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Backwell School

Working for us

Working for us

This page talks about the many benefits to working at Backwell School.

Talent Pool

Join our School Talent Pool if you would like to work with us at Backwell School. This way you get to hear of any relevant jobs which are being advertised.

For more information about School Talent Pools visit

Pension Scheme

All contracted staff are entered into either the Teachers Pension scheme or the Local Government Pension scheme (whichever is appropriate).

Further information can be found on the following websites:

Childcare Vouchers

We participate in the Kiddivouchers childcare voucher scheme.  This provides tax benefits to working parents.

Cycle to Work

Employees have the option to partake in the cycle to work scheme which not only provides a tax benefit to employees but also a health benefit. 

Car Parking on-site

Free parking is available for staff on-site. 

Catering Facilities

We currently operate three dining facilities on-site, providing a variety of hot and cold food options.  The food is reasonably priced.


Backwell School places a high priority on professional development for all staff and in collaborating with other schools. Having been initially a Beacon School, then a Training School it became a National Teaching School in 2012 and now heads up the North Somerset Teaching Alliance. It is also a National Support School, providing collaborative support to other secondary schools as part of the area’s system leadership model.

Local Area

Backwell & Nailsea Train Station is within walking distance to the school.

Backwell Leisure Centre is situated next to the school. Facilities available for use include a swimming pool and squash courts.

Safeguarding Recruitment Statement

Backwell Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Awards Gallery

  • Award

    Ofsted Outstanding 2008-2009

  • Award

    International School Award 2009-2012

  • Award

    National Teaching School

  • Award

    Ofsted Outstanding 2012-2013

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Academy Details

Backwell School
Station Road
North Somerset
BS48 3BX

Phase: Academies
No. of Pupils: 1700