3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    20 September 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    9 September 2021

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Job summary

Chiltern Hills Academy invites applications for the opportunity to join the staff of a successful, mixed 11–18 Church of England Academy. Based in the market town of Chesham, Buckinghamshire, we are located in the Chiltern Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty conveniently situated at the end of the London Underground Metropolitan Line.

Required from January 2022, an exceptional and dynamic Music teacher who is passionate about teaching and learning. The successful candidate will be extremely motivated and will contribute to the high-quality music provision in school. They will join our vibrant and thriving Performing Arts department, which is housed in a purpose-built block with excellent facilities. Applicants should be outstanding classroom practitioners with superb subject knowledge and the ability to teach all age ranges between Year 7 and Year 11. If you are an effective and innovative teacher who is fully committed towards raising standards and improving results, then we would welcome your application.
The successful candidate will be fully involved in departmental development, target setting and evaluation of student progress and will possess the following attributes:

- Strong leadership and team-building qualities
- An outstanding classroom practitioner who is passionate about teaching and learning
- High expectations for student achievement
- The ability to lead effective, sustained change
- A commitment to raising standards for all

Applications from experienced teachers or those returning to the profession will be welcome. We are committed to the development our staff, to supporting them to further their career, progress professionally and develop their teaching and leadership skills.

We have been graded ‘good’ following our latest SIAMS inspection (March 2020). “The academy is highly inclusive, and tireless in supporting all of its pupils and staff. Because of this, each person is known, nurtured and inspired. This enables them to make strong progress from their starting points”. Our OFSTED inspection in February 2017 also judged the school as ‘good’ in all categories.

We have recently embarked on the next stage of our school development programme to accommodate growing numbers and add to our well-resourced teaching environment.

For further information and to apply, please visit our website: www.chilternhillsacademy.co.uk. Applicants are encouraged to contact Mrs Jo Mistry, HR Administrator, with any questions: jmistry@chacademy.co.uk.

Closing date: Midday, Monday 20 September 2021
Interview date: TBC

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All staff appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Additional allowances

TLR 2a (£3,186)

Applying for the job

For further information and to apply, please visit our website: www.chilternhillsacademy.co.uk or contact Mrs Jo Mistry, HR Administrator, with any questions: jmistry@chacademy.co.uk.

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School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1026 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About Chiltern Hills Academy

Chiltern Hills Academy is a Church of England, co-educational secondary school in Chesham, Buckinghamshire. There are circa 1025 students on the school roll, approximately 100 of whom study in the sixth form. Chiltern Hills Academy converted to academy status in 2011 and is jointly sponsored by the Diocese of Oxford and Buckinghamshire County Council.
We are situated in the market town of Chesham, Buckinghamshire in the Chiltern Hills, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Situated close to the M40 and the M25, Chesham is on the end of Metropolitan line of the London Underground and is 28 miles north-west of London. There is ample parking on-site. Renting here is cheaper than in central London and if you enjoy travelling, it takes about 40 minutes by car to Heathrow.
The Elgiva Theatre, Lowndes Park and an open-air heated swimming pool are just some of the many public amenities available in the town. Chesham is renowned for its community spirit and there are many recreational and community groups catering for the diverse and active population.

Chiltern Hills Academy aims to provide an environment that excites, motivates and challenges students, encouraging lifelong learning and an interest in the world around them. The secondary school is founded on Christian values and principles, with an ethos that promotes personal responsibility, self-respect, respect for the beliefs and views of others, self-confidence and a commitment to success and achievement.
Kevin Patrick

School location

Chartridge Lane, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5 2RG

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