Jobs and Recruitment

At Park House School we support working with the local community and therefore ask that if you feel you would like to be a part of the Park House Community, whether as a member of teaching staff, administration, or wish to offer yourself as a volunteer we would be pleased to hear from you.

We are looking for dynamic and enthusiastic individuals to work as part of the support team driving our outstanding provision for young people in the local area.
 
Please address all correspondence to recruitment@parkhouseschool.org

Ofsted recently stated that Park House was an ‘exceptional school’ and in February 2016 the Minister of State for Schools wrote to congratulate the school on sustained improvement in GCSE results which place us in the top 100 non-selective state schools in the country.

Park House is an outstanding and successful 11-18 mixed comprehensive school with approximately 1,000 students on roll and a Sixth Form of over 200. We have an excellent reputation in the area and enjoy well-motivated students and staff. The school is situated in a parkland setting on the edge of an area of outstanding natural beauty.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Teacher of English – September 2017

We are seeking to employ an enthusiastic and motivated Teacher of English. We would welcome applications from NQTs and qualified teachers who are keen to contribute to our creative and dynamic team. You will be required to teach KS3 and KS4 across all abilities. A genuine enthusiasm for working with young people in a cohesive, friendly and happy community is absolutely vital.

The successful candidate would be joining an outstanding and highly-motivated department, considered a model of good practice in the school community. Our exam results have been consistent and improving. In 2017, a 98% pass rate, with 83% of students achieving A*-C was achieved in English Language GCSE and in English Literature, a 99.3% pass rate, with 70.3% of students achieving A*-C. Our A-Level results paint a similar picture, with A-Level English Literature achieving 100% A*-C and A-Level English Language achieving 100% pass rate, with 69% of students achieving A*-C. Our department is experienced, supportive and focused on continuing to raise student attainment, working hard to ensure that all students achieve their potential.

We would also welcome early applications and offer the opportunity for applicants to start before September 2017.

Grade: NQT/TMS
For further information please contact: recruitment@parkhouseschool.org
Closing date: 27 April 2017

 

Head of Chemistry – September 2017

We are seeking to appoint an able and enthusiastic science specialist to teach at all levels through this successful Academy. This position would suit either an existing Head of Chemistry or an ambitious and successful science teacher who is keen to develop their leadership potential. A genuine enthusiasm for working with young people in a cohesive, friendly and happy community is absolutely vital, as is a willingness to participate in the organisation of school outings, field-trips and other extra-curricular activities.

Grade: TMS/UPS/TLR2
For further information please contact: recruitment@parkhouseschool.org
Closing date: 27 April 2017

 

Technicians:

 

Science: 22.5 hours per week – term time only

Salary: Grade B: £14,615 - £15,507 FTE (£7,465 - £7,921 pro rata)

 

Food Technology: 15 hours per week – term time only

Salary: Grade B: £14,615 - £15,507 FTE (£4,977 - £5,280 pro rata)

 

Part time technicians required to provide day to day technical support to ensure the smooth running of practical classes in Science and Food Technology.

For further information and an application form, please email recruitment@parkhouseschool.org

 

Minibus Drivers
The school has an ongoing requirement for minibus drivers. If you have spare time at the start or close of the school day at any time during the week and would like to join our growing team of minibus drivers please contact the school.  Our minibuses can be driven with an ordinary driving licence. Please email recruitment@parkhouseschool.org for more information.

Working within the community to deliver students to school on time

Brian joined Park House School back in 2011 utilising his qualified rugby coaching skills helping as a referee during school games, however today he is part of a fleet of minibus drivers that collect students from the outer areas.

Brian Minibus Driver

As a past HGV driver for the Police force and holding a PSV licence, Brian has a wealth of experience he can apply on a day to day basis providing a good service for the Park House School students.  As he says “seeing the children arrive a school on time and happy” is a satisfying aspects of his role as a minibus driver. 

The flexibility of his role at Park House School at the beginning and end of the school day enables Brian to uphold his other job as an estate manager, alongside being a School Governor, Scouts Leader and running the Duke of Edinburgh scheme at Park House. Brian is a core member of the local community who can share his experience in all aspects of his life with students as he builds a strong rapport where both trust and respect have been built. Brian is an enthusiastic member of the team.

 

Tony recently joined the Home School Transport Team at Park House School providing his mini bus driver services to the school community on a daily basis.

Tony Minibus Driver

Having worked at another local school and for Newbury Buses, his experience coupled with his MIDAS (Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme) membership for safer operation of minibuses and driving standards, Tony has settled in well and enjoys driving ‘CoCo’ (yes the minibuses all have a name!) and building a good rapport with the students.

Tony retired from the Royal Mail and now finds the hours (7–8:30am and 3:25 to 4:30pm) enable him to start the day early leaving plenty of time around these hours to pack in his hobbies of football, music and theatre.

Tony finds he role rewarding, “getting students to school on time” and complete as it enables start the day early and with purpose thus packing in much to fulfil both his role at Park House School and his hobbies.

If you would like to join Brian, Tony and the team at Park House School please contact recruitment@parkhouseschool.org requesting an application form. Alternatively, give Mark Hayes a call on 01635 579311.

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