62 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Candidates are to apply ASAP for an Easter start (17/4/23). For a September start, candidates should apply by 26/5/23

  • Closing date

    26 May 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 February 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - 32.5. The successful candidate will also be expected to take part in extra-curricular activities.

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to UPS3

What skills and experience we're looking for

To be successful at Desborough College you will:

  • Teach to a high standard at GCSE
  • Be passionate about learning and teaching
  • Have high expectations of all students
  • Go above and beyond to ensure students make great progress
  • Be relentless in ensuring exceptional outcomes for all our students
  • Be committed and hard-working

What the school offers its staff

In return we will offer you:

  • A school with enthusiastic students who want to succeed
  • An incredibly supportive group of colleagues
  • A personalised CPD and peer coaching programme to provide first-rate preparation towards promotion
  • A two-week October half-term
  • The chance to perform on a wide stage through our proud membership of the Pioneer Educational Trust

We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity. We undertake to make “reasonable adjustments” to a job or workplace and counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face.

We are proud to be a Flexible Working Ambassador School for the Department of Education and are happy to discuss any flexible working requests with you.

Commitment to safeguarding

Desborough College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to satisfactory references, Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check (previously CRB check), and evidence of essential qualifications and proof of legal working in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to nicolahumphries@desborough-college.net

Download an application form - 63.8 KB

About Desborough College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
889 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Desborough College is an all-boys (with girls in the 6th form), comprehensive school in Maidenhead, characterised by excellent pastoral care and an ever-growing Widening Horizons programme of extra-curricular activities. We enjoy a diverse community who are proud to be inclusive and welcoming and our staff body have high expectations in terms of behaviour and attitudes as well as striving to achieve excellent outcomes for our students.

Arranging a visit to Desborough College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email nicolahumphries@desborough-college.net.

School location

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