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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.

We currently have no vacancies at our Junior School campus

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.

Part Time Receptionist

(3 days a week term time – Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday plus an additional 12 days during the school holidays including INSET)

We have an exciting opportunity for a part-time Receptionist to join an established team based at our Akeley Wood House site. The candidate we are seeking will possess exceptional customer service skills coupled with a calm and highly efficient persona to suit this varied and busy post.

You will be reporting to the Administration Manager

Closing date: 28th February 2021

Applications to: Nicola.Gibbs@akeleywoodschool.co.uk

Interviews: Wednesday 3rd March 2021.

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.

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Part time PCV Minibus Driver

We are seeking a reliable and trustworthy minibus driver to join our efficient and friendly Transport Team.

Parttime, Term Time only (may be required to shuttle vehicles to/from maintenance provider and undertake DCPC training during school holidays).  Minimum of 5 hours per day. £12.50 per hour.

Reporting To: Transport Manager & Business Manager.

Key Purpose of the Job: To transport students on our Home to School service, including transport to/from school sports fixtures and school trips as required. There will also be a requirement to shuttle vehicles to/from our maintenance provider and provide student and sometimes staff transport between our three sites.

Closing Date: 3rd March 2021.

Applications to: Nicola.Gibbs@akeleywoodschool.co.uk

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.

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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