Teacher of Geography, Bedford

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Bedford AcademyBedford

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS -UPS(Plus Bedford Academy Weighting)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Are you ready for a new challenge? Are you a committed, ambitious, and outstanding teacher of Geography? 

Bedford Academy has a six year record of improving results, and in Geography results have risen dramatically. Since opening we have moved into our new state of the art building and became a secondary school adding years 7 and 8. This year Bedford Academy, an Ofsted good school with outstanding leadership (October 2015), has formed HEART Academies Trust with 3 other local schools.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a well-qualified, driven professional, who is an outstanding classroom practitioner, to join our Family of Schools. You will be an inspiring teacher with the energy, subject knowledge and creativity to inspire our students. You must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our belief in the highest standards of academic achievement in an inclusive setting. 

You will be an excellent teacher with the ability to deliver at key stage 3, 4 and 5. We are committed to delivering the best possible geography curriculum and as a new teacher or a teacher new to our school, you will have access to some very high quality CPD. 

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. 

We wish to appoint someone who has:

  • Excellent teaching, reflective and interpersonal 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 our staff team we can offer:

  • Excellent professional development opportunities and career progression
  • A friendly and supportive working environment
  • Opportunities to play a role in the evolution of geography teaching across the Trust
  • 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 this could be the job for you. 

Further details about the Academy can be found on our website (below) and for a job application for the post please contact Hannah Hibbert (HR Administrator) at:



Closing Date: 17:00 Wednesday 21st March 2018

Provisional Interviews: 27th March 2018

HEART Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to DBS checks and excellent references.

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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...