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School recruitment FAQs

These are some frequently asked questions about working in schools.

Where can I find the latest job vacancies?

To find the latest job vacancies available in North Somerset schools, visit the North Somerset Education Services Partnership website.

What do I need to know before completing my application?

Download our guidance notes on completing a school application (pdf) for information and advice about completing your application.

How can I apply?

Each school manages its own recruitment. Unless otherwise stated on the advert, contact the head teacher of the school for more information about the job you are interested in. Download and complete an application form and return it to the address stated on the advert:

These documents are available in other formats, for more information contact our HR service centre.

Can I complete a paper application form?

If you prefer to complete a paper application form, send a stamped addressed A4 envelope to the address on the advert.

What happens after I have applied?

For more information about what happens after you have applied, download our guidance notes on what happens after you have applied (pdf).

What are the pay scales of your teaching and support posts?

Our teaching posts are advertised in accordance with the main pay scale for qualified teachers, with teaching and learning responsibility payments and special educational needs allowances available as specified. Support staff posts are advertised in accordance with National Single Status pay agreements. Visit the Department for Education website for more information about teaching salary scales.

Where can I find more information about how to become a teacher?

Visit the Department for Education website for more information about a career in teaching.

Who can I contact if I have any more questions?

Contact our HR service centre.