Media Subject Leader, Buckinghamshire

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Buckingham SchoolBuckinghamshire

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TMS (£23,720-35,008) ~ UPR (£36,646-39,406) with additional TLR (£2,667- £6,647)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking for an outstanding Subject Leader to join our English Department, with a subject focus on Media and Film. This will be a specialist role, providing curriculum leadership and support to the Curriculum Leader, Lead Practitioner and English Department.

This is an exciting opportunity, which will enable the successful candidate to develop and implement teaching and learning initiatives and strategies to achieve outstanding teaching and learning within this specialist field. The successful candidate will play a key role in the continued progression and development of the department, striving to deliver excellent teaching to all.

The Buckingham School is bold, unique and strives for excellence in all that it does and places students at the heart of the learning experience. Building character and skills, developing and valuing young people and giving them every opportunity to achieve the highest standards in their academic journey is fundamental to our vision.

We are looking for an innovative and committed classroom practitioner who can teach outstanding Media and English at Key Stage 3, 4 and 5.

Applications are welcome from NQTs as well as experienced teachers. We have a proven track record of support and development and an excellent NQT package is available. 

In return, we will offer you:

  • A professional and supportive English Team
  • A personalised approach to Continuing Professional Development 
  • A role in a school that has a clear vision 
  • Students with positive attitudes and a willingness to succeed
  • A supportive and inclusive staff environment.

To apply, please download the full Job Description from the school’s website (via the apply button) and send a letter of application along with the completed application form, giving full contact details of two recent, relevant professional referees (one of which is your current Headteacher) to: Mr Andy McGinnes, Headteacher, The Buckingham School, London Road, Buckingham, MK18 1AT or email to  

Closing date: 9am Friday 18th October 2019

Interview date: Tuesday 22nd October 2019

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff to share this commitment.  We are also committed in promoting community cohesion, healthy school and young enterprise.

More about Buckingham School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: London Road, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18 1AT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1280 812206
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Located in Buckinghamshire, Buckingham School is a secondary mainstream school. It is a community establishment that is non-denominational. It educates girls and boys between the ages of 11 and 18. There are approximately 1,010 students on the roll a...