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) . We also welcome speculative CV’s.

Academic Staff Vacancies


French and Spanish Teacher

We are looking for an enthusiastic and energising French & Spanish Teacher (NQT or experienced) with a real drive and enthusiasm for languages together with the motivation and subject knowledge to be able to really challenge and inspire. The successful candidate will be expected to take an active role in this successful department and in school life in general and will be welcomed into a supportive team lead by an engaging and inspiring Head of Department where wellbeing is key. The ability to teach Spanish and French from KS3 through to KS5 is essential.  This is a new position required in the MFL department due to expanding student numbers.

Required: 1st September 2020

Hours: The post will be Full Time

Salary: MPS/UPS pay scale FTE1

Closing Date: Position will remain open until filled

Interview Date: TBC

French & Spanish Teacher: Full Job Advert

French & Spanish Teacher: Information Pack

French & Spanish Teacher: Teaching Staff Reference Request Form

French & Spanish Teacher: Child Protection Safeguarding

French & Spanish Teacher: BWS Privacy Notice

French & Spanish Teacher: Academic Application Form 

Please email your completed application to Mrs Lloyd-Gilmour, HR Manager,

Support Staff Vacancies

Currently we have no Administrative 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.