Schools Vacancies

Virtually all jobs in teaching require appropriate training and qualifications. The Academy, part of Central Bedfordshire Council can provide you with advice and training whether you want to start working with children or develop in your current role.

To advertise a vacancy with us please download and complete the Schools Vacancy Advertising form and return it to us by email at academy@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk. Please be aware of the advertising costs which are detailed on the vacancy form.

Vacancy, School and Closing date

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IT Manager – Alameda Middle School, Ampthill - 9am 25 January 2019 +

Salary:  41 p21 – p25 £20,541 - £22,401 FTE, Actual £18,713 – £20,407
Hours:  + 2 week

Our Support Team are looking for an enthusiastic IT Manager who has a holistic and dynamic approach to all IT areas.

Alameda Middle School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

For further details and an application pack, please visit our website www.alamedamiddleschool.org.uk  or contact Catherine Tilley on 01525 750900 Ext 208 or by email at ctilley@alamedamiddleschool.org.uk

Closing Date:    9am 25 January 2019

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant – Alameda Middle School - 9am 25 January 2019 +

Salary:    NJC Level 2A p10-13  £16,863 - £17,391 FTE  Actual £12,840 - £13,242
Hours:    32.5hrs per week 8.30 am – 4pm Term time only

We are looking to appoint an experienced professional to join our team; supporting all areas of the school’s administration including reception work, database upkeep, word processing and photocopying and liaising with pupils, parents and professionals.

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

For further details and an application pack, please visit our website www.alamedamiddleschool.org.uk  or contact Catherine Tilley on 01525 750900 Ext 208 or by email at ctilley@alamedamiddleschool.org.uk

Closing date:       9am 25 January 2019
Interview date:     TBA

Teacher of English with Humanities across both KS2 and 3 – Arnold Academy, Barton-le-Clay - 12pm 25 January 2019 +

Salary:    MPS/UPS
Hours:    Full time 

Arnold Academy is a very popular and successful middle school in an enviable location on the outskirts of Barton-le-Clay. Our school’s reputation is based on excellent academic outcomes and strong sense of community, where pupils are happy and enabled to succeed. 

Due to an increase in pupil numbers we are looking to recruit a full time teacher of English and Humanities who can create exciting lessons that bring the subject matter alive.  Our children are looking for a teacher who has the skills and knowledge to create exciting and innovative learning opportunities to help them achieve their best.  

If you would like to join our forward thinking school and help shape the future of young people, please visit our Academy to see us in action.

We welcome applications from newly qualified or experienced candidates.

Arnold Academy is committed to safeguarding the welfare of young people. All appointments are subject to enhanced DBS checks

If you would like to join our forward thinking school and help shape the future of young people, please visit our Academy to see us in action. For more information or to arrange a visit contact Mrs Wendy Simpson (Office Manager) on 01582 616400 or email admin@arnoldacademy.org.uk. An application pack can be downloaded from our academy website: www.arnoldacademy.org.uk.

Closing Date:    12pm 25 January 2019
Interview Date:  Week commencing 28th January 2019

Co-ordinator of Music required for April/September 2019 – Brooklands Academy, Leighton Buzzard- 25 January 2019 +

Salary:      MPS + TLR2a
Hours:      Full Time

Brooklands School is seeking to appoint an outstanding and dynamic teacher who will have a key role to play in the teaching and learning of Music across years 5-8.

This is an exciting opportunity and the successful candidate will be expected to lead the transformation of teaching and learning and to secure high levels of attainment and progress.  He or she will have a strong desire to engage with young people and have a strong commitment to motivate, challenge and secure the enjoyment of learning.  The post is offered with a TLR2a allowance.

For further details and an application pack, please visit our website www.brooklandsschool.co.uk  or by email at Brooklands@cbc.beds.sch.uk 

Closing date:     25 January 2019

KS1 or KS2 Class Teacher Required - April 2019 Applications from NQTs and experienced teachers are welcomed – Beecroft Academy, Dunstable, Bedfordshire. - 12pm 25 January 2019+

Salary:       Main Pay Scale
Hours:       Full Time

Visits to the school are strongly recommended by arrangement though the school office.

Following the successful expansion of Beecroft Academy to full primary we are looking to recruit a further teacher for  either Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 to start in April 2019 (or sooner if available).

There are currently over 410 children attending the school from Reception through to Year 6.

We employ full-time specialist teachers in PE & Dance, Music and Computing which allows you to maximise your time on the core and foundation subjects whilst the children receive expert tuition.  However, you will not be de-skilled if you enjoy teaching these subjects.

The Governing Body wishes to appoint an inspiring, enthusiastic and innovative Class Teacher who is committed to our children and the community.

The successful candidate will work under the direction of an energetic, supportive and innovative senior leadership team.

The successful candidate will:

  • be passionate about making a real difference to the lives of our children
  • have teaching and learning experience within the primary phase
  • be committed to continually raising standards in teaching and learning

We are proud to offer:

  • enthusiastic, hardworking staff and a committed, senior leadership team
  • active and supportive governors
  • happy and friendly children who are well behaved and eager to learn
  • a positive and caring ethos; a happy and caring place to work
  • excellent CPD from NQT to leadership level
  • ongoing induction / mentoring support for staff and NQT’s
  • laptop and iPad

Beecroft Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).  CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools. We are an Equal Opportunities employerh

For further details and an application pack, please visit our website www.beecroftacademy.co.uk or contact Maureen Phillips or Emma Taylor on 01582 663486 or by email at recruitment@beecroftacademy.co.uk 

Closing date:     12pm 25 January 2019
Interview date:   TBC wb 28 January 2019

Home Support Worker – Care Forum MK (Ltd) - 13 February 2019 +

Salary: £7.38 - £9.34 plus bonuses and mileage
Hours: Varied

Would you like to do something meaningful with your life?

