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 enters an exciting new phase from September 2020 when the BWS Sixth Form will become 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

Head of Chemistry

We are looking for a well-qualified and enthusiastic Head of Chemistry to join our large, well-resourced and successful department. The subject has a high profile in the school and the successful candidate will be expected to teach across the full age range, from Year 7 through to Year 13, teaching their subject specialism from Yr10 upwards including A Level. The ability to offer Biology would be an advantage.

Required: 20th April 2020 (Although a 1st September 2020 start date could also be accommodated)

Hours: The post will be Full Time

Salary: MPS/UPS+ TLR2c pay scale FTE1

Closing Date: 10am 07 February 2020

Interview Date: Week commencing 10 February 2020

Head of Chemistry: Full Job Advert

Head of Chemistry: Information Pack

Head of Chemistry: Teaching Staff Reference Request Form

Head of Chemistry: Child Protection Safeguarding

Head of Chemistry: BWS Privacy Notice

Head of Chemistry: Academic Application Form 

Please email your completed application to Mrs Lloyd-Gilmour, HR Manager, alg@bws.wilts.sch.uk


Support Staff Vacancies

Currently we have no Support Staff vacancies


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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