Job Vacancies

Shapwick School is an equal opportunities employer.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

Successful applicants are subject to an enhanced DBS check. You will need to provide 2 professional references, and proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

Please telephone: 01458 210384 or email for further information.



Shapwick School is looking for a receptionist to work in its very busy school reception.

The successful applicant should be well presented with a welcoming smile.

They will be the first port of call for all visitors and will be required to greet visitors to the school in a polite and professional manner.

The applicant will also need to help and guide our students and staff, answer the telephones and also be able to perform some administrative duties.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required.

Hours:  Morning only, 5 days a week, 52 weeks a year

Pay:       £8.61 per hour

Closing Date for applications:    Friday 9th August


Occupational Therapist

We are seeking an experienced and innovative  Occupational Therapist to join our existing dynamic Therapy Team. 

Essential to the role:           Member of RCOT and HCPC

Desirable attributes:           Qualification or specialism in Sensory Processing Disorder

Contract Type:  20 hours per week, term time only plus inset days (5 per year), - September start

Possibility of increased hours as caseload develops

Band 6 post


English Teacher

Shapwick School is seeking an excellent, well-qualified, enthusiastic and highly motivated teacher of English across the school, KS2 to GCSE level and above.

The successful candidate will have a passion for this subject and be able to deliver high quality, individualised and creative lessons.

Contract Type:     Permanent

Contract Term:    Part Time / Full Time, permanent contract

Salary:                    Competitive

Closing Date:        1st July 2019  Position to start September 2019


Housekeeping Team Member

We are looking for someone to join our Housekeeping Team

  • To provide a cleaning service for the School, which will include working in all types of rooms, including offices, classrooms, halls, corridors, workshops, toilets and boarding facilities.
  • To be responsible for cleaning parts of the School site as allocated (this will vary from time to time).
  • To use cleaning materials subject to Health & Safety instruction.
  • To operate cleaning machinery as trained, to clean soft and hard surfaces, e.g. vacuum cleaners and polishers.
  • To cover 1 hour a day assisting in supervising students over the lunch break

Hours:                   Part Time – Monday – Friday 09:30-14:30

Salary:                   £8.33 per hour

Closing Date:      5th July 2019