Thank you for expressing an interest in working at 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.

Please read all supporting information prior to applying for any post.

Click here to download DBS School Information
Click here to download Guidance for Safer Working Practice February 2022
Click here to download Guidance for Safer Working Practice Addendum April 2020
Click here to download Short Form Privacy Notice for Application Forms

To apply for all posts please click on the relevant link below.

Current vacancies:

Would you like to have a look around? If so, click the red dot below and we will be happy to take you on a virtual tour of our school.

Teacher of English
Permanent, full time teaching hours, qualified teachers main pay scale. Required for 1st September 2022.

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Closing date Friday 10th June 2022 at midday
Interview date w/c 13th June 2022

Behaviour Support Learning Intervention Officer
Full time position, working 37 hours per week, 8 am – 4pm, Monday to Friday. Permanent, salary G5 pro rata (£17,435 – £19,636). Required as soon as possible.

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Closing date Sunday 5th June 2022
Interview date to be confirmed

Cover Supervisor
Part time position, working 30 hours per week, 8 am – 3pm, Monday to Friday, term time plus one week. Permanent, salary G4 pro rata (£13,627 – £14,461). Required as soon as possible.

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Closing date Sunday 5th June 2022
Interview date to be confirmed

Teaching Assistant
Part time position, working 30 hours per week, 8 am – 3pm, Monday to Friday, term time only. Temporary for 12 months, salary G3 pro rata (£12,804 – £13,322). Required as soon as possible.

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Closing date Sunday 5th June 2022
Interview date to be confirmed

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 recruitment@bedford.wigan.sch.uk

All offers of employment are conditional subject to all satisfactory pre-employment checks which include an enhanced criminal record with child barred list through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), appropriate overseas checks, medical clearance, references and verification of your qualifications satisfactory to the school. When completing online application forms all candidates must provide a full employment history and any gaps to be clearly identified.  At Bedford High School safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. 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 online 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.