Vacancies

Thank you for expressing an interest in working for Bedford High School.  Our current vacancies are listed below:

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and to adhere to the school’s protection policies and procedures.  All posts are subject to Enhanced Disclosure Procedures and Child Barred List check.  Wigan Council and the School Governing Body are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Supporting information:

    • Click here to download DBS School Information
    • Click here to download Guidance for Safer Working Practice
    • Click here to download Teaching Staff application form
    • Click here to download Support Staff application form

 

CURRENT VACANCIES:

  • Teacher of Computer Science – permanent
  • Teacher of English – temporary to cover maternity leave
  • Cover Supervisor – permanent

Closing date for all posts: Monday 27th November 2017 at 12 noon
Interviews for all posts: to be confirmed

  • Teacher of Computer Science: Permanent, working full time, qualified teacher pay spine, required for February 2018

Click here to download the Teacher of Computer Science Job Description
Click here to download the Teacher Computer Science Person Specification
Click here to download the letter from the Headteacher

  • Teacher of English: Temporary to cover maternity leave, working full time, qualified teacher pay spine, required for January 2018

Click here to download the Teacher of English Job Description
Click here to download the Teacher of English Person Specification
Click here to download the letter from the Headteacher

We are seeking to appoint talented and highly motivated teachers for the above posts with energy and drive.  Both posts would suit an experienced colleague or an NQT.

This is an opportunity for you to join a school which is highly successful and popular and continues to improve.   We gained a judgement of ‘Good’ in our last inspection and the school maintains strong examination performance at KS4.

In return we offer you a committed staff and student body as well as dedicated, professional, hard-working Governors; your teaching will be well supported. We offer a positive school culture, opportunities for further professional development and strong support from the Senior Leadership Team.

If you feel you have the necessary skills, qualities to undertake either of these teaching roles, we will be delighted to receive your application. Please complete the Teaching Staff application form in full (we do not accept CV’s) and attach a letter of no more than 2 sides of A4 which should be accurately written, presented in an organised way and captures the reader with its relevance. Please return completed application forms to recruitment@bedford.wigan.sch.uk or by post to Mrs Claire Taylor, HR Facilities & Communications Manager at the school’s address.

  • Cover Supervisor, permanent, working full time 37 hours per week, term time plus one week, Grade 4 pro rata.  Required as soon as possible

Click here to download Cover Supervisor Job Description and Person Specification
Click here to download letter from the Headteacher

The Headteacher and Governing Body of Bedford High School seek to appoint an effective and enthusiastic Cover Supervisor to join our team.  The successful applicant will need to have NVQ level 2 or equivalent qualification or comparable level of experience. You will need to be able to remain calm and positive in challenging circumstances and be able to relate well to students and adults.

Bedford High School is a highly successful and popular school that continues to improve. We gained Ofsted ‘Good’ in our last inspection, and the school maintains very strong examination performance at KS4.  We offer a positive school culture, opportunities for further professional development and strong support from the Senior Leadership Team.   If you think you have the skills, drive, determination and commitment to be part of our happy, vibrant school we would love to hear from you.

To apply for this post, please complete the Support Staff application form, (we do not accept CV’s), and return to Mrs Claire Taylor, HR Facilities & Communications Manager, at the school’s address or by email to recruitment@bedford.wigan.sch.uk

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by email of the interview arrangements. Please ensure your correct email address is provided on your application form.  Unfortunately, we are unable to notify candidates individually if they have been unsuccessful with their application.

Any offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced criminal record with barred list through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), medical clearance, references and verification of your qualifications satisfactory to the school. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and adhere to the school’s child protection policies and procedures.

All candidates must be legally entitled to work in the UK and comply with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act regulations. Applications from all sections of the community are welcome.