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Working at Prior Park

Prior Park Educational Trust is a family of three independent, but interdependent schools set in the beautiful South West of England and Gibraltar: Prior Park College, the senior school and The Paragon, the junior school, both in Bath and a senior school in Gibraltar.

Together, the Schools offer education for pupils aged between 3 and 18. Since the establishment of Prior Park College in 1830, the family has grown, with The Paragon School joining in 2006, and Prior Park School Gibraltar being opened by Prior Park Schools in 2016.

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. 

We aspire to attract staff who are committed, ambitious and passionate and we welcome candidates from a wide variety of backgrounds. In return you will join a talented, stimulating and caring community with access to impressive facilities and attractive range of staff benefits.


" I feel so fortunate to be encouraged, supported, and empowered to develop both my academic and pastoral leadership skills."

“ Prior is a special place and one where I can use every aspect of my character each day. It is a great place to work with a clear vision to strive for. 
There is a deep-rooted desire to draw out the full potential of the student, not simply the academic, sporting, or artistic abilities, but the character and values that will enable them to look outwards and give back.

To view current vacancies, please scroll to the bottom of this page.

Application Process
Please email your completed application form and any covering letter to recruitment@priorparkschools.com. Please do not send a CV in lieu of completing the application form, as it will not be considered. Application forms add consistency and fairness to the recruitment process by allowing us to compare standard information on candidates.

Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made. We therefore encourage you to apply early.  As part of our recruitment process an online search will be carried out for shortlisted candidates prior to interview.

To find out more about working at Prior Park, please get in touch by phone 01225 835 353 ext. 284 or by email recruitment@priorparkschools.com
Prior Park Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
  • 1:1 Teaching Assistant, Temporary Part Time - Bath

    The Paragon School, Bath is looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant, to provide 1:1 support for a pupil with an education health and care plan (ECHP). Applications are encouraged from those with an understanding of sensory needs who may have previous experience working with children with additional needs, or a willingness to learn. Mornings only from February/March 2023 until the end of the academic year, term time only and reviewed on an annual basis working Monday to Friday 8.30am to 11.30am (15 hours).

    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.

    To apply for a position with Prior Park Educational Trust, we ask that the candidates complete an application form.

    Interview are likely to be held week commencing 20 February, date to be confirmed.

    For further details, please contact Recruitment/HR on 01225 835353 ext. 284 or recruitment@priorparkschools.com


    Expires: 16/2/2023

  • Head of Science - Bath

    Prior Park College is looking to appoint an inspirational and dynamic Head of Science to lead a thriving Faculty of four departments (Physics, Chemistry, Biology & Psychology) at this prestigious 11-18 school in Bath.

    The ideal candidate will have experience leading a successful department and will now be looking to further their career with a Head of Faculty role, leading on a specific specialism and line-managing the other subject heads.

    The Faculty comprises 14 teachers and 4 technicians and enjoys top-class accommodation and facilities at the heart of our stunning 58-acre site, including eight superbly equipped laboratories served by four generous prep rooms.

    All staff and students at Prior enjoy their own school-provided Windows 11 laptop for use at work and home with touchscreen and active pen technology. Staff laptops dock easily into the large flat-panel displays in all classrooms, and our teaching makes extensive use of Microsoft OneNote and Teams.

    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.

    To apply for a position with Prior Park Educational Trust, we ask that the candidates complete an application form.

    Interviews will be held on 23 February 2023.

    For further details, please contact Recruitment/HR on 01225 835353 ext. 284 or recruitment@priorparkschools.com

    Expires: 17/2/2023

  • Pre-School Teaching Assistant - Bath

    Opportunity to join The Paragon School, Bath as a Pre-School Teaching Assistant providing a stable, secure and supportive environment in the classroom. Will support Early Years Foundation Stage teacher in the delivery of teaching and learning, helping to prepare resources and working with pupils in small groups and sometimes individually. The TA support ensures that every child is able to enjoy individualised, limitless learning.

    The successful candidate will have experience of working with children in a classroom setting and hold a Level 6 Childcare qualification and report to the, Nursery Lead.

    This is a permanent position working 35 hours per week term time only.

    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.

    To apply for a position with Prior Park Educational Trust, we ask that the candidates complete an application form.

    Interviews will be held on or around 9 February 2023.

    For further details, please contact Recruitment/HR on 01225 835353 ext. 284 or recruitment@priorparkschools.com

    Expires: 6/2/2023

  • Catering Opportunities - Bath

    Great opportunities currently available to join our professional catering team at Prior Park College, Bath. We are now recruiting for a Front of House Supervisor working full time, term time plus summer school and a Kitchen Porter, with flexibility on hours worked.

    Kitchen Porter duties will include assisting with food preparation, serving meals, maintaining the general cleanliness of the kitchen and dining areas and washing-up. Ideally you will have experience of working within a catering environment or be willing to learn. This would suit someone with excellent standards of customer service, who enjoys working in a busy environment as part of a team.

    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.

    For further details, please contact the catering team on 01225 831009 or Recruitment/HR on 01225 835353 ext.284 recruitment@priorparkschools.com

    Expires: 24/2/2023