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  • Join Us

    Join BEST and discover the advantages of living and working in rural Bedfordshire.

Join Us

We want all of our academies to provide an outstanding education and we can only do that if we recruit and retain excellent people. We offer all our employees an excellent working environment, opportunities for development and training and a comprehensive range of staff benefits.

We aim to grow the best in everyone and consistently deliver outstanding education. To do this, we always welcome applications from exceptional educators inspired by the opportunity to join our vibrant learning community, share in our successes and help improve the life-chances of the 4,000 children we serve. Please forward a short letter of introduction and CV and we will get back to you. Many thanks hr@bestacademies.org.uk

We are committed to the safeguarding and promotion of children’s welfare and offers of employment are subject to DBS clearance. 
Please note that the Trust does not accept applications from agencies or other third parties. 

 

How to Apply

Please refer to the Application Pack by clicking the More Info button below within vacancy of your choice. For any of our vacancies you may Apply Online, or download a Word Application Form (below) which should be emailed to hr@bestacademies.org.uk 

BEST non-teaching application form 
BEST teaching application form 

Working for BEST

We want all of our academies to provide an outstanding education. BEST is designed to provide services and leadership which free individual academies to concentrate on children’s development and well-being through excellent learning and teaching.

  • Living in Bedfordshire

    Bedfordshire Schools Trust is based in rural Bedfordshire. The local area is known for its natural beauty, easy access to London and good transport links. Local beauty spots include the Greensand Ridge, Ampthill Park, Woburn Abbey and Safari Park, the Dunstable Downs, Wrest Park and the RSPB headquarters in Sandy. Local attractions include Bletchley Park, Santa Pod, the Shuttleworth Collection, Champneys @ Henlow Grange, Xscape, and the shopping Centre in Milton Keynes. The area is well served by theatres in Stevenage, Milton Keynes and Bedford. The average house price for this region is £247,000 compared to £539,000 in London (2015). There is also a buoyant rental market and key worker housing initiatives making Bedfordshire an affordable option for teaching staff. The journey time to London is just 35 minutes by train so we are in easy reach of the London theatres, museums and shopping.

  • Benefits Of Working At Best

    Join BEST and discover the advantages of living and working in rural Bedfordshire. All of our employees enjoy a range of benefits, with some specific benefits for teaching and support staff: