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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 extracurricular 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.


Teacher of History

The Peterborough School is seeking to appoint an ambitious, well-qualified and inspirational individual to join our team from September 2024. 

The successful candidate will join a dynamic Humanities faculty who are all passionate about their subject.  Our high-quality teaching achieves excellent results and motivates our students to take part with enthusiasm. History is a popular subject taught at A-Level within the Senior School and the successful candidate will be expected to teach to this level. 

The post would be suitable for a recently qualified teacher.  The ability to teach other humanities would be an advantage.

Closing Date: Midday, Friday 12th April 2024.


SUPPORT STAFF and office vacancies

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 candidate 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 whilst in our employment and additional training is offered in First Aid and Safeguarding. 

Additional information on this role, as well as 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

Please apply via:


Nursery Room Leader

Baby Room Leader -

Pre-School Room Leader -

Full-time Permanent

Immediate Start

As the Room Leader, you will provide professional leadership and guidance to your team, coordinate all aspects of your designated room, ensure that sessions run smoothly, and that the children are receiving the best possible care, within a safe and stimulating environment.

You will create a nurturing, engaging and safe environment, develop and implement age-appropriate activities and curriculum, and build and maintain relationships with children, parents and colleagues. You will provide the highest level of care, ensuring the individual needs and safety of the children are identified and met, whilst maintaining an enjoyable atmosphere.

You will have proven experience of working within an early years setting, strong leadership skills and a passion for providing excellent childcare.

Closing Date: ASAP

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