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Teacher of Science

Bedford Girls' SchoolBedford

One Year Fixed Term Contract (Maternity Cover)

Commencing April 2021

We have an opening for a talented  teacher to join a successful team of specialist science staff in an exciting and vibrant department. The post would suit a science teacher who is passionate about their subject and has a track-record of motivating students to question and inquire. A specialism in Chemistry would be preferred.

We have exceptional future-inspired science facilities and embrace the use of technology and innovation in all that we do. As a single-sex school our girls are taught science free from gender stereo-typing. We achieve outstanding results at GCSE, A Level and the IB Diploma across the science subjects, inspiring students to study of science at university and beyond.

We offer an excellent working environment with a salary scale, which is competitive, and above the national teachers’ pay scales. Additional benefits for the role include Teachers’ Pension, substantial fee remission for all Harpur Trust schools in Bedford (dependent on availability), free car parking, and access to a healthcare scheme. Employees of the Harpur Trust also have access to affordable accommodation; based in Harpur House (should there be a vacancy).

An application pack with detailed job description and person specification can be downloaded from our website or requested by email from

Closing Date: Sunday 17 January 2021

Interview Date: Thursday 28 January 2021

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. 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.