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

Currently we have no Academic Staff Vacancies


Support Staff Vacancies

School Chaplain

Bishop Wordsworth's School is seeking an experienced and energetic Anglican Priest who will be an advocate for the Christian faith within the life of the School and who is committed to the spiritual and personal development of our pupils.  This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to be able to make a significant contribution to our welcoming and diverse school. Located within the confines of the historic Salisbury Cathedral close, Bishop Wordsworth’s School is embedded within the Church of England and has strong links with both Salisbury Cathedral and Sarum College. The school is rated as Outstanding in the latest Ofsted and Statutory Inspectorate of Anglican and Methodist Schools (SIAMS) reports.

Required: Required from 01 September 2021

Hours: Full time / 39 weeks a year

Closing Date: Friday 4th December 2020

Interview Date: TBC

Chaplain: Full Job Advert

Chaplain: Information Pack

Chaplain: Child Protection Safeguarding

Chaplain: BWS Privacy Notice

Chaplain: Support Staff Application Form 

Please email your completed application to Mrs Lloyd-Gilmour, HR Manager, alg@bishopwordsworths.org.uk or drop a completed form into Reception (please observe any COVID restrictions in place)


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.

OFSTED SIAMS