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.



Fixed-Term Contract until 31st August 2018,

37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time only)

Apprentice Pay £3.50 per hour, optional contributory LGPS career average pension scheme

We are looking for a Finance Assistant Apprentice to join our finance team at Notre Dame School.   The successful candidate will be part of the finance team working under the direction and guidance or the Finance Manager and/or Finance Officer and will be based in their office on the lower ground floor.

The post involve establishing good relationships with students, colleagues and parents, assisting in standardised financial processes such as; operating a school bank service, receiving and processing petty cash claims, placing orders, data input of financial data, working with databases, reconciliation of supplier accounts, inputting expense or mileage claims, cash handling, keeping accurate records in accordance with statutory financial regulations, placing travel bookings and filing.

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 and interesting.  To be successful, you will need to be able to remain calm under pressure and deliver first class customer service.  Office experience would be useful, but not essential as training will be provided.

Alongside on-the-job training, the successful candidate will study for a Business Administration Level 2 qualification specialising in financial modules.  Entry requirements for the course are Maths and English GCSE at grade C, or above and applicants will need to complete functional skills tests at college.

You will be paid monthly in arrears and you will be eligible to join the LGPS career average pension scheme.  Please see below for the job description and person specification for this role.

HOW TO APPLY: If you would like more details about the role as apprentice at Notre Dame please contact Mrs Bailey, HR Manager, for more information on 01752 775101 or by email to

Closing Date: 9am, 30th June 2017

Interview Date: July 2017

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

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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

Governing Body – Parent Governors

If you are interested in joining the school governing body as a Parent Governor we would love to hear from you. Being a Parent Governor is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to the school and become part of the decision making team that informs and develops your child’s education.  We currently have a vacancy for parent governor, which can be applied for using the document below.

For further information, please contact the Clerk to Governors:


Where stated, applications should be uploaded to our TEShirewire site using the link within the advertisement. Please complete your application by either using the application form below and uploading to the TES hirewire microsite or using the application on our TEShirewire microsite at: Vacancies without a TEShirewire link, applications should be emailed to:


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