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Why Work At Akeley

Akeley Wood School is a dynamic and friendly place to work with opportunities for professional development. We educate around 800 children and have a progressive approach to teaching and learning. We look to recruit high calibre staff committed to achieving the highest standards and to actively take part in the school life.

Akeley Wood School Jobs

An energetic, flexible and empathic attitude is required with a strong belief that every child can acquire strategies to ensure they fulfil their true potential.  Personal integrity, honesty, energy, stamina and enthusiasm are all essential attributes.

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.

Candidates should be aware that all positions in the school/company involve some degree of responsibility for safeguarding children, although the extent of that responsibility will vary according to the nature of the position. All vacancies are also advertised on the Cognita website.  On the Cognita site, you will be able to see vacancies within all our other schools and find out more about working for a Cognita school.

The Junior School, Wicken Park

based at our Wicken Park grounds in rural Northamptonshire, near Milton Keynes. It is a fantastic start to formal education, combining a caring community environment with high-quality classroom teachers and subject specialists, plus outdoor space that has to be seen to be believed.

Nursery Nurse

We are seeking to appoint a full time Nursery Nurse to work within our nursery setting based at our Wicken Park campus in rural Northamptonshire, near Milton Keynes.

Candidates must be Level 3 qualified or above, have good communication skills and experience working within a nursery setting would be an advantage. This is a full time position, working 40hrs a week, all year round. An excellent opportunity to join a highly successful team.

Start Date:  August 2021

How to apply:

  • Please download and complete the application form below.
  • Email the application form plus a covering letter to nikki.gowton@akeleywoodschool.co.uk
  • Please note: CVs are not acceptable for this role

Deadline for applications: Friday 2nd July 2021, 4.00pm.

Please note that due to the COVID-19 situation the interview process is likely to take place virtually.

Nursery Nurse Role Profile

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The Senior School, Tile House Mansion and Akeley Wood House

located across two historic sites in the beautiful Buckinghamshire countryside offering vibrant and stimulating settings conducive to first class teaching and learning. Years 7 – 13 are taught across the two sites.

The supportive environment and diverse breadth of learning and development within our Senior School epitomises the holistic education we strive for at Akeley Wood.

Science Technician

We are currently looking to appoint a part-time, term-time only Science Technician to join our outstanding team at Akeley Wood Senior School.  You will provide technical support to our Science Department to assist in the teaching of Science, enabling the smooth running of practical lessons whilst maintaining a safe working environment.

How to apply:

  • Please download and complete the application form below.
  • Email the application form plus a covering letter to kim.hawtin@akeleywoodschool.co.uk
  • Please note: CVs are not acceptable for this role

Closing Date for Applications: Friday 9th July 2021, 9.00am.

Start Date: 1st September 2021.

Science Technician Job Description

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Junior School Contact Numbers

General number
01908 571231
Admission number
01908 555803

Senior School Contact Numbers

General number
01280 860182
Admission number
01280 828122

Senior & Sixth Form Contact Numbers

General number
01280 814110
Admission number
01280 828122