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Vacancies


BCS is a co-educational independent school. The school has extensive facilities across two sites; BCS Senior (day and boarding, 11-18) is situated in excellent grounds in Southbourne, Bournemouth and BCS Prep (day, 2-11) is in spacious accommodation in Lower Parkstone, Poole.

BCS is an equal opportunities employer, and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must therefore be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers.  An enhanced DBS check will be required for all successful applicants.

If you have any questions relating to a role, your application, or the recruitment process, please email recruitment@bcschool.co.uk

You can read BCS’s Recruitment and Selection Policy here.
 



Teacher of Chinese
Part-time (approx. 0.5FTE), Permanent
Start date:
September 2022 


BCS is looking to appoint a professional and talented Teacher of Mandarin and Cantonese to teach GCSE and A level to native speaking students. The examination board for GCSE and A level is EDEXCEL. 
We are looking for: 
• An enthusiastic and committed colleague to join our MFL team
• A teacher with a passion for learning
• An excellent communicator who can bring out the potential of all young people. 
The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and passionate about the teaching and learning of Chinese, with the vision, commitment and determination to continue raising standards across all levels and abilities of our pupils.
The successful candidate will be expected to deliver Chinese at GCSE and A level. 
This is an excellent opportunity to make a positive contribution to the School’s continued success.
We welcome applications from every level of the teaching community; you may be looking for your first teaching position, you may be looking to move schools or areas, you may be looking to return to teaching after a break. Whatever your reason we look forward to receiving your application.
To find out more about the School, please visit our website at www.bournemouthcollegiateschool.co.uk
For any queries relating to the role or your application, please email recruitment@bcschool.co.uk 

Closing date: Wednesday 27th April 2022
 

For more information or to apply please go to the TES website

 



Graduate apprenticeship opportunity to train as a Geography teacher
Start date: September 2022 (opportunity to start earlier may be considered) 

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic graduate to join our Geography department as an apprentice trainee teacher. 

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful and improving School.  We are driven by a forward-thinking philosophy and a vibrant, positive culture.  In a friendly and welcoming School with supportive colleagues, you will be able to make a real impact on our School and pupils. 

We are looking for: 
• A highly motivated graduate who is passionate about education. 
• A candidate who can demonstrate the ability to plan and teach engaging lessons and enthuse our students to reach their full potential.
• A talented individual who is highly organised and committed to working as part of a team. 

This will be a fully funded qualification and provide a salary. Training will be supported by Buckingham University and an assigned school mentor. There is an option to live in the boarding house and the successful candidate will also help in boarding houses. Graduates should have a minimum of a 2.2 and hold a UK degree.

This position is designed to allow graduates who might be considering a teaching career to experience life in a boarding school and successfully train on the job with our extensive CPD opportunities. Training will involve 14 hours of contact Geography teaching per week as well as training sessions and weekly observations. Further details regarding the course can be obtained by contacting the school.

For any queries relating to the role or your application, please email recruitment@bcschool.co.uk 

 Closing date: Wednesday 18th May 2022 

For more information or to apply please go to the TES website


Teacher of History
Part time (0.7FTE)
Full time considered for NQTs
To start:
September 2022

BCS is looking to appoint a professional and talented Teacher of History with excellent communication skills to teach across the age range.  

We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed and forward-thinking teacher to join our team, who will contribute to the continuing growth of this subject area.  Applicants will need to demonstrate the ability to be an effective team member, they will show how they have or will contribute digital strategies and resources to support this growing department and develop the KS3 curriculum and will show a thorough commitment to pupil learning. 

As one of our teachers you will use your imagination, commitment and ambition to challenge our pupils to enjoy History. The successful person will be able to plan and deliver high quality, effective, personalised teaching which will enable pupils to enjoy learning and achieve their full potential.  

This is an excellent opportunity to make a positive contribution to the School’s continued success. We welcome applications from every level of the teaching community; you may be looking for your first teaching position, you may be looking to move schools or areas, you may be looking to return to teaching after a break.  Whatever your reason we look forward to receiving your application.

Teachers at Bournemouth Collegiate School must fully commit to the ethos of the school, as laid out in the Mission Statement and Aims and ‘live’ the values of the school.

For more information or to apply please go to the TES website

Closing date: Thursday 12th May at 9:00am. 

 


 

Early Years Holiday Club Leader
Part time, Permanent
Start date:
July 2022

Bournemouth Collegiate Prep School requires an experienced practitioner with the motivation, skills and aptitude to lead our Early Years Holiday Club. Holiday Club operates during each school holiday, offering the highest level of care and education for children aged 2-4 years.

Ideally applicants should have leadership experience and hold at least a Level 3 qualification in Early Years.

