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The Princethorpe Foundation

A shared ethos

The Princethorpe Foundation is a great place to work - across our four schools we have over 200 talented members of staff, in a variety of teaching and support roles.

The Foundation values its staff and offers a rewarding benefits package including discounted school places, a pension scheme, child care vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.

If you are interested in joining our friendly and professional team check this page regularly for new vacancies.

Teaching at Princethorpe

If you are interested in teaching opportunities at Princethorpe College why not take a look at our new Teaching at Princethorpe College brochure, please click here.

Our next Taste of Teaching at Princethorpe event will take place on Thursday 25 February 2021. Further details will follow shortly.

Training To Become A Teacher at Princethorpe

As well as employing experienced teachers, the College is interested in recruiting good graduates who have a desire to enter the teaching profession. Opportunities are available in various subjects for the right candidate, whether straight out of university or looking for a career change.

Though our association with the Lion Alliance, we offer a year’s training as part of the School Direct scheme, leading to QTS (Qualified Teacher Status). Placements would be at Princethorpe and also other schools within the Lion Alliance. Our training is supported by Warwick University and by our experienced mentors within the college. Successful applicants are able to apply for bursaries and scholarships for certain subjects.

For further information and support with your application contact Dr Liz Pyne (Assistant Head - Teaching and Learning). 


Current Vacancies

  • Health and Safety Manager

    14 May21/05/14 00:00:00

    07 Jun21/06/07 00:00:00

    The Princethorpe Foundation

    We require a Health and Safety Manager to work with the Heads, Foundation Bursar and senior leaders to further develop, foster and promote a positive Health and Safety culture across the Foundation to prevent accidents, injuries and health problems. ...

  • Summer Estates Assistants

    14 May21/05/14 00:00:00

    24 May21/05/24 00:00:00

    Ideally to start in July 2021 we have a range of full and part-time roles available to work with the Estates team on a casual basis. Applications from candidates interested in working until mid-evening and/or just on a Saturday are also welcome. T...

  • Early Years Assistant

    10 May21/05/10 00:00:00

    24 May21/05/24 00:00:00

    Little Crackers

    Reporting to the Nursery Manager, we are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and suitably qualified person to join our dynamic and innovative team. The job holder will work in the nursery setting, joining an established team under the direction of the...

  • IT Infrastructure Engineer

    10 May21/05/10 00:00:00

    24 May21/05/24 00:00:00

    Princethorpe College

    We require an IT Infrastructure Engineer to support our current IT infrastructure and to help implement new services. The successful candidate will have relevant experience in IT Infrastructure, as well as initiative and flexibility. They will und...

What our staff say

  • I feel 100% supported and empowered by my line manager who I meet with every week and the children are a real delight to teach, down to earth, enthusiastic, polite and appreciative.

    Emma Cooper
    Head of Science - Princethorpe College
  • We are so fortunate to have teaching facilities that are second to none, overlooking the beautiful woods, and that really makes such a difference to the children and my wonderful team.

    Chris Kerrigan
    Head of English - Princethorpe College
  • The support I get from my two NQT mentors is awesome and the dynamics and sense of humour in the Sports Department is fantastic. I 100% love it here!

    Ellie Callan
    PE & Games Teacher NQT - Princethorpe College
  • There’s a fantastic level of team spirit here, the pupils are tremendously engaged and willing to work with you. They really do give of their all in everything they do, whether on the sports field, on the stage or in the classroom and as a result they (and we as teachers) enjoy a lot of fun and success.

    Neil McCollin
    Assistant Head - Co-curricular
  • Princethorpe is everything I had hoped for when I was starting out, the pupils are both interested and interesting and I have the professional freedom and trust to do things my own way.

    Adam Rickart
    Head of Austin House and Teacher of Psychology
  • I find the pupils here particularly warm and eager to interact with staff which is a big difference to both my previous schools.

    Sarah Duran
    MFL Second in Department

Opportunities at Princethorpe College

  • Exam Invigilators

    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.

  • Cover Teaching Staff

    being part of a team available for short-term and long-term supply work.

  • Games Coaching

    to assist with our wide-ranging sports programme.