Teacher of Design and Technology and Product Design

Teacher of Design and Technology and Product Design

Required from September 2024

Bedford Modern School (BMS) is an outstanding HMC independent co-educational day school for students aged 7-18. Our community is a friendly, happy and supportive one and all of the 350 staff members, spanning both teaching and non-teaching roles, help to make BMS a very special place to work.

The School offers a premium education, with a wide and varied curriculum, that is responsive to the needs of students and parents, where the intellectual needs of each student is given priority.

We are looking to appoint a highly competent Design or Engineering graduate to teach DT across all key stages and Product Design at GCSE and A level. The successful candidate will be an excellent classroom practitioner with experience of delivering electronics and mechanical systems, comfortable using the latest CAD/CAM software and machinery technology, have a passion for their subject and an appreciation of the value that comes from being actively involved in departmental trips, e competitions and enrichment activities.

You will have a genuine interest in delivering positive outcomes for young people and be willing to contribute to the extensive co-curricular life of both this nationally recognised and successful department and the wider school.

We warmly welcome applications from experienced teachers and ECTs, offering a supportive, caring programme to those starting their teaching career.

In return, we can offer a supportive working environment, 35 term-time weeks, a salary range which is competitive and above the national teachers’ pay scales, CPD opportunities through our membership of the Harpur Trust, the option to be part of a private healthcare scheme and generous fee remission (subject to availability and entrance requirements).

We encourage applications from all communities as we want to have a workforce that reflects the social, cultural and ethnic diversity of our students.

Closing date: 18 March 2024

Interview: 21 March 2024

Further details and how to apply can be found on our website: https://www.bedmod.co.uk/job-opportunities/.


Any internal candidates must apply through Employee Self Service.  Please see the guide in the company news area.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).  The School may carry out online searches on shortlisted applicants.

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