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

Currently we have no Academic Staff Vacancies

Administrative Staff Vacancies


We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic 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.

Required: From 19 April 2021

Hours: 35 hrs a week / 39 weeks a year

Salary: Grade E Points 18 – 19 (£19,283 - £20,003 FTE), Actual pay (£15,483 - £16,061)

Closing Date: 05 March 2021

Interview Date: TBC

Receptionist: Full Job Advert

Receptionist: Information Pack (updated 4th Feb 2021)

Receptionist: Child Protection Safeguarding

Receptionist: BWS Privacy Notice

Receptionist: Support Staff Application Form 

Please email your completed application to Mrs Lloyd-Gilmour, HR Manager, or drop a completed form into Reception

Attendance Officer

We are looking to appoint a meticulous Attendance Officer to assist the school in meeting their obligations and targets in relation to Lower and Middle School attendance. The successful candidate will establish and develop a specialist service within the wider pastoral team and advise on all matters relating to attendance and where necessary take a lead role in developing work processes to improve the reporting of school attendance. The role will include updating school records, analysing attendance data and providing reports to senior managers and other professionals, disseminating information, both internally and externally and
in a timely fashion.

Required: From 19 April 2021

Hours: 15 hrs a week / 39 weeks a year, Monday - Friday 09:00 – 12:00

Salary: Grade E Points 18 – 19 (£19,283 - £20,003 FTE) Actual pay (£6,635 - £6,883)

Closing Date: 05 March 2021

Interview Date: TBC

Attendance Officer: Full Job Advert

Attendance Officer: Information Pack  (updated 8th Feb 2021)

Attendance Officer: Child Protection Safeguarding

Attendance Officer: BWS Privacy Notice

Attendance Officer: Support Staff Application Form 

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