Vacancies

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NQT Application Booklet 2019

Teaching Vacancies

We are seeking to appoint an inspiring, enthusiastic and knowledgeable teacher of Food Preparation and Nutrition from September 2019. The post will be of interest to newly qualified, as well as experienced, teachers who wish to develop professionally and personally in a supportive and happy environment. Candidates should have the ability to teach and plan at Key Stages 3 and 4. Where possible, the ability to deliver Level 3 Food Science and Nutrition at Key Stage 5 would be an advantage. Food is a popular subject, with one third of students opting for it at GCSE.

Relationships between students and staff are excellent. The most recent SIAMS
inspection (March 2018) celebrated this in the following way:

SIAMS Report

“Relationships are shaped by the focus on the twin values of dignity
and respect. There is a palpable sense of Waddesdon being a safe
and secure place to be, of a community built on good humour, mutual
support and love of self and neighbour; this is seen in lessons and
around the school.”

Waddesdon School is an oversubscribed all ability 11–18 school, set in rural
Buckinghamshire. The school is 30 minutes away from Oxford and also within easy  commuting distance from Milton Keynes. There are just under 1000 students on roll, including 250 in the Sixth Form. The school has an excellent reputation for CPD and recognises and values the contributions of all staff. There are realistic expectations regarding balancing family and leisure time and workload. Governors have recently changed the Admissions Policy to include children of staff members.

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Waddesdon Voice Newsletter – Spring 2019

This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful and supportive team of specialist teachers who share a love of Science and the central role it plays in all our lives.

The post will be available from September 2019 and will be of interest to newly qualified, as well as experienced, teachers who wish to develop professionally and personally in a supportive and happy environment. The team works exceptionally well together, ably led and supported by an experienced Head of Department. There are schemes of work in place for all key stages and the department is well-resourced, with a large range of equipment to support practical work, managed by an excellent team of specialist technicians. The Science laboratories have been refurbished recently and are in very good condition.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to teach up to at least KS4 and be a passionate advocate for the teaching of Science.

Relationships between students and staff are excellent. The most recent SIAMS
inspection (March 2018) celebrated this in the following way:

SIAMS Report

“Relationships are shaped by the focus on the twin values of dignity
and respect. There is a palpable sense of Waddesdon being a safe
and secure place to be, of a community built on good humour, mutual
support and love of self and neighbour; this is seen in lessons and
around the school.”

The school is equally strong in terms of results, with a Progress 8 score of 0.73 (Well Above Average) in 2018. In the same year 94% of Science students achieved grade 4 and above and 85% achieved grade 5 and above. The value added score for Science was 1.0 for all students, including Disadvantaged Students.

Waddesdon School is an oversubscribed all ability 11–18 school, set in rural
Buckinghamshire. The school is 30 minutes away from Oxford and also within easy  commuting distance from Milton Keynes. There are just under 1000 students on roll, including 250 in the Sixth Form. The school has an excellent reputation for CPD and recognises and values the contributions of all staff. There are realistic expectations regarding balancing family and leisure time and workload. Governors have recently changed the Admissions Policy to include children of staff members.

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Waddesdon Voice Newsletter – Spring 2019

Fostering a love of literature and language enables young people to flourish and to live life to the full.

We are inviting applications for the post of Subject Leader of English at Waddesdon School. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a team of dedicated and creative specialists who share a desire for our young people to develop and grow through their study and enjoyment of English. The post will be of interest to aspiring or existing Subject Leaders who wish to develop professionally and personally in a supportive and happy environment.

Relationships between students and staff are excellent. The most recent SIAMS
inspection (March 2018) celebrated this in the following way:

SIAMS Report

“Relationships are shaped by the focus on the twin values of dignity
and respect. There is a palpable sense of Waddesdon being a safe
and secure place to be, of a community built on good humour, mutual
support and love of self and neighbour; this is seen in lessons and
around the school.”

The school is equally strong in terms of results, with a Progress 8 score of 0.73 (Well Above Average), with 83% achieving grade 4 and above in English and Maths in 2018. Progress 8 for English was 0.69. The ALPS Progress measure places Waddesdon in the top 2% of schools nationally for A Level.

There is a very healthy uptake of English Literature A Level and a strong tradition of celebrating Speaking and Listening at the school. Students are encouraged to read for pleasure and use our vibrant, modern library at the heart of the school.

As part of an Outstanding school, the new Subject Leader will enjoy the freedom to develop the vision and direction of the department, with the strong support of an experienced department and Leadership Team.

Waddesdon School is an oversubscribed all ability 11–18 school, set in rural
Buckinghamshire. The school is 30 minutes away from Oxford and also within easy  commuting distance from Milton Keynes. There are just under 1000 students on roll, including 250 in the Sixth Form. The school has an excellent reputation for CPD and recognises and values the contributions of all staff. There are realistic expectations regarding balancing family and leisure time and workload. Governors have recently changed the Admissions Policy to include children of staff members.

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Waddesdon Voice Newsletter – Spring 2019

Non-Teaching Vacancies

There are currently no further vacancies.

Please send completed application forms to recruitment@waddesdonschool.com