Teacher of Biology, Bedford

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Bedford Modern SchoolBedford

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Start date: Summer term 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Bedford Modern School is an HMC Independent Co-educational Day School located on the outskirts of Bedford. Our facilities are excellent and include a separate Junior School, dedicated Sixth Form building, purpose built Science Centre and extensive sports facilities. 

The School offers a premium education, with a wide and varied curriculum, that is responsive to the needs of pupils and parents, where the intellectual needs of each pupil is given priority. 

We are looking to appoint a committed and suitably qualified graduate to teach Biology across year 9 to 12 and Combined Science to year 7 and 8. The successful candidate will be an excellent classroom practitioner, comfortable with using the latest technology, possess a passion for the subject and an appreciation of the value that comes from being actively involved in departmental trips, events and enrichment activities.  

Candidates will have a genuine interest in delivering positive outcomes for young people and be willing to contribute to the extensive cocurricular life of both the Science Faculty and the wider school. 

The role is fixed term to cover a period of maternity leave commencing 20 April 2020. Hours are 0.6 FTE but we also welcome applications from suitable candidates wishing to work full time. 

In return, we can offer an excellent working environment, 35 term-time weeks, a salary range which is competitive and above the national teachers’ pay scales, the option to be part of a medical insurance scheme and membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme. 

We warmly welcome applications from both experienced qualified teachers and NQTs and offer a supported, caring programme to those starting out on their teaching journey.

Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 20 January 2020

Interview date: Friday 24 January 2020 

Further details can be found on the website. Completed application forms should be returned to the HR Department, Bedford Modern School, Manton Lane, Bedford MK41 7NT or by email: hr@bedmod.co.uk 

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. 


More about Bedford Modern School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 18 years
Address: Manton Lane, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 7NT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1234 332500
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Bedford Modern School is an Independent Co-educational Day School. There are in excess of 1200 students in the School from age 7 to 18. The School is governed by the Harpur Trust.

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