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

Receptionist

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic additional part-time Receptionist; this is a central role in the School where you will be at the heart of the BWS School community and the first point of contact dealing with all visitors, pupils and staff in our large and friendly secondary school.

Hours: 22.5 hours a week / 39 weeks a year

Shifts: Monday - Wednesday 08:30 – 16:30

Salary: BWS Support Staff pay scale Grade E Points 18 – 19 (£19,476 - £20,203 FTE)

Actual Pay: (£10,054 - £10,429)

Closing Date: 17 October 2021

Interview Date: TBC

Receptionist: Full Job Advert

Receptionist: Information Pack

Receptionist: Child Protection Safeguarding

Receptionist: BWS Privacy Notice

Receptionist: 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 (if you can get past the sick children, piles of boxes that have just been delivered, the stack of photocopying, various lost property and a random basketball)


Catering Assistant

Are you looking for a term time job within school hours to fit your current child care arrangements? If yes, why not consider working within our busy catering department, assisting in the preparation and serving of food to our students and staff.

Hours: 20 hours a week / 39 weeks a year

Shifts: Mon, Wed, Thur & Fri 09:30 – 14:45 (some flexibility available with times)

Salary: BWS Support Staff pay scales Grade C Points 11 (£17,388 FTE)

Actual Pay: £7,978 pro rata

Closing Date: This vacancy will remain open until filled

Interview Date: TBC

Catering Assistant: Full Job Advert

Catering Assistant: Information Pack

Catering Assistant: Person Specification

Catering Assistant: Child Protection Safeguarding

Catering Assistant: BWS Privacy Notice

Catering Assistant: 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.


Cover Supervisor

This is an exciting opportunity to expand our team and appoint an additional cover supervisor to supervise classes in the short-term absence of the teacher across a range of subjects using plans and resources provided by them. This role is within a school where the pupils are actively engaged, want to learn and where there is minimum disruption to lessons.

When not required to cover lessons, the role will include other duties including routine admin tasks and Reception cover.

Hours: 32.5 hrs a week / 39 weeks a year (a job share would be considered)

Shifts: Monday - Friday 08:30 – 16:30

Salary: BWS Support Staff pay scale Grade E Points 18 – 19 (£19,476 - £20,203 FTE)

Actual Pay: (£14,520 - £15,063)

Closing Date: 31 October 2021

Interview Date: TBC

Cover Supervisor: Full Job Advert

Cover Supervisor: Information Pack

Cover Supervisor: Child Protection Safeguarding

Cover Supervisor: BWS Privacy Notice

Cover Supervisor: 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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