Employment opportunities

Please see below details of our current vacancies:

Examinations and Assessment Administrator – Princethorpe College

We are currently recruiting for a part time Administrator, reporting to the Examinations and Assessment Manager. This administration role is to work in the school’s exams office supporting the Exams and Assessments Manager. The key responsibilities of the office are the administration of public exams, processing exam results and organising the distribution of certificates as well as managing the preparation of and generating our pupil reports.

The successful candidate will have excellent organisational skills, a flexible approach to work and the ability to manage a varied workload. He or she will be friendly, professional and unflappable and able to communicate clearly with all members of the Princethorpe community including staff, pupils and Old Princethorpians.

Interested candidates will have experience in an administrative role, ideally in the education industry. They will need excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and a proven ability to work under pressure and to deadlines. Strong IT skills, particularly in Microsoft Excel, are essential. Familiarity with databases would be a recommendation. Applicants must have achieved Grade C or above in both English and Maths GCSE.

Hours of work: Generally working 12 hours a week, term time only, the actual working pattern can be agreed by negotiation, but we anticipate the working hours would be as follows:

  • 12 hours per week (9.00am-1.00pm, Monday, Wednesday and Friday) for 30 weeks of the year during term time
  • This would increase to 25 hours per week (8:30am – 2.00pm, Monday to Friday, with half an hours’ unpaid lunch) for 6 weeks in May and June during the main examination season
  • 10 hours per week for the two results weeks (2 x 5 hour days, Wednesday and Thursday in mid-late August)
  • 10 hours additional to cover prize giving and open afternoon

Total being 540 hours per year. There will be occasional work required outside normal working hours, for instance Prize Giving, Open Events and Entrance Exams; these extra hours will be paid and agreed in advance.

Salary: £17,400 - £19,500 (full time equivalent), by negotiation, depending on qualifications and relevant experience, in line with C2-D4 on the Foundation payscale.

This is an excellent opportunity to join the fast growing Foundation that values its staff and offers a rewarding benefits package including discounted places for staff, a pension scheme, child care vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.

Application: To apply for this vacancy applicants must submit a Princethorpe College application form, together with a CV and covering letter detailing your personal qualities, experience and how you meet the person specification for the role. Applicants must ensure the application form is fully completed, including a detailed career history with specific dates.

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Closing date: Monday 11 February 2019, at 9.00am and interviews are likely to be held on Thursday 14 February at Princethorpe College.

The Foundation is committed to equal opportunities and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Registered Charity No 1087124

Head of Physics – Princethorpe College

Required ideally for September 2019 a dynamic, innovative and well-qualified graduate to lead Physics in this flourishing school and work alongside the Head of Science to move the science department forward with their vision.

Candidates should have strong leadership and management skills, be visionary in their approach, have a proven track record of success in the classroom and be effective team workers. An enthusiasm to become involved with the extra-curricular life of the school is essential.

Single accommodation may be available. Princethorpe has its own pay scale which is above national scales.

This is an excellent opportunity to join the fast growing Foundation that values its staff and offers a rewarding benefits package including discounted places for staff, a pension scheme, child care vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.

Application: To apply for this vacancy applicants must submit a Princethorpe College application form, together with a CV and covering letter detailing their personal qualities, experience and how they meet the person specification for the role. Applicants must ensure the application form is fully completed, including a detailed career history with specific dates.

To download further information and an application form please click on the links below:

Please click here to download further information

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Closing date: Monday 25 February 2019 at 9.00am and interviews are likely to be held on Thursday 28 January, at Princethorpe.

The Foundation is committed to equal opportunities and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Registered Charity No 1087124

Possible opportunities at Princethorpe College:

From time to time we look to recruit additional teaching and support staff in the following areas:

Exam Invigilators – to assist in the smooth running of internal and public examinations

SEND support staff – for in-class, small group and one-to-one work with pupils

Teaching Staff – teaching positions are usually advertised on our website and in other publications when they become available but potential colleagues are most welcome to submit CVs and covering letters to alert us of their interest in working at Princethorpe College. These submissions would not take the place of formal applications should a relevant position be advertised at a future point.

Games Coaching – to assist with our wide-ranging sports programme

If you are interested in any of the above opportunities, please submit your CV and an accompanying letter, outlining the areas in which you are interested, to recruitment@princethorpe.co.uk

Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Registered Charity No 1087124

The Foundation is an equal opportunities employer.


The Princethorpe Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Criminal Records Bureau.

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