Thank you for expressing an interest in working for Bedford High School.  Our current vacancies are listed below.

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 and to adhere to the school’s protection policies and procedures.  All posts are subject to Enhanced Disclosure Procedures and Child Barred List check.  Wigan Council and the School Governing Body are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Supporting information and application forms:

Click here to download DBS School Information
Click here to download Guidance for Safer Working Practice May 2019
Click here to download Short Form Privacy Notice for Application Forms

Click here to download Teaching Staff application form
Click here to download Support Staff application form

Current vacancies:

Teaching Assistant Level 2. Part time position, temporary until 31st August 2021, working 30 hours per week Monday to Friday, term time only. Salary G3 pro rata (£12,314 – £12,811). Required as soon as possible.

Click here to download letter from Headteacher
Click here to download Job Description and Person Specification

Closing date: Friday 22nd January 2021 at 12 noon
Interview date: virtual Wednesday 27th January 2021

To apply for any post please complete the relevant application form, we do not accept CV’s, and return to Mrs Claire Taylor, HR Facilities & Communication Manager at the school address or by email to

Any offer of employment is subject to all satisfactory pre-employment checks which include an enhanced criminal record with barred list through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), medical clearance, references and verification of your qualifications satisfactory to the school. When completing application forms all candidates must provide a full employment history and any gaps to be clearly identified.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and adhere to the school’s child protection policies and procedures. All candidates must be legally entitled to work in the UK and comply with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act regulations. Applications from all sections of the community are welcome.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by email of the interview arrangements. Please ensure your correct email address is provided on your application form.

As we receive many applications for posts, we regret that we will only be able to contact those applicants who are shortlisted for interview. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview on this particular occasion.