Then how about making a positive difference to the life of a child with a disability by helping at home (arts & crafts, cooking, mealtimes, personal care etc.) or accessing the wider community (i.e. bowling, clubs, parks, swimming) to add some fun to their lives and develop their social skills.

As some of our children find change difficult you would need to be available on a regular basis either after school, evenings, weekends or school holidays and have use of a car to take the children out.

We are very passionate about the care we provide so would love to hear from you if you are caring, enthusiastic and committed to helping children and families.

Please contact us to find out more about joining our dedicated, enthusiastic and reliable team.

For further details and an application pack, please contact Tia, Kerry or Lynn on 01908 584136 or email Office@careforum.co.uk

Closing date: 13 February 2019
Interview date: TBC

1:1 TA working with a child with special educational needs – Clipstone Brook Lower School - 12pm 24 January 2019 +

Salary:       2a
Hours:       30 per week, term time only plus inset training days

We are seeking to recruit a passionate and caring teaching assistant with excellent communication, literacy and numeracy skills to join a committed team of educational professionals, to work 1:1 with a named pupil with SEND currently in KS1.
For this post, you must be a cheerful, caring and patient Teaching Assistant, who may have had some experience of working with SEND pupils. The suitable candidate will support a child with specific needs. The perfect candidate will be self-motivated, capable of working collaboratively and independently when required and able to maintain a professional attitude at all times. You will need to be flexible and be willing to undertake a variety of activities.

Clipstone Brook Lower has been recognised by Ofsted as ‘GOOD’ and aims to create a truly inclusive teaching and learning environment. A combined effort has been made by everyone at the school to help make it a caring, creative environment where pupils’ needs are catered for in an individualised way.
The school is committed to stringent safeguarding procedures therefore, this position will include full adherence to safer recruitment guidelines. This will include a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check prior to commencement of employment and we will also apply for references prior to interview from your current/most recent employer.

For further details and an application pack, please visit our website http://www.clipstonebrook.beds.sch.uk/our-school/vacancies or contact Mrs Penny Jones on 01525 376085 or by email office@clipstonebrooklower.co.uk

Closing date:      12pm 24 January 2019
Interview date:    To be arranged

Teacher – Clifton All Saints Academy - 12pm 31 January 2019 +

Salary:    MPS
Hours:    Job share 2 days

A part time teacher is required in our year 4 class to start as soon as possible after the February half term until the end of the Summer term. Clifton All Saints Academy is a successful and popular village school. We offer a friendly and supportive environment with high standards of behaviour and performance. The ideal candidate would have experience of teaching in a Lower School and demonstrate excellent classroom skills. We are looking for someone with energy, enthusiasm and an excellent team player. Visits to the school are very encouraged.

To apply please download an application form from our website http://cliftonallsaintsacdemy.co.uk Completed applications must be posted or emailed to Justine McCarthy, Clifton All Saints Academy, Church Street, Clifton, Beds. SG17 5ES email address: sbm@cliftonallsaintsacademy.co.uk

Closing date:        12pm 31 January 2019
Interview date:      05 February 2019

Teacher – Cranfield C of E Academy - 04 February 2019 +

Salary:    MPS or UPS (as appropriate)
Hours:     Full-time

 Fully immersed in our ethos of ‘enjoying, achieving and learning’, we want a competent classroom teacher who can passionately champion our school and its community and ‘be Cranfield’ in everything they do. We are looking for a teacher who:

  • Is a reflective practitioner, committed to excellence.
  • Wishes to impact positively upon the academic and social progress of children in equal measure.
  • Will uphold a strong Christian ethos; embracing an environment that is friendly, dynamic and engaging. Will expect the highest of standards of themselves, our staff and children.
  • Will contribute significantly to the Academy’s vision, ethos and aims, ensuring the very best impact in all of their work and inspiring confidence in all they do.

Cranfield Church of England Academy is passionate in providing an environment that enables children, staff and parents to flourish, develop and achieve. We are looking for a teacher who shares this drive, is enthusiastic and equally motivated in promoting the vision and values of the school itself.

If you are interested in applying for the role, please contact our Headteacher, Mr Joseph Piatczanyn to book a tour. An application pack is available on our website for all interested candidates: http://www.cranfieldchurchofenglandacademy.co.uk/Recruitment/.

Closing date:       04 February 2019
Interview date:     07 February 2019

Senior Midday Supervisor – St. Paul’s Site – Cranfield Church of England Academy, Cranfield - 4pm 17 January 2019 +

Salary:  Level 2A Point 13
Hours:  11.45am - 1.30pm Monday to Friday

Fully immersed in our ethos of ‘enjoying, achieving and learning’, we want a Senior Midday Supervisor at Saint Paul’s Site in Braeburn Way, who can passionately champion our school and its community and ‘be Cranfield’ in everything they do. We are looking for someone who: Will uphold a strong Christian ethos; embracing an environment that is friendly, open and engaging. Will inspire and lead a wonderful lunchtime experience with our young children. Is kind, funny, caring and gentle. Will expect the highest of standards of themselves, our staff and children. Will contribute significantly to the Academy’s safeguarding of pupils. Cranfield Church of England Academy is passionate in providing an environment that enables children, staff and parents to flourish, develop and achieve. We are looking for a team member who shares this drive, is enthusiastic and equally motivated in promoting the vision and values of the school itself.

aFor further details and an application pack, please visit our website http://www.cranfieldchurchofenglandacademy.co.uk/Recruitment/ or contact our Office Manager, Mrs Julie Warman on (01234) 750261 option 2 to book a tour or by email office@cranfieldacademy.co.ukh

