Head of Year – Maternity Cover, FTC, Bedford

Closing date:

Bedford AcademyBedford

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L1 – L6 – negotiable for outstanding candidate
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

Salary: L1 – L6 – negotiable for outstanding candidate 

Post: Full-time, Permanent

Start date;  January 2020

Closing Date: Tuesday 22nd October October 2019

Interview Date: Expected Tuesday 29th October 2019

Tours of school Wed 16th & Thurs 17th October – please email abullen@bedfordacademy.co.uk should you wish to book in.

Are you looking for an exciting, new challenge? Are you a committed, ambitious, and an outstanding teacher looking to expand your skillset? 

Bedford Academy, part of HEART Academies Trust is on an exciting journey of school improvement with a new leadership team that has big ambitions for the school and the students. We genuinely believe we have the resources, facilities, staff and students to make BA the best school in Bedford

We demand the highest standards from our students and staff in everything we do. Our school values of being ‘community minded through drive and aspiration’ demonstrate our desire to always improve our practice and seek new ways to engage and stimulate our students.

• To implement, uphold and embed the BA Way at every opportunity 

• To be committed to the schools vision of being Community Minded, Driven and Aspirational 

• To support, hold accountable and develop a team of tutors focusing on high standards of social, personal and academic development of students.

• To lead on the provision of high-quality care, guidance and support for all students in the year.

• To lead the tutor team in raising standards of student achievement, attendance, student behavior and uniform within an ethos of care and high expectations for all.

• To lead the transition process with our feeder schools and local primaries. Liaising with the Assistant Head for Community to ensure BA offers a varied and thorough transition offer

• To visit Primary schools and spread the positive message of BA in the local community 

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. 

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.

For further details about the Academy and to download an application form please visit our website: www.bedfordacademy.co.uk

Completed applications should be sent to vacancies@bedfordacademy.co.uk 

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. View in Google Maps
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.

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