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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 teaching, 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

Temporary Teacher of Chemistry (0.7)

Fixed Term Contract from September 2021

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic teacher of Chemistry, to join a dynamic and popular department from September 2021 on a temporary basis for one academic year.  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 Chemistry across KS3 – KS5. 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 email apply@leightonpark.com.

Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification

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

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.

Caretaker

Shift rota to include Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays
06:00 to 14:00 / 07:00 to 15:00 / 14:00 to 22:00
This role requires a large proportion of time lone working

This is a busy and varied role where you will be required to ensure the safety and security of school buildings and surrounding areas is maintained. The role has various requirements including cleaning, maintaining the swimming pool, movement of furniture, set up for school functions and activities, as well as maintenance of school minibuses.

The successful candidate will be flexible and willing to undertake work requests with a can-do approach and positive attitude. You will need to be aware of health and safety requirements and be able to take on physical aspects of the role. Experience of working in a school caretaking environment is desirable but not essential.

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.

Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification

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

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.

Student Services and Attendance Manger

37 hours per week, term time plus four weeks totalling 38 weeks per year
From June 2021

The Student Services and Attendance Manager at Leighton Park will raise achievement by supporting students so that they are able to take full advantage of the broadest possible education and to be successful in their own right.  They will also manage the daily registration and attendance patterns of students, liaising with parents as necessary and to ensure the School is compliant with all regulatory and legislative requirements.

The ideal candidate will have strong administrative skills with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, in particular Outlook, Word and Excel.  The post also involves using the school’s central database, iSams and training will be provided. You should be a good communicator with a confident and approachable attitude, and the ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines. You will need to have a strong attention to detail, be flexible and capable of working independently, whilst demonstrating a high level of confidentiality at all times.

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.

Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification

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

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.