Staff Vacancies

Would you like to work at a school where the pupils are actively engaged, want to learn and with minimum disruption in lessons?

Bishop Wordsworth’s School is a unique school in a unique place where we fuel pupils’ wider intellectual curiosity, extending their knowledge and understanding beyond the narrow confines of exam syllabi with the aim to engender a passion for learning together with the skills required to pursue that passion independently. Continually evolving, the school entered an exciting new phase from September 2020 when the BWS Sixth Form became fully co-educational.

Alongside the teaching staff, our specialist and diverse support staff facilitate excellence from accounts through to catering and are crucial to the school’s success.

We can offer you:

  • A comprehensive program of CPD
  • The support of highly experienced friendly departments
  • Well-motivated and able students
  • Engaging curriculum experience
  • Extra-curricular and International trips and visits
  • Access to onsite sport facilities
  • Teachers Pensions Scheme (Teaching Staff)
  • Local Government Pension Scheme (Non-teaching Staff)
  • Cycle to Work scheme

If you wish to have the opportunity of an informal discussion about working at the school, please contact Mrs Annie Lloyd-Gilmour (HR Manager) alg@bws.wilts.sch.uk . We also welcome speculative CV’s.

Academic Staff Vacancies

Currently we have no Academic Staff Vacancies

Administrative Staff Vacancies

Exam Invigilator

We are looking to expand our pool of casual Invigilators to work within the Examination office to join our friendly team in the running of all public and internal examinations at the school throughout the academic year. The post would be ideally suited to applicants who are highly organised, vigilant and reliable, have excellent attention to detail and have the ability to remain calm under pressure and the flexibility to be called in at short notice.

Hours: Casual contract

Required From: September/October 2021

Salary: BWS Support Staff pay scale Grade D Point 14, £9.52 +11.90% holiday plussage)

Interview Date: October 2021

Exam Invigilator: Full Job Advert (updated 16th July 2021)

Exam Invigilator: Information Pack

Exam Invigilator: Child Protection Safeguarding

Exam Invigilator: BWS Privacy Notice

Exam Invigilator: Support Staff Application Form 

Please email your completed application to Mrs Lloyd-Gilmour, HR Manager, alg@bws.wilts.sch.uk or drop a completed form into Reception


Bishop Wordsworth’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check as well as other relevant pre-employment checks including satisfactory references and medical clearance.

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