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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

  • Teacher of Science and DT

    26 Feb21/02/26 00:00:00

    17 Mar21/03/17 00:00:00

    Crescent School

    Required from September 2021, an enthusiastic, innovative and highly motivated teacher to teach Science and Design Technology from Year 1 to Year 6. We are looking to appoint a well-qualified graduate with QTS.

    Science and Design Technology are both highly valued areas of the curriculum at Crescent. Year 1 to Year 3 have two lessons a week allocated and Year 3 to Year 6 have three a week. These lessons are used at the discretion of the teacher to deliver both subjects, with additional time weighting (2:1) given to science.

    This is a part time role that will involve working around 0.75 of a full timetable. Although there is some flexibility in the timing of this, this will most likely involve working in school on three and a half days out of five.

    An enthusiasm to become involved with the extracurricular life of the school is essential. Candidates should be able to demonstrate outstanding teaching skills in the classroom and be effective team players.

    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 Foundation 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

    Please click here to download an application form

    Closing date: Thursday 18 March 2021, at 9.00am. Interviews are likely to be held during the week commencing 22 March.

    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