Director of Sixth Form, Oundle, Northamptonshire

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Prince William SchoolOundle, Northamptonshire
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Start date: Easter 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L9-L13
Contract term: Permanent

Director of Sixth Form | Prince William School

Prince William School is a vibrant and friendly 11-18 school (1100 students on roll) located in Oundle, within easy commutable distance from Peterborough, Stamford, Wellingborough, Huntingdon and Corby.

Due to the rapid expansion of our sixth form, we are delighted to offer this newly created opportunity for an inspirational and ambitious teacher to join our supportive team. With currently over 140 students in our sixth form and the capacity to grow to over 300, the successful applicant will have the drive and the ambition to match our goal of becoming the sixth form of choice in the local area. You will benefit from a balanced timetable and the support of a highly capable pastoral team. This position is available to teachers from all subject specialisms. 

We have incredible students at Prince William and are passionate about providing them with the best possible education; placing them at the heart of everything we do. Our students are well behaved, happy, engaging, inquisitive and are very proud to be Prince William students; they have high aspirations and look to all our staff to guide them on that journey. Equally impressive are our staff who work tirelessly to achieve our excellent results and to help each student truly achieve their best. We are extremely proud to have such wonderful colleagues and grateful for the life chances they are giving our young people.

We see the investment in our staff as crucial as we look to build on previous successes for our students and the school. The successful candidate will be given tailored career progression opportunities and continued investment from a caring senior management team who are keen to support staff to develop both personally and professionally.

You will be joining the school at an exciting time as examination results across the whole school at both A level and GCSE have seen rapid improvement and the school is expanding. In 2017, 70% achieved grade 4+ in both English and Maths, 49% achieved grade 5+ in both English and Maths, and our Progress 8 score was +0.36, putting the school in the top 19% of schools nationally for progress.  At A level, 55% attained A* - B and the proportion of students achieving AAB or better was 19%.   

As a member of the extended leadership team, this is a unique opportunity to bring your vision of best practice to the development of our school. 

We offer:

• Students with good attitudes to learning and a desire to learn

• A personalised approach to CPD

• A supportive and approachable senior management team

• Superb career development opportunities 

• An onsite nursery run by a private company

If you are a committed teacher who shares our passion for educating motivated and enthusiastic students, we would love to hear from you.  

How to apply

For more information, an application pack and to apply, please contact Mike Sherwin on: 

T: 0116 253 2389 / 07525 889925


Closing date: Tuesday 30th January 2018

Prince William School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be subject to references and DBS check.

Job location

More about Prince William School
Address: Herne Road, Oundle, Northamptonshire, PE8 4BS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1832 272881