Current Vacancies

Bishopstrow College is committed to ensuring the safety and welfare of students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants for any post at the College must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and an enhanced criminal record check via the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Bishopstrow College is always happy to hear from teaching or boarding professionals who are interested in joining our qualified and dynamic team.  If you are interested in a full-time position, or would like to be part of our pool of part-time or cover teaching staff, please email details of your qualifications and experience in a letter expressing your interest.

Bishopstrow College offers its students a range of expert tuition on a 1:1 basis outside of usual College hours.  If you are interested in offering extra tuition in subjects such as Mathematics, English Language, Modern Foreign Languages, Science, History, or Business Studies, or if you are able to offer another subject, please email details of your qualifications and experience in a letter expressing your interest.

Should you have any queries about any of the Job Opportunities listed below, please contact Charlie Freer on +44 (0) 1985 219210.  Completed Application Forms and letters of interest should be sent to: recruitment@bishopstrow.com  

Head of Boarding

We are seeking to appoint a highly-qualified leader to take on the role of Head of Boarding. This is a permanent, full-time position from September 2022 or January 2023.

Boarding is central to the ethos of the College and the strong Bishopstrow College community enriches our students and helps them build strong friendships and connections. The safety and well-being of our students are of paramount importance and the Head of Boarding (who also performs the role of Deputy DSL) will lead by example, re-enforcing our ‘Five Virtues’, which underpin all aspects of life at Bishopstrow: from staff to students, every single one of us strives to be: Kind, Polite, Organised, Hard-Working and a Team Player.

We are looking for someone with lots of ideas, energy, ambition, enthusiasm, alongside a calm, compassionate and nurturing nature. We would also like a colleague who will be kind to the community, who loves the company of people and is great fun to be around. Our leadership team meetings must buzz with positivity!

The successful candidate will be a welcoming leader with the ability to quickly win the respect of staff, students, parents, agents and guardians; an educationalist with a commitment to nurturing and supporting young people and an excellent communicator.

The Head of Boarding reports directly to the Principal and is responsible for a team of resident Boarding Tutors, the Head of Sport and other members of the boarding team.

The Head of Boarding will:

• Have overall responsibility for boarding, welfare and care of boarders (personal, emotional and social well-being).
• Efficiently manage the staffing, organisation and resources of boarding.
• Provide a stimulating, orderly, family atmosphere, where the students feel safe, happy and enabled to learn.

The successful candidate will lead and be responsible for the safeguarding of our students and be a key member of the Senior Management Team, contributing more broadly to the College’s strategy.

Please read the Candidate Information booklet for a full Job Description, Person Specification and details of how to apply.

Interested candidates who would like more information are invited to contact Mario Di Clemente, Principal, by email, to arrange a confidential discussion at principal@bishopstrow.com

Closing Date for Applications: Friday 22 July.

Bishopstrow College Head Of Boarding Candidate Information July 2022

Houseparent

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic Houseparent to join our residential boarding team. This is a permanent, full-time position from September 2022.

Boarding is central to the ethos of the College and the strong Bishopstrow College community enriches our students and helps them build strong friendships and connections. The safety and well-being of our students are of paramount importance and the Houseparent will be part of a boarding and pastoral team which leads by example, re-enforcing our ‘Five Virtues’, which underpin all aspects of life at Bishopstrow: from staff to students, every single one of us strives to be: Kind, Polite, Organised, Hard-Working and a Team Player.

We are looking for someone with lots of ideas, energy, ambition, enthusiasm, alongside a calm, compassionate and nurturing nature. We would also like a colleague who will be kind to the community, who loves the company of people and is great fun to be around.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to nurturing and supporting young people and will be an excellent communicator. They will also have the ability to quickly win the respect of staff and students and to liaise effectively, when appropriate and necessary with parents, agents and guardians.

Please read the Candidate Information booklet for a full Job Description, Person Specification and details of how to apply.

Interested candidates who would like more information are invited to contact Mario Di Clemente, Principal, by email, to arrange a confidential discussion at principal@bishopstrow.com

Closing Date for Applications: Friday 22 July.

Bishopstrow College Houseparent Candidate Information July 2022

Maths Teacher

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic Maths Teacher.

Maths Teacher Advert April 2022

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English Language Teacher

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic English Language Teacher.

English Language Teacher Advert April 2022

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Senior Boarding Tutor

We are seeking to appoint committed and enthusiastic individuals to join our residential boarding team at Bishopstrow as Senior Boarding Tutors.

We are looking for well-rounded and enthusiastic individuals, who can offer a range of skills in areas such as sports and activities (including art, drama etc.). The position is orientated to the strengths and interests of candidates wherever possible and designed to help to foster their career progression. The role offers both a rich insight into life at a boarding school, as well as opportunities to develop and learn core pastoral skills and skills in planning and delivering sports and activity sessions.

The role would suit those considering a future career in education, or working with children, or candidates with previous experience of teaching and/or caring for children. The role offers variety and candidates should be flexible and able to deal with changes in circumstances, and to take initiative. Candidates should genuinely enjoy working with children, be energetic, have excellent communication skills and be able to work as part of a team.

Opportunities exist for those wishing to prepare for PGCE entry to gain experience assisting in the classroom under the direction of a teacher. Previous post holders have progressed to be a Houseparent within the College, or progressed to be Deputy Head of Boarding, or to study PGCEs, and taken up careers in the sports industry.

Accommodation and all meals are provided during term time. Ideally the candidate should hold a full UK driving licence.

Application Process

If you would like further information please contact the College directly by email at:

recruitment@bishopstrow.com

All placements are subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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Boarding Tutor

We are seeking to appoint committed and enthusiastic individuals to join our residential boarding team at Bishopstrow as Boarding Tutors.

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Pastoral Assistant

We are seeking to appoint committed and enthusiastic individuals to join our residential boarding team at Bishopstrow as Pastoral Assistants.

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