This job expired on 10 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    10 October 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £25,714 to £41,604 per year

Job summary


For January 2022

We are looking for an enthusiastic teacher with excellent knowledge and relevant teaching qualification to join our team and teach English at all Key Stages. The successful candidate will be an outstanding practitioner with a clear vision of how they can inspire students, raising their aspiration and achievement.

This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced teacher looking to return to teaching or for a new challenge and great CPD opportunities in a supportive school.

We teach English because it is at the very heart of every aspect of learning and shapes our understanding of human experience. English empowers curiosity, imagination and expression. English engenders sympathy and tolerance, enabling others to connect to the past, present and future in order to make a better world. We want our students to appreciate the power of language and the opportunities that it provides for success in an ever-changing society.

We can offer you the freedom to teach creative lessons in a welcoming and supportive environment for students and staff alike. Our students are courteous and have a high degree of respect for others. They are proud of their school and enjoy learning (Ofsted July 2016).

Additional allowances

We are a forward-looking school with a Headteacher who leads an experienced and stable senior leadership team who have a passion for creating an inclusive learning environment, which enables all students to meet high expectations. All staff and students are highly valued. Through our personalised CPD programme we offer first class commitment to developing individuals to reach their full potential. Emphasis on staff wellbeing is central to our culture and we provide a vibrant and caring working environment.

Buckinghamshire Council and The Cottesloe School have a wide range of benefits available to you as an employee, from enhancements to your pay package to the flexible ways you can fit your working life around the demands of your home life.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1079 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01296 688264

About The Cottesloe School

The Cottesloe School is a successful and oversubscribed Foundation Secondary School with Sixth Form situated in the village of Wing in rural North Buckinghamshire, located conveniently for Milton Keynes, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire. We are a caring school with a highly qualified and exceptionally committed staff, who recognise the importance of creative and challenging teaching and high professional standards. All staff and students are greatly valued and emphasis on student and staff wellbeing is central to our culture.

We offer a welcoming and supportive environment for students and staff alike. Our students are courteous and have a high degree of respect for others.

The Cottesloe School is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and offers of employment will be subject to Enhanced DBS clearance, and satisfactory teacher status, qualification, reference and health checks. All employees are expected to share this commitment, to follow safeguarding policies and procedures and to behave appropriately towards children at all times whilst undertaking school activities and in their personal lives. It is an offence to apply for a role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. The school's policy is to renew DBS checks for all staff, volunteers and governors every five years. Staff have a duty to inform the Headteacher of any change in their DBS status and to make the Headteacher aware of any incidents that may impact on their ability to work with children and young people.

For further information about our school please see our website

Arranging a visit to The Cottesloe School

Please contact Mrs Jo Webber (Head of English) on to discuss this role further.

School location

Aylesbury Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 0NY

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