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Careers at St Ignatius

I am delighted that you are considering joining our community.  Ours is a warm, supportive, welcoming and above all, happy place to work.  Relationships are paramount to us.  All are expected to give of their best and grow and develop, both staff and students.

We are committed to staff welfare and development and we offer an excellent professional development programme and training opportunities for staff at all stages of their career. 


"I have worked with many talented, inspirational and aspirational young Ignatians. I feel privileged to work in a school with such a long and deep rooted Jesuit history. I am encouraged and supported to participate in all aspects of College life." -  Pastoral Support Manager

"St Ignatius has provided me with the freedom to explore and develop my practice allowing me the opportunity to adapt and change my style of teaching. The school has continually supported me in moving onto the next stage of my career providing opportunities and experience in required fields.  The staff provide a supportive community in which the sharing of good practice and ideas is a common topic of conversation." - Subject Leader for Science and Lead Practitioner

Letter from the Headteacher

To download a copy of this letter please click here


Physics and Maths Undergraduate Summer Internship Programme

We are delighted to announce that in conjunction with the Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School (part of the RBTSA) we will be running a four-week internship programme over the summer term (Start and end date: 24/06/19-19/07/19) offering candidates the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of teaching at St Ignatius College.

(For those applying to complete a Physics internship greater flexibility can be provided with start dates)

Participants will be receive a £300 a week bursary for the 4-week programme, a total of £1200.

Opportunities will include:

  • A greater understanding of the role of a teacher

  • Observing and supporting lessons

  • Preparing and teaching lesson components

  • Providing support to individual pupils

  • Running an enrichment club

  • Supporting the wider life of the school including school trips

  • Visiting other schools including a primary school

To take part you will require an A-level in Mathematics (and Physics if you want to teach Physics) and will be in an undergraduate degree course in Mathematics, Physics, Engineering or a STEM related subject. Preference will be given to penultimate year students but all undergraduates can apply.

For those interested in applying, please click complete the application form (for Q18 please enter St Ignatius College).

Teaching Vacancies

There are currently no vacancies available.  However, we are always keen to meet energetic and talented teachers who would like to join our community.  If you wish to be considered for any future positions, please send your CV and covering letter to

Support Staff Vacancies

St. Ignatius College is a Jesuit school in identity and mission,

for boys 11-18

Student Services Support Officer

Required September 2019 start

7.45am to 3.45pm Monday to Thursday and 7.45am-3.30pm Friday


8.30am to 4.15pm Monday to Thursday and 8.30am-4.00pm Friday


36 hours per week, 39 weeks per annum (Term time plus INSET)

Salary Scale 5 (points 12-17) Actual Salary £21,018 - £22,980


This is an excellent opportunity to join a friendly, dynamic Ofsted rated ‘good’ school where all can thrive and staff are highly valued.  The role requires the candidate to take a holistic approach to student care ensuring that they thrive both personally and academically, and involves working with students and their families, staff and external agencies. The successful candidate will have a passion for working with young people, be hard working, flexible and will enjoy working collaboratively as part of a friendly and supportive department. Whilst not essential, this post would be ideal for someone with youth work or social services experience.


St Ignatius is:


  • a Jesuit Community committed to the spiritual, personal and academic development of each individual: the formation of the whole person
  • a warm friendly community where all are respected and valued
  • a school where students are courteous and respectful at all times
  • judged ‘good’ by Ofsted: a school where Leaders are “without compromise in their continuing programme of improvement”


    If this sounds like the job for you, we’d love to hear from you.


We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. However, the successful applicant will be expected to support the distinct Catholic ethos of the College. St. Ignatius College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Anyone applying to work in our school is expected to share this commitment. Please download an application pack from:



Completed application forms should be emailed to


The deadline for applications is 10th September 2019. Interview date to be confirmed

Applications will be considered immediately upon receipt.

We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.

Candidates will be contacted by telephone or email to attend interview if required.


St. Ignatius College

Turkey Street, Enfield, Middlesex EN1 4NP


Application Pack

Teacher Training

Initial Teacher Training

St Ignatius College is part of a growing number of schools leading the way in school-based teacher training. Helping us to continue to deliver the best possible outcomes for our students while providing personalised support and development to trainees in our specific school context.

We are currently offering initial teacher training places in conjunction with Enfield Teaching School Alliance starting in September 2019 through the School Direct programme. Places are offered in Chemistry, Computing, English, Maths and Physics (relevant undergraduate degree required).

For further information or if you would like to attend the school experience day on 12 March 2019 please contact Further general information regarding the programme can be found on