Your First Teaching Job

Applying for your first job

If you are poised to fill in the application form for your first teaching job in Bradford, we can offer you some help.

We asked school leaders in Bradford what they look for when they read applications from Newly Qualified Teachers.  This is what they told us.

  1. Do your research and make your application relevant to the school. It should feel like an application that has been written for that school in particular, not just any school. There are lots of ways to do that. If you have visited the school, make some reference to what you saw. Read the latest Ofsted and use the information to tailor what you write in your application. Show that you have researched the school's location and community, and say why you would enjoy working there.

  2. Offer some evidence that you are able to make an impact. Use an example from your placements, or from your wider experience, to show that you understand the importance of impact.  It does not have to be a large scale example. In the classroom, how did you make a difference for individual students?  How did you know? How did you measure it?

  3. Show that your values are in line with the school.  What is it about the school's mission and ethos that attracted you to apply? Is there something distinctive about the school's curriculum offer and/or pedagogical approach that attracts you? Is it something about the school's community?  Show your commitment to the school's values and how you might contribute towards them.  Most of all, show a commitment to learning and children and young people in your application! 

    We asked Bradford school leaders what they look for in job applications and what makes a good interview. Watch our videos below to find out what they say...

 

 

For the latest vacancies in Bradford Schools

Dixons McMillan Academy: Principal Designate / Head of School (Dixons 6th Form Academy)

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £ Competitive salary for the right individual View more about this role  

Dixons Trinity Academy: Teacher of Music

Required for 01 August 2018. Permanent

Salary: £MPS View more about this role  

Woodside Academy : UKS2 Teacher (NPQML/NPQSL)

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £MPS/UPS View more about this role  

Brackenhill Primary School: Positions Available for Class Teachers - Across Key Stages

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

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Belle Vue Girls' Academy: Head of Post 16

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £TLR 1B £9,473 View more about this role  

Bradford Forster Academy: TEACHER OF MUSIC

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £MPS View more about this role  

Belle Vue Girls' Academy: Teacher of Business and ICT

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £MPS View more about this role  

Belle Vue Girls' Academy: Teacher of Science

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £MPS View more about this role  

Bradford Forster Academy: Curriculum Leader for MFL

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £L1-6 View more about this role  

Immanuel College: Teacher of Music

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £MPS/UPS (Plus access to an individually tailored CPD package) View more about this role  

East Morton CE Primary School : KS1 Classroom Teacher

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £MPS/UPS View more about this role  

Ryecroft Primary Academy: Key Stage 1 Leader with Year 1 or 2 class responsibility

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £MPS/UPS TLR2B View more about this role  

Shirley Manor Primary School : Teacher for KS2

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £MPS. Applications from NQT’s Welcome View more about this role  

Delius Special School: TEACHERS: EYFS/PMLD/ASC experience welcome

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £NQT/Main/Upper Pay Range + SEN 1 View more about this role  

St Cuthbert & the First Martyrs' Catholic Primary: 2 x Class Teachers

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £- View more about this role  

Victoria Primary School : Assistant Headteacher

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £L3 - L7 View more about this role  

St Mary's and St Peter's Catholic Primary School: 2, NOR 244 (including Nursery) Two Key Stage 2 Teachers

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £MPS View more about this role  

Thorpe Primary School: Reception Teacher

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £Main Pay Scale 1 - 6 View more about this role  

Farfield Primary School: Two posts – KS1 and KS2, Full-time

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £- View more about this role  

Cullingworth Village Primary School: Outstanding Main Pay Scale Teacher

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £Main Pay Scale View more about this role  

Christ Church Church of England Academy : Year 6 Teacher with a responsibility for Maths or English

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £M1 to M6 + TLR 2 View more about this role  

Stocks Lane Primary School: Upper Key Stage Two Teacher

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £Main Pay Scale View more about this role  

St Walburga's Catholic Primary School : Year 5 Class Teacher

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £MPS/UPS View more about this role  

Eastwood Community School: Key Stage 2 Teacher

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £Salary dependent on experience NQTs / RQTs welcome to apply View more about this role  

Haworth Primary Academy : Headteacher

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £Salary negotiable depending on experience View more about this role  

Strong Close Nursery School and Children's Centre: Headteacher

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £L10 ‐ L14 View more about this role  

Abbey Green Nursery School and Children's Centre: Headteacher

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £L10 ‐ L14 View more about this role  

Wycliffe CE Primary School: Headteacher

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £Salary L16 – L22 (£57,077- £66,017) View more about this role  

Victoria Primary School : KS2 Class Teacher

Required for 01 September 2018. Permanent

Salary: £MPS View more about this role  

Dixons City Academy: Dixons Teacher Training (PGCE)

Required for 01 September 2018. Other

Salary: £- View more about this role  

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