Assistant Headteacher & Director of Sixth Form, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

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Buckingham SchoolBuckingham, Buckinghamshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: RANGE 10-14 (£49,199-£54,250)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Headteacher and Governors are looking to appoint an inspiring and aspirational Assistant Headteacher and Director of Sixth Form to join our Senior Leadership Team from September 2018. 

The Buckingham School is bold, unique and strives for excellence in all that it does, which places students at the heart of the learning experience. We are committed to giving all our students every opportunity to achieve the highest of standards and we value the individuality of every student. We strive to be the community school of choice and relationships with parents are of paramount importance with effective communication and collaboration leading to happy and successful learning for all students.

The position requires you to have a proven track record of impressive leadership and the ability to set and deliver strategy. You must be an outstanding classroom practitioner (any subject will be considered), committed to excellence in teaching and learning using innovative methods. You will have demonstrated a superior work ethic and have a keen desire to work collaboratively with colleagues. Furthermore, you will have demonstrable communication and management skills, which will enable them to lead a large team of dedicated professionals. This post offers excellent opportunities to an outstanding teacher whose strong values are matched by administrative ability, leadership skills and professional ambition.

In return, we offer:

  • Enthusiastic and friendly students who are willing to learn to their full potential
  • Dedicated and hardworking teachers and support staff who are passionate about making learning exciting for students
  • A supportive leadership team who are committed to moving the school forward
  • Excellent professional development
  • The opportunity to lead the school on its journey to outstanding

Visits to the school are welcomed and can be arranged by contacting: 

Mrs Alison Allen, PA to the Headteacher on: 01280 818 920.

Please download a vacancy pack from and send a letter of application and 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: Midday on Tuesday, 20th March 2018.

Interview date: Friday, 23rd March 2018.

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.

Success for all through


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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
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...