Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
About Wrenn School
Located in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, Wrenn School is a secondary school for boys and girls aged 11-18. The establishment has two campuses: London Road, for Years 7-8 and the sixth-form; and Doddington Road, for Years 9-11. The coeducational school has 1,070 pupils, including 135 in the sixth form.
Wrenn Academy's origins lie in Wellingborough High School for girls and Wellingborough Grammar School for boys, which both shared the site in 1930. The two schools merged in 1975. Wrenn Academy gained academy status in 2013. Its sixth-form facilities have recently been expanded and a new ICT learning hub has been created.
Letter from the Headteacher
I am delighted that you have shown an interest in applying for this key post at our Ofsted rated GOOD school and SCHOOL OF THE YEAR 2018 (Northampton Education Awards). We believe that our students should receive an excellent education with opportunities to succeed beyond their potential, encouraging them to become confident, independent young adults, balanced by compassion and respect for others.
Wrenn Academy has the ambition, the expertise and the determination to ensure that our outcomes will continue to improve beyond our current P8 score of +0.19. To do this, it is vital that we attract the right calibre of professional to work alongside our dedicated team of staff. We are looking for a colleague who shares the clear vision that the child is at the heart of everything we do, who can enjoy positive, professional relationships with young people and who demonstrates high levels of resilience and emotional intelligence.
Your career and development as a teacher is important to us and every member of staff receives an Individual Professional Development Programme. We empower staff to take ownership of their career progression and we invest significantly in training, outreach work, nationally recognised leadership qualifications and research projects linked to the needs of our students and the school. Teaching is a most satisfying and at the same time demanding profession, and the wellbeing of our staff is of paramount importance. We continually monitor and pursue opportunities to manage workload effectively and promote a working environment that is supportive, enjoyable and positive for all.
The Governors are passionate about securing the very best for the Academy and expect commitment and drive, coupled with sensibility and humility. If you feel you have the skills, expertise, energy, enthusiasm and passion to join the staff team here, then please ensure that you apply.
You will be able to find a wealth of information about Wrenn Academy on our website https://www.wrennschool.org.uk/ which will help with your decision. Alternately you can arrange to visit us and talk to the students and staff, but more importantly you will see the Wrennaissance for yourself.