Independent School Jobs

Why Work At Akeley

Akeley Wood School is a dynamic and friendly place to work with opportunities for professional development. We educate around 900 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

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.

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. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity (if the candidate has lived in the UK and/or criminal policy checks for all other countries lived or worked in for a period of 3 months or more since the age of 16 (irrespective of whether they worked in those countries).

Current Vacancies

Teaching Assistant – Senior School

Reporting to the Head of Learning Support

To provide support for pupils through curriculum learning and pastoral care and general support to the individual child and associated teachers.

To assist in the education and social development of pupils in classes, small groups or individually under the direction and guidance of the Head of Learning Support and Heads of Departments.

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, enthusiasm are all essential attributes.

For full job description and requirements please see form below

Closing date for applications Monday 19th February 2018

To apply for the above vacancy please complete the application form below and e mail to the  Head’s PA kim.thornley@akeleywoodschool.co.uk

Exam Invigilators

We are currently looking to recruit additional exam invigilators to join our pool of invigilators for both internal and the public exams. This is an opportunity for anyone who

is seeking flexible working hours and experience of working within an education setting.  Duties will include assisting with setting up the venue, enforcing exam procedures,

supervising candidates and generally ensuring that the exam environment enables candidates to perform at their best.

Salary: £8.50 per hour

Apply by: 28th March 2018

Apply to: Head’s PA kim.thornley@akeleywoodschool.co.uk for further details