The Bewdley School is a comprehensive 11 to 18 school serving the town of Bewdley and its surroundings. The majority of students come from affluent backgrounds with a lower than national average number attracting Pupil Premium. Despite this, the intake is truly comprehensive and the school caters for all abilities and aptitudes. Student behaviour is good and teachers are able to deliver lessons in a calm and supportive environment.

From a professional development perspective, the school has a growing culture of inquiry-based research and professional learning. Monitoring is low key and approached collaboratively, with an emphasis on developing the professional independence and capability of teachers, as a highly skilled self-supporting professional learning community. The school offers a broad and balanced curriculum at Key Stage 3 with a healthy emphasis on creative subjects and a full range of GCSE and Advanced Level subjects.

If you would like to teach to the full spectrum of demand, from those with specific learning difficulties to unconventional thinkers and future Russell Group students, Bewdley will not disappoint. The school offers an idyllic rural setting well-maintained high quality facilities and enthusiastic and supportive colleagues. The leadership culture is open and collegiate with many opportunities to develop your leadership skills. You can find out more from the rest of this site, and if you are interested in a particular post you are most welcome to visit.

Current Vacancies:

Exam Invigilators –

Part Time (Term Time)
Hours as Required
Scale 1

Periodically the school employs invigilators on a casual contract to support in the delivery and organisation of formal school examinations.

If you wish to be considered for the role, please complete the support staff application and return to the School as soon as possible.

NOTE: If no vacancy is available at the time your application will be retained until a vacancy becomes available.

Applicant Information:

Job Description

Teacher of Drama and English –

Full Time
Required for September 2019

We are seeking an exceptional teacher of Drama and English to join our highly skilled Drama and English team. Whilst the current vacancy is a full-time Drama teaching post, there is sufficient skill and enthusiasm for Drama within the English team to offer considerable flexibility, in terms of proportions of Drama and English taught. At present Drama is taught as a double lesson (105 minutes) to all KS3 students and is offered at GCSE and A level.

It is essential that candidates can teach Drama to GCSE, with the potential to teach A level Drama. There is a strong culture of performance in the school with an extremely strong Music offer. Experience of the new GCSE English curriculum framework is also desirable.  This post would be highly suited to someone relatively new to the profession, and would offer the opportunity to shape and develop both the school’s Drama curriculum and the successful candidates own career, alongside a dedicated team who will offering outstanding support and guidance.

We seek a colleague who has:

  • Exceptional energy and enthusiasm
  • A real depth of understanding of, and love for, their subject
  • A sophisticated grasp of how children learn
  • The optimism to imagine a better future

Closing Date: Monday 10 June 2019 at 12 noon

Application Forms:

Teaching Application Forms:
PDF Version
Word Version
Non-Teaching Application Forms:
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Word Version

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and the successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

For further information and an application form please contact the school office via our Contact Us page. CVs will not be accepted and previous applicants need not apply.


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