Closing Date:  4pm 17 January 2019

Year 3 Class Teacher (maternity cover) – Dunstable Icknield Lower School, Dunstable - 04 February 2019+

Salary:   Main pay scale
Hours:   Fixed term part time Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

The Governors are looking for an enthusiastic and well-motivated class teacher to cover a maternity leave from 1 April 2019 until January 2020.  The part time, 3 day per week vacancy is a job share with an experienced teacher in a Y3 class.  The successful Class Teacher will:

  • Have a clear understanding of children’s development and learning needs
  • Be able to challenge all children in their learning
  • Be able to work in close liaison with a partner teacher
  • Have good communication and organisational skills
  • Be pro-active in shaping positive relationships with children and adults
  • Willing to develop self professionally as part of a team

We can offer

  • Children who are well-behaved and enjoy learning
  • Supportive colleagues
  • A friendly and helpful school community
  • High quality continuous professional learning

Visits to the school are encouraged.  This post is open to both NQTs and more experienced class teachers.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

For further details and an application pack, please visit our school website https://www.dunstableicknield.co.uk/ or contact Mrs Jan Barrett on 01582 663709 or email janet.barrett@icknieldlower.bedssch.co.uk

Closing Date:    04 February 2019
Interview Date:  19 February 2019

Class Teacher – Fairfield Park Lower School, Fairfield - 12pm 23 January 2019 +

Salary:   Dependent on experience
Hours:   Full Time

We are looking for a creative and dynamic teacher with a passion for children’s learning to join our ‘Outstanding school.  We can offer you an exciting and forward thinking environment in which to develop your career.  The school is built on nuture principles that are embedded in quality appraisal and outstanding CPD; a welcoming team; bright new classroom, with a range of new facilities.

For further details and an application pack, please visit our school website on www.fairfieldparklower.uk or contact Kathy Burgess on 01462 830000 or email office@fairfieldparklower.uk

Closing Date:    12pm 23 January 2019
Interview Date:  31 January 2019 or 01 February 2019

EYFS Teacher – Fairfield Park Lower School, Fairfield - 12pm 23 January 2019 +

Salary:    Dependent on experience
Hours:    Part Time

We are looking for a creative and dynamic teacher with a passion for children’s learning to join our ‘Outstanding school.  We can offer you an exciting and forward thinking environment in which to develop your career.  The school is built on nuture principles that are embedded in quality appraisal and outstanding CPD; a welcoming team; bright new classroom, with a range of new facilities.

For further details and an application pack, please visit our school website on www.fairfieldparklower.uk or contact Kathy Burgess on 01462 830000 or email office@fairfieldparklower.uk

Closing Date:    12pm 23 January 2019
Interview Date:  31 January 2019 or 01 February 2019

Learning Support Assistant – Gilbert Inglefield Academy, Leighton Buzzard - 25 January 2019 +

Salary:   NJC Level 2 Point Range 10-13
Hours:   26.25 hours per week - Term Time only plus 5 training days

We are looking for experienced and enthusiastic staff to work within our well established SEND department. You will be required to give in class support for pupils with learning difficulties, some 1-2-1 work also involved.

For further details and an application pack, please visit our school website www.gilbertinglefield.org or contact Mrs Sibley, Office Manager on 01525 372266 or email gia@gilbertinglefield.org

Closing Date:    25 January 2019
Interview Date:  31 January 2019

Site Manager  starting ASAP – Holywell School, Cranfield - 28 January 2019 +

Salary:     Pt 25 - 28 (£23,111 - £25,463)
Hours:     37 hours per week. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person to become our Site Manager with a proactive approach. We are a well maintained and expanding school with some lovely new facilities. 

The core purpose is to provide professional leadership as well as functional delivery of the highest quality working environment for pupil, staff and visitors to the academy. It is also to be responsible for the supervision of all the Holywell site maintenance and services including the site / cleaning staff and external contractors in order to maintain a healthy and safe environment for students, staff and other users of the academy’s premises.

For further details and an application pack, please visit our school website on www.holywellschool.co.uk or contact Sarah Law on 01234 750381or email slaw@holywellschool.co.uk

Closing date:      28 January 2019
Interview date:    01 Februaty 2019

Head of English – Houghton Regis Academy, Houghton Regis - 28 January 2019 +

Salary:   MPR/UPR plus TLR 2F (£2,721)
Hours:    32.5

We desire a passionate Head of English to lead a dynamic department within our academy. Whether you are an established Head of Department or an aspiring Teacher looking to take the next step in their career, we want to hear from you!

The Houghton Regis Academy has recently made the transition from a Middle School to a Secondary with a new Key Stage 4 provision and plans for future growth.  The English Department aims to provide all pupils with an appreciation for the wider world and help them apply their life experiences to broaden their understanding.

Ofsted recently stated that ‘Teaching and Learning is improving rapidly because of powerful leadership.  Students behave very well around the school, have positive attitudes towards their learning and feel safe.’  We are very optimistic about the future so if you feel inspired to be part of this journey and believe that all young people can achieve high standards, we want to hear from you.

About you:

As the successful Head of English you will be an inspirational leader, with a real passion to make a difference and an ability to form effective relationships at all levels. You will lead a team of Teachers and work with colleagues and pupils to create an aspirational and successful department to, ultimately, help deliver improved outcomes for pupils.  To be successful, you will need to:

  • be committed to creating a culture of professional development focusing on high standards of teaching
  • be able to enthuse, motivate and inspire staff and pupils alike
  • be able to teach English to GCSE Level and be able to lead the subject area.

