Bedelsford is a special academy in the heart of Kingston providing outstanding education for pupils aged 2-19 with profound and multiple learning difficulties, severe learning difficulties, physical difficulties and complex medical needs. If you feel you have the drive, skills and passion to enable our pupils to achieve, please call us on 020 8546 9838 to speak about job opportunities at Bedelsford School.

Bedelsford School is part of Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust (OHC&AT), a specialist Trust with 12 Academies and seven College Centres across London, Surrey and Sussex. To view all vacancies across OHC&AT please visit


Available Jobs

Play Assistant (Grade B, spine point 7-9 £5,467.68 - £5,566.41 (FTE £20,656 - £21,029) per annum)

Location: Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 2QZ Hours: 11.42 hours per week, Term Time Only (Monday -Thursday 11.40am – 1.55pm & Friday 11.30am – 1.55pm)

Are you interested in developing the play skills of youngsters with severe learning difficulties? If your answer is yes, this is an exciting opportunity to join our friendly lunchtime team.

Due to expansion of our popular school, we are looking for a number of special people to help play with, feed and look after the personal care of our pupils.

Closing Date: 21/04/2021

Teaching Assistant (GRADE D SCP 15-20 (£22,185 - £23,825) Pro Rata to £10,290.04 - £11,050.72)

Location: Bedelsford School, KT1 2QZ Hours: 19.5 hours per week Term Time Only (Wednesday - Friday 8.30am – 3.30pm)v

Bedelsford School is a small, friendly school specialising in looking after pupils aged 2 – 19 with SEN, including physical disabilities, severe learning disabilities and profound and multiple learning difficulties. Due to our increasing pupil numbers we currently have vacancies for a Teaching Assistant.

Closing Date: 20/04/2021

Assistant Headteacher (Leadership Scale, Spine point L8 – L12, FTE £53,499 - £58,687 pa)

Location: Bedelsford School, Grange Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2QZ Hours: Full Time

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Headteacher to join an established Senior Leadership Team.

Closing Date: 16/04/2021

The school is truly ‘outstanding’ indeed and we don’t mean just in the sense of how Ofsted have classified it.

Parent of Year 7 child

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Science Week Poster Competition

Starting on the 8th March, the children in Bedelsford joined in with our annual Science Week. As part of the week each class got involved with some fun science experiments, looked at a range of scientific concepts and joined in …

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It was great to celebrate World Book Day 2021 with our school community both in school and at home. We came to school dressed as characters from our favourite texts and had lots of fun sharing stories throughout the day. …

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Change to Funding Agreement Consultation

Bedelsford School is undertaking a consultation to formally change the planned pupil numbers stated in the school’s funding agreement that it holds with the Department for Education (DfE). Please click here to read the letter to parents, carers and members …

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Shakespeare Schools Festival

We were delighted to take part in the Shakespeare Schools Festival virtually this year and have received this lovely feedback. A huge thank you to Tim and Carmen, children and families at home and all children and staff who took …

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