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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    27 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher
  • Head of year or phase

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Geography, Science

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hpw

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR 2.2 £5,336

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will be responsible for the co-ordination and leadership of learning within one half of a year group and support students to give them the confidence to be ambitious and succeed. They will work closely with the other Year Team Leader and a Key Stage Leader meaning it is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for their first step into middle leadership. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach Science or Geography across all Key Stages.

What the school offers its staff

The students and staff at The Grange School make it a fantastic place to work. Our students are friendly and confident and we strive to ensure that they achieve the success that they deserve. Together we have created a successful community school where students learn the skills for success. We provide an excellent induction programme and a wide range of development opportunities for all staff.

Further details about the role

We require for September 2024, a Year Team Leader to join a supportive team where community sits at the heart of everything we do. We are looking for someone who is passionate about inspiring students to achieve their full potential.

Applications will be considered upon receipt and interviews can take place at any time. The school reserves the right to close this post at an earlier date should a successful appointment be made.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to ensuring that safeguarding is a top priority and will consider carrying out online searches on shortlisted candidates as part of their due diligence. Online searches solely aim to help identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which the school may want to explore with the applicant at interview. Please follow this link for more details:

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About The Grange School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1423 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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We are a mixed, non-selective 11-18 Foundation secondary school situated in the market town of Aylesbury and ten minutes from the Chiltern Hills – an area of outstanding natural beauty. We are close to Oxford, High Wycombe and Milton Keynes and surrounded by delightful market towns and characterful villages.

We are a supportive team with community sitting at the heart of everything we do. A community where passion, creativity and inspiring a love of learning are celebrated and embraced. Where your relentless professional commitment to supporting and empowering students is both valued and rewarded.

Our Aims:
We aim to equip all students with the adaptability and flexibility to meet the demands of a rapidly changing world and to promote a sense of responsibility towards others, the school and the wider community. The support and guidance of students is based on a Year system and aims to develop co-operation, involvement and respect in all students.

A broad and balanced curriculum is provided for Years 7 to 9. In Years 10 and 11, all students will study English, Mathematics, Science, PE, RE and PSHCE (Personal, Social & Health and Citizenship Education). Students can then choose from a range of additional GCSE, BTEC and vocational courses. We offer a range of traditional and vocational courses at Key Stage 5. The curriculum in all Key Stages is further enhanced through wide ranging extra-curricular experiences.

We aim to attract energetic and conscientious staff who have a commitment to the education of our students. The professional development of all staff is an important focus for the school. We strive to create a learning environment, which serves the needs of all the members of our diverse and vibrant community.

The Grange is more than just a school:
- We are the enablers for young people to overcome the barriers of selection and facilitate them to fulfil their academic potential, creative talent and sporting capabilities.

- We are a flourishing community based on an ethos of mutual respect. Where collaboration to create a culture of self-confidence enables both students and staff to flourish. Where a broad and balanced curriculum, a pioneering transition timetable, wide-ranging extra-curricular programme and an established reputation for outstanding pastoral care creates confident and responsible young people, who are well adjusted to meet the ever-changing demands of the 21st century.

- We are a team that values your personal development through our innovative CPDopoly programme. Where our weekly “sharing good practice” sessions allow us to collectively expand and develop unique and innovative teaching practices to further inspire our students.

- We are an environment that understands the importance of downtime for our staff. Where our dynamic Staff Social Committee prides itself on offering a varied programme of social activities and events to allow the opportunity to relax and have fun as a team.
Staff Well-being at The Grange

The Grange takes staff well being seriously. We are committed to and have signed up to the DfE Education Staff wellbeing Charter. We have an active staff wellbeing working party, which is open to all staff to join and meet regularly to talk about staff wellbeing needs across the school.

There is an active staffroom, where people go at break and lunch and regular staff lunches. In addition, there are staff activities should you wish to join, such as book club, sport, yoga, walking trips, visits to the theatre and art and craft activities and workshops.

As part of Buckinghamshire County Council, we are also able to access a number of discounts with local and national companies, including reduced train fare, restaurants and shops.

We have a team of staff that are identified as the listening ear team who can support and signpost staff, if and when needed.

What people say about us:

“It genuinely is a pleasure to work at a school that listens to and takes on board the opinions and ideas of all staff to create a fantastic learning environment for all.”
Mr Haycock, Subject Leader for Business

“I’ve loved every second of working at the Grange School – I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else”
Mr Russell, Subject Leader for Drama and Head of Sixth Form

“I love working at the Grange – everyone is supportive and friendly and most of all we are like one big family”
Mrs Pomery, Student Welfare Support Assistant

“The teachers all treated my son as their own son - that is how much they cared. You have an amazing team at your school and I will be forever thankful for the support your teachers gave…… I will always remember how incredible the teachers at the Grange were.”
Parent of Year 11 student

“The Grange was my number one choice for Sixth Form. It’s hard not to notice the vast knowledge and passion that the teachers possess for their subjects and passionate teachers create interesting lessons which helps engage students.”
Emily J, Head Girl 2019/20

“The Grange is a school that really cares for their students and carries your best interests at heart. It possesses a warm paternalistic style, which is important as it makes you feel safe and valued. It’s certainly been a significant factor in my development so far and I am confident it will be the school that helps me to get to my next step.”
Mitchell R, Head Boy 2019/20

"It is always a pleasure interacting with the students and staff of the Grange School. The many projects I’ve been involved with have been well organised and have provided fantastic opportunity for the young people involved to extend their learning in an enterprising, thought provoking and challenging manner.”
Melvina Brown, Aylesbury Methodist Church

Arranging a visit to The Grange School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@grange.bucks.sch.uk.

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