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The Bishop of Winchester Academy


  • Expiring soon
Main Pay Scale or UPS Depending on Experience
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
As soon as contract allows
Apply by:
18 December 2017

Job description

Teacher of English

Due to increasing student numbers and the recent opening of our 6th Form in September 2014, the successful and oversubscribed Bishop of Winchester Academy is looking for an enthusiastic and highly committed English Teacher to join their strong and dynamic team. 

This will be an exciting opportunity to join an academy which has recently undergone a significant building programme.  

The Academy is ambitious to be recognised as inspirational. Ofsted have recognised the many strengths of our Academy including:

“The outstanding curriculum has a significant impact on increasing students’ attendance and enjoyment of learning and on the improvements in their achievement.”
 “Students behaviour is outstanding.  This is a huge success for the Academy.”
“The Principal provides the school with outstanding leadership.  He is supported extremely well by senior leaders.” 

The post offers excellent opportunities for an ambitious teacher to develop their skills further within an exciting and innovative environment.   

The successful applicant will: 

  • Be an outstanding teacher who is dynamic, highly motivated, and innovative. 
  • Be able to teach or have a desire to teach A-level.  
  • Be able to inspire students to have high expectations. 
  • Be a positive and supportive mentor to students.  

The successful candidate will be joining an Academy where all Academy staff are driven by the mantra “high expectations - no excuses” and are determined, committed and focused on inspiring students to succeed.   

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Rigorous checks will be undertaken of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced DBS checks. 

The Principal is happy to offer tours of the Academy to prospective candidates.  For an application pack please visit the Academy’s website.  Please email completed application forms to Francesca Welsh, HR at francesca.welsh@tbowa.org, addressing your covering letter to Mr Paul McKeown, Principal.  

Closing date for applications: 18th December 2017

Interviews will be held as close to the closing date as possible

Attached documents

About The Bishop of Winchester Academy

The Bishop of Winchester Academy, based in Bournemouth, Dorset, is a Church of England secondary school that prides itself on its curriculum, governance and outstanding student behaviour. Students aged 11-18 experience teaching in new state-of-the-art buildings and have first-class resources at their fingertips. The school operates in an area where there are schools that select for entry on grounds of ability.

The mixed secondary school was opened in September 2010 as a sponsor-led academy. In September 2014, the Bishop of Winchester Academy extended its educational opportunities by opening its own sixth form.


Paul McKeown

Values and vision

The Bishop of Winchester Academy encourages its students to become independent learners, taking responsibility for their own education. This inspires personal confidence and pride in their accomplishments. The school prides itself on its friendly atmosphere and community culture.

The secondary school has excellent facilities and strong Christian values. Students of others faiths and none are also welcomed into the school community.

Ofsted report

“The outstanding curriculum has a significant impact on increasing students’ attendance and enjoyment of learning and on the improvements in their achievement.”

“Students’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development permeates the life of the academy.”

View The Bishop of Winchester Academy's Ofsted report

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