Charters School is a very heavily over-subscribed 11-18 Comprehensive Academy School with 1700 students on roll (including 470+ 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 have the following vacancies:

SENCO

TLR5 - £9473  Required for September 2018

Charters School is seeking to appoint an experienced and dynamic SENCO to lead and manage the support for students with Special Educational Needs across the school. You will guide and motivate a successful and experienced team of staff. The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher with experience of supporting students with Special Educational Needs and a deep understanding of a range of needs. You will share the school’s vision and be central to the development and implementation of successful teaching and learning strategies for our SEND students to ensure the best outcomes.

  • Click here for Job Description and Accountabilites and Click here for Charters Candidate Information
  • Click here to download a teaching application form
  • Please send your completed application form and a letter of application by email to: Richard Pilgrim, Co-Headteacher  c/o email: recruitment@chartersschool.org.uk 
  • Please note that applications will be considered as they arrive.  Charters School reserves the right to make an appointment prior to the closing date.
  • If you would like to discuss this vacancy or to visit Charters, please contact Alison Coates, by emailing recruitment@chartersschool.org.uk

Teacher of Art/Design

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified and motivated Teacher of Art and Design from September 2018. You will have a passion for the subject and be required to teach KS3 and KS4. The ability or willingness to offer, with training, some teaching of Design Technology at KS3 would be expected. The successful candidate will be committed to promoting learning, have high expectations of all students’ achievement and will approach the job with enthusiasm. You must have Qualified Teacher Status in the UK, or an equivalent overseas qualification with UK teaching experience. Applications from Newly Qualified Teachers due to qualify this summer are welcomed. The school and faculty offer a comprehensive induction programme, excellent opportunities for promotion and supporting staff.

  • We are happy to consider applications from a NQT or a more experienced teacher. 
  • To download an application form click here
  • Please click here to download the Candidate Information document, and click here for the Person Specification (job accountabilities) for Teacher of Art/Design.
  • To apply:  send your completed application form and a letter of application by email to: Richard Pilgrim, Co-Headteacher by email c/o: recruitment@chartersschool.org.uk.
  • Please note that applications will be considered as they arrive and interviews arranged accordingly. 

KS3 Coordinator of Design Technology

TLR1 - £2666 - Required for September 2018 

We are seeking to appoint a KS3 Coordinator of Design Technology (Graphic Products & Resistant Materials) from September 2018, who will be required to teach across Key Stages 3-5.  The successful candidate will be committed to promoting learning, have high expectations of all students’ achievement and will approach the job with enthusiasm. You must have Qualified Teacher Status in the UK, or an equivalent overseas qualification with UK teaching experience. The school and faculty offer a comprehensive induction programme, excellent opportunities for promotion and supporting staff. 

Teacher of Computing

Required September 2018

Main Scale Post/possible TLR (£2666)

We seek to appoint an enthusiastic and highly committed teacher to join our strong, dynamic and well-resourced faculty.  Experience of teaching ICT and Computer Science at KS3 and KS4 is necessary.  Experience of teaching these subjects at Level 3 would be an advantage.  Successful candidates are likely to be required to teach a second subject, preferably lower school mathematics.  The post would be appropriate for an NQT or a more experienced teacher.  A TLR for the role of Computing Key Stage 3 coordinator would be available for a suitably experienced candidate.

  • We are happy to consider applications from a NQT or a more experienced teacher. 
  • To download an application form click here
  • Please click here to download the Candidate Information document, click here for the Person Specification (job accountabilities) for Teacher of Computing
  • To apply:  send your completed application form and a letter of application by email to: Richard Pilgrim, Co-Headteacher by email c/o: recruitment@chartersschool.org.uk.
  • Closing date: 9 am on Wednesday 23 May  2018
    Interview date: Friday 25 May 2018
    Please note that applications will be considered as they arrive and interviews arranged accordingly. 

 

Teacher of French and Spanish

Required for September 2018 - Main Scale Post 

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 French and Spanish to Key Stage 4 throughout the ability range, and either French or Spanish at Key Stage 5.

 

Teacher of Physics/Chemistry - Science

Required for September 2018 - Main Scale Post 

Charters School Science Department is looking to appoint an exciting and innovative teacher of Physics/Chemistry to join our friendly, dynamic and collaborative department.  We need you to have a love of teaching and of science, 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.

 

Teacher of Mathematics

Required for September 2018 - Main Scale Post 

Charters School Mathematics department is looking to appoint an exciting and innovative teacher of mathematics. You will be joining a friendly, fun loving department at the start of what will be a very exciting time as we move into our newly designed building.  We need you to have a love of teaching and mathematics, 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 and develops mathematically.  

The school offers excellent promotion prospects and a comprehensive induction programme and in-house CPD programme.  Priority admission of children of successful applicants applies for this subject.

Foreign Language Assistant  

We are looking for a French Language Assistant, for the next school year: for 7 hours per week, from October to May 2018.

We would like a French native speaker to conduct one-to-one and small group speaking classes with our Sixth Form students to prepare them for the A level exams, and occasionally for GCSE students.  This will include preparation and conducting mock examinations.  

Full training and guidance will be given.  

To apply please complete the Associate Staff application form (click here to download) and email to: recruitment@chartersschool.org.uk
 

Applying for Teaching Staff Vacancies

If you are interested in applying for a teaching vacancy please send your completed application form (click here to download) and a letter of application by email to the Co-Headteachers: c/o Alison Coates: recruitment@chartersschool.org.uk

Applying for Associate Staff Vacancies

If you are interested in applying for an Associate Staff vacancy 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.