Featured Vacancies


Learning Support Assistant

Required ASAP until December 2019 (fixed term contract).
NJC Scale 2A Points 10-13 pro rata (£8.74 - £9.01 per hour)
Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 12th November 2018
Interview date: Wednesday 14th November 2018

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Casual Minibus Driver

Required ASAP
NJC Scale 2A Points 10-13 pro rata (£8.74 - £9.01 per hour)
Closing date: 9.00am Monday 3rd December 2018
Interview date: week beginning Monday 3rd December 2018

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How to Apply

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

PLEASE NOTE: The online application form cannot be saved until it is submitted. You are advised to preview the application form and prepare your answers offline before copying into the online form, alternatively please download and complete the Word application form. 

Recruiting and retaining excellence

Samuel Whitbread Academy is a member of the Bedfordshire Schools Trust (BEST). All job vacancies are also posted on the BEST website. We ask for applicants to complete their application form online, however there is also a paper copy available for those who prefer. 

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

Please note that the Trust does not accept applications from agencies or other third parties.

Our vacancies can also be found on MyNewTerm


We are committed to the safeguarding and promotion of children’s welfare and all offers of employment are subject to satisfactory DBS clearance.