individuals to join our happy school, whose passion is nurturing and motivating all of our pupils. We believe this is the key to helping children reach individual excellence in academic subjects, sport and in the creative and performing arts. The successful candidate would be expected to play a full part in the wider life of our vibrant and warm school community.

We are committed to safeguarding children; all posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.


Contract: Full Time – 40 hours per week – term time only
Start Date:  Tuesday 4 January 2022
Salary: £15,002.40
Closing Date:  Midday Sun 10 October 2021
Interview Date:  w/c 18 October 2021

We are looking for an inspirational, energetic and creative individual to join our dynamic team, whose passion is nurturing and motivating all of our pupils. We believe this is the key to achieving high standards in academic subjects, sport and in the performing arts. Members of the teaching staff are key members of the Yarrells team, who should contribute actively to delivering educational excellence in our enriching environment. Early Years Assistants are required to work in partnership with parents in the best interests of the children who attend Yarrells School and also to collaborate with other members of staff to promote the team vision for the school in a manner that fosters good relationships amongst the team. As is the case for all staff members, it is important that Early Years Assistants are flexible and committed to promoting a positive atmosphere within the school, amongst children, staff and the parent body.

You can read a full job description in the recruitment pack below.

If you would like to apply for this post, please fill in the appropriate application form below and send it in to the school along with a letter of application.

You may either email, post or hand deliver your application form.

Post to: Head, Yarrells School, Yarrells House, Upton, Poole, Dorset BH16 5EU

Email to:

For any queries please speak to: 

Mr J Renwick, Director of Operations: 01202 622229 or email


Contract: Part Time, Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: £8.91 an hour

Yarrells School is looking for a Cleaner to join our small and dedicated team. The successful applicant will have good relevant experience and be a reliable and committed team member.

The hours for this position are Monday to Friday, 4.30pm to 7.30pm and the contract is term time only, plus 60 additional “deep clean” hours spread out over the year during the school holidays.

Applications may be made by submitting a CV to our Director of Operations, or by completing our support staff application form, which you will find below. For any queries about the role please speak to: James Renwick, Director of Operations, on: 01202 622229 or email

Applications sent by email to or by post must be addressed to:

Mr J. Renwick
Director of Operations
Yarrells School
BH16 5EU


Yarrells Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants should read the School’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy, which are available on the School’s website. Applicants are required to declare any criminal convictions or cautions, or disciplinary proceedings related to children and young people and must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

If you require any further information please contact Mr James Renwick; Tel: 01202 622229 or email

Please post or deliver application forms to:  Mr James Renwick, Yarrells School, Poole, Dorset, BH16 5EU

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