Assistant Head – Data and Operational Management, Bedford

Closing date:Expiring soon

Bedford Girls' SchoolBedford

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

An exceptional opportunity is has arisen for an experience teacher to join the Senior Leadership team at Bedford Girls’ School. 

This role requires a professional who will relish the opportunity to work holistically with stakeholders across the school community, leading on major projects whilst at the same time enjoying the challenge of managing significant elements of the day-to-day operational running of the School’s databases and planning tools. 

Underpinned by the International Baccalaureate philosophy of education Bedford Girls’ School provides a forward thinking approach to teaching and learning. We are a forerunner in the UK for our use of technology in the classroom, as recognised by our Apple Distinguished School Status, and the successful candidate will be responsible for delivering our digital strategy, as we continue to create exemplary learning environments for our students.

We are looking for a proven leader, who has the creativity, ambition and drive to make a difference. 

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 (dependant 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: 12 noon, 25 January 2019

Interview Date: 8 February 2019

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.

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More about Bedford Girls' School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 7 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cardington Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 0BX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1234 361 900
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Bedford Girls’ School is a selective independent day school for girls aged 7-18. Underpinned by the International Baccalaureate philosophy of education the School is innovative, outward looking and vibrant. It is our belief that learning should be ex...