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

 

Our current teaching vacancies are listed below:

Subject area Start date Contract type Working hours
Teacher of Maths September 2018 Permanent Full time
Teacher of English September 2018 Permanent Full time
Teacher of Science September 2018 Permanent Full time
Teacher of Geography September 2018 or earlier if possible Permanent Full time
Teacher of Spanish,
ability to teach French desirable but not essential
September 2018 Permanent Full time
Teacher of Girls’ PE
(to cover maternity leave)
May 2018
A responsibility payment may be payable depending on experience.
Temporary to cover maternity leave Full time

 

Closing date for all posts: Friday 9th March 2018

Interviews: to be confirmed

We are seeking to appoint talented and highly motivated teachers with energy and drive.

These 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 any of our teaching roles, we will be delighted to receive your application. Please complete the Teaching Staff application form in full (we do not require a C.V.) 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. When completing your application form you must provide a full employment history and any gaps to be clearly identified.  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.

 

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. When completing application forms all candidates must provide a full employment history and any gaps to be clearly identified.  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.

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.