In Return:

Working for GAT, means you can be assured that you will be contributing to our mission to enable every child to achieve their best.  All our academies work collaboratively to share best practice and are supported by the expertise within the central team to enable them to focus on teaching and learning.  As a GAT employee you will receive excellent opportunities for career progression and access to bespoke CPD from the Learning Alliance to enhance your professional growth.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

Please visit our website to apply.

https://app.kallidusrecruit.com/GreenwoodAcademiesTrust/VacancyInformation.aspx?VId=31038

Alternatively, call our Recruitment Line on 0115 748 3310.

Visits are warmly welcomed.  Please contact Jackie Bradley, PA to the Principal, on 01582 863294 or email jbradley@houghtonregisacademy.org to arrange a mutually convenient time.

Closing date:       28 January 2019
Interview date:     TBA

Humanities Teacher – Houghton Regis Academy, Houghton Regis - 28 January 2019 +

Salsry:    MPR/UPR 
Hours:    32.5

Are you a passionate Teacher of Humanities looking to help prepare pupils for life after education?

Houghton Regis Academy is a relatively small, friendly and forward thinking secondary. Last year our results placed us as one of the most improved schools in Central Bedfordshire and we are seeking to recruit a great teacher to join our team. The Humanities Department aims to provide all pupils with an appreciation for the wider world and help them apply their life experiences to broaden their understanding.

Ofsted recently stated that ‘Teaching and Learning is improving rapidly because of powerful leadership.  Students behave very well around the school, have positive attitudes towards their learning and feel safe.’  We are very optimistic about the future so if you feel inspired to be part of this journey and believe that all young people can achieve high standards, we want to hear from you.

About you:

  • We want determined and enthusiastic Teachers who can;
  • Teach History to GCSE level, ability to also teach Geography would be advantageous
  • engage and enthuse our learners through a commitment to outstanding teaching and learning
  • contribute to the further development of a strong and forward looking team
  • be innovative in their techniques to motivate and inspire young people
  • build positive relationships with staff, pupils and parents alike.

In Return:

Working for GAT, means you can be assured that you will be contributing to our mission to enable every child to achieve their best. All our academies work collaboratively to share best practice and are supported by the expertise within the central team to enable them to focus on teaching and learning. As a GAT employee you will receive excellent opportunities for career progression and access to bespoke CPD from the Learning Alliance to enhance your professional growth.

For NQT’s looking to join the Trust you can be assured that we will invest in developing your practice to ensure you succeed. All NQTs are required to attend the NQT development programme where you will be taken through a range of core areas of professional development including induction and training days where all the NQT’s from the Trust are brought together.  This training doesn’t stop at NQTs as the Learning Alliance also offers programmes for Teachers looking to develop techniques and strategies to improve classroom practice.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

To apply visit our website.

 https://app.kallidusrecruit.com/GreenwoodAcademiesTrust/VacancyInformation.aspx?VId=31025

Alternatively, call our Recruitment Line on 0115 748 3310

Visits are warmly welcomed. Please contact Jackie Bradley, PA to the Principal, on 01582 863294 ext 2 or email jbradley@houghtonregisacademy.org to arrange a mutually convenient time

Closing date:        28 January 2019
Interview date:      TBA

Level 2 Teaching Assistant – Houghton Regis Primary School, Houghton Regis - 20 January 2019 +

Salary:   NJC pay scale 2C 12 – 15 (£8.90 - £9.52 per hour)
Hours:   Working hours: 8:30 am – 3:30 p.m. (half hour for lunch)

We are looking to appoint an exceptional teaching assistant. Under the instruction and guidance of teaching staff to undertake educational activities and attend to the education, personal and social needs of pupils in order to support their learning and development and to ensure their safety.

Start date 19th February 2019 or as soon as possible.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are conditional and subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For further details and an application pack please contact Lynne Simper on 01582 867487 or by e-mail lsimper@houghtonregispriamary.co.uk

Closing Date:    20 January 2019
Interview Date:  25 January 2019

Head of English – Leighton Middle School, Leighton Buzzard - 9am 01 February 2019 +

Salary:    MPS / UPS + TLR2a
Hours:    Required from September 2019  Full Time

Due to relocation of the current post holder, we are seeking to recruit a new Head of English who will continue to move forward this high achieving department.  We are happy to encourage applications from teachers from the Primary, Middle or Secondary School sectors.

For further details and an application pack please visit our website www.leighton.beds.sch.uk  or contact Mrs Hazelden, School Business Manager on 01525 374907 or by e-mail leighton@cbc.beds.sch.uk

Closing date:      9am 01 February 2019
Interview date:    06 February 2019

Teacher of English – Leighton Middle School, Leighton Buzzard - 9am 01 February 2019 +

Salary:    MPS / UPS
Hours:    Required from September 2019  Full Time

Due to expansion, we are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and adaptable teacher who is able to teacher Literacy within the middle school age range.  We are happy to encourage applications from Primary, Middle or Secondary trained teachers.

For further details and an application pack please visit our website www.leighton.beds.sch.uk  or contact Mrs Hazelden, School Business Manager on 01525 374907 or by e-mail leighton@cbc.beds.sch.uk

Closing date:      9am 01 February 2019
Interview date:    06 February 2019

Teacher of Mathematics – Leighton Middle School, Leighton Buzzard - 9am 01 February 2019 +

Salary:    MPS / UPS
Hours:    equired from September 2019  Full Time

Due to expansion, we are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and adaptable teacher who is able to teacher Maths within the middle school age range.  We are happy to encourage applications from Primary, Middle or Secondary trained teachers.

or further details and an application pack please visit our website www.leighton.beds.sch.uk  or contact Mrs Hazelden, School Business Manager on 01525 374907 or by e-mail leighton@cbc.beds.sch.uk

Closing date:     9am 01 February 2019
Interview date:   07 February 2019

Midday Supervisors – Leighton Middle School, Leighton Buzzard - 31 January 2019  +

Salary:    NJC L1d pt 7-10  £2,416 - £2,470 pa
Hours:     6.25 hrs

We require Midday Supervisors to join us, to work from 12.00 noon to 1.15pm, term time only.  This is a permanent position.

