Charters School is a very heavily over-subscribed 11-18 Comprehensive Academy School with 1700 students on roll (including 400+ in the Sixth Form) located in Sunningdale. It has been graded an “outstanding” school on two successive occasions and is a dynamic, high-achieving secondary school where students are polite, motivated to succeed and enjoy their education.  

Charters School has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and for ensuring that they are protected from harm. Positions are subject to an Enhanced DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service). Charters School is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

We currently have the following vacancies:

Subject Leader - French

Required for April or September 2019

We are seeking a well-qualified and enthusiastic Subject Leader - French for our MFL Faculty which has a very good record of success throughout the age and ability range. 

The successful candidate will be committed to promoting learning, have high expectations of all students’ achievement and will approach the job with enthusiasm.   The school offers excellent promotion prospect, a comprehensive induction programme and in-house CPD programme.   MFL is a highly popular and respected subject and this is an exciting opportunity for an inspiring candidate to join this successful school

To download an application form click here,  for a candidate information document please click here and for job description please click here.   

Send your completed application form and a letter of application by email to: Richard Pilgrim, Headteacher - recruitment@chartersschool.org.uk

  • Closing date for applications: 9 am Monday 12 November 2018
  • Interviews to take place: w/c 19 November 2018

Please note applications will be considered immediately upon receipt and we reserve the right to make an appointment prior to the deadline.

 

Teacher of Physical Education

Main Scale Post (Required January 2019)

Charters School PE department is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, well-qualified and highly committed teacher to join our strong, dynamic and well-resourced Faculty.  You will be joining a friendly, fun loving department and we need you to have a love of teaching, a willingness to trial new ideas and be a team player who puts the good of the students at the heart of all that you do.  You will be passionate about ensuring every student meets their potential.   The ability to teach a second subject would be an advantage.

The PE Faculty at Charters offers both GCSE PE and technical qualifications in Sport in KS4, and AS and A2 PE and BTEC Sport at KS5.  Students also have the opportunity to take part in the Young Apprentice programme, Sports Leaders UK awards and coaching qualifications.

Charters School has excellent facilities including a Sports Hall, two Dance Studios, Health & Fitness Suite, Astroturf, Tennis and Netball Courts and extensive playing fields, plus dedicated PE/ICT Classrooms and plans for a new Leisure Centre on-site are being finalised.

The post would be appropriate for an NQT or a more experienced teacher and there is the possibility of a TLR for a suitably experienced candidate.

This role may be a temporary or permanent post dependant on candidate suitability.

To download Candidate Information please click here, for the Job Accountabilities please click here and for a copy of the Application Form, please click here.

Please send your completed application form and a letter of application by email to: Richard Pilgrim, Headteacher:  Email: recruitment@chartersschool.org.uk

  • Please note: if you would like to apply - we are looking to interview before half-term
  • Deadline for applications: 9 am on Wednesday 17 October 2018
  • Interview date: Friday 19 October 2018 
 

Teacher of French and Spanish

Required for April 2019

We are seeking a well-qualified and enthusiastic Teacher of French and Spanish for our MFL Faculty which has a very good record of success throughout the age and ability range.  The successful applicant should be able to offer Spanish to KS3, French to at least the end of KS4 and one of these languages at KS5.

The successful candidate will be committed to promoting learning, have high expectations of all students’ achievement and will approach the job with enthusiasm.

The school offers excellent promotion prospects and a comprehensive induction programme and in-house CPD programme.   MFL is a highly popular and respected subject and this is an exciting opportunity for an inspiring candidate to join this successful school.

To download candidate information please click here, for a person specification please click here and for a please click here for a copy of the application form.

Please send your completed application form and a letter of application by email to: Richard Pilgrim, Headteacher, Email: recruitment@chartersschool.org.uk

  • Closing date for applications: 9 am Monday 12 November 2018
  • Interviews to take place: w/c 19 November 2018

Please note applications will be considered immediately upon receipt and we reserve the right to make an appointment prior to the deadline.

 

REPROGRAPHICS TECHNICIAN - PART-TIME

We are seeking to appoint motivated and enthusiastic Reprographics Technicians to join our Associate Staff team.
 
The successful candidates will have proven organisational and time management skills and will take responsibility for the Reprographics room on a daily basis, providing an efficient and friendly service to all staff. You will have a keen eye for detail and the ability to proof-read and present documents to a high standard.  
 
