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 and application forms:

Click here to download DBS School Information
Click here to download Guidance for Safer Working Practice
Click here to download Short Form Privacy Notice for Application Forms

Click here to download Teaching Staff application form
Click here to download Support Staff application form

Current Vacancies: 

Teacher of English – full time teaching hours, permanent, teachers main pay scale

Required for September 2019.  We are seeking to appoint a talented and highly motivated teacher with energy and drive.  This post 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 this role, we will be delighted to receive your application. Please complete the application form in full (we do not accept CVs) 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 or by post to Mrs Claire Taylor, HR Facilities & Communications Manager at the school’s address.

CLOSING DATE:  Wednesday 6th March 2019
INTERVIEW DATE: to be confirmed
Click here to download Job Description
Click here to download Person Specification
Click here to download letter from the Headteacher

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.
As we receive many applications for posts, we regret that we will only be able to contact those applicants who are short listed for interview.  Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been short listed for interview on this particular occasion.