Teacher of English, Bedford

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Bedford Girls' SchoolBedford

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Start date: Required from September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Bedford Girls’ School is a vibrant day school for girls aged 7 - 18 with a rich and diverse co-curricular programme. An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Senior School English Department.

We are seeking an outstanding teacher who has a track-record of inspiring students to develop a life-long love of English, building confidence and independence within each girl. As a school that achieves exceptional results in English at GCSE, IB Diploma Programme and A Level we are looking for an innovative teacher who shares our passion for delivering a forward thinking education and who demonstrates exceptional creativity in their teaching, encouraging students to question and inquire. Experience of teaching Film Studies and/or English as an Additional Language would be desirable.

We offer an excellent working environment with a salary scale, which is competitive. Additional benefits for the role include Teachers’ Pension, substantial fee remission for all Harpur Trust schools in Bedford (dependant on availability and assessment criteria), 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 www.bedfordgirlsschool.co.uk/jobs or requested by email from hr@be dfordgirlsschool.co.uk

Closing Date: Monday 24th February 12 noon

Interview Date: Thursday 5 March

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.

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. View in Google Maps
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...