The role involves working with a team of well-established colleagues to provide additional pupil support during lunchtimes.  Staff work on a rota to ensure all areas are covered and that pupils enjoy the opportunities available to them. Experience is not essential. 

Posts working with children will be subject to the disclosure of criminal records.

For further details and an application pack please visit our website www.leighton.beds.sch.uk or contact Mrs M Hazelden on 01525 374 907

Closing date:     31 January 2019

Head of School – Northill C of E VA Lower School, Biggleswade - 12pm 28 January 2019 +

Salary:   Pay scale L1 – L5
Hours:   Full time  -  Required April 2019

We are looking for a dynamic and inspirational Head of School for our small rural village school. Northill Lower School is at the heart of its community and benefits from strong links with Northill Church and the Diocese of St Albans.

There are currently three mixed age classes in the school and behaviour is excellent. Parents are very supportive of the school.

This post would be an excellent opportunity for a new leader working with the support and guidance of the Federation Headteacher based at Edward Peake CofE Middle School. The successful candidate will have responsibility for the operational running of the school and is responsible for developing the ethos of the school and future strategic direction. The main role of the Head of School will be to monitor teaching and learning and support teachers and staff at school to be reflective practitioners. Therefore, learning and teaching will be at the heart of your decision making, ensuring that the school continues to improve and develop, providing the best possible outcomes for the children in all areas.  Visits to the school are welcome.

For further details and an application pack please contact the School on 01767 627415 or email northilloffice@cbc.beds.sch.uk

Closing Date:    12pm 28 January 2019
Interview Date:  07 & 08 February 2019

EYFS Teacher – Orchard School and Nursery, Barton Le Clay - 17 January 2019 +

Salary:    TBC
Hours:     Full Time

Founded in 1991 Orchard School is a well-respected and successful co-educational independent day school for children from six months to nine years of age.

Start date to be January 2019

We are a happy, caring family school where children come first. Our solid nursery foundation enables children to approach their formal education confidently with skills and experiences that deliver a culture of high expectations.  We have an enviable reputation for preparing children for the next stage in their education and an exceptional record in terms of gaining places at the top public schools in the area

We enjoy an inspiring idyllic rural setting overlooked by the fine downland and woodland of the Barton Hills.  Our grounds are a celebration of the commitment we share to the wonder of the outdoor environment.  Our great staff team and supportive parents work together in partnership ensuring children are well mannered, motivated and attain their true potential.

The joy of small class sizes at Orchard ensure teaching is how it should be, enjoyable and rewarding.  Orchard children are polite, well behaved and incredibly eager to learn.

We require an exceptional classroom teacher for January 2019 to join our thriving and happy Independent School.  We offer a unique opportunity for an innovative, committed, and qualified professional with added support and guidance from a highly effective leadership team.  The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, willing to participate fully in all aspects of school life and commit to the responsibilities associated with the day-to-day routine of a busy exciting school.

For further details and an application pack please e-mail admin@orchardschool.org.uk. or contact this number 01582 882054.

Closing date:       17 January 2019

Deputy Headteacher (Curriculum) – Parkfields Middle School, Toddington - 28 January 2019+

Salary:   L12-L16
Hours:   Fulltime

September 2019

Imagine what you could achieve as the Deputy Head of a school where:

  • “Behaviour is exemplary”
  • Pupils demonstrate a “thirst for learning” and “thrive on the academic challenge that is presented to them”
  • “The excellent quality of teaching, learning and assessment helps pupils of all abilities to make accelerated progress”

Ofsted 2016

Parkfields is a thriving, oversubscribed, happy school.  We believe there is no upper limit to what our pupils and staff can achieve and seek to create a positive environment in which we can all flourish, learn and grow.

We are immensely proud of our school, and hope to appoint the best person to the role of Deputy Head and help lead Parkfields towards an exciting future.  This role is ideal for an outstanding teacher who wants to accelerate their career in an outstanding school.  Central Bedfordshire is a changing educational landscape and we are looking forward to the challenges ahead.

Our new Deputy Head will be:

  • Able to value and respect, engage and inspire all members of the school community.
  • A competent senior leader and skilled communicator, who is able to help build and contribute to strong and effective teams, both within the school and across our developing education community.
  • Motivated to support continual improvement, creative and open to new ideas, drawing on best practice at home and abroad.
  • Dedicated to delivering an inspiring, broad and balanced curriculum, offering excellent, specialist teaching to pupils from Y5 to Y8 in a supportive and nurturing environment.

We would love to show you our school.  Please phone or email Mrs V Kearns to arrange your visit on 01525 872555 or email schooladmin@parkfields.cbeds.co.uk

For further details and an application pack please vist the following website https://www.mynewterm.com/school/Parkfields-Middle-School/109662 or e-mail schooladmin@parkfields.cbeds.co.uk or contact Mrs V Kearns on 01525 872555

Closing Date:    28 January 2019
Interview Date:  Week beginning 04 February 2019

Headteacher – Parkfields Middle School, Toddington - 9am 21 January 2019 +

Salary:   L22-L27 +5% £70,358-£79,521
Hours:   Full Time

September 2019

Imagine what you could achieve as the leader of a school where:

  • “Behaviour is exemplary”
  •  Pupils demonstrate a “thirst for learning” and “thrive on the academic challenge that is presented to them”
  • “The excellent quality of teaching, learning and assessment helps pupils of all abilities to make accelerated progress”

Parkfields is a thriving, oversubscribed, happy school.  We believe there is no upper limit to what our pupils and staff can achieve and seek to create a positive environment in which we can all flourish, learn and grow. 

