Thank you for considering Bedford Girls’ School for your next career move.

At Bedford Girls’ School we are a team. We all play an intrinsic part in ensuring we are able to offer our students an outstanding education. We are a diverse and supportive community who continually work together putting the students in our care are at the heart of every decision we make and every action we take.  From catering, facilities management, finance, marketing, administration to sports coaching we offer a plethora of exciting and rewarding opportunities. If you are looking for a new challenge in a forward-looking environment we would love to hear from you.

If you have any queries about the application process, please email [email protected]  

School Mini Bus Drivers

Required on an As Advised Basis

£11 to £12 per hour

Bedford Girls’ School are seeking to appoint several School Mini Bus Drivers who will be responsible for taking and picking up both staff and students from various destinations throughout the UK. This will be both during and outside of school term time.

It is essential that you hold a relevant driving license (D1 or D1 (101)). Successfully appointed candidates will be required to successfully complete a driving assessment prior to commencing employment.

Flexibility in the hours to be worked will be required for this role, as the duties are to be carried out during the following hours; before school (6.30am to 8.30am), after school (4-7pm) and weekends (mainly Saturdays – half days).

Please click on the following links to download the application form and information pack, which includes the job description and person specification. 

School Mini Bus Driver Recruitment Pack

Application Form

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Monitoring Form

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Kitchen Porter

Kitchen Porter 

30 hours per week (7.30 am – 1.30 pm Monday to Friday) 

Term Time Only Plus One Week 

£22,126 pro rata per annum 

Actual salary: (30 hours) £14,007 per annum 

An opportunity has arisen within our established Catering Department for a Kitchen Porter. 

The successful candidate must be driven, focused and be able to work in a timely manner to support the catering team by providing a clean and safe working environment. 

The main responsibility of this role is ensuring a high quality of dishwashing and ensuring that the kitchen, service areas and equipment are kept clean, maintaining a hygienic, safe and pleasant environment for staff and students. 

The post involves a significant amount of manual handling and lifting. 

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Closing Date: 9am Monday 22 April 2024 

Any internal candidates must apply through Employee Self Service.   

At Bedford Girls’ School, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive working environment.  We welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.  We believe that a diverse team enriches our school community and helps us better meet the needs of our students.    

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects 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.    

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  The School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions on a self-declaration form in advance of attending an interview (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.