Our work environment

As you wander around the college you will notice the energetic chatter of happy and content students and the thriving buzz of college life. We are an independent college but not a gated community, which fosters independence and confidence in our students.

Our 25 beautiful north Oxford buildings are grouped around Banbury Road just south of Summertown and we have a fantastic work environment for staff. Our premises combine both traditional Victorian and Edwardian buildings with modern purpose-build teaching spaces.

As well as high-quality facilities we also have beautiful green open spaces which provide wonderful relaxing breakout spaces for both students and staff!

College culture

As a staff member, you will benefit from being able to immerse yourself in an international setting. We are proud of the diversity of the college community and the impact it has on the culture and life of the college; it comprises students, staff and alumni from all over the world.

This is an exciting time to join our team. You will be joining us at a time where our shared mission of ‘international education and understanding’ has never been more important! Our staff are integral in instilling these values and supporting students to flourish. As a colleague, you will be working alongside dedicated, passionate and committed team members. No matter what your job role, whether you are part of our maintenance team or a member of academic staff, ours really is a cooperative and supportive work environment.

We are looking for like-minded individuals who are hard-working, motivated and passionate about delivering a positive student experience and developing their own career in a diverse educational setting.

As well as our excellent work environment, we offer a generous range of benefits for everyone who works here and will consider requests for flexible or part-time hours wherever possible.


Oxford draws people from all over the world to study and live in the city. With a rich mix of international academic talent, the city is bubbling with intellectual vibrancy.

As well as the academic resources, it is a thriving multicultural city with its beautiful architecture, cultural sites, green spaces and riverside walks.

We recommend that you explore the beautiful university city with its rich historic traditions and vibrant modern lifestyle. The city includes world-famous museums, art galleries, university colleges and parks as well as shopping centres, restaurants and bars. Oxford is home to the Ashmolean Museum, Pitt Rivers Museum and the Bodleian Library. A few miles away there are also charming little Cotswold villages. From dreaming spires and cobbled streets to exciting cultural attractions the area offers something for everyone!

St Clare’s is based in the leafy suburbs of north Oxford, which is only a 20-minute walk from the city centre and a 60-minute train journey from London.

Equal opportunities for staff

We promote equal opportunities for staff and consider flexible working or part-time hours wherever possible. If you would like us to consider alternative work patterns other than those specified, please discuss with your line manager and the HR team.

Staff benefits

Our benefits include:

*subject to scheme rules

Special arrangements

If you have a disability, require assistance or special arrangements to attend an interview or fulfil a job role, please email the HR team or telephone +44 (0)1865 552031.

Please get in touch if you would like more information about our staff vacancies, career opportunities and recruitment procedures. Please note: we do not respond to speculative applications or CVs.

Recruitment Policies

Summer Vacancies