We are immensely proud of our school, and hope to appoint the best person to lead Parkfields towards an exciting future.  Central Bedfordshire is a changing educational landscape and we are looking forward to the challenges ahead.

Our new Head will be:

  • Able to value and respect, engage and inspire all members of the school community.
  • A collaborative leader and skilled communicator, able to build and contribute to strong and effective teams, both within the school and across our developing education community.
  • Motivated to drive forward continual improvement, creative and open to new ideas, drawing on best practice at home and abroad.
  • Committed to inclusion and effective use of our exceptional new SEND facilities.
  • Dedicated to delivering an inspiring, broad and balanced curriculum, offering excellent, specialist teaching to pupils from Y5 to Y8 in a supportive and nurturing environment.

We would love to show you our school. The letter from the Chair (in the application pack) gives a range of available dates.  Please phone or email Mrs V Kearns to arrange your visit on 01525 872555 or email schooladmin@parkfields.cbeds.co.uk

For further details and an application pack please vist the following website www.TES.com/jobs and search for Parkfields or e-mail schooladmin@parkfields.cbeds.co.uk or contact Mrs V Kearns on 01525 872555

Closing Date:    9am 21 January 2019
Interview Date:  29 & 30 January 2019

Learning Support Assistant – Raynsford Church of England Academy, Henlow - 01 February 2019 +

Salary:   1D Point 7-10   £16,495 - £16,863) pro rata
Hours:     25 hours

At Raynsford Academy, all staff are committed to providing children with exciting, challenging, real and relevant learning experiences and always seek to provide the very best for all to enable every child to become a successful and confident individual.

To support our pupils to make the best possible progress, we are looking to recruit 2 Learning Support Assistant to join our happy and successful team for both morning and afternoon sessions.  The role is a job share for 30 hours supporting a pupil with individual needs. The successful candidate must be calm and patient with experience of supporting children with complex needs such as ADHD or ASD and would benefit from our commitment to high quality training.

All applicants should be enthusiastic, patient, kind and able to play creatively to help children achieve their best.

Ideally applicants need to be qualified to at least NVQ level 2 and to have secure Maths and English skills.

For further details and an application pack and to arrange a visit to the school please visit our website www.raynsfordacademy.org.uk  or contact Mrs Julie Ashwell on 01462 812319 or by email office@raynsfordacademy.co.uk

Closing date:       01 February 2019
Interview date:     07 February 2019

Teaching Assistant – Slip End Village School, Slip End - 12pm 01 February 2019+

Salary:   NJC Level 2A Pts 10-13 £16,863 - £17,391 per annum pro-rata (£8.74 - £9.01 per hour) 
Hours:   30 hours per week

Can you make a difference to the learning opportunities of our pupils?

Behaviour at our schools is exemplary and pupils make good progress as a result.

Successful candidates will demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to provide small group and intervention support.

You will work closely with the teaching and support staff, promoting an environment that secures the achievement and wellbeing of all pupils and staff.

If you have the ability and passion to support our children, we would like to hear from you.

For further details and an application pack please visit our school website www.slipendschool.net or contact Helen Brind on 01582 720152 or email office@slipendschool.net

Closing Date:    12pm 01 February 2019
Interview Date:  Week commencing 04 February 2019

Class Teacher – Stondon Lower School - 4pm 30 January 2019 +

Salary:   MPS 1 – 6 £23,720 - £35,008
Hours:   Full Time

Stondon Lower School is values based school at the heart of a large, growing and welcoming village. The school caters for 150 pupils from Reception to Year 4.

We are seeking an excellent class teacher from Easter 2019 who demonstrates: high expectations of pupil standards and behaviour; and a personal growth mind set. Although the position will initially be teaching a Year 1 class, you should be willing to teach in any class from Reception to Year 4.

You should have 

  • A willingness to learn
  • Be forward thinking and aspirational
  • be an enthusiastic, energetic class teacher who would relish and make the most of this exciting opportunity

If this is you, we would very much welcome your application.

The school is committed to stringent safeguarding procedures (including the PREVENT agenda), therefore, this position will include full adherence to safer recruitment guidelines.  This will include a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check prior to commencement of employment and we will also also apply for references prior to interview.

For further details and an application pack and to arrange please email phillipsa@stondon.cbeds.co.uk. or contact Angela Phillips on 01462 850288.

Closing date:      4pm 30 January 2019
Interview date:    Week commencing 04 February 2019

Deputy Headteacher – Stopsley Community Primary School, Luton - 25 January 2019 +

Salary:   L13-18
Hours:   Full time

We are looking to appoint an inspirational and aspirational Deputy Headteacher to help lead our successful team in a school where everyone is valued and where children can reach their full potential. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with drive, commitment and high expectations to work in close partnership with the Headteacher, to provide the best education for our children in a forward thinking, ambitious and vibrant school. The role will be non-class based and the right candidate will help drive continuous improvements across the school as we move further on our journey towards outstanding.

If you feel you can make a difference and are an excellent teacher with a proven track record of success, then we would love to hear from you.

