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Job details
Employer The Highcrest Academy
Location High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Salary MPS + TLR1B
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted Ad expiring tomorrow
Job starts January or April 2017

A £1,000 bursary is available to candidates who apply directly to the academy
Funding for MPQSL or equivalent qualification is available

This is an exciting opportunity to join the first All Ability Academy in Bucks. Currently there are approximately 880 pupils, including a vibrant Sixth Form, and the academy’s popularity means that the number is increasing each year. This post offers the chance to become involved in the running of a culturally diverse and forward-thinking school, rated Good by Ofsted in 2016.

Heads of Department have a pivotal role in inspiring and challenging pupils of every ability, in every year to raise their academic standards, in promoting their confidence and self-esteem, and in securing year-on-year improving National Curriculum GCSE and post-16 results. You will achieve this by leading fellow professionals, by example, supporting and sharing good practice. You will co-ordinate planning and assessment and implement innovative and effective teaching and learning strategies in the classroom.

You will join a leading department that produces exceptional outcomes in a heavily oversubscribed academy. The department is staffed with experienced teachers with a commitment to continuous school improvement and has a suite of dedicated Science laboratories.

Highcrest offers excellent CPD for more experienced teachers.

Please visit www.highcrest.bucks.sch.uk for further information about this role and an application form which must be completed to apply. This can be posted or emailed to the school office FAO Louise Newsholme. Please do not send CVs only.

Please apply immediately for an early interview. We reserve the right to close the advert early.

The Highcrest Academy is fully committed to safeguarding children (policies on web). All members of staff are in a “regulated” role under the Vetting & Barring Scheme and have to be DBS cleared prior to employment.

About the employer

Information about The Highcrest Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Hatters Lane
High Wycombe
Buckinghamshire
HP13 7NQ
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
+44 1494 472850