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

School SiteJob RoleJob DescriptionApply ToClosing Date
Junior School KS2 Class 17th March 2017
Junior School & NurseryNursery 27th March 0217
Junior School & NurseryNursery Nurse - Full
Junior School & NurseryApprentice Nursery Nurse - Full
Senior School2 x Evening Cleaner
Senior SchoolEvening
Senior SchoolFull Time or Part Time Teacher of Business Studies & 24th March 2017
Senior SchoolFull Time Teacher of 14th April 2017
Senior SchoolScience Technician - We require a Science Technician to work as part of a team providing support to all three subjects within the Science Department. The successful candidate will have a background and qualification in the sciences. Training will be offered for the successful candidate if required. 7th April 2017

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