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  • Start date details

    September or January

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2


Reception, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £41,333.00 Annually (Actual) Main Pay Scale

Primary Class Teacher job summary

About HEART Academies Trust

HEART Academies Trust formed in 2017 and currently consists of one secondary school, Bedford Academy and three partner primary schools, Cauldwell, Shackleton and Shortstown. Together we serve more than 2500 pupils aged from 2 to 18 years.

We are a non-profit making charitable company sponsored by the Harpur Trust, one of the largest charities in the UK. With a proven track-record in education through their ownership and management of four Harpur Trust private schools in Bedford and as a sponsor of Bedford Academy since its creation in 2010, they are the perfect partner to support HEART Academies Trust as we grow.

HEART Academies Trust supports continuity of education within the community. Adopting a ‘stronger together’ approach and a commitment to positive collaboration enables each academy within the Trust to celebrate what they already do well whilst providing opportunities to ensure continued development and improvement across all academies within the Trust.

What we offer

As part of HEART Academies Trust, staff are valued and supported, allowing them to contribute fully to the wider school community. Our commitment to staff development and wellbeing is paramount.

Flexible working options.

CPD pathways, career progression, secondment and shadowing opportunities.

£200 Refer a friend scheme, tech scheme and cycle to work scheme.

Employee assist programme.

Generous pension and a competitive salary.

Free gym, shower and parking facilities.

Free tea, coffee, breakfast and eye tests.

An exceptional ECT induction programme and support.

An open and collaborative working environment with an inclusive workplace

Regular training and development programmes and celebration of staff success.

Individual laptops for teaching staff.

An excellent catering provision.

A commitment to environmental sustainability.

What we’re looking for

We are recruiting for a committed and driven Primary Class Teacher to join our fantastic, non-selective schools with pupils coming from a wide range of social backgrounds, cultures and abilities in the heart of Bedford.

  • To promote the aims and objectives of the schools 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.

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

The role is based across our three Primary Schools, with the main place of work being Shackleton Primary School.

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 Academy 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 Heart Academies Trust

Multi-academy trust

We currently have 3 primary schools and 1 secondary school within HEART Academies Trust. Please check our Academy's website for links to the individual school's websites.

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