Head of Sixth Form, Wiltshire

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Bishop Wordsworth's SchoolWiltshire

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Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS +TLR1b
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational Head of Sixth form responsible for the implementation of the vision, culture and strategic direction of the Sixth Form at this very exciting time in the school’s development with the initiative to make the BWS Sixth Form fully co-educational from September 2020.

The successful candidate will be able to provide leadership and management to the Sixth Form and to take responsibility (in rotation) for one of the year groups. You must be able to set high standards and raise expectations of all students with the ability to market and develop the Sixth Form in terms of our provision as well as contributing to the school’s strategic and operational plans. 

As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, you must be able to lead an internal safeguarding team to ensure robust management within all areas of safeguarding practice as well as ensuring that all staff are trained and embed the learning from their training into their daily practice. The successful candidate will undergo the necessary training to be able to contribute to the development of Safeguarding and Child Protection guidelines at Bishop Wordsworth's School, working with colleagues to ensure the coordination of academic and pastoral support.

 A suitable qualified candidate may also have a role in leading the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) and/or Oxbridge entry. The appointment carries a TLR1b responsibility point together with a heavily discounted timetable.

We will offer you:

• A comprehensive program of CPD

• The opportunity to lead and develop an outstanding Sixth Form Faculty with a superb record in university entrance.

• Friendly staff and well-motivated and able students

For further details and an application form please visit the school website: 


If you wish to have the opportunity of an informal discussion prior to submitting an application form, please contact Mrs Annie Lloyd-Gilmour (HR Manager) alg@bws.wilts.sch.uk   Applications are accepted by post and email.

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.

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More about Bishop Wordsworth's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: 11 The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2ED, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1722 333851
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