Assistant Headteacher - Teaching & Learning, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

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Buckingham SchoolBuckingham, Buckinghamshire

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Start date: Required for Easter 2018 or before (Vacancy available from January 2018)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Range 10-14 (£48,711-£53,712)
Contract term: Permanent

The Headteacher and Governors are looking to appoint an inspiring and aspirational Assistant Headteacher to join the school from Easter 2018, although the vacancy is avaliable from January 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 to valuing the individuality of every student. 

The Buckingham School is 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.

We are looking for an aspirational leader who will develop and lead on our journey to outstanding teaching and learning. You will work with both academic and pastoral staff to raise our students’ standards of work to the highest level. Furthermore, you should have previous experience of a position of responsibility, or be able to demonstrate a proven record of experience and impact. 

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.

To apply, 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 

Miss Angela Wells, Headteacher, The Buckingham School, London Road, Buckingham, MK18 1AT or email 

Closing date: Midday on Friday, 24th November 2017.

Interview date: Tuesday, 28th November 2017.

We are an equal opportunities employer and our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our young people. Candidates will be required to undergo Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) records check at an enhanced level. 

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.

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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...