Current Vacancies

Notre Dame Plymouth is a member of Plymouth CAST multi-academy trust.  Plymouth CAST follow National Terms and Conditions for all employment groups and are a Living Wage employer.  All staff will be automatically opted-in to the appropriate contributory pension scheme for their employment group (TPS or LGPS) which includes an employer contribution.  Staff have access to a salary sacrifice scheme for Childcare Vouchers, on-site fitness suite facilities, staff wellbeing & employee support programme.



If you are a Computer Science Teacher we would like to hear from you. We are likely to have a vacancy for around 9 hours per fortnight for the next academic year.  Please contact Mrs S Bailey, HR Manager on 01752 775101 or email to express an interest in this position.

The school operates a Safeguarding Children Recruitment Policy and is committed to promoting the welfare of young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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  • Senior Faculty Technician (Open Faculty, incl. DT & Art)        NEW*NEW*NEW

Required from September

Temporary, fixed-term contract to 31/08/2019, Grade D, plus access to LGPS pension scheme and Childcare Vouchers scheme

15 hours per week, 39 weeks per annum (0.40FTE), Monday – Friday three hours per day in line with curriculum needs

We are looking for a motivated, independent and hard-working Senior Technician to join our Open Faculty to support our DT and Art departments to deliver a varied curriculum across a range of mediums.  We are seeking an individual who has an interest in the education of young people and who will support the faculty to achieve the best possible outcomes for students.

We are looking for a candidate with a genuine interest in design technology and art, who will be committed and able to work independently to meet agreed goals, be flexible and innovative, be committed to driving school improvement and be a role model for students.

We are a Roman Catholic comprehensive girls’ school which admits boys Post-16.  We value our Catholic ethos, but applicants don’t need to be a Catholic to apply to work for Notre Dame.  We ask that our staff support both our ethos and Christian attitudes and feel comfortable working in such an environment.

We expect successful candidates to show within their application, and at interview, their passion for working with young people and be able to explain how they will embrace and support the school’s ethos and strive to go above and beyond in the interest of our students.

Whilst this role is advertised as a temporary post initially, appointment could lead to permanent employment in the longer term.  If you feel you have the qualities we are looking for, please see the job description and person spec for more information and apply using the support staff application form below. Please be aware that Safer Recruitment procedures prevent us from accepting CVs.  Only application forms will be considered.

Please email completed applications to by the deadline date.  The school will be closed from 3.25pm on Friday 20th July 2018 for the summer holidays, so if you have any questions after this date please email them to Mrs S Bailey, HR Manager, at the email address previously stated and Mrs Bailey will be in contact on 14th August.  We expect that interviews will take place in late August or very early September.

Closing Date: 2pm, Tuesday 14th August 2018

Provisional date for interviews: August/Septemer (tbc)

The school operates a Safeguarding Children Recruitment Policy and is committed to promoting the welfare of young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS disclosure.


  • Apprentice Receptionist, Fixed-term contract for one year, 37 hours per week, 40 weeks per year (term time plus 2 weeks)

8am – 4pm Monday to Friday, Hourly rate £3.70, annual leave entitlement taken in school holiday time

Required from September 2018, plus casual employment to complete induction training in July 2018 for one week

We are looking for an apprentice receptionist at Notre Dame School.  The successful candidate will be part of the Main Office team and will be based on the Visitor Reception desk.

The post involves reception duties such as; greeting, welcoming and managing visitors/parents, identifying who can resolve their queries and putting them in touch with the right person, answering a busy switchboard and getting callers through to the right person, taking messages and ensuring that they are passed on in a timely manner, acting as gatekeeper to the school when visitors arrive on site, contributing to keeping our school safe by following safeguarding and health and safety policies, operating the automatic vehicle and pedestrian gates during the school day, assisting students who arrive or leave school outside of normal times, plus undertaking administrative duties such  as typing, filing and working with databases.

The post-holder will embody Notre Dame’s five Rs; resilience, resourcefulness, responsibility, reasoning, and reflection.  You will need to demonstrate good communication, inter-personal and organisational skills, and be a team player.  No two days will be the same, so the job is varied, but by becoming the face of Notre Dame for our parents and visitors you will also need to be able to remain calm under pressure and deliver first class customer service.

Previous office experience would be useful but not essential.

The successful candidate will study for Business Administration Level 2 qualification via distance learning and will be supported by a college tutor who will carry out regular workplace assessments.  Information on the course content can be provided to applicants.  Entry requirements for the course are Maths and English GCSE at grade C, or above and applicants will participate in functional skills tests at the college.

We encourage all interested applicants to find out more about the job by contacting Mrs Bailey, HR Manager.

If you wish to apply for this post please complete the apprenticeship application form below and return this to the school by email to or by post to Notre Dame Plymouth, Looseleigh Lane, Derriford, Plymouth PL6 5HN before the closing date.  Please be aware we DO NOT accept  CVs in line with Safer Recruitment procedures.

All applications should be marked for the attention of Mrs S Bailey with the title of ‘Application – Reception’ written on the envelope.

Please ensure that you outline your suitability for the post within the ‘supporting statement’ section of the application form as this will be used to identify which applicants will be invited to attend interview.

Closing Date:  09.00am, Monday 11th June 2018

The school operates a Safeguarding Children Recruitment Policy and is committed to promoting the welfare of young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS disclosure.


    Please check back regularly for forthcoming vacancies.  Thank you for showing interest in working for our school.


To apply for advertised teaching posts:  

Teaching posts are usually advertised on our microsite on at

Applications should be made using the TES staff application form on this site and uploaded via the site.    You will need to set up a login if you haven’t used before.

Applicants may complete applications with an electronic signature as candidates invited to interview will be asked to countersign their e-signatures at interview.

Should you wish to obtain further information about the department or the post please call Mrs Bailey, HR Manager on 01752 775101 for more information or to arrange a visit to the school prior to interview.

Please note:  We do not accept CVs.  Only Application Forms will be considered.

The school operates a Safeguarding Recruitment Policy and is committed to promoting the welfare of young people.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) disclosure.


Ongoing Vacancies


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The school operates a Safeguarding Children Recruitment Policy and is committed to promoting the welfare of young people.  Any successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS disclosure. The Job Evaluation Collective Agreement for Support staff has been signed by Plymouth City Council and all vacancies are advertised under the new grading scheme. Please note that all appointments, for Teaching and Support staff are offered subject to references; it is normal for references to be followed up prior to interview for all candidates invited to interview. Please indicate clearly on your letter of application if you would prefer references not to be contacted unless you are offered the post. If the vacancy that you are applying for does not indicate use of the TES hirewire microsite, please send your application to Mrs Kate White, Headteacher, at: Notre Dame Plymouth, Looseleigh Lane Derriford Plymouth Devon PL6 5HN