Teacher of English, Bedford

Closing date:New this week

Sharnbrook AcademyBedford

Date posted:
Start date: Appointment for January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes
Teacher of English       Full-Time Appointment for January 2020

Sharnbrook Academy is located in attractive rural surroundings and provides excellent opportunities for young people. Our students engage fantastically in lessons, and their behaviour for learning is exemplary and reflected in their achievements. Our education teams are committed, motivated and welcoming, and proud to be part of a consistently high achieving school that fully supports its staff.  

In addition, Sharnbrook Academy is part of the very successful Sharnbrook Academy Federation (SAF). This is a multi-academy trust made up of five excellent member academies, which has a commitment to excellence in education and puts student progress at the heart of all it does. SAF has an outstanding reputation and provides a strong support network and a variety of opportunities for staff in each of its academies.

If you are a highly motivated English teacher with a strong record of accomplishment together with the ability & commitment to teach enjoyable and challenging lessons up to A level, then this could be the role for you. There may also be the opportunity for some flexibility in matching a timetable to your skills regarding different key stages within the department.

The successful candidate will be innovative, and committed to developing fantastic opportunities for our students. You will enjoy working collaboratively within a forward-thinking department and be willing to share ideas to improve teaching and learning. You must have good interpersonal and presentation skills, be self-motivated, receptive to change and able to work under pressure. 

We can offer:
  • The opportunity to join a highly successful school and multi-academy trust.
  • A stimulating and creative working environment where extracurricular activities flourish.
  • An exceptional CPD provision tailored to your needs
  • Career/secondment opportunities within our MAT schools.
  • A subsidised on-site gym membership.


We encourage enthusiastic, motivated candidates who share our high expectations of all young people to apply.

Sharnbrook Academy is committed to the continuous professional development of all staff, working in collaboration and sharing best practice.

Visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed, by appointment. 

Closing date: Monday 30th September 2019 at 9.00 am Interview date: w/c 30th September 2019 

For further information on the role and to obtain an application pack, please visit www.sharnbrook.beds.sch.uk  

Please return your application form to: The HR Department, Great Ouse Primary School, Seaforth Gardens, Bedford MK40 4TJ.  Email: HumanResources@saf.org.uk  Telephone: 01234 907896 .

Applications from agencies and personal CVs will not be accepted.

Sharnbrook Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants will undergo appropriate child protection screening including checks with past employers, the Disclosure and Barring Service and the list of those prohibited from teaching or working within the profession.



More about Sharnbrook Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Odell Road, Sharnbrook, North Bedfordshire, MK44 1JL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1234 782211
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