This job expired on 15 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    4 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    15 October 2021 at 3:00pm

  • Date listed

    5 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Working pattern
Full time
Monday to Friday - Full Time
Contract type
Fixed term (31/08/2022 in the first instance)
MPS 1-6

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, engaging, inspirational and dedicated teacher to work as part of our team from January 2022. Houghton Conquest Lower School is a one form entry Lower School in a small rural village. We are a values led school and welcome applications from experienced teachers to NQT’s, and can offer unique career development for teachers of all levels of experience who can offer high quality opportunities for the children.

Applications are invited from candidates who are:

Outstanding practitioners who are reflective, committed and passionate about children’s learning.
Highly motivated.
Creative and inspirational.
Demonstrate excellent organisational and leadership skills.
Excellent knowledge of the curriculum and the teaching of phonics.

We offer:
Ongoing CPD.
A supportive hard-working and committed team.
Children who love to learn.
Supportive Governors and Parents

Additional allowances


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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 9
Education phase
School size
119 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 9
Contact phone number

About Houghton Conquest Lower School

Houghton Conquest Lower School has been at the centre of our village community for over 100 years and we continue to strive to be the best place for every child to start their learning journey. Our motto ‘Growing Together’ promotes our ethos of learning not just academically but for all children to achieve their full potential in a caring yet challenging environment. We offer support and encouragement through all aspects of school life. We want to develop confident, honest and responsible young people, capable of making a positive contribution to their community. We help pupils to understand their role by leading by example and because of our values-led foundation to our school.

Members of staff work together with professionalism and commitment. We offer unique career development for teachers of all levels of experience who can offer high quality opportunities for the children.

We welcome visits from prospective candidates to see first hand the energy and enthusiasm of staff and children.

Arranging a visit to Houghton Conquest Lower School

We strongly welcome and encourage visits from prospective applicants, to have a tour of our school and meet the children. Please request a visit by contacting Mrs Anna Allen on

School location

High Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK45 3LL

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