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Employer Akeley Wood Senior School (11 years - 18 years)
Location Buckinghamshire
Contract type Part Time / Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017 or January 2018

Full time or Part time Teacher of Mathematics is required for a  September 2017 or a January 2018 start.

A well-qualified Teacher of Mathematics is required to join our successful department at this exciting phase of its development.

Akeley Wood School is an independent co-educational day school. The Senior School houses 560 children aged from eleven to eighteen on two sites, Akeley Wood House and Tile House Mansion. 

The School’s primary aim is that pupils should develop their individual talents and personal qualities in whatever direction they may lie, although we do place a particular emphasis on the best possible academic achievement. Most importantly, we hope that pupils will genuinely enjoy and value their time here and will take with them not only the best possible qualifications, but also a sense of purpose, a belief in themselves, firm friendships and a caring attitude towards those around them.

Akeley Wood has a long tradition, but a direction that looks to the future, preparing young people for life in the twenty-first century. It offers a friendly and purposeful environment, with small classes and enthusiastic teaching, where good habits of work and independence of mind can flourish. It is a school without pretension, but with a happy and civilized atmosphere and a demonstrable record of success.

The School has recently received a cash injection of £8 million in support of further development and growth. In May 2015, Akeley Wood Senior School obtained an‘Outstanding’ Schools Inspection Report:

"The quality of the curriculum is outstanding. Coupled with excellent teaching, tight assessment procedures and critical use of data, it helps pupils of all abilities to make excellent progress from their relative starting points."

School Inspection Service May 2015

The successful candidate will join the existing team of Mathematics specialists, who teach across the age range. The Department is properly resourced with books and all rooms have IT facilities, data projectors and in some cases interactive whiteboards. Emphasis is placed on the importance of an attractive learning environment and the display of pupils’ work is encouraged.

Cognita schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.  Appointment is subject o an enhances Disclousre and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity (if the candidate has lived in the UK) and/or overseas checks for all other countries in which the candidate has lived or worked (for 3 months or more in an y one country since age of 16 years) and their country of origin.

About the employer

Welcome

Akeley Wood School is an independent co-educational day school. The Senior School houses 550 children aged from eleven to eighteen on two sites, Akeley Wood and Tile House Mansion. 

The School’s primary aim is that pupils should develo...

Information about Akeley Wood Senior School (11 years - 18 years)
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Akeley Wood
Buckingham
Buckinghamshire
MK18 5AE
United Kingdom
+44 1280 822 945