Teacher of Mathematics

Full-time, September 2022

St Mary’s Calne is looking for a talented and enthusiastic teacher, with outstanding inter-personal skills, to teach Mathematics from Year 7 up to and including A Level.  This post would suit both an experienced or an early career teacher with experience of A Level teaching.

Closing date for applications: Midday, Friday 7th January 2022


Head of Physics

Full-time, April or September 2022

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly committed, passionate science leader to further develop and deliver our unique and enriching knowledge-led academic programme.  Science is central to the success of the school, and we are looking for a talented individual who has belief in the ability of all the students to succeed in Science.  We emphasise teaching the subject first and resist the demands to teach to the test.  We need a subject leader who will strive for excellence in all aspects of teaching and learning, and who can continue to inspire the department to take the pupils on a journey from basic scientific ability to flourishing young scientists, forging new and interesting pathways and networks.

Closing date for applications: Midday, Monday 10th January 2022


Director of PE

Full-time, April 2022 

Sport plays a very important part in our life at St Mary's. With the ever-increasing demand and pressure on teenage girls, we strongly believe in the benefits of both individual and team sports and all girls are encouraged to participate whatever their ability. Learning to work and play as a team teaches trust, increases resilience and builds confidence and self-esteem; all valuable qualities which can be transferred to everyday life.

Following a recent review, we are delighted to accept applications for the position of Director of PE.

The Director of PE will have responsibility for the day-to-day management of the PE department and its staff and for inspiring the strategic development of the department. They will demonstrate a clear vision for girls’ sport and PE and will encourage both pupils and staff to achieve high standards of participation and excellence.

The post holder will form part of the newly formed “Leadership for Sport Team” that will see them working closely with not only colleagues at St Mary’s but with peers from the wider organisation that encompasses St Margaret’s Prep and the St Mary’s Sports Club. The Director of PE will lead by example, by teaching and coaching a broad range of sports and will draw on best practice to ensure that both the curriculum and co-curriculum PE is cutting edge and in line with the aims and ethos of the whole school strategic thinking. They will be passionate leader who is dedicated to girls’ sport and the unique opportunities and benefits that an all-girls’ environment can offer.

Specific duties will include developing department initiatives within the school and wider community, ensuring the delivery of a well prepared competition schedule, teaching a broad range of sports across the school and departmental budget management.

The successful candidate will be a passionate advocate for girls’ sport with excellent leadership and communication skills. They will be experienced in managing a team, possess the ability to interact confidently with pupils, parents and other staff and be willing to participate in the full boarding life of the school.

Closing date for applications: 9am, Thursday 6th January 2022



More information:

Full Job Descriptions for all current teaching vacancies can be found via the links to the right or by emailing Karen Turner: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Benefits of working at St Mary's Calne

St Mary’s has its own salary scale with benefits, including:

• for a nominal fee, membership of the St Mary’s Sports Club
• a staff discount on fees of children educated at either St Mary’s Calne or St Margaret’s Preparatory School (for permanent members of staff)
• complimentary meals during term time
• free on-site parking
• staff workshops, clubs and library membership
• a rural site and attractive environment
• a friendly working community
• good public transport links.

To apply:

Please send a completed application form for Academic Staff along with a covering letter explaining your vision for the role to the e-mail address indicated on the Job Description.

An application form helps us to compare individuals on a like for like basis and for that reason we do not accept a CV and will not be able to process applications that are not completed fully.

To apply by post please do as above and send to St Mary's Calne (Teacher Recruitment), 63 Curzon St, Calne, SN11 0DF, Tel: 01249 857200.

All applications will be acknowledged.

Applicants invited for interview are expected to have read the school's Safeguarding Policy (Child Protection). Please click here to access the policies' page.

To view our Recruitment and Selection Policy and Procedures please click here

St Mary's is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils. Due to the nature of the work involved, the successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.