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Job details
Employer The Aylesbury Vale Academy
Location Buckinghamshire
Salary Competitive
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 01 September 2017

We are a highly supportive, rapidly expanding school with strong subject and senior leadership to help you develop.  We are looking for an ambitious, committed and dynamic professional to join our (change as appropriate) department who is passionate about their subject, communicates well with young people and makes a positive impact on their learning.  

We will offer you:  

• Personalised, supportive CPD

• Whichever stage in your career, support so that you can flourish to be the best you can  possibly be  

• Strong collegiate atmosphere 

• Outstanding specialist facilities in all rooms 

• Primary with nursery provision 

• Strong SLT 

• Direct rail line to London Marylebone in 40 minutes 

Comments from a recent Ofsted were: 

• ‘Parents, pupils and most staff applaud the strenuous efforts the Executive Principal has already made to improve the school’

• ‘Most notably, behaviour is significantly better’

• ‘The quality of teaching, learning and assessment is improving quickly’  

In Ofsted’s recent visit, November 2016, they made the following observations; ‘Leadership has improved dramatically since the new Executive Principal joined the school in April 2016’.  ‘The new Executive Principal has already tackled successfully poor attendance, punctuality and unacceptable behaviour’.  ‘There is growing strength in the wider leadership team’.  (Ofsted 2016) The successful applicant will have a passion about learning, be an excellent teacher, have great subject knowledge with both theory and practical aspects of your subject and strong inter-personal skills. We are looking for someone who will help students through the pursuit of excellence.  The school is already improving at a rapid pace and this is a career defining opportunity for those who can play a pivotal role in enhancing the life chances of children and young people.  The Academy, sponsored by the Diocese of Oxford and Buckinghamshire County Council, moved into new purpose built accommodation in September 2013 and is benefitting from state of the art facilities and teaching.  Situated on the new Berryfields housing development, the Academy (with Berryfields Primary School) is set to increase its roll in the next few years, providing a good education for all learners.  The Media Department is well-resourced and offers a rich curriculum.  The Academy is at an exciting stage of development with an experienced Executive Principal.  The school moved into purpose built accommodation in September 2013 and has state of the art facilities.  It is situated on the new Berryfields housing development and the roll of the Academy (with Berryfieds Primary School) will increase significantly in the next few years.  For further information contact, Mrs E Perrin, EA to the Executive Principal at

About the employer

The Aylesbury Vale Academy is a co-educational, Church of England, all-through school in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. The school comprises Berryfields CofE Primary School, a junior academy and a sixth form. There are around 1,095 pupils aged 3-18 on t...

Information about The Aylesbury Vale Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 2 - 18 years
Denomination Church of England
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