Teacher of English

Closing Date: 3 May 2024
Telephone: 01225 835353 (option 4 - HR)
Email: recruitment@priorparkschools.com
Salary: Prior Park School salary scale
Employment Term: Full TimePermanent

Permanent, Full Time – Start: September 2024

Prior Park College looks to appoint an exceptional Teacher of English to join our thriving department from September 2024. The successful candidate will teach English from KS3 to A-Level and will also be fully involved in the wider life of this flourishing boarding and day school.

We welcome applications from both newly qualified teachers (NQT) and more experienced practitioners. NQTs can benefit from our structured, recognised induction and mentoring programme and, for well-qualified graduates wishing to undertake a PGCE whilst on the job, the School is able to offer a PGCE teacher training route through the University of Buckingham. We also operate a number of flexible working options, such as part time or job share, suitable for working parents and those looking for a career to suit their busy lifestyle.

Established in 1830, Prior Park College occupies impressive facilities centred on a striking 18th Century mansion house combining the very best of tradition and progress, with cutting-edge facilities and accommodation, including a pioneering digital learning programme to deliver the most inspiring lessons for our students. Prior Park offers excellent working conditions in beautiful surroundings.

Prior Park College is an exceptional 11-18 HMC senior school set in a stunning 57-acre estate overlooking the City of Bath a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Prior Park Schools are a family of Christian schools comprising Prior Park College (Bath), The Paragon Junior School (Bath) and Prior Park School Gibraltar.

The Schools’ Mission is to steward a thriving family of communities with love for the young people they serve at their heart. These vibrant communities cultivate creativity, foster integrity, and transform lives.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the school is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

Closing date 12:00 Monday 29 April 2024.

Proposed interview date – early May 2024.

To apply for a position with Prior Park Educational Trust, we ask that the candidates complete an application form, available from our website along with a job description and school brochure:


For further details, please contact Emma in HR on 01225 835353 or recruitment@priorparkschools.com

Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and the school reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made. Applicants are therefore encouraged to apply early.