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  • Closing date

    20 March 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    27 February 2024

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £41,333.00 Annually (Actual) MPS

Early Year Teacher job summary

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join our fantastic, non-selective school with pupils coming from a wide range of social backgrounds, cultures and abilities in Bedford.

Please take a look at our website, make an appointment for a tour or call us to ask any questions!


  • To promote the aims and objectives of the school and maintain its philosophy of education.
  • To carry out teachers professional standards and to have responsibility for an assigned class.
  • To be responsible for the day-to-day work and management of the class and the safety and welfare of the pupils, during on-site and off-site activities.
  • To promote the aims and objectives of the school and maintain its philosophy of education.

Shortstown Primary School is a part of HEART Academies Trust. HEART Academies Trust is a family of academies, at the heart of the community, improving life chances for all through challenge and support. We strive to transform educational outcomes of students from a young age by providing exciting, new and different opportunities for learning and applied learning. Our overwhelming belief is that every child can be successful, both personally and academically, with early and effective help from staff that know and value them as an individual. HEART Academies Trust aims to bring about a substantial increase in the educational attainment, expectations and aspirations of all in the whole community.

ECT applications are accepted and encouraged!

Commitment to safeguarding

HEART Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer and therefore operates no restrictive policies in relation to age, sex or creed.

Our Trust is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all trustees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal background checks, where applicable. All new trustees, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated as per statutory guidance.

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About Shortstown Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
475 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Shortstown Primary opened in September 2013 and boosts fantastic new, state-of-the-art facilities. Through the benefit of its excellent Pre-school provision it is able to take children from the age of 2 through to 11 years.

Shortstown Primary is an inclusive school which has a positive impact on children’s learning and achievement through high expectations in a creative and motivating environment. The school believes that every child truly does matter and as a result has an unrelenting focus on raising standards in all aspects of school life so that each student can develop their talents and be the best they can be.

Shortstown was rated as a Good school following an Ofsted visit in 2013; its Pre-school received an Outstanding grading. Curriculum is planned around creative activities which promote learning, personal growth and development. It includes not only the formal requirements of the National Curriculum but also a range of extra-curricular activities to enrich the experiences of the children. It also includes the ‘hidden curriculum’, or what students learn from the way they are treated and expected to behave.

Shortstown Primary aims to teach children how to grow into positive, responsible people who can work and cooperate with others while developing knowledge and skills so that they achieve their true potential.

As a Lead Literacy School, Peter Pan Teaching school partner and an Excellence Partner with Bedford University and Bedford College, Shortstown Primary supports a number of individuals through their training programmes. It also supports Hertford University and the Develop Group for school based work placements.

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