Careers & Vacancies

The Bishops’ Blue Coat Church of England High School is an exciting place to be. We know, nurture and inspire our community to be the best version of themselves through a better understanding of the Christian faith, and a rich set of opportunities that support and challenge our learners so they are equipped to succeed. Through their engagement in society at Bishops’ and beyond, students make a positive difference through their wise action and a sense of responsibility. Our students’ initiative, drive and resilience will enable them to flourish and live ‘life in all its fullness.’ (John 10:10).

Please send your applications to vacancies@bishopschester.co.uk

Examinations Officer

Grade 6 (Point 11-17) £25,979 - £28,770 (Pro rata £19,868 - £22,500)
30 hours per week, term time plus 2 weeks, ie 41 weeks per year (but 37 hours per week during period of external exams (approx. 6th May – 28 June), ie 7 weeks excluding half term)

8.30am-4.30pm, four days a week

We wish to appoint a competent and reliable individual to manage the examinations process, both for internal and external exams. You will work with a high degree of accuracy to ensure that the school is compliant with the JCQ regulations and awarding body requirements in order to ensure the security and integrity of the examinations and assessments at all times. You will help to support the school in ensuring that our students have a positive experience of the examination process which will help them gain examination results in line with their potential.
The Bishops’ Blue Coat C of E High School is a high achieving and supportive school, where all are known, nurtured and inspired to flourish. We are committed to ensuring high quality learning and teaching in a caring environment. You will find the school a rewarding and friendly place to work with very good relationships between staff and students. We have a strong commitment to the professional development of all.
If you would be interested in joining us, please download a Support Staff application pack from our website.

Closing date: Monday 4th March at 9am
Interview Date: To be confirmed

If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact vacancies@bishopschester.co.uk
Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive a high number of applications from suitably qualified candidates. Therefore you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible.
The Bishops’ Blue Coat CE High School is committed to all aspects of safeguarding.

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    Exam Invigilator/Assistant

    £11.59 per hour

    Required ASAP

    This is an excellent opportunity for a part-time flexible role to support the school at various times during the year. There are approximately 16 weeks between November and July during which Seasonal Examination Invigilators and Assistants are required. As well as invigilating external exams, we support our students in their preparation for exams by also having invigilators in some of the internal exams.
    These roles are crucial to the smooth and efficient running of the exam process and to our students achieving their best possible performance.
    The post holder will have a calm and professional manner and must also be able to communicate effectively with both candidates and other members of staff, whilst maintaining examination integrity. They will be flexible and a good team player.
    Sessions usually start at 8.30am or 12.30pm and can be up to 3 hours each. Sessions are offered based on your availability.

    If you feel you would be suited to supporting our students in either or both of these roles, please download a Support Staff Application form and apply via our website.

    If you have any queries regarding this role, please contact vacancies@bishopschester.co.uk

    Please note that successful candidates will be expected to attend a compulsory, paid training session.

    Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy should we receive applications from a substantial number of suitably qualified candidates, therefore we recommend submitting an application as soon as possible.

    The Bishops’ Blue Coat CE High school is a high achieving school which enjoys an excellent reputation. We are committed to ensuring excellent learning and teaching in a caring environment. The Bishops’ Blue Coat CE High School is committed to all aspects of safeguarding.

    The Bishops’ Blue Coat CE High School is committed to all aspects of safeguarding.

     

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      Cleaner

      10 hours per week (2 hours per day)/ full year, with 26 days holiday plus bank holidays
      Required ASAP

      Required ASAP

      We are seeking to appoint a hardworking and enthusiastic individual to join our friendly and committed cleaning team. The successful candidate will be required to undertake responsibilities such as vacuuming, mopping, sweeping, buffing, washing, emptying of litter bins, polishing and dusting of designated areas (which will include toilets) and fixtures and fittings using, where appropriate, powered equipment.

      This position offers a ten hour contract, term time only with some opportunity for overtime, offering an excellent work/life balance as well as the option to join the local government pension scheme.

      The Bishops’ Blue Coat CE High School is a high achieving and forward thinking school, which is oversubscribed and enjoys an excellent reputation. We are committed to ensuring excellent learning and teaching in a caring environment. You will find the school a rewarding and friendly place to work with good relationships between staff and students. We have a strong commitment to the professional development of all our staff.

      If you have any questions regarding this vacancy please email vacancies@bishopschester.co.uk or phone our Facilities Health & Safety Manager, Mr Preston on 01244 313806

      Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive applications from a substantial number of suitably qualified candidates, therefore we recommend submitting an application as soon as possible.

      Apply for this role

        Please upload your application form and a supporting letter addressing the person specification, your vision for the post, and why you would be the ideal fit for the role.

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