Interviews: Wednesday 25th May 2022
Closing date: Friday 20th May 2022

To find out more or to apply, please go to the TES website

 


 

Teacher of Pupils with SEND
Full time, Permanent

To start September 2022
Suitable for NQTs

The School is looking to appoint a professional and well organised individual to join the Learning Plus Team. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to take on an important role at BCS working across both the Prep and Senior Schools.  

We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated person to join our committed team. 

We are looking for a qualified person to undertake appropriate teaching and support for pupils identified as having special educational needs and disabilities.

The successful person will be able to plan and deliver high quality, effective, personalised teaching which will enable pupils to enjoy learning and achieve their full potential.  

Closing date: Thursday 19th May

For more information or to apply please go to the TES website
 


 

Teaching Assistant
Full time, whilst the school is in session
Fixed Term (1 year)
To start September 2022
Salary dependent on qualifications and experience 

The Senior School is looking to appoint a professional individual to provide a high standard of support for pupils with SEND.  They will be required to assist in promoting the learning and personal development of pupils, to enable them to make best use of the educational opportunities available to them.    

We are looking for: 

• An enthusiastic and committed colleague to join our team; 

• A talented individual with the ability to continue to raise the expectations and achievements of our pupils.

The successful applicant will support pupils on a one to one basis, in small groups and in the classroom.

They will need to work effectively as part of a team, using personal skills, knowledge and experience to support the teaching and provide high quality care. 

Relevant qualifications and/or previous experience of working in a school environment is essential.

Closing date: Thursday 19th May

For more information or to apply please go to the TES website

 


 

Teacher of Business Studies and Economics
Full time (part time considered- at least 0.7FTE)
Permanent
To start September 2022
Suitable for NQTs

BCS is looking to appoint a professional and talented Teacher of Business Studies and Economics to teach GCSE and A level. 

We are looking for:
• An enthusiastic and committed colleague to join our team
• A teacher with a passion for learning
• An excellent communicator who can bring out the potential of all young people. 

We are looking for a forward-thinking professional who will contribute to the growth of this important subject area. Applicants will need to demonstrate the ability to be an effective team member, they will show how they have or will contribute strategies and resources to support this growing department.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a positive contribution to the School’s continued success.

Closing date: Thursday 19th May 5:00pm. 

For more information or to apply please go to the TES website

 


 

Swimming Teacher
Salary:
£20 per hour
To start September 2022
 

The Bournemouth Collegiate School (BCS) Learn to Swim programme is looking for Level 2 swimming teachers at our pools in Southbourne and Parkstone. ASA or STA qualified. 

Your primary role will be to teach children from three years old and above, providing enjoyable and safe swimming lessons. 

You must be able to demonstrate good swimming technique and identify ways to improve each swimmers’ performance.

Please contact Jaz at learntoswim@bcschool.co.uk for more information

Closing date: Tuesday 31st May 2022

For more information or to apply please go to the TES website


 

Teacher of EAL
Part time (approximately 0.6 FTE), Permanent
To start September 2022
Suitable for NQTs


BCS is looking for a professional and talented Teacher of EAL based at the Senior School. 

The successful candidate will deliver, develop and improve teaching and learning throughout the school for our EAL learners, aiming for the highest achievable standards in all lessons and support sessions.  

Knowledge and experience of both EAL and literacy strategies for raising achievement is essential, as is the ability to develop links with all other curriculum areas and the pastoral and boarding teams at BCS.

We are looking for someone with an ability to stimulate curiosity and interest, and who is prepared to give full commitment to the aims and ethos of BCS.  We need energy, ability, positivity and a willingness to go beyond expectation.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and passionate about teaching and learning, with the vision, commitment and determination to continue raising standards across all levels and abilities, and further contribute to the progress of our pupils. A desire and ability to contribute to extra-curricular activities and School events is essential. 

Closing date: 26th May 2022

For more information or to apply please go to the TES website

 


 

Head of Geography
Full time, Permanent
Start date:
September 2022 (or as soon as possible after that)

BCS is looking to appoint a professional and talented Head of Geography with the qualities, skills and drive necessary to fulfil this key role.   

We are looking for: 

• An enthusiastic and committed colleague to join our team

• A talented individual with the ability to continue to raise the expectations and achievements of our pupils

• A committed practitioner who is able to teach Geography up to A level. 

• Someone who will contribute to the continuing growth of the department, and will lead, manage and develop the subject area.

Applicants will need to demonstrate the ability to be an effective team member, you will show how you have or will contribute strategies and resources to support this growing department. As one of our teachers you will use your imagination, commitment and ambition to challenge our pupils to maximise their academic potential and further develop their interpersonal skills. The post is suitable for an outstanding ambitious teacher seeking their first leadership post or an established Head of Department looking for a new challenge. This is an excellent opportunity to make a contribution to the School’s continued success.

Closing date: 6th June 2022

For more information or to apply please go to the TES website


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