Vacancies

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NQT Application Booklet 2019

Teaching Vacancies

There are no further teaching vacancies.

Non-Teaching Vacancies

  • Do you have an artistic flair and passion?
  • Have you always wanted to be able to use your creative skills?

We are seeking to appoint a hard-working, inspirational and supportive art technician to work with our talented art team. The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate modern and technological artistic talent to be able to assist both staff and students in the smooth running of the department.

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We are looking to work with a dedicated, enthusiastic and experienced Chef Manager to lead our busy in house restaurant and catering team. The ideal candidate will manage the dedicated team, design and plan menus in line with the school food plan, order & maintain stock control in line with budgetary constraints, and ensure the highest standards of food hygiene are adopted throughout.

The candidate should ideally be able to demonstrate experience of excellent food production & presentation skills for large numbers, have a proven craft & management skill, and a real passion for driving forward a fresh, healthy & delicious food plan for our high performing and happy school. We are looking for someone with expertise in nutrition, and a passion for food to build something creative, reliable & with links to the secondary curriculum, with the full support of the leadership & management team. If this sounds like you, and you are ready for the freedom of a fresh new challenge then we can’t wait to hear from you.

Qualifications should include 706/1 and 2 or NVQ equivalent (Level 1 & 2) in Professional Cookery.

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We are seeking to appoint a talented, energetic, enthusiastic and experienced Chef to work in our busy secondary school restaurant. The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate excellent food production and presentation skills for large numbers. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate skill in desserts, cakes and bakes to support the Restaurant Manager/Head Chef.

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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Closing Date: Friday 22nd November (12pm)

We are seeking an enthusiastic cleaner to join our hardworking team to work 3 hours per day, 5 days per week, term time only (38 weeks/year).

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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The role will require support of students in the classroom as well as assisting students with physical difficulties. The work may include some personal care. The post would suit a cheerful individual who can work independently or in a team. An ability or willingness to teach small groups of students and to support their literacy or numeracy skills and individual development is essential.

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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Opportunity to work as a Specialist Supply Teacher at Waddesdon.

We are currently looking to extend our pool of occasional specialist supply teachers at Waddesdon.

We call on supply teachers when we need to cover illness (often at short notice) and sometimes to cover for staff who are accompanying students on educational visits. All of our supply teachers are qualified, with relevant experience and expertise in one or more subject areas.

If you are interested, or know of someone who may be, please contact: mhammond@waddesdonschool.com

There are currently no further vacancies.

Please send completed application forms to recruitment@waddesdonschool.com

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