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Information for Newly Qualified Teachers


We are delighted that you have chosen to look at vacancies at our school. Bishop Stopford School is a great place to begin your career. As an Outstanding school, systems and structures are securely in place to help you to develop as a teacher. We are proud of our Investors in People Gold Award – recognition of our significant investment in staff and our culture of shared values. If you join us, you will be supported to achieve your best, and you will flourish. Behaviour is described as ‘exemplary’ at Bishop Stopford School, and you will be able to hone the art of teaching in an environment of mutual respect. There is a strong induction and support programme for NQTs which is highly regarded.


You may not have considered Northamptonshire for a post, but it is a great location. The Midland Mainline is 10 minutes’ walk from school. It’s an hour to London or Birmingham and 30 minutes to Leicester. By road, there are great links via the A14 to Birmingham and Cambridge (1 hour), 45 minutes to Leicester or 30 minutes to Northampton. If you drive, we have ample on-site car parking.

Pay us a Visit

Why not come and visit us? You will be given a personal tour of the school, and the opportunity to discuss posts and provision for NQTs further. Please contact Karen Kilborn, our Office Manager, in the first instance.

We look forward to meeting you!