Current Vacancies

At St Peter’s, where teaching and learning are at the centre of all we do, we have an outstanding, committed staff.

If you would like to join our team, please keep an eye on our current vacancies below.

  • Job title: Boarding and Games Assistant (Fixed Term Contract to July 20 …
  • Description: We are seeking a confident, mature and personable female, ideally a graduate (or a mature post-A Level student) to work as a Boarding and Games Assistant alongside our Boarding Houseparents, supporting them in providing for the pastoral wellbeing and safety of boarding pupils, with particular responsibilities for the female boarders. The Boarding and Games Assistant will also actively participate in day to day life of the school, working closely with the Sports Department, supporting lessons, activities and matches.

    This is a term-time only, live-in post and is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is considering a career in education to join one of the most successful and forward-looking independent preparatory schools in the South West, awarded Excellent in all categories in a recent ISI Inspection (March 2020). The School sits on a beautiful rural site in East Devon surrounded by fields. The boarding dormitories enjoy unrivalled views over farmland down to the River Exe.

    The appointment will be a fixed-term contract starting Tuesday 4 January 2021 (or as soon as possible thereafter) for the remainder of the academic year 2021-22 (until Friday 8 July 2022).

    The successful candidate will work 40 hours per week during term-time only:
    18:00 to 21:30 Monday to Friday (Boarding House)
    07:00 to 08:30 Tuesday to Friday (Boarding House)
    07:00 to 09:30 Saturday (Boarding House)
    14 hours spread through the week in support of the Games Department and undertaking other general school duties

    The Boarding and Games Assistant will be on call overnight in the Boarding House on Monday to Friday nights. Saturday from 09:30 until Monday midday will be free from duty and you do not need to reside on site during these times.

    We offer a competitive salary of £14,256 alongside free accommodation and meals in the Boarding House during the week in term-time. There is also a bonus of £2,500 for completing the full contract successfully and this would be payable with the final salary at the end of July.

    The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.

    Further information about the school, a job description and an application form are on our website http://www.stpetersprep.co.uk/contact-us/vacancies/

    ** Please note that applications will only be accepted on the School’s own application form. We are unable to consider CVs **


    Closing Date: Wednesday 8 December
    Early applications are encouraged as they will be reviewed when they are received and we reserve the right to close the advert sooner.

    Interview Date: Monday 13 December 2021

    Start Date: Tuesday 4 January 2022 (or as soon as possible thereafter)

    St Peter’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff to share this commitment.
  • Starting Date: Tuesday 4 January 2022 (or as soon as possible thereafter)
  • Hours: 40 hours per week during term-time only.
  • Closing Date for Applications: Wednesday 8 December 2021
  • Interview Date: Monday 13 December 2021
  • Full job description Application form History of St Peter’s
  • Job title: Key Stage 3 English Teacher and Head of English (Maternity C …
  • Description: St Peter’s Preparatory School is one of the most successful and forward-looking independent preparatory schools in the South West, awarded Excellent in all categories in a recent ISI Inspection (March 2020). Teaching and learning is at the centre of all we do and we have outstanding, committed staff.

    We are seeking an inspirational, innovative and passionate full-time Key Stage 3 English Teacher to cover a period of maternity leave for up to one year starting in March 2022. The successful candidate will be our Head of English and expected to review and develop the associated curriculum on an ongoing basis, embedding excellence in content and practice.

    We offer a competitive salary commensurate with skills and experience.

    Further information about the school, a job description and an application form are on our website http://www.stpetersprep.co.uk/contact-us/vacancies/


    Closing Date: Monday 6 December 2021 @ Midday

    Provisional Interview Date: Monday 13 December 2021

    Start Date: March 2022


    The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
  • Starting Date: March 2022
  • Hours: Full time
  • Closing Date for Applications: Monday 6 December 2021 @ Midday
  • Interview Date: Monday 13 December 2021
  • Full job description Application form History of St Peter’s

For any further information or to submit an application, please email recruitment@stpetersprepschool.co.uk or call the Head's PA on 01395 272148.

St Peter’s Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.