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Leighton Park has wonderful facilities and beautiful grounds but it is the people that work here that make it truly special. Whether you are part of our academic, pastoral or support staff, Leighton Park is a fulfilling and rewarding place to work.
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Why work at Leighton Park?

Leighton Park exists to form young people of real character and confidence, with a determined desire to change the world, reflecting the school’s Quaker values.

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Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

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Job vacancies

 Assistant Director of Music – from Spring Term 2021

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic teacher of Music, to join a popular department from January 2021. This post would suit an experienced practitioner who is keen to develop with our support. Our successful candidate will have the ability to teach Music at KS3, GCSE & A Level. Experience of teaching music at IDBP is desirable, but not essential. You will also be an accomplished performer on one (or more) instruments

This role offers you the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a large and successful department. Genuine enthusiasm for enabling each individual student to achieve their potential is essential, both in academic lessons and through the department’s varied co-curricular programme. Your knowledge of recent developments in classroom music teaching and innovative ideas for engaging and inspiring classroom teaching will be welcomed in our supportive and dynamic department along with your proven track record of working with and developing the musical skills of young instrumentalists.  You will also be expected to contribute fully to the department’s exciting and extensive co-curricular programme in our brand new, purpose built facilities and work with a number of industry partners including Yamaha UK, Steinberg and Pinewood Studios.

 

The school offers a supportive and professional workplace with excellent terms, conditions and benefits. Accommodation may also be available.

To apply, please complete the attached application form  and email it to apply@leightonpark.com. If you require further information, please call HR on 0118 987 9600.

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Job Description

Person Specification

Interviews will be held on a rolling basis and applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

School Nurse, from September 2020

Term time only plus 3 weeks, totaling 37 weeks per year.

We are looking for a Registered School Nurse who will have sympathy with, and give support to, the educational aims and Quaker ethos of the School.  You be part of a well-established team of committed and professional nurses providing first aid and nursing services to students, staff and visitors including developing and implementing a healthy lifestyles strategy across the School community.

Working in co-operation with the School Doctors according to agreed policies and protocols, you will plan and deliver access arrangements for nursing consultation, care and referral.   Our School Nurses also contribute to the organisation of the Health Centre and the part it plays in meeting the health care needs of the population which may involve an on-call and emergency call service out of normal working hours, i.e. evenings, nights and weekends on a shared rota basis.

The school offers a supportive and professional workplace with excellent terms, conditions and benefits.

To apply, please download an application and email it to apply@leightonpark.com. If you require further information, please email apply@leightonpark.com.

Closing date: 9am Wednesday 1st July

Interviews will be held shortly after

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Job Description

Person Specification

Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

 

 

Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme Manager– from September 2020

15 hours per week, term time only totaling 34 weeks per year

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) is a UK charity that makes a difference to young people’s lives and prepares them for life and work. Over 300,000 young people per year from every possible background take part in the DofE programme to broaden their horizons, develop their leadership skills, learn to work with others, volunteer in their local communities, increase their employability, and prove to themselves they can succeed at a serious challenge. DofE Managers perform a vital role on behalf of the charity. They ensure that The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is operated in accordance with the terms of the Licence agreement and support the DofE’s mission. They develop, support and promote the delivery of the DofE within the remit of their Licensed Organisation, in this case Leighton Park School.

It is an exciting time to join Leighton Park School as DofE Manager. Already embedded into the CAS (Community, Action, Service) programme and after school Co-Curricular offering we are seeking an inspiring, dynamic and passionate DofE Manager to join our team and drive this area of the school forward. You will be committed to increasing participant numbers whilst maintaining high standards of provision in this important area of the co-curricular programme. We deeply value the DofE experience and the skills our students develop when engaging with the various component parts of the award. We expect our students to relish the opportunity to gain their award with your expertise, encouragement and guidance. Due to the School timetable, you will be required to work on Friday, the second working day can be flexible.

The school offers a supportive and professional workplace with excellent terms, conditions and benefits.

To apply, please download an application pack and email it to apply@leightonpark.com. If you require further information, email apply@leightonpark.com.

Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification

Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

Applicants are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

 Temporary Learning Support Teacher

Full time, from September 2020 for one term

If you are an effective and ambitious Learning Support Teacher who is committed to raising standards of student performance through positively impacting on teaching and learning, then Leighton Park is your next school. We are looking for a temporary Learning Support Teacher for one term initially to start in September 2020.

As well as being an excellent classroom practitioner who can teach across all age ranges, you should be passionate about supporting all students by developing and supporting classroom practice so that all students make rapid rates of progress.  You will be working with children (on both a one-to-one and small group basis) who need additional support in order to reach their full educational potential.  This includes children with learning, emotional, behavioural or communication difficulties, conditions such as ASD, dyspraxia, dyslexia and ADHD, sensory impairments (for example, visual impairment), sensory processing disorder and mental health issues.

A key aspect of this role is identifying individual needs and being responsible for creating a safe, stimulating and supportive learning environment.  This is a demanding but incredibly rewarding role. You will be unwavering in your belief that with the right support and quality teaching, all students can succeed. We are looking for an excellent practitioner, who is committed to making a real difference to the lives of young people.

The school offers a supportive and professional workplace with excellent terms, conditions and benefits and a willingness to participate in extra-curricular life of our busy boarding school is essential.

To apply, please complete an application form wand email it to apply@leightonpark.com.  If you require further information, please email apply@leightonpark.com

Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification

Closing date for this position is: Midday, Wednesday 1st July

Interviews will be held during shortly after

Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.