Primary Teacher

Grange Academy, Bedford, Bedfordshire

Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subjects Primary, Primary, Primary
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary


NQT/MPS/UPS + 1 SEN (£2,209) (1.0)

September 2020 start date or earlier

Are you an experienced primary teacher or a newly qualified teacher who is looking to develop their classroom knowledge and experience in SEND?
Are you looking for an exciting new challenge in an Ofsted rated good school with outstanding leadership, small classes and a very supportive SLT?
Are you able to provide rich learning opportunities and inspirational teaching for all pupils?
Are you dedicated to ensuring every child reaches their maximum potential and feels more confident about themselves?

Grange Academy is a Special School for learners aged between 5 and 18 with a range of needs including moderate learning difficulties and autism. We are part of a local multi academy trust of special schools - Bedford Inclusive Learning and Training Trust (BILTT).

Some of the aims of our school are to develop lifelong learning, widen aspirations, empower families, maximise independence, nurture values of respect and friendship and extend creativity.

We are looking to appoint a resilient, talented and inspirational teacher who:

• Ensures learners make at least good progress and often outstanding progress over time;
• Has experience of teaching students with SEND, ASC or is willing to learn;
• Is creative in the ways they work with young people, and enjoys finding personalised solutions to learning needs;
• Is looking for a school which actively promotes well-being and a work-life balance
• Is looking for a school where team work is at the heart of what we do;
• Is flexible, reliable, resilient and positive;
• Is able to build positive relationships with all stakeholders;
• Has sound knowledge of safeguarding policies and procedures;
• Wants to make a difference to the lives of our amazing young people, especially disadvantaged children and those groups at risk of not achieving their full potential.

The closing date for all applications is 8th March Interviews will be held week commencing 16th March.

A visit to the school is highly recommended. To arrange a visit please contact the school office – details below.

Application packs for this post can be obtained from our website at, by emailing or by calling the school on 01234 407100. CVs will not be accepted.

The school is committed to safeguarding, Prevent, the welfare of pupils and ensuring equality of opportunity for all pupils, staff, parents and carers; irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage & civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity, race, belief, sex or sexual orientation and expects staff to share that commitment. The post is subject to satisfactory references from previous employers, enhanced DBS & health clearance.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified teacher status

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher status

Essential skills and experience

Qualified teacher status

Employee benefits

SEN Allowance

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase
School size 122 pupils enrolled
Age range 5 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Grange Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Grange Academy

School location

Halsey Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 8AU