Acting Head of French or Teacher of French (maternity cover), Bedford

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Bedford SchoolBedford

Date posted:
Start date: June or September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We seek a suitably qualified, dynamic and inspirational teacher to either be acting head of our French Department, or a teacher in the French Department, from June or September 2018. The School offers IGCSE, A Level and IB, and the maternity cover is expected to last for a year.

A willingness to take an active part in the life of this large boarding and day school is essential, and an ability to also teach some German would be advantageous. 

The school has its own salary scale which is well above the national scale. 

Closing date: Noon on Monday 19th   February 2018

Interview date: Monday   26th February 2018

Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and Bedford School reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made. Applicants are therefore encouraged to apply early.

Further details and an application form can be found on our website 

Please send completed applications to: or post to Sarah Lapidge, PA to the Head Master, Bedford School, De Parys Avenue, Bedford MK40 2TU.

The Harpur Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and other checks.

Bedford School is part of The Harpur Trust

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More about Bedford School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: De Parys Avenue, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 2TU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1234 362200
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We are one of the region’s leading boarding and day schools, educating boys from the ages of 7 to 18. Part of The Harpur Trust, Bedford’s leading educational and social welfare charity, we’re a vibrant school with a very strong sense of ...