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We are Bedford's third largest employer with over 1100 staff working either at one of our four independent schools or at our main Office. In a recent survey, over 90% of our staff said they were proud to work for us.

Working at The Harpur Trust Office

Here at The Harpur Trust Office we provide a range of services to support our schools and to facilitate our work in the wider community.  We are a relatively small team with around 25 staff based at our offices on Brickhill Drive.   As well as providing administrative support to our Trustees and overseeing the governance of our schools, we provide a centralised finance team covering accounts, fees, bursaries and payroll; our HR department works closely with the schools to support recruitment and retention; our community programmes team are involved with grantmaking, almshouses, events and communications and we also have a facilities team which oversees our estate and provides Health and Safety advice and support across the organisation.

Working at our schools

Keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter feeds where we share details of all vacancies #HTCareers.  You will find details of any vacancies at The Harpur Trust office below, or you can visit the schools’ recruitment pages to find out about their vacancies:  Pilgrims School, Bedford School, Bedford Modern School, Bedford Girls’ School.

Current Vacancies

There is currently one vacancy at the Harpur Trust Office.

Each and every person in the Trust is important to our on-going success, and with commitment and endeavour we continue to build on the legacy of Sir William Harpur, supporting generations of people within the local community and the pupils at our schools, now and for many years to come.