Beckfoot Trust is an organisation that links a group of local Bradford schools together so that they can collectively improve the life chances for young people within their schools. Our aim is to create a group of truly remarkable schools each with a genuine comprehensive intake. They will be wonderful places for young people to learn and grow up in. We want to make a difference. We want to create something special.




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Entry Requirements & How to Apply

We are seeking team players to work alongside our outstanding staff: Beckfoot_School_Direct_Partnership_logo_(2)[2]

  • who are passionate about their subject
  • who believe they have a talent for inspiring young people
  • who are dedicated to ensuring every young person fulfils their academic and personal potential
  • who are resilient and capable of self-reflection

Entry Requirements:

Secondary Teaching
You will need a 2:2** degree or higher, at least 50% in the subject you wish to teach, and GCSE Maths & English at grade 4 (C) or above (or equivalent).

Primary Teaching
You will need a 2:2** degree or higher, and GCSE Maths, English and Science at grade 4 (C) or above (or equivalent).

For candidates who do not meet the GCSE requirements, equivalency tests may be available.

**For some of our courses we may consider applicants with a third class degree - please contact Jenny McUrich to enquire.

How to Apply

Applications are made through the government Apply service. We are listed as Beckfoot School Direct Partnership.

Applications are now open - Apply Now

Once your application has been submitted you will receive confirmation that we have you application within 24-48 hours*
*excluding weekends and school holidays

Your application will be checked by the University or Teacher Training Provider, it will then be passed to subject specialist colleagues (Secondary) and the School Direct Team for consideration. 

If you are shortlisted for interview we will contact you by email.

What you can expect on an interview day

Our Secondary interview days are held at Beckfoot School, Bingley. 

On your Secondary interview day you will have:

  • Welcome by Beckfoot Trust Leadership
  • Tour of the school with Students
  • Written Tasks
  • Meet current ITTs (where possible)
  • Teaching Task (Bradford Birth-19 courses and Primary only)
  • Lesson Observation (Leeds Trinity & Leeds Beckett only)
  • Opportunity to ask questions
  • Formal Interview

Our Primary interviews are held at one of our Trust Primary schools.

On your Primary interview day you will have:

  • Welcome by Beckfoot Trust Leadership
  • Written tasks
  • Teaching Task
  • Opportunity to ask questions
  • Formal Interview

Please contact Jenny McUrich if you have any questions about the application process

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