• Phone : 01234 345636
  • Opening Time : 8:45am - 3:40pm
  • Address : Manton Lane, Bedford, MK41 7NH

We currently have the following vacancies:

Class Teacher – initially 1 year Fixed term contract

Full time


Required for September 2024

The governors seek to appoint an inspirational, dedicated and enthusiastic primary teacher to join our happy hard working team. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake take a full and active role in school and demonstrate they are passionate about ensuring every child has the appropriate and personalised learning opportunities to ensure that they achieve their full potential.

We can offer you eager and enthusiastic children with a love of learning; opportunities for continued professional development and a positive environment in which to work and learn.

Applications are welcomed from ECT’s as well as more experienced teachers.

Visits to the school are welcomed.


Please return completed application forms to hr@ecls.org.uk


Closing Date Wednesday 15th May 2024 at 12 noon

Interviews Tuesday 21st or Friday 24th May 2024

Application form

Class teacher Job description

Person Spec for class teacher 

Information about the school


Teaching Assistant – Fixed term contract – Maternity leave

L3 3a

30 hours per week – 5 days a week, term time only plus 5 training days

We wish to appoint a suitably qualified Level 3 teaching assistant who will work across KS1 or 2. You should have high expectations of pupil achievements and progress, a thorough understanding of classroom practice, the skills to supervise large groups of pupils and work effectively as part of a team. You should also be eager to extend children’s learning and to make learning fun and exciting.

The successful candidate would set themselves high personal standards and be willing to develop professionally.

Visits to the school are welcome


Please return completed application forms to hr@ecls.org.uk


Closing Date Friday 17th May 2024 – 9am

Interview date – Wednesday 22nd May 2024

Application Form

Teaching Assistant – Job Description

Person Specification

Information about the school


School Secretary

Level 3A

37 ½ hours per week including 5 training days

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking and motivated individual to join our team as our school secretary. The successful candidate should possess excellent communication, administrative and organisational skills, and the ability to remain positive and calm, whilst juggling a variety of responsibilities and demands.


In addition to this we are looking for someone who;

  • Has excellent and transferable IT skills (a working knowledge of RM Integris would be an advantage)
  • Gives attention to detail and takes pride in a job well done
  • Has a welcoming and friendly nature
  • Is self-motivated and sets high standards in their professional conduct
  • Is flexible and willing to adapt to meet the priorities of the school day
  • Enjoys working around children
  • Demonstrable belief in the values and ethos of the school and an enthusiasm for all aspects of school life.


In return we can offer;

  • A thriving and happy school community
  • Children who are eager and excited to learn
  • A team of hardworking, friendly and supportive colleagues who enjoy working and laughing together
  • Continuing professional development


Edith Cavell is a popular school where there is a clear commitment from the whole school community to ensure that all we do enables stakeholders to support our ambitious, achieving and nurturing ethos.


Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Edith Cavell Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.


Closing Date 9am Friday 17th May 2024

Interviews Wednesday 22nd May 2024

Application Form

JD – Secretary – 37.5 hours

Person Specification

Information about the school


Edith Cavell is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and background check, including online checks for shortlisted candidates.

Contact: HR@ecls.org.uk

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