Job Opportunities

As a thriving independent school providing education for boys and girls aged 3-18 years, nurturing individuality lies at the heart of everything we do and it is this family ethos that makes our school such a wonderful place to be.

Founded in 1950 by a group of parents with a shared vision, Bridgewater School offers an inspirational environment in which to teach. Set within four acres of woodland in the semi-rural area of Worsley, Greater Manchester, Bridgewater offers dynamic opportunities in learning, sport and extra-curricular activities, and a cohesive, supportive atmosphere for all staff.

Compassion and good relationships underpin all of our practices, ensuring a positive working environment alongside hard-working and dedicated colleagues, where pupils are well-motivated and parents and teachers work together to provide them with all the guidance, support and encouragement needed to succeed.

The additional benefits of working at Bridgewater School include:

  • Competitive financial packages
  • Positive working environment
  • Pension Scheme
  • Reduction on school fees
  • Free wraparound childcare
  • Personal development training opportunities
  • Family friendly policies
  • Induction support
  • Opportunities to participate in our extra-curricular and enrichment programmes
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Support for staff and their families and childcare arrangements

Bridgewater School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post.

Teaching positions

Head of Science

Closing date: Midnight 3rd February 2020

Interviews: 10th & 11th February 2020

Contact: Mrs Andrea Johnson, PA to the Headmistress, on 0161 794 1463 or email

Bridgewater School job opportunity Head of ScienceAn exciting opportunity has arisen for a well-qualified and inspirational Head of Science to lead the Senior School Science Department in the next stage of its development.

As a dynamic subject leader, candidates must have the ability to motivate and inspire others with a real appetite to educate the next generation with a passion for Science. You will enthuse students through the provision of high quality teaching and learning standards, encouraging each pupil to develop their potential to the full.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of teaching either Physics, Chemistry or Biology to at least GCSE level. Experience of A-level teaching would be advantageous. We encourage applications from experienced subject leaders or those looking for their first management position who demonstrate the aptitude to lead the Science Department.

The successful applicant will contribute to the wide range of extra-curricular activities within the school and support a variety of trips.

Candidates are welcome to contact the Academic Deputy, Mr Matt Barker, for an informal discussion about the post.

For further details, please download the Candidate Booklet and Application Form.


Our highly experienced teaching team is committed to bringing hidden talent and undiscovered potential out into the light.

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