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

Latin Teacher

Due to increased pupil numbers next academic year, we are looking for an enthusiastic and energising Latin Teacher (NQT or experienced) with a real drive and enthusiasm for the subject together with the motivation and subject knowledge to be able to challenge and inspire. The successful candidate must be a team player and will be expected to take an active involvement in the department and in school life in general. The ability to teach Latin up to KS5 is essential.

Required: 1st September 2020

Hours: FTE 0.3 approximately

Salary: MPS/UPS pay scale FTE1

Closing Date: 10am 29 May 2020

Interview Date: Interviews will be held week commencing 01 June 2020

Latin Teacher: Full Job Advert (updated)

Latin Teacher: Information Pack

Latin Teacher: Child Protection Safeguarding

Latin Teacher: BWS Privacy Notice

Latin Teacher: Academic Application Form 

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

Support Staff Vacancies


Gap Year Sports Assistant

The vacancy is for a Gap Year student whose first sport is rugby, football, basketball or athletics to assist with the coaching of all age groups in these and other sports. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to coach at least one sport to a high level and be confident officiating at least two sports. The post is ideal for those considering a career in teaching.

Required: 1st September 2020

Hours: The post will be Full Time

Closing Date: The post will remain open until filled

Interview Date: Skype Interviews will be held

Gap Year Sports Assistant: Full Job Advert

Gap Year Sports Assistant: Information Pack

Gap Year Sports Assistant: Child Protection Safeguarding

Gap Year Sports Assistant: BWS Privacy Notice

Gap Year Sports Assistant: Support Staff Application Form 

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

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.