Thomas Adams School

Thomas Adams Boarding House

Thomas Adams School

Lowe Hill

Telephone: 01939 237000
Fax: 01939 237020

Thomas Adams Sixth Form

Noble Street

Telephone: 01939 237063
(Student Services)

Adams House Boarding

100 High Street

Telephone: 01939 233311
Fax: 01939 234382

Head of Boarding – Mrs Nicki Cooper

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Job Vacancies

Thank you for your interest in joining our team. We are a co-educational 11-18 community school and our campus is based on the edge of Wem, Shropshire. We employ 90+ staff and have c1,300 students enrolled at Thomas Adams.

We offer a range of teaching and non-teaching positions and pay the highest attention to staff welfare as our way of showing appreciation for all that the staff do for the school.

All appointments will be subject to the applicant completing a DBS Enhanced Disclosure and associated checks and on receipt of satisfactory references.

Application Form for all positions.

Teacher of Science
Permanent, Full-time

 Required for September 2021

 We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Scientist to join a fully committed, mutually supportive and forward looking department in our 11-18 school. Thomas Adams has a strong reputation and is regularly oversubscribed.

The department is very successful across all key stages and Science subjects are very popular at A Level. The ability to offer a Science specialism at KS4 and A Level could be an advantage, although our priority will always be for an outstanding practitioner in the classroom.  A willingness to be part of a team and to contribute to the overall benefit of the students is essential. The teaching of Science takes place in well-resourced, modern laboratories, supported by an experienced technician team.

Closing date:               9.00 am on Monday 23rd April 2021
Interview date:            TBC

Application pack for Teacher of Science


Student Support Assistant

Grade 5, £16,003 to £16,323 per annum
37 hours per week, term-time only
Permanent, subject to a six month probationary period
Required as soon as possible

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated individual to join our support staff team at Thomas Adams.  This is an interesting position with a variety of roles, including first aid, reception duties, administration, student attendance, and work within the pastoral department.  The right candidate will have good administrative and communication skills, and the ability to relate well with young people and adults.

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 20 April 2021
Interviews will be held during the week commencing 26 April 2021

Application pack for Student Support Assistant

Application Form for all positions.



Any Kick Starter application forms need to be returned to Mrs B Howells:

Kick Starter Application Form to complete


The Thomas Adams School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Please click the following links for vacancies at other schools within the Trust.

Coleham Primary

The Priory School

St Martins School

3-18 Education Trust

Thomas Adams School is part of 3-18 Education, a Multi-Academy Trust with pupils aged from 3-18 which works collaboratively to provide a most interesting and exciting opportunity for schools to share ideas, resources and expertise, for the added benefit of the students in the Trust.

The 3-18 Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


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The Thomas Adams School
Lowe Hill
SY4 5UB 

01939 237000