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.


Speech and Language Therapist

We are seeking an experienced and innovative Speech and Language Therapist required to join our existing dynamic Therapy Team consisting of 3 other Speech and Language Therapists and 2 Occupational Therapists

The successful candidate will provide assessment and therapy to pupils, input and training to the school staff teams (academic and pastoral) and give advice to parents at this specialist school for pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties


  • Registered member of RCSLT
  • Registered member of HCPC
  • Knowledge and experience of high functioning ASD desirable
  • Knowledge of SpLD
  • Experience of running Social Communication Group desirable

Contract Type:  The post is for five days per week, term time only, plus inset days (5 per year), initially 19 hours per week, with the potential for this to increase over time

Band 6 post, Point dependent on experience


Teacher(s) of Maths, English and Science at KS3/4

We are seeking a cover supervisor, and teacher(s) of Maths, English and Science at KS3/4.

This can be either a single or multiple appointments.

Full time post


School Nurse

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, qualified medical practitioner to join our growing school, providing excellent medical care and pastoral support to pupils.

The School Nurse is a key member of the entire staff team.  A warm, approachable personality is essential for this role.  The successful candidate will have a high degree of integrity and be able to cope calmly and efficiently with any eventualities.

An RGN qualification is desirable although not essential.

Hours:  8.30am to 5.00pm - Monday to Friday during all of term time (normally 34 weeks).  Availability to assist with providing Saturday cover would be advantageous.

Salary:  Between £17,121 and £22,212 per annum dependent on qualifications and experience.


History Teacher

We are seeking an excellent, well-qualified and highly motivated teacher of History 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. They will promote and model aspiration, commitment and teamwork.

A commitment to whole school life in this busy day and boarding school for students with specific learning differences is vital.

This is a full time position

Competitive salary

Closing date for receipt of application forms:   4th February 2019

Interviews to be held w/c 11th February 2019