Rutherford School is a large oversubscribed secondary school in the
northern part of Bedford with approximately 1300 students on roll.
We serve a wide-ranging urban catchment area whilst also taking
students from other parts of the town and surrounding villages. We offer
a broad and varied curriculum to suit the needs of our
We are looking
to appoint a well-qualified, dynamic and highly motivated teacher of English who is able to teach to GCSE and A Level.
Within the department we are able
to support the development of Early Careers Teachers beginning their teaching
We are lucky to have a large and pleasant campus with extensive
green spaces for sport and recreation. Our infrastructure
offers well-equipped classrooms and other subject specific facilities to
support our students with their learning and personal development. Two
large indoor sports facilities enable students to undertake a wide range of
sports and we also have a 3G pitch for students to use for lessons, sporting
fixtures and recreational time. Our £2 million STEM facility houses
our planetarium whilst also providing a lecture theatre, number of classrooms
and a computer room. For our STEM enthusiasts we offer access to
additional qualifications, such as GCSE Astronomy and Sixth Form students lead
a weekly club for Key Stage 3 students who have a passion for Science,
Technology, Engineering and Maths.
All of our
staff are dedicated and committed to raising standards and developing each
child to reach their potential. We have a strong emphasis on academic
achievement, backed up by the real knowledge of each student’s individual
needs. Students learn in a positive, healthy and challenging environment.
Rutherford School we offer a supportive working environment and a comprehensive
CPD offer. The school has an excellent induction programme as part of our staff
support package and a clear pathway for career progression with our Aspiring
If you are
seeking to join a committed and enthusiastic team in a school where
collaboration and professional development are fully supported, then we would
be delighted to receive your application.
committed to the protection and safety of our students and the successful
candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications
regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.
We reserve the
right to invite candidates for interview prior to the closing date and to close
vacancies early if we have sufficient suitable applications. Therefore, we
encourage interested applicants to apply as soon as possible.
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