At Pilgrims School we nurture a child’s inherent curiosity and creativity to provide the best possible educational start.  Every aspect of our school from the design of our buildings, to the way that we teach focuses on letting children be children while helping them to flourish.

We understand the diverse needs of family life and aim to establish a mutual trust and understanding between family and home.  In addition to the school curriculum, we offer a range of extra-curricular activities throughout the academic year to further encourage and support the children’s curiosity, creativity and passion to complement what they learn during the school day.

As a team we continuously strive to achieve an outstanding level of care and education for every pupil.  If you’re an inspirational teacher, qualified Early Years practitioner, teaching assistant or a dedicated and experienced support professional who is interested in becoming part of the Pilgrims family, we want to hear from you.

If you are interested in applying in any of these vacancies please complete the application form below and return it via our recruitment email address ( or by post to Mrs Barbara Courtney, PA to Headteacher, Pilgrims Pre Prep, Brickhill Drive, Bedford, MK41 7QZ.


Permanent contract


Full time – 37 hours per week, annually

Competitive remuneration and benefits package

Closing date for completed applications is: 12 noon on Wednesday, 3rd July.

A full time permanent opportunity has arisen for a motivated and flexible individual to join our Estates and Facilities team as Facilities Assistant providing day-to-day maintenance of the school buildings, grounds and equipment to a high standard, enabling the school to remain working efficiently and effectively.

The successful candidate will have some carpentry/ plumbing experience and be able to undertake small refurbishment projects across the site.

In return, we offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits which include generous employer pension contributions, a Health Care Cash Plan, Hospital Surgical Treatment Insurance, free on-site car parking and school dinners!

Completed applications should be returned by the closing date to

please click here to download Application Form

please click here to download Person Specification

please click here to download Job Description

Pilgrims Pre-Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS clearance.


If you’d like to review our policies and parental contracts

Polices for each part of the school are overarching and are openly available to all via the main school reception.

Our  Safeguarding Children Policy February 2018 can be downloaded here.

Parental Contracts:

Little Pilgrims and Pre-School 2018

Main School 2018

Pupil Privacy Notice

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