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.

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


Candidate Information Pack

Current vacancies:

  • Caretaker (closing date: Friday 4 October 2019 at 12noon)
  • Science Technician – PHYSICS (closing date: Thursday 12 September 2019 at 12noon)

35 hours per week, term time only
Hours: 8.00am – 4.00pm
Actual salary range: £15,939-£17,253 
Start date: asap

We are seeking to appoint a Caretaker to join our Estates Team.

The postholder may be required to work additional hours to support school events.

Duties include supporting the team to ensure the school estate is safe, secure and well maintained.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have excellent organisational skills
  • Be able to work as part of a team as well as on own initiative
  • Have a range of skills and experience appropriate to the post
  • Previous experience of working in a school environment is desirable but not essential.

Closing date: Friday 4 October 2019 at 12noon
Interviews: TBC


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35 hours per week, term time only
Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm
Actual salary range: £17,254 – £20,215 (Blue Coat School grade 4)
Start date: asap

The Governing Body of The Blue Coat School is seeking to appoint a Science Technician to support the Physics department. 

The successful candidate will initially support the Physics department and will work under the guidance of senior staff to provide general support to staff and students including the preparation and maintenance of resources.

Experience of working in a school environment and experience of a Physics Technician role and preparing practical experiments for KS3, 4 and 5 is desirable. 

Closing date: Thursday 12 September 2019 at 12noon
Interviews: w/c 23 September 2019 


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