Teacher of Sport, Bedford

Closing date:

Bedford AcademyBedford

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018 (July for NQTs)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS -UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We’re looking for someone to teach sport across ages 11-16, including examined vocational courses. Candidates that can teach or are willing to learn to teach a second subject in the core subjects will be given priority.

Bedford Academy has some of the best sporting facilities in the region and a team of truly outstanding sport teachers. Results in sport are exceptional. Since opening we have moved into our new state of the art building and became a secondary school adding years 7 and 8. Last 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 practitioner, to join our Family of Schools. You will be an inspiring teacher with the energy, subject knowledge 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. 

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 and further details for the post please contact:



Closing Date: Wednesday 23rd May 9am

Interviews: Friday 25th May 

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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...