Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Independent day school for girls aged 4-16 providing girls with a broad balanced and dynamic curriculum. Each pupil is encouraged to achieve of thier very best.
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  • UK locations:
    East of England
  • Contact
    • St Mary's School, 91 Lexden Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3RB

About St Mary's School

What is it like to work for St Mary's School

Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The organisation hold charity race evenings, cross country runs, dog walks, cakes sales, and talent shows. Horses for Heroes/Help for Heroes are charity’s that the organisation support. Often charity’s are chosen in relation to specific members of staff, therefore are more personal. Students monitor use of electricity and water and also monitor the amount of recycling that the school undertakes. Paper, clothes, shoes, toner cartridges, pens, mobile phones, jewellery, plastic, glass and cans are recycled. They have also recently installed solar panels when upgrading the heating system, they are the only school in the area to have achieved two green flag awards.
My Company
My Company
Flowers and recognition are given to staff after 25 years of service. Champagne is given to employees for naming "Spotlight". The organisation hold regular staff meetings to discuss issues and ideas. The organisation are involved with Investors in People and offer counselling for staff. They also have an open door policy of SLT.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Staff in the organisation are rewarded for a job well done with notes, cards, flowers, chocolates and other gifts. This shows employees that they are valued by the organisation.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Women

    At least 33% of senior managers are women

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    10% of staff undertake charitable activities during business hours

  • Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    19% / 81%

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  • Under 35 to Over 55 Ratio:

    No employees under 35


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