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Assistant Head Teacher and Director of Sixth Form - The Buckingham School

  • Location: Buckingham
  • Ref: FS07067
  • Closing date: 21 March 2018
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Working hours: Full Time

The opportunity

The Headteacher and Governors are looking to appoint an inspiring and aspirational Assistant Headteacher and Director of Sixth Form to join our Senior Leadership Team from September 2018.

Range 10-14 (£49,199-£54,250)


About us

The Buckingham School is bold, unique and strives for excellence in all that it does which places students at the heart of the learning experience.  We are committed to giving all our students every opportunity to achieve the highest of standards and to valuing the individuality of every student. 

The Buckingham School is the community school of choice and relationships with parents are of paramount importance with effective communication and collaboration leading to happy and successful learning for all students.

Headteacher: Mr Andy McGinnes.

Website: www.buckinghamschool.com

About the role

We offer: 

  • Enthusiastic and friendly students who are willing to learn to their full potential
  • Dedicated and hardworking teachers and support staff who are passionate about making learning exciting for students
  • A supportive leadership team who are committed to moving the school forward
  • Excellent professional development
  • The opportunity to lead the school on its journey to outstanding

About you

The position requires the successful candidate to have a proven track record of impressive leadership and the ability to set and deliver strategy. You must be an outstanding classroom practitioner (any subject will be considered), committed to excellence in teaching and learning using innovative methods. You will have demonstrated a superior work ethic and have a keen desire to work collaboratively with colleagues. The ideal candidate will have demonstrable communication and management skills, which will enable them to lead a large team of dedicated professionals. This post offers excellent opportunities to an outstanding teacher whose strong values are matched by administrative ability, leadership skills and professional ambition.

Other Information

Visits to the school are welcomed and can be arranged by contacting:

Mrs Alison Allen, PA to the Headteacher on: 01280 818 920. 

Closing date for application: Tuesday 20th March (Midday)

Interviews will be held on: Friday 23rd March 2018

Please download a vacancy pack from the school’s website and send a Letter of Application and completed Application Form, giving full contact details of two recent, relevant professional referees (one of which is your current Headteacher) to: Mr Andy McGinnes, Headteacher, The Buckingham School, London Road, Buckingham, MK18 1AT or email to aallen@buckinghamschool.org 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff to share this commitment.  We are also committed in promoting community cohesion, healthy school and young enterprise. 

Success for all through


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