Experience not essential as full training will be provided.
 
Hours of work and working pattern to be discussed at interview.  We anticipate appointing 2 part-time technicians to cover the working week.  The posts are term time only plus up to 5 days in school holidays, to be negotiated.
 
Salary will be dependent on hours agreed, Scale 4, Pt 18 (FTE £20,285) 
 

DEPUTY MIS MANAGER

Are you an advanced Excel user and interested in analysing data and number crunching?  
We are seeking an energetic, creative and focused individual who has proven specialist knowledge and experience using Excel to produce whole school and departmental data analysis to help drive school improvement.  

Preferably educated to degree level or equivalent, you will have excellent communication skills and the attention to detail to ensure all data presented is accurate and informative.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Monday 15 October 2018
Interviews are scheduled for: Thursday 18 and Friday 19 October 2018
Anticipated start date: November 2018
Working Hours: part time, 25 hours per week by arrangement, term time only + 5 additional days.  There will be the necessity to work 3 of the 5 days during the Summer school holidays to analyse exam results data.  This will be discussed at interview.

Salary: Grade 6, FTE £25656, actual salary £15026 - This is subject to evaluation 
Full Job Accountabilities are available to download here. To apply please complete an application form (see below) and send along with a letter of application by email to recruitment@chartersschool.org.uk for the attention of Mrs Jan Riggs.

PASTORAL SUPPORT ADMINISTRATOR – required ASAP

Working closely with the Heads of Year and Attendance Officer, the successful applicant will help to ensure high standards of student attendance and behaviour are achieved.  In addition, you will provide administrative support to the Heads of Year and will liaise directly with students, parents and other staff.  You must have excellent communication skills and be proactive in every aspect of student welfare and behaviour.  You may on occasions be called upon to mediate and resolve low level issues at the request of the Head of Year or Senior Leadership Team (SLT).

The post is Grade 4, Pt 18, 37 hours per week, term time only plus 5 days.
Actual salary: £17,584 per annum (FTE £20,285).  Draft Job Accountabilities are available to download here.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Monday 15 October 2018, with interviews likely to be held Thursday 18 and Friday 19 October.
To apply please complete an application form (see below) and send along with a letter of application by email to recruitment@chartersschool.org.uk for the attention of Mrs Jan Riggs.

Applying for Teaching Staff Vacancies

If you are interested in applying for a teaching position, please send your completed application form (click here to download) and a letter of application by email to Richard Pilgrim, Headteacher c/o recruitment@chartersschool.org.uk

Applying for Associate Staff Vacancies

If you are interested in applying for an Associate Staff position, please download an application form by clicking here and send it along with a letter of application by email to recruitment@chartersschool.org.uk

Volunteer Staff

If you are interested in volunteering some of your time either on a regular or ad hoc basis please email the school, with an indication of your skills and area of interest.  To date volunteers have been used in the School Shop, the School Library, helping with database maintenance and within various Faculties.For more information click here to be taken to Charters Friends: volunteer or  Email:recruitment@chartersschool.org.uk

Priority Places for Staff Children

The Charters School Admissions Policy for entry in September 2018 includes a category of admission relating to the children of staff, who may be given priority in the allocation of student places at the school if either of the following criteria are met:

  • Where the member of staff has been employed at the school for two or more years at the time at which the application for admission to the school is made; and/or
  • The member of staff is recruited to fill a vacant post for which there is a demonstrable skills shortage*

*The first Full Governing Body meeting in each academic year will receive information from the Co-Headteachers about the current subject or skills shortage.  For admission in September 2017, the subjects listed are: The EBACC Subjects: Mathematics, English, Science, Modern Foreign Languages and Humanities.

Moving into the Area

If you are considering moving into the area as a member of staff, do not be put off by the house prices in the immediate vicinity.  Most of our teaching staff live outside of catchment with the most popular locations being Bracknell, Camberley, Farnborough, Reading, Windsor and Wokingham.  Check out this link to Right Move to compare prices.  You may also like to look at Genesis Housing Association website which offers accommodation options. 

All areas are well provided for with good shopping and leisure facilities and excellent transport links.  Bracknell, which has lagged behind, is the subject of an overdue but now exciting redevelopment which will bring the next generation of shopping and leisure destinations to the town centre. To find out more please click here.