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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

Databases and Training Manager

Available from January 2020

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Databases and Training Manager to join a dynamic and popular department as soon as possible.  This post would suit an experienced Database Manager with the ability to Lead the operational side of management information and communication systems. Ensuring systems are being fully utilised and properly integrated. Our successful candidate will have the ability to providing comprehensive training and support to staff in the use of all management information systems.

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

To apply, please complete the download our application form which can be found using the link below and email it to apply@leightonpark.com. If you require further information, please call HR on 0118 987 9600.

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.

Domestic Assistants

Required for various shifts:

Either

(4am – 6am Monday to Friday term time)

or

(Pool Cleaning 6:30am – 8:30am Saturday and Sundays term time)

or

(4am – 8am and 6pm – 8pm Monday to Friday 52 weeks – temporary Maternity cover)

Exciting part-time opportunities exist for Domestic Assistants to join a hardworking and popular department as soon as possible.

We require enthusiastic cleaning staff to join our Commercial and Domestic Department on the above shift patterns.    Experience of working in a school cleaning environment is desirable but not essential.  This is a busy ‘hands on’ role working in both central school areas such as offices and classrooms as well as in our boarding accommodation.

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

To apply, please complete an application form which can be found using the link below and email it to apply@leightonpark.com.  If you require further information, please call HR on 0118 987 9600.

Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible

 

Head of Chemistry

By September 2020 at the latest

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, highly motivated professional to join our department by September 2020 at the latest 2020 in a supportive and team-orientated School.  As well as being an excellent classroom practitioner you should also be able to demonstrate a proven commitment to raising levels of student achievement. Our Chemistry Department is an energetic and exciting environment. It has grown in strength with the current team and we are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic individual who will lead the department’s current teaching and learning strategies and develop their own teaching practice with our support.

Our next Head of Chemistry will be passionate about their subject, inspire and engage our students and actively lead the further development of Chemistry within the School. You will join a committed, hardworking and friendly department who work closely together to achieve the best possible outcomes for our students. The ability to teach across the range of Key Stages, including Sixth Form and IBDP is desirable.  Your confident ability to use ICT in the teaching of Chemistry is essential.  Applications are welcomed from experienced practitioners particularly those looking for positions with additional responsibility. A willingness to participate in the extra-curricular life of our school is also required.

The School offers a supportive and professional workplace with excellent terms, conditions and benefits.  Accommodation may 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.

Closing date for applications: Midday, 24th February 2020

Interviews will be held shortly after.

Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification

Information about the Department

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

 

Teacher of Beliefs, Values and Philosophy

September 2020

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic teacher of beliefs, values and philosophy, to join a dynamic and popular department from September 2020.  This post would suit an experienced practitioner or a newly qualified teacher who is keen to develop. Our successful candidate will have the ability to teach beliefs, values and philosophy across all key stages and ideally be experienced in teaching the IBDP and Theory of Knowledge in the Sixth Form. A willingness to participate in co-curricular activities is also required.

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.

Closing date for applications: Midday, 2nd March 2020

Interviews will be held shortly after.

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.

Bursar’s PA

As soon as possible

This is a varied and interesting full time PA role in which you will provide essential administrative and secretarial support to the Bursar who is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management and effective delivery of the School support services, including Finance, Estates, Facilities, HR, Health and Safety and IT.

Your strong organisational and IT skills, attention to detail, tact, discretion, high levels of initiative coupled with your ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines will ensure the smooth running of the Bursar’s office; whilst providing an efficient and discreet service to fellow staff members ensuring confidential and sensitive matters are dealt with in the appropriate manner.

Ideally, you will be an experienced PA with school-based experience, although this is not essential.  You should have excellent communication and IT skills, with a knowledge of iSAMS or similar databases being very beneficial.

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

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.

Closing date for applications: Midday, 28th February

Interviews will be held shortly thereafter.

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.

Biology Teacher

From September 2020

A vacancy has arisen for a Biology teacher to join an outstandingly successful and very popular department from September 2020. The post would suit an experienced practitioner or a newly qualified teacher.  Using your passion for teaching, you will inspire students in KS3, KS4, A level and IB in the Sixth Form.  Ability and willingness to use ICT within the teaching of Biology is essential. The successful candidate should be a dynamic team-worker and bring enthusiasm to this post.  A willingness to participate in co-curricular activities is also required.

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

Closing date for applications: Midday, Friday 6th March 2020

Interviews will be held shortly after.

Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification

Information about the Department

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.

Mathematics Teacher

From September 2020

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, highly motivated professional to join our department from September 2020 in a supportive and team-orientated School.  Our Mathematics Department is an energetic and exciting environment. It has grown in strength with the current team and we are looking for passionate and enthusiastic individuals who will contribute to the current teaching and learning strategies and develop their own teaching practice with our support.

The successful candidate will be someone with a passion for their subject who will inspire and engage our students, and who will actively assist in the further development of Mathematics within the School. Your ability to use ICT in the teaching of Mathematics is essential.  You will join a committed, hardworking and friendly department who work closely together to achieve the best possible outcomes for our students. The ability to teach across the range of Key Stages, including 6th form and IBDP is desirable.  Applications are welcomed from both NQT’s and experienced practitioners. A willingness to participate in the extra-curricular life of our school is also required.

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.

Closing date for applications: Midday, Friday 6th March 2020

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

Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification

Information about the Department

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.

Deputy Housemistress

From September 2020

Leighton Park School is looking to appoint a qualified teacher with excellent interpersonal and pastoral skills to work alongside the Housemistress to lead and develop one of our flagship boarding houses.

As a Deputy Housemistress, you will work with the house management team to efficiently manage the staffing, organisation and resources of the house. You will also assist with the provision of the safety, good discipline and pastoral well-being of all students in the house in accordance with school policies and procedures and regulatory guidance.  Deputy Housemistresses at Leighton Park uphold and promote the Quaker ethos and educational aims of the School.

It is expected that you will have a daily presence in the house even when not on formal duty and may be asked to be available prior to and at the ends of terms, at the Head’s discretion to facilitate the smooth running of the house.

This is a residential role and comes with family accommodation within the house and a pensionable allowance.

A willingness to participate in all aspects of boarding life is essential. Whilst applications are welcomed from all interested candidates, please note that there is a genuine occupational requirement for the Deputy Housemistress to fulfil girls’ boarding and pastoral needs.

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.

Closing date for applications: Midday, Friday 6th March 2020

Interviews will be held shortly after.

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.