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The Peterborough School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates for all positions will be subject to child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS, formerly CRB) check and checks with previous employers. The School is an equal opportunities employer.

Find out more about the team here at The Peterborough School here, and more about our history here too.  

All applicants should use the Application Form below - personal applications, letters and CVs without this Form will not be accepted.

Please also read our Recruitment, Selection and Disclosure Policy which can be downloaded from this page, below. The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Please email all completed application forms to, and call us on 01733 343357 if you have any questions or would like to discuss a role further with a member of the HR team. 

Teaching Roles

Nursery Vacancies

Support and Office Vacancies

At The Peterborough School we have high standards and expectations and we are interested in education in the fullest sense. Our curricular and extra-curricular programme, combined with excellent pastoral support, reflect our commitment to ensuring that our pupils benefit from a first-class education in a supportive setting.

All our staff are integral to our mission, inspiring the minds of our children, optimising their potential and challenging them both academically and holistically, whilst supporting each other to make that happen. Staff wellbeing is a key priority of our Governors and Senior Leadership Team and is promoted throughout the School.

The School has its own salary scale, free school lunches and free on-site staff parking, as well as other perks


No positions available.

School Chaplain

The School is seeking to appoint an Anglican priest to take this important role in our happy and successful community.  The Chaplain plays a central role in the life of the School and is at the heart of the School’s pastoral care, providing support and wisdom to every member of the school community. Interpreting, for this generation, the sacramental and liturgical tradition in which Woodard schools stand is key to the Chaplain’s priestly ministry. 

The successful candidate will be caring and a good communicator, with excellent interpersonal skills and a strong work ethic, as well as a keen sense of humour. 

The role is part-time and expected to be two or three days per week.  A full-time role may be available for a person who is able to contribute to the teaching within the Preparatory and Senior School; this will depend on qualifications and experience. 

Closing date:  asap


No positions available.



Childcare Practitioner

Full-time Permanent

Immediate Start

We are seeking to appoint a qualified and inspirational Childcare Practitioner to join our “Outstanding” Nursery.  The appointed person will have the ability to work alongside an excellent team of dedicated staff to provide high quality care and a stimulating educational environment for children under 5 years of age.  The Nursery, which stands in a beautiful setting within the School site, has been rated as Outstanding in every area for the last 10 years.  We have an excellent reputation and we continue to go from strength to strength. 

We offer an attractive salary and benefits package, which includes free, onsite, parking and superb complimentary lunches every day. 

The ideal candidates will have a good knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage, have a childcare qualification up to Level 3 or above and relevant experience within an Early Years setting. We offer a competitive remuneration package in excellent, friendly working conditions, including free uniform and subsidised meals. Many of our staff have been trained to degree level while in our employment and additional training is offered in First Aid and Safeguarding. 

Additional information on this role, including the application form, is below. 

There will be shift patterns which include 7:30am - 4:30pm, 8:00am – 6:00pm with half day off, 8:00am - 5:00pm.  

Closing date: ASAP




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