Be part of a community whose shared mission is to make a difference.

The shared mission of staff at Bacon's College is to make a difference to the lives of the students in our community, and enable them to achieve well, regardless of their starting background.

Careers at Bacon's College

Bacon’s is a thriving community that is welcoming of students and staff of all faiths, and those of none. Staff and students value the distinctive nature of our Christian ethos to which every member of our community contributes, celebrating the differences that define us, as well as the common humanity that unites us all.

Early Career Teaching

Maths Teacher Cherian Mathan talks about what inspired him to leave a career in engineering to teach at Bacon's College, and what sort of training and development you can expect.


Working at Bacon's College, you can expect:

Culture & Environment

  • A culture rooted in learning, aspiration, and achievement.
    Expectations are set high to bring out the best in everyone.
    An environment where pupil behaviour is exemplary, ensuring teachers can teach and pupils can learn.

Purpose & Teaching Philosophy

  • A clear and unified purpose: making a tangible difference in pupils' lives.
    Teaching and Learning are at the heart of our ethos, underlined by our open-door policy.
    Lessons are never graded; feedback is solely developmental.

Opportunities for Professional Growth

  • Regular opportunities to observe colleagues and receive feedback.
    Weekly in-college CPD and a bespoke NQT programme.
    Access to external CPD programmes, including NPQML and NPQSL.
    Leadership Development Opportunities for those aspiring to lead.

Curriculum & Academic Excellence

  • Curricula designed for mastery of both content and skills.
    A pronounced emphasis on core knowledge, utilising the latest insights from cognitive science and educational research.
    A commitment to ensuring content is retained over the long term.
    A minimum of two hours of curriculum time for each subject, allowing teachers to understand pupils' next steps.
    A thriving sixth form with high academic standards: 44% of final grades were A or A* in 2021.

Rewards & Benefits

  • Part of the comprehensive rewards and benefits package from United Learning.
    Complimentary access to the college's gym and sports centre.

A career with United Learning

Since 1884, United Learning has been committed to providing the best education and opportunities for the children and young people in our schools. Just as we seek to nourish their lives, we want the best for our colleagues too.

When you join Bacon's College, you can be confident that you will receive the opportunities, guidance and materials you need to be the very best that you can be, whether you're a teacher or in a pastoral, administrative or any other role in the College.

Who we're looking for

As a long-established group of schools, stretching from the North West to the South Coast, one of the many benefits of joining us is the breadth and depth of resources and support available. With a shared curriculum, subject advisors, a national pool of peers, coaching, mentoring and individual CPD plans, your teaching career will develop and grow as much as you want it to.

The strength of our group is determined by our people, which is why we seek to recruit and support the very best educators, with the skills and enthusiasm to inspire our young people.

We believe that diversity drives innovation and are determined to build a culture where difference is valued and celebrated. In creating a workforce that reflects the communities we serve, we are committed to continuing to improve the diversity of staff within each of our schools and central teams.

Current Vacancies

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Trainee Teacher Starting September 2024

Are you ready to take the next step in your career?
United Teaching is the initial teacher training scheme for United Learning, a national group of over 90 schools across England.
With us, you can achieve your PGCE and QTS with extensive support from professional mentors, tutors and subject specialists – in a location that suits you. At United Teaching, we don’t just train you to teach – we invest in your potential as a future educational leader, supporting you every step of the way.

Apply today and discover how you can make a difference.

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Bacon's Community Sports Centre

Bacon’s Community Sports Centre is our thriving sports and community activity hub with 3G astro and grass pitches, sports hall and hard courts, there's also a fully equipped fitness suite for students and staff.

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