Teacher of Business

Full Time Permanent
  • Closing date: 24 June 2024
  • Suitable for ECT/NQTs: Yes
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Horseshoe Lane East, Merrow, Guildford, GU1 2TN
  • MPS/UPS Fringe
  • Arundel and Brighton
  • Xavier Catholic Education Trust
  • Start date: September 2024 or January 2025
Website stpeters_head
Catholic Multi Academy Trust / Phase: Secondary with sixth form / Role: Teaching / Lecturing
St Peter's Catholic School

St Peter’s is a renowned successful school and sixth form in Guildford. We have an exciting opportunity to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to join our Business and Economics team, starting September 2024 or January 2025. MPS/UPS Fringe.

About St Peter’s:

St Peter’s Catholic School, part of the Xavier Catholic Education Trust, is an extremely successful school and sixth form set in attractive grounds on the outskirts of Guildford, with onsite parking. Standards are high and academic progress excellent, with very good facilities and resources. Community is a key aspect of our ethos; relationships between students and staff are excellent.  We are also a partner school of Teach Southeast, an initial teacher training (ITT) provider.

What we can offer you:

  • A £1000 welcome bonus**
  • An outstanding, high quality weekly training programme for ECT’s, to help you to become a confident, outstanding teaching professional.
  • A friendly, supportive environment, where best practise is shared to ensure high quality teaching and continuous development.
  • Excellent personal development at all levels with access to national professional qualifications for middle and senior management.
  • An extensive range of benefits and discounts with ‘Mylifestyle’, our employee benefits hub.
  • Free access to Spectrum, Guildford, Sports Centre. Including the gym, group exercise classes, spa and pool.


About the Business and Economics Department:

  • We are expanding and would like the right person to join our team of friendly, hardworking, positive and passionate staff.  Our vision for business and economics is to engage and inspire all our students through appropriate accessible courses. These courses range from A Level Economics and Business, GCSE and Vocational BTEC options in both KS4 and 5.
  • Our GCSE and A Level results in both Business and Economics are excellent with 100% of our students achieving a GCSE grade 88.5% A* – C and 39% A*-A. Our classes rank 13% higher than similar centres. A LEVEL Economics 100% A-C with 70% achieving A-B. Business 100% A- C with 50% gaining an A- B. Business Diploma 100% D*D and BTEC Tech Award 100% of students with Level 2 Pass or above.
  • We offer a wide range of extra-curricular activities including Young Enterprise, Virtual Stock Market as well as educational visits to London.
  • The department consists of dedicated teaching and ICT suites in lower school and the sixth form block.

About You:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic teacher of Business and would welcome experienced and ECT applications. If you are passionate about your subject and want to really make a difference to the lives of young people then St Peter’s could be the school for you.

Unsure?  Why not visit the school for a tour and let us answer any questions you may have.

As we are unable to offer a sponsorship, we can only accept applications from candidates that already have the right to work in the UK.


Our roles can receive high volumes of applicants and occasionally we may need to close a vacancy before the published closing date of the advert. Interviews will be arranged as suitable applications are received.  We do not want you to miss out, so recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible.

If you would like to visit the school for a tour or have any other queries, please contact Michelle Gallagher, HR Manager.

** Welcome bonus will be paid to candidates applying direct, not via an agency, on successful completion of probation period.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

To apply for this job please visit: www.st-petersschool.co.uk.

Please mention catholicrecruitment.co.uk when applying.

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