Vacancies


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:


Assistant Site Manager

Scale 3 – £19,650- £20,043
Required as soon as possible

We are seeking to appoint a (37 hour per week) Assistant Site Manager to work full year as part of our busy site team. The successful candidate will join us at an exciting time. The newly formed ‘The Bewdley School Foundation’ is set to take on land and buildings, in order to develop the site for the benefit of the school and the community. The school is expanding steadily and as a result of high demand for places, will need to expand classroom provision during the coming years.

Our existing Site Team of 2 work closely with Senior Leaders to ensure the continuous running and maintenance of our 22-acre school site. The successful applicant will work with the Site Manager to ensure all aspects of compliances, H&S and general maintenance are upheld across out 6 buildings, as well as our Youth Hub and Leisure Centre.

Duties include assisting with locking/unlocking the school, routine maintenance, (including painting & decorating, basic plumbing & carpentry), cleaning duties during the day, porterage duties, Health & Safety checks (in conjunction with the Site Manager) and replenishing stocks of consumables. Duties may also include driving of the school minibus and assisting with large scale projects under the direction of the Operations Manager.

The Bewdley School, serving the Georgian town of Bewdley and on the banks of the River Severn, is a fully inclusive and comprehensive school performing well in national examinations and offering a broad and balanced curriculum. Students are hungry to learn, and the school is warm and welcoming. If you would like to work with skilled colleagues in a supportive environment, please apply.

We seek a colleague who has:

  • Exceptional energy and enthusiasm
  • An eye for detail and pride in their work
  • A good understanding of how large organizations operate
  • The optimism to imagine a better future

Youth Hub Manager

Part Time – Scale 5 – £13,043 – £14,401

We are seeking to appoint a (25 hour per week) Youth Hub Manager to work 38 weeks per year in our successful Youth Hub. Since May 2022 we have reopened and regenerated the previously derelict Youth provision in Bewdley. Our Youth Hub currently provides provision to around 100 members of the Bewdley community Monday to Friday, the successful candidate would be required to work 5pm to 10pm running Youth provision between 5.30pm and 9.30pm.

The successful candidate will, ideally, have youth work experience and relevant qualifications. The role will involve managing the weekday evening running of the centre including management of volunteers and the centres resources. The key purpose is the delivery and development of a wide programme of diverse activities and projects for the young people of Bewdley, in partnership with Bewdley Youth Forum. Along with also having the opportunity to work closely with our charitable partner, https://www.thewilliammillsfoundation.org/

The Role will include:

  • Organising and running activities and events
  • Developing a diverse and inclusive timetable
  • Supporting / Developing opportunities for the youth population
  • Overseeing the running of the centre and its funding

The Bewdley School, serving the Georgian town of Bewdley and on the banks of the River Severn, is a fully inclusive and comprehensive school performing well in national examinations and offering a broad and balanced curriculum. Students are hungry to learn, and the school is warm and welcoming. If you would like to work with skilled colleagues in a supportive environment, please apply.

We seek a colleague who has:

  • Exceptional energy and enthusiasm
  • Substantial leadership & organizational capacity
  • A good understanding of how children develop
  • The optimism to imagine a better future

Lunchtime Supervisor

Term time only
Scale Point 1 – £9.50/hr

We need to appoint lunchtime supervisors to supervise during our staggered lunch arrangements, from 12.30 to 2.00 each day.

The successful candidates will have the communication skills and experience to relate well to young people, and be able to use their personal authority and negotiation skills to ensure that student behaviour is safe and controlled. They will also have a good grasp of how a large and complex organization such as a school works, and will be able to communicate effectively with students and colleagues alike.

Whilst the main role will be supervision of students there may be a need to undertake ancillary duties such as setting up & clearing away dining tables, cleaning dining tables & picking up litter. Flexibility, resilience and a good sense of humour will be assets in this role.

We seek colleagues who have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to relate well to students
  • A positive disposition and demeanour

In return we offer:

  • A professional working environment
  • A welcoming, friendly and supportive culture
  • Opportunities for personal development

Examinations Invigilator

By negotiation and agreement during exam seasons/internal exams throughout the academic year. AM sessions start at 9.00am, PM sessions start at 1.30pm, staff will need to be available at least 45 minutes prior to the exam start times.

General requirements

  • Experience of invigilation is not required as training in the role and duties of an invigilator will be provided
  • Invigilators are required to declare if they have invigilated previously and whether they have any current maladministration/malpractice sanctions applied to them
  • Invigilators are required to confirm their availability in advance of main exam periods
  • Invigilators must confirm the confidentiality and security requirements surrounding the invigilation process are known, understood and will be followed at all times

An Ideal candidate will:

  • be reliable, flexible and readily available during main exam periods
  • have effective communication skills and good interpersonal skills
  • work well as part of a team
  • be confident and a reassuring presence to candidates in exam rooms
  • be able to give instructions and manage situations involving different groups of people
  • have basic IT skills (familiar with use of email, mobile phone messaging etc.)

Main Duties:

  1. To conduct examinations in accordance with the Joint Council For Qualifications (JCQ), awarding body and The Bewdley School regulations and instructions
  2. To have a key role in upholding the integrity and security of the examination/assessment process

During exams

  • Supervise and observe candidates at all times and be vigilant throughout exams
  • Keep disruption in exam rooms to a minimum
  • Deal with emergencies or irregularities effectively
  • Record/report any incidents, disruption or irregularities
  • Complete attendance registers
  • Deal with Candidate questions according to the regulations

After exams

  • Instruct candidates in finishing their exams and collect exam scripts and exam materials
  • Dismiss candidates from the exam room
  • Check candidates’ names on scripts, match the details on the attendance register
  • Securely return all exam scripts and exam materials to the exam officer

Other tasks

  • Undertake training, update and review sessions as required
  • (prior to invigilating any exam in a new academic year) Undertake relevant online invigilator training and assessment for that academic year
  • Undertake, where required and where able, other duties requested by the exams officer, for example:
    – centre supervision of exam timetable clash candidates between exam sessions
    – facilitating access arrangements for candidates, for example as a reader, scribe etc. (full training will be provided)
    – other exams- related administrative tasks including maintaining question paper security by supporting the ‘second pair of eyes check’

Application Forms:

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

Please send all completed application forms to Mrs L Oliver, LOL@bewdley.worcs.sch.uk

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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