Chiltern Edge School is a small, 11-16 Secondary set at the heart of its community in Sonning Common, South Oxfordshire. Currently in the process of academising into the highly successful Maiden Erlegh Trust, Chiltern Edge is rapidly improving to re-establish its place as the school of choice for parents in the area.
Recently under new Leadership, there is a strong focus on Teaching and Learning across the school to ensure students at both KS3 and KS4 consistently receive high quality and inspiring teaching in the classroom to match the wide variety of extra-curricular opportunities available to them and the comprehensive pastoral support provided.
Joining Chiltern Edge School you will:
- Be welcomed by a close-knit staff and community
- Be under the guidance of a strong Headteacher with proven record of school improvement
- Supported by strong and forward-thinking Governors
- Experience an extensive INSET programme
- Work with students who are keen to learn and achieve
- Receive excellent NQT support (if appropriate)
Chiltern Edge School is located in the foothills of the Chiltern Hills in easy reach of Reading, Henley-on-Thames, Didcot, Abingdon and Oxford. We have secured the opportunity of accommodation for teaching staff at Shiplake College, Henley-on-Thames.
We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated teachers who can show talent in their teaching practice and a strong desire to go above and beyond to help the students meet their potential. As the school continues to improve, develop and grow, we anticipate leadership opportunities for ambitious candidates becoming available
Teacher of Art, Design & Technology
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and skilled teacher of Art, Design & Technology. You will be confident in delivering 3D design at KS4 and Art, Design and Technology at KS3.
3D Design has historically contributed excellent GCSE results and routinely secures a strong uptake during the Options process. This post would be suitable for an outstanding NQT or a more experienced teacher, perhaps with aspirations to step into Middle Management.
The Art, Design and Technology department is housed in generously sized rooms including specialist areas for Food Technology, Art, 3D Design Workshop, Textiles and a Computer suite. The Department is supported by 2 technicians.
As an Oxfordshire school, Chiltern Edge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will also be expected to promote fundamental British values. All posts within the school involve the type of work with children and young people that requires a Disclosing and Barring Service check. All applications are considered confidentially and according to the nature of the role and information disclosed.
To apply for a position with us, or if you have any questions or why not arrange to pop in and see us, please call our Recruitment Manager Hazel Baxter on 01273 729465 or drop her an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. We reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier than the closing date should we receive suitable applications. Interested candidates will be invited for interview at a convenient time for them.