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

Head of Drama

We are seeking an ambitious and motivated Drama specialist to lead our Drama Department. You will be a well-qualified, highly organised, enthusiastic individual with a real passion for your subject.

Teacher of English

 Are you an enthusiastic and well-qualified English specialist who can encourage children to achieve more than they imagine possible? We have an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic English Department. The role will involve teaching across Key Stages 3, 4  and 5. 

Closing Date: 27th April 2018

Salary: negotiable dependent upon experience.

Please apply to kim.thornley@akeleywoodschool.co.uk

Teacher of Maths

Are you an enthusiastic and well-qualified Mathematics specialist who can encourage children to achieve more than they imagine possible? We have an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic Mathematics Department. The role will involve teaching Key Stage 3,4 & 5. 

Closing Date: 27th April 2018

Salary: negotiable dependent upon experience.

Please apply to kim.thornley@akeleywoodschool.co.uk

 

Teacher of Art

We are looking for a person with vision, drive, passion and commitment to teach Art & Design across all Key Stages 3, 4 & 5.

Salary: negotiable according to experience.

Teacher of Physics or Chemistry

Are you an enthusiastic and well-qualified Science specialist who can encourage children to achieve more than they imagine possible? We have an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic Science Department. The role will involve teaching up to Key Stage 5.  

Closing Date: 21st March

Salary: negotiable dependent upon experience.

Please apply to kim.thornley@akeleywoodschool.co.uk

Head of Geography

We are looking to appoint an experience and enthusiastic Head of Geography.  You will be a well-qualified individual who can encourage children to achieve more than they can imagine, whilst taking overall responsibility for the professional leadership and management of the Geography Department.

Salary: negotiable according to experience.

Cover Supervisor: Secondary

Are you an enthusiastic and well-qualified Cover Supervisor who can encourage children to achieve more than they imagine possible across a range of subjects? We have an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic staff team for three days a week. The role will involve delivering cover lessons to the highest standard across all subjects in Key Stages 3, 4  and 5.

Salary: Negotiable dependent upon experience

Start Date: Negotiable

Apply by: 24.04.18

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

English Teacher Job Description

English Teacher

Teacher of Maths Job Description

Maths Teacher

Teacher of Physics or Chemistry Job Description

Teacher of Physics or Chemistry

Head of Geography Job Description

Head of Geography

Head of Drama Job Description

Head of Drama

Teacher of Art Job Description

Teacher of Art