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Current vacancies

Director of Sport 

September 2024 

Full-time (including Saturday sport provision) 

Salary up to £53,219 (depending on experience) + Saturday Sport £720pa + Excellent Benefits 

St Mary’s school is on a town site, the main sports field being a short minibus ride away. There is a large gym, two halls and a netball/tennis court situated on the Senior School site. At the Junior School there is a netball court, hall and gym space.  

St Mary's School, Cambridge and Homerton College have formed a partnership which has led to a substantial regeneration of the school’s sports ground, located on Long Road. Owned by St Mary’s School, Cambridge, and leased to Homerton College, the site features two new AstroTurf pitches – for hockey, and for rugby and football; new netball and tennis courts; athletics facilities comprising a grass running track and field events facilities; a new pavilion, including physiotherapy room, kitchen, and changing facilities; and floodlighting.   

In addition, we are partnered with City of Cambridge Rowing Club (CCRC) which enables our girls to have full access to Cambridge’s most iconic sport. We also offer rowing to girls aged 12 and above on a Saturday and Sunday morning which is directly linked to CCRC.  

The PE department consists of two full time and four part time members of staff with additional input in the sports programme from sport specialists (Head of Dance and Head of Rowing), a sports assistant, a dedicated gap student and specialist coaches. All staff have responsibilities in both the Junior and Senior School. The aims of the department are to stimulate and maintain pupil interest and enjoyment in a wide range of activities within physical education. The school has a strong commitment to sporting excellence and sport for all. We encourage as many pupils as possible to involve themselves in extra-curricular sport and provide the opportunity for each girl to achieve exceptional results in her chosen activities.  

If you can be an outstanding role model and inspire our pupils to realise their full potential, it’s time we talked. Please click the apply button to complete an online application form. 

How to apply 

Job Description 

Closing date for applications: 8:00am Friday 3rd May 2024  

Interviews: from 8.00am on Wednesday 8th May 2024  

We will review applications on receipt. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.   

  


Teacher of Science 

September 2024 

Full-time (Part-time applications will be considered)  

Salary £28,939 - £40,814 FTE (dependent on experience) +7% pay award for 2024/5

The Science Department at St Mary’s School is a central part of school life and has gained a reputation for academic excellence, with parents and students alike viewing science as a desirable career pathway. 

We are looking to appoint an outstanding teacher and science graduate to teach science, up to and including Key Stage 5, in either, or both of, Chemistry or Physics. The ability to teach all, or most, of the three Sciences up to Key Stage 3 is desirable. The ability to teach any other science beyond this is also an advantage. A general interest in STEM subjects is essential. 

You will work with a broad ability range of enthusiastic students in small classes who are a delight to teach. You should enjoy the challenge of teaching motivated and ambitious students and show a love for the subject which reaches beyond the classroom. 

If you can be an outstanding role model and inspire our pupils to realise their full potential, it’s time we talked. Please click the apply button to complete an online application form. 

How to apply 

Job Description 

Closing date: 9.00am Friday 17th May 2024 

We will review applications on receipt. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.    


Teacher of Classics

September 2024

Full time – Permanent

Salary - £28,939 - £40,814 FTE (dependent on experience)  +7% pay award for 2024/5

Applications are invited for candidates who are specialist in teaching Classics. Candidates are required to teach KS3 to KS5 Latin as well as KS4 to KS5 Classical Civilisation.

The ability to teach Classical Greek at GCSE/A-level would be an advantage.

If you can be an outstanding role model and inspire our pupils to realise their full potential, it’s time we talked. Please click the apply button to complete an online application form. 

How to apply

Job Description

Interviews will be conducted in person, and they will explore candidates’ suitability to work with children. Candidates are required to bring with them the necessary ID documentation and any relevant qualification certificate(s), all of which must be originals. Further information of the interview format will be provided if you are shortlisted for interview. 

If you have any question, please contact the HR Team by email: hr@stmaryscambridge.co.uk or call: 01223 353253. 

Closing date for applications: 8:00am on Tuesday 7th May 2024

Interviews: From 8.00am Monday 13th May 2024

We will review applications on receipt. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.  

 


HR Advisor 

Permanent, Full Time 

Spring/Summer 2024 

Salary £30K to £35K per annum (dependant on experience) + excellent benefits 

St Mary’s School, Cambridge is an independent day and boarding school for girls aged 3 to 18.  We are proud of our unique school community that celebrates diversity and blends different languages, cultures and perspectives to create a true microcosm of the world. 

As a HR professional you will use your knowledge, experience and skills to provide a full range of HR advice and support across all service areas of the School.  Every day is different and excellent organisational skills along with the ability to be  responsive is essential in dealing with a wide range of casework, staff engagement projects, recruitment and organisational development.  

From teaching and pastoral care to school life, everything we do at St Mary’s is for the benefit of our students. To achieve this we recruit and retain an outstanding team of teaching and business operations staff. We will support you to use your knowledge, skills and abilities to deliver an exceptional educational experience and academic results for our students to get wherever they want to go and, ensure they leave with far, far more – self-belief, passion and a desire to make a difference. 

With amazing academic results, a rich pastoral programme and a nurturing and empowering environment, this is a unique place to study – and to work. Whatever your role, you will help to take a remarkable community to the next level and will benefit from significant investment in your personal and professional development. After all, releasing potential is why we’re here. 

If you want to be here too, you can enjoy an outstanding career and comprehensive benefits including a contributory pension scheme, 33% discount (pro rata for part-time staff) on school fees, BUPA cash plan, an occupational sickness scheme, free lunches and refreshments, a season ticket discount and much more. 

How to apply 

Job Description 

Closing date for applications: 8:00am Friday 3rd May 2024  

Interviews: from Wednesday 8th May 2024  

We will review applications on receipt. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.