Teacher of PE and Science, Bedfordshire

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Bedford AcademyBedfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: Easter or September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS -UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Teacher of PE and Science 

Bedford Academy

Mile Road, Bedford. MK42 9TR

Salary: MPS -UPS

Post: Full-time Permanent

Closing Date: Thursday 22nd February 2018

Provisional Interviews: 27/28th February 2018

Start date: Easter or September 2018

Are you ready for a new challenge? Are you a committed, ambitious, and outstanding teacher of PE able to teach science to Key Stage 3? 

Bedford Academy has a six year record of improving results and in PE and science results have risen dramatically. Our PE team is outstanding. Since opening we have moved into our new state of the art building (with some of the best sports facilities in the county) and became a secondary school adding years 7 and 8. This year Bedford Academy, an Ofsted good school with outstanding leadership (October 2015), has formed HEART Academies Trust with 3 other local schools.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a well-qualified, driven professional, who is an outstanding classroom practitioner, to join our Family of Schools. You will be an inspiring teacher with the energy, commitment and creativity to inspire our students. You must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our belief in the highest standards of academic achievement in an inclusive setting. 

You will be an excellent teacher with the ability to deliver PE at key stage 3, 4 and 5 and science to Key Stage 3. You need to be committed to developing your teaching in both subjects and genuinely interested in science as your second subject. We are committed to delivering the best possible PE and science curriculum and as a new teacher or a teacher new to our school, you will have access to some very high quality CPD. 

There are significant opportunities for your development through the HEART Academies Trust Family of Schools and this role will prepare you, should you wish, for a career within the Family. HEART Academies Trust is committed to provide high quality professional development for all staff. 

We wish to appoint someone who has:

· Excellent teaching, reflective and interpersonal skills

· The ability to work as part of teams and be flexible

· High quality organisational skills

· The ability and drive to improve all student outcomes

· Good subject knowledge

As a member of our staff team we can offer:

· Excellent professional development opportunities and career progression

· A friendly and supportive working environment

· Opportunities to play a role in the evolution of geography teaching across the Trust

· A modern, state of the art working environment

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.

Further details about the Academy can be found on our website (below) and for a job application for the post please contact:



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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
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.

Our new light and airy building is reminiscent of a University and provides a calm and inspiring lear...