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Job details
Employer The Cottesloe School
Location Buckinghamshire
Salary MPS/UPS
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Maternity Cover
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts Easter 2017

The Cottesloe School is a successful, oversubscribed and rapidly improving Foundation Secondary School situated in the village of Wing in rural Buckinghamshire.

Ofsted rated Good in all areas - July 2016

We are a successful and hardworking Science Department with year on year improvement through a focus on the needs of our students. Our results are on an upward trend with 65% of students achieving C or above in Science in June 2016 exams (100% GCSE cohort) – Biology 93% A*-C; Chemistry 91% A*-C; Physics 98% A*-C. We currently offer OCR Gateway B – Science, Additional Science, Biology, Chemistry and Physics. We have a range of subjects at A Level including Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Level 3 BTEC Applied Science, and Health and Social Care. We currently run a two-year KS3 and three-year KS4.

We are looking to appoint a temporary Teacher of Science to teach all levels to A Level to cover maternity leave, with the possibility of a permanent appointment for an outstanding candidate.This is an ideal opportunity for either an NQT to undertake their induction training in a school that has a proven track record of providing excellent professional support for staff and has been awarded the CPD Mark of Outstanding, or for an experienced teacher looking for a new challenge and great CPD opportunities.

Please contact Mr Ben Garland (Head of Science) if you would like to discuss this role further, visits to the School are welcomed by prior appointment.

Please see our website or email for an application pack.

Closing date for applications: 9.30am on Thursday 23 March 2017

We reserve the right to appoint a candidate to this post at any stage in the selection process and therefore early application is advised.

The Cottesloe School is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and offers of employment will be subject to Enhanced DBS clearance, and satisfactory health and reference checks.

Aylesbury Road, Wing, Leighton Buzzard, Beds LU7 0NY, Telephone: 01296 688264 (term time only), Email:

NOR: 1,098 including 177 in Sixth Form

About the employer

The Cottesloe School is a successful and oversubscribed Foundation secondary school situated in the village of Wing in rural North Buckinghamshire.  


Andrew McBurnie BEd (Hons), MBA

NOR: 1,098 including 177 in Sixth Form

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Information about The Cottesloe School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Foundation
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

Aylesbury Road
Leighton Buzzard
United Kingdom
+44 1296 681729