Achievement Leader – Computer Science, Bedford

Closing date:Expiring soon

Bedford AcademyBedford

Date posted:
Start date: April 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS – UPS + TLR
Contract term: Permanent

Achievement Leader – Computer Science 

A fantastic opportunity to join our energetic and enthusiastic team of staff during a significant period of change at the school. We are looking to recruit an experienced Computer Science teacher who has the vision and capability to lead our team of talented staff. This post is suitable for a leader who is committed to improving outcomes for groups of students across key stages and to drive student aspirations and progress in this subject area.   

Our School

Bedford Academy is a popular, 11-18 school located in the heart of its catchment area in a state of the art building. Outcomes for students continue to improve and therefore we are looking for an ambitious, driven professional that shares our belief in the highest standards of academic achievement in an inclusive setting.

There are significant opportunities for your development through the HEART Academies Trust family of schools and this role will prepare you, should you wish, for a career within the Family. HEART academies Trust is committed to provide high quality professional development for all staff.

Our Ideal Candidate

You will be joining a highly innovative, inspirational and ambitious organisation, so we are seeking only outstanding candidates who can deliver our vision of exceptional education. Your strong leadership, organisation and ability to provide effective support to colleagues will enable us to achieve the best possible outcomes for all of our students. 

We wish to appoint someone who has:

• Excellent teaching, reflective and interpersonal skills

• An abundance of energy, enthusiasm and character 

• The ability to develop others around them through support and challenge

• Commitment, consistency and has excellent communication skills

• The ability to work as part of teams and be flexible

• High quality organisational skills

• The ability and drive to improve all student outcomes

• Good subject knowledge

As a member of Bedford Academy staff team we can offer:

• Excellent professional development opportunities and career progression

• A friendly and supportive working environment

• Opportunities to play a strategic role in the evolution of Bedford Academy

• A modern, state of the art working environment

If you are passionate about improving outcomes for students and you are looking for an exciting opportunity to have a real impact in a fast-paced, innovative environment, then Bedford Academy could be the school for you. 

Bedford Academy is committed to safeguarding the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to CRB checks and excellent references.

Further details about the Academy can be found on our website (below) and for further details about the post please contact

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More about Bedford Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Mile Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 9TR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1234 301500
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Bedford Academy is a dynamic institution breaking new ground with state-of-the-art facilities and a 100% commitment to student learning and progress.

Our new light and airy building is reminiscent of a University and provides a calm and inspiring lear...