As a school, we offer the following benefits:

  • Wonderful children who are well behaved and keen to learn
  • A passionate and supportive Senior Leadership Team and governing body
  • Dedicated and talented staff
  • Rewarding career progression opportunities
  • An original well-being package that promotes work / life balance
  • The possibility of flexible working hours
  • A strong learning culture throughout the school for all staff
  • Exciting challenges ahead where you can help change the future for a whole community

There is a real 'can do' attitude amongst everyone at Stopsley. Please come and see for yourself – visits are warmly welcomed and recommended.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expect all members of staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

For further details and an application pack and to arrange a visit to the school please visit our website www.stopsleyprimary.co.uk or contact Lynne Mudhar or by email pa@stopsley.primaryluton.co.uk

Closing date:        25 January 2019

Learning Support Assistant – Shelton and Southill School Federation, Bedfordshire - 12pm 28 January 2019 +

Salary:   NJC – Level 1D
Hours: 30 Hours per week.  Fixed position to a named pupil  until July 2019

We are looking to appoint a dedicated LSA for one to one support to work with a named child with Special Educational Needs.  The successful candidate will support the children to enable them to access a wider curriculum provision in class and within small groups.

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate a good level of understanding of special educational needs; has high expectations for the pupils they work with and is flexible and committed. 

The pupils are currently in Year 4 and the length of the contract will run for the length of time that the pupils attend the school, or for as long as funding for the pupil is received (whichever ends first).

Hours: Monday and Tuesday 8.45am – 11.30am and 12.00pm - 3.35pm

             Wednesday to Friday 8.45am – 12.00pm and 1.00pm – 3.35pm

We warmly welcome and encourage prospective candidates to visit the school.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are conditional and subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For further details and an application pack and to arrange a visit to the school please visit our website www.sheltonandsouthillschool.co.uk. or contact Mrs Clare Francis on 01462 813312 or by email admin.southill@sheltonandsouthillschool.co.uk

Closing date:     12pm 28 January 2019
Interview date:    TBA

Midday Supervisor – Shelton and Southill School Federation, Bedfordshire - 12pm 28 January 2019 +

Salary:    NJC – Level 1A, points 7 - 10
Hours:    5 days per week / 7.5 hours per week, term time + 5 inset days, permanent

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, responsible and proactive Midday Supervisor to join our small, friendly village school as soon as possible.  You will be primarily based at our Southill Site but work across both sites may be required at times.

The post is for 5 days per week, 1.5 hours per day term time only, plus five training days.

We can offer you:
• A workplace that is alive with children laughing and learning
• Excellent support from our dedicated team of staff
• A commitment to on-going professional development
• A school committed to staff well-being 

We warmly welcome visits to the school.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are conditional and subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For further details and an application pack and to arrange a visit to the school please visit our website www.sheltonandsouthillschool.co.uk. or contact Mrs Clare Francis on 01462 813312 or by email admin.southill@sheltonandsouthillschool.co.uk

Closing date:     12pm 28 January 2019
Interview date:    TBA

Class Teacher – Shelton and Southill School Federation, Bedfordshire Based at our Southill Lower School Site - 12pm 21 January 2019 +

Salary:     MPS
Hours:     Full Time, Permanent

Shelton and Southill School Federation require an enthusiastic teacher to teach at our Southill Lower School site as soon as the successful candidate is available.

Southill Lower School is a friendly, caring, small village school at an exciting time in the development of a collaborative Federation; offering values based education and a commitment to professional development.

The successful candidate will:

  • be committed to delivering exciting learning opportunities.
  • have high expectations of behaviour and learning;
  • be motivated;
  • have a desire to support our values based education;
  • nurture our pupils in the school and foster a lifelong love for learning;

Visits to the school are encouraged and applications from NQTs are warmly welcomed. 

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are conditional and subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For further details and an application pack and to arrange a visit to the school please visit our website www.sheltonandsouthillschool.co.uk  or contact Mrs Clare Francis on 01462 813312 or by email admin.southill@sheltonandsouthillschool.co.uk

Closing date:     12pm 21 January 2019

Class Teacher (SEND) – The Chiltern School, Dunstable - 18 January 2019 +

Salary:     Grade: MPS/UPS   Salary: Full time / Permanent (salary dependent on experience.
Hours:      Full Time

We are looking for a teacher who “Dares to be different”.  If you are passionate about education, have high aspirations for young people and you are an outstanding teacher with the ability to engage pupils in motivating and creative learning, come and join our talented team. 

We welcome applications from NQTs and teachers with mainstream or special school experience.

For further details and an application pack please visit our school webiste https://chiltern.beds.sch.uk/ or contact Karen Unsworth, PA to the Headteacher on 01582 866972 or by email kunsworth@chiltern.beds.sch.uk

Closing date:     18 January 2019

Site Agent – The Chiltern School, Dunstable -18 January 2019 +

Salary:   Grade: Level 5 (points 27 - 30)  Salary: Annual £24,657 to £27,358 full time salary (pro rata hours of 36.15 hours
Hours:   7am to 11am and 3pm to 6.15, total of 36.15 hours each week (negotiable

We are looking for committed staff to work in this Area Special School.

For further details and an application pack please visit our school website https://chiltern.beds.sch.uk/ or contact Karen Unsworth, PA to the Headteacher on 01582 866972 or by email kunsworth@chiltern.beds.sch.uk

Closing date:     18 January 2019

Breakfast and Afterschool Club Play Leader – Thornhill Primary School, Houghton Regis - 01 February 2019 +

Salary:   Breakfast & Afterschool Club Play Leader: Point 15 - 18
Hours:   Breakfast Club 7.5 hours & Afterschool Club 5 hours

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed member to join our team:

To lead and be responsible for the day to day organisation of the club, providing high standards of care and play opportunities in a safe and secure environment.

