Aureus School

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Location: Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 16 years

About Aureus School

Welcome to Aureus School, a mixed gender comprehensive 11-16 school that opened on the Great Western Park, Didcot, in September 2017. We have state of the art facilities and collaborate with local stakeholders to shape our offer as a STEAM specialist mixed school to create choice for the wider community in southern Oxfordshire.

This is a great time to be joining our staff team as we will have Y7 - Y10 in September 2020. If you are looking for a school where you can help create futures then we have a forward thinking ethos and welcome people with ideas.

Our mission is simple: we strive to educate the whole student so that each individual in our community may ‘Grow, Learn and Flourish’. After 5 years at Aureus students will leave with a portfolio of expertise from a broad and rich curriculum. Our mission is to ensure every student leaves ready for Post-16 studies ranging from a pathway to Russell Group Universities / Oxbridge to vocational and technical opportunities.

Our motto is to ‘Nurture Hearts and Minds’ to inspire our students, our staff, our parents and our community partners as we work together to serve the local community.

Our core values underpin all of our decisions: Diversity, Equality, Wellbeing, Responsibility, Respect, Kindness, Love, Empathy, Courage, Confidence, Integrity and Resilience.

At Aureus we believe in values-led leadership, values-based education and pastoral systems which nurture each of our students so that and become confident, articulate and aspirational global citizens.

Learning at Aureus extends beyond the classroom and the curriculum, to the culture and ethos that will be at the heart of our school’s learning environment. Our commitment to you: Dedicated and passionate staff; Inclusive learning environment; Dynamic teaching and learning; Creative curriculum and resources; Outstanding leadership at all levels; Thriving students who are healthy and happy.

Our students are reminded to be 10% braver in their academic learning by challenging themselves to exceed their own expectations. Academic excellence is an expectation in all classes for all students. We develop the critical thinking, leadership skills and healthy habits necessary for a successful future.

As one of a family of schools in the successful GLF Schools, we have a wealth of experience and expertise to support the growth of the Aureus learning community, including the support of a successful and innovative Teaching School. 


Why work at Aureus School 

Our vision for Aureus extends beyond the classroom and the curriculum, to the culture and ethos that will be at the heart of our school’s learning environment.Our commitment to you: 

• Dedicated and passionate staff

• Inclusive learning environment

• Dynamic teaching and learning

• Creative curriculum and resources

• Outstanding leadership at all levels

• Thriving students who are healthy and happy

Thrive in a career at GLF Schools

GLF Schools is a dynamic, forward thinking and rapidly expanding Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff. 

Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of its own local community yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience. 

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish. Our offer includes:

● Continuous Professional Development

● Work life and family friendly policies

● Flexible Working

● Staff Wellbeing

● Career Pathways and Talent Management

● Staff Benefits

● Community and Collaboration

● Valued Worker Scheme 

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Address: Part of GLF Schools, Candytuft Way, Harwell, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 6FF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1235 313713
Positions available at Aureus School