Thank you for your interest in joining our staff team here at The Blue Coat School. This is where you can find out information about our current vacancies.

The Blue Coat School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts are subject to satisfactory references and proof of eligibility to work in the UK being received and a satisfactory enhanced disclosure being obtained from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The successful candidate will be offered a standard Blue Coat contract of employment which includes a six-month probationary period.

You can expect investment in your professional development as well as a benefits package that includes access to the teachers’ pension scheme (for teacher) / local government pension scheme (for support staff).


Candidate Recruitment Information

Current vacancies:

  • Head of Languages (closing date: Friday 30 November 2018 at 12noon)
  • Technician: Learning Resources (closing date: Friday 30 November 2018 at 12noon)
  • Biology Teacher (maternity cover) (closing date: Thursday 29 November 2018 at 12noon)


This vacancy provides an excellent career opportunity for the right person to provide inspirational leadership to a talented and well-established team of staff.

The successful candidate will develop and lead the implementation of systems and procedures to support the smooth operation and continuous development of MFL.  Through strong leadership you will secure the commitment of others to the vision, ethos, direction and policies of the school and promote high levels of achievement in the department.

Salary: MPR/UPR + TLR 1B £9,811

Closing date: Friday 30 November 2018 at 12noon

Interview date: Monday 10 December 2018

Start date: May 2019


Head of Department Job Description

Application Form

The Learning resource technician will join a team of IT/recourse technicians and will initially be based in the school learning resource centre to help students make the best use of resources and facilities.

As well as supporting IT, the successful candidate should be confident in working with groups of students and be able to support the maintenance of a safe and welcoming environment where everyone can enjoy research, relaxed reading, quiet study or quietly discuss books and school project work.

35 hours per week, term time only

9.00am to 5.00pm

Actual Salary range: £16,004 to £16,809 (Blue Coat School grade 3B)

Closing date: Friday 30 November 2018 at 12noon


Learning Resources Technician Job Description

Application Form

This vacancy provides an opportunity for a qualified teacher of Biology to join our talented and well-established team of staff.

The successful candidate will have an ability to teach Biology across key stages 3, 4 and 5.

If you are an excellent classroom practitioner, make the education of your students your first concern and can support our students in achieving the highest possible standard in work and conduct, we look forward to hearing from you.

Salary: School teachers’ pay and conditions

Closing date: Thursday 29 November 2018 at 12noon

Start date: January 2019


Biology Teacher Job Description

Application Form