For further details and an application pack visit our website www.thornhill-primary.co.uk or contact Suzanne Peak on 01582 863516 or by email schooloffice@thornhillprimary.co.uk

Closing Date:  01 February 2019

Early Years or KS1 Class Teacher – The Ferrars Academy - 05 February 2019 +

Salary:   MPR/UPR
Hours:   full time, permanent

We are looking to appoint a teacher to join our friendly staff team; NQTs are warmly welcomed to apply!

Start date: Summer Term 2019

The Ferrars Academy is a very popular, successful and well-resourced infant and nursery school rated Good by Ofsted, providing education for infant and nursery school children.  We are located on the outskirts of Luton close to the M1, A5 link roads and the Luton and Dunstable Hospital.  We have a very diverse school population with a range of different languages, religions and cultures.  Our children are well behaved and learn in a vibrant and friendly environment. 

We can offer the opportunity to work in either KS1 or Early Years and warmly welcome NQTs to apply, as we have experienced staff who have the capacity to support you.

Are you someone who can:
• demonstrate excellent classroom practice
• be flexible and enthusiastic
• motivate and inspire children, offering both challenge and enjoyment
• demonstrate a positive attitude and good communication skills
• display high expectations of pupil attainment and behaviour
• work well as part of a team
• show a keen interest to play a full part in the life of the school community

In return we can offer you:
• a vibrant and friendly environment
• a supportive leadership team
• excellent career/professional development
• well behaved children
• enthusiastic teaching/early years assistants who provide high quality support.

Visits to the school are highly recommended. Please call 01582-573641

This is an exciting opportunity to become a member of our happy and successful three form entry, multicultural infant and nursery school.

Additional information:
Applicants for this public facing post will need to demonstrate the ability to converse and provide effective help or advice in fluently spoken English.

Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).

CV's and Personal statements are not accepted for any posts based in schools.

For further details and an application pack visit our website www.mynewterm.com/school/The-Ferrars-Academy/139612/EDV-2019-FA-66879/Early-Years-or-KS1-Class-Teacher or contact Sue Goodwin School Business Manager on 01582 57364.

Closing date:        05 February 2019
Interview date:     13 February 2019

Teaching Assistant NVQ Level 2 or above and Breakfast and Afterschool Club Play Leader – Thornhill Primary School, Houghton Regis - 01 February 2019 +

Salary:  Teaching Assistant: Point 15 -18,  Breakfast & Afterschool Club Play Leader: Point 15 - 18
Hours:  Teaching Assistant - 32.5 hours, Breakfast Club 7.5 hours & Afterschool Club 5 hours

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, flexible and committed member to join our team:

Option 1 - Teaching Assistant. Under the direction of teaching staff, you will assist with the care of individuals or groups of pupils to support their learning and development and ensure their safety. Experience of working in an educational setting and NVQ Level 2 or above is essential.

Option 2 - Teaching Assistant and added responsibility of Breakfast and Afterschool Club Play Leader. To lead and be responsible for the day to day organisation of the club, providing high standards of care and play opportunities in a safe and secure environment.

For further details and an application pack visit our website www.thornhill-primary.co.uk or contact Suzanne Peak on 01582 863516 or by email schooloffice@thornhillprimary.co.uk

Closing Date:   01 February 2019

Food Technology Technician – Vandyke Upper School, Leighton Buzzard - 28 January 2019 +

Salary:   NJC Level 2A (points 10-13) £5,136-£5,297 per annum, based on full time salary of £16,863-£17,391
Hours:   13hrs per week term time, plus 13hrs to be worked on training days

Required from 18th February 2019 to provide assistance for student practical lessons, maintain Health and Safety regulations within the kitchen and control stock and stock rotation.

In return we can offer you:

  • the opportunity to work in a growing and thriving school
  • a vibrant and supportive environment with excellent opportunities for career development
  • a strong team with a clear vision and ambition for all students

For further details and an application pack visit our website www.vandyke.beds.sch.uk or contact Helen O’Connell on 01525 636717 or by email recruitment@vandyke.cbeds.co.uk

Closing Date:   28 January 2019

Classroom Teachers – Weatherfield Academy Special School, Dunstable - 31 January 2019 +

Salary:   MPS + 1 SEN Point 
Hours:   Full Time

Weatherfield Academy is a growing 7-19 age range SEND Academy with pupils who have Moderate Learning Difficulties and additional complex needs taught in classes of approximately 10 students. 

Starting Easter 2019 or earlier if possible, we require classroom teachers to work in Key Stage 3, 4 and possibly 5 to join a vibrant teaching and support staff team. 

We are looking for professionals who are innovative thinkers and conscientious workers.  There will be opportunities for professional development as the Academy further expands.

We are looking for two qualified teachers, from either a mainstream or special education background, with an enthusiastic and flexible approach, to work in teams alongside committed colleagues.  You will be expected to play an active role in all aspects of school life.

For further details and an application pack please contact Paula Taylor on 01582 605632 or by email school@weatherfield.beds.sch.uk

Closing Date:    31 January 2019
Interview Date:  Week commencing 04 February 2019

Classroom/Intimate Care Assistant – Weatherfield Academy Special School, Dunstable - 31 January 2019+

Salary:   Level 3
Hours:   9.10am to 3.10pm Term time only

We require a motivated and organised person who can support our staff and students in both the class room/medical room. 

We are looking for someone with an understanding of children’s physical, social and emotional development.  This role would need someone who is flexible, well organised and likes to work in a team.

A qualification in First Aid would be an advantage and experience of Intimate Care would be desirable.  This position would require working with mostly primary aged pupils with a range of learning and some medical needs.

For further details and an application pack please contact Paula Taylor on 01582 605632 or by email school@weatherfield.beds.sch.uk

Closing Date:    31 January 2019
Interview Date:  Week commencing 04 February 2019

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