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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). 

lizpyne@princethorpe.co.uk

Current Vacancies

  • Events Assistants - Casual

    Posted:
    09 Apr21/04/09 00:00:00

    Closing:
    26 Apr21/04/26 00:00:00

    Princethorpe College

    We are recruiting Events Assistants to work on a casual, part-time basis, for the Estates team, providing support services to all of the Foundation schools - Princethorpe College, The Crescent in Rugby and Crackley Hall School in Kenilworth. Flexibil...

  • Invigilators

    Posted:
    09 Apr21/04/09 00:00:00

    Closing:
    31 May21/05/31 00:00:00

    Princethorpe College

    We are looking to recruit additional exam invigilators for our forthcoming exam periods. Working hours are typically from 8.30 am until 11am for morning sessions and 12:45pm until 3:30pm for afternoon sessions. Our invigilators often work whole day s...

  • Carpenter

    Posted:
    09 Apr21/04/09 00:00:00

    Closing:
    26 Apr21/04/26 00:00:00

    Princethorpe College

    We are recruiting a part-time Carpenter to be responsible for providing a carpentry and joinery service for the Foundation’s sites; they will undertake carpentry and maintenance work to ensure that all areas of the College and other Foundation ...

  • Teacher of Art

    Posted:
    09 Apr21/04/09 00:00:00

    Closing:
    30 Apr21/04/30 00:00:00

    Crescent School

    Required from September 2021, an enthusiastic, innovative and highly motivated teacher to teach Art from Year 3 to Year 6.  Art is a highly valued area of the curriculum at Crescent. Our children love to be creative and are motivated to do we...

  • Key Stage 1 Teaching Assistant

    Posted:
    01 Apr21/04/01 00:00:00

    Closing:
    04 May21/05/04 00:00:00

    Crescent School

    We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Teaching Assistant to join our Key Stage 1 team, working for approximately 25 hours a week, for September 2021. Optional additional hours working as a part of our wrap-around care team...

  • Key Stage 2 Teaching Assistant

    Posted:
    01 Apr21/04/01 00:00:00

    Closing:
    04 May21/05/04 00:00:00

    Crescent School

    We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Teaching Assistant to join our Key Stage 2 team, working for approximately 20 hours a week. This would be spread over three days per week, days and times to be discussed, for September 20...

  • IT Infrastructure and Network Manager

    Posted:
    26 Mar21/03/26 00:00:00

    Closing:
    19 Apr21/04/19 00:00:00

    The Princethorpe Foundation

    We require an IT Infrastructure and Network Manager to support the Director of Digital Strategy to develop and maintain a rolling strategy for core IT infrastructure across the Princethorpe Foundation. Leading a team, the successful candidate will...

  • IT Engineer

    Posted:
    26 Mar21/03/26 00:00:00

    Closing:
    19 Apr21/04/19 00:00:00

    The Princethorpe Foundation

    We are seeking to recruit an IT Engineer to help support our current infrastructure and to help implement new services. The successful candidate will provide first-line IT support to our staff and pupils throughout the Foundation. Listening and en...

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.