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      Harlington Upper School is a large, successful upper school with a strong local reputation for high levels of student achievement. The school was established in 1974 and has sustained very good levels of performance for many years. Our Ofsted inspection of October 2013 confirmed that we are a good school with many strengths. We are now poised and ready to grow our already successful school into an outstanding one. 

      We have a unique location in Central Bedfordshire. We are placed in the heart of a rural environment but have strong urban links. Harlington is one mile from junction 12 of the M1 and has a train station with commuter routes to London and the Midlands. 

      There are currently approximately 1240 students in the school, including 310 in the sixth-form. Students join the school in year 9 after attending one of three main feeder middle schools. 

      Our priorities for improvement are focused firmly on developing teaching, learning within a developmental and supportive environment.

      If you wish to apply to a vacancy, please complete an application form (available from the links below) and submit with a brief letter of application either by email to enquiries@harlington.org or by post to Mrs M Cook. Please telephone 01525 755100 if you need further information.

      Harlington Upper School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

      Posts working with either children and/or vulnerable adults will be subject to the disclosure of criminal records.

      Please click here for a DBS form which should be completed and brought to interview.


      Teaching Vacancies

      Click here for Teacher Application Form   Click here for Teacher Application Guidelines


      Teacher of History 

      Full or Part Time
      For April 2019 or earlier

      A well qualified and enthusiastic full or part time teacher of History is required for April 2019 (or earlier) to join a successful and dedicated department.  The History department is committed to providing high quality teaching and learning for all students.  This is therefore an ideal opportunity for an NQT or an experienced teacher wishing to develop further in a friendly and positive environment.

      Please click here for Teacher of History Details

      Closing Date: Tuesday 15 January 2019


      Teacher of Music (Maternity Cover)

      Part Time (0.8)
      For March 2019

      A well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher of Music is required for Maternity Cover for March 2019 to join a successful and dedicated department.  The Music department is committed to providing high quality teaching and learning for all students.  

      The successful applicant should be qualified to teach at KS3, GCSE and A level.  Proficient keyboard skills would be advantageous.  They should be enthusiastic about the teaching of music and show a willingness to participate in and contribute to the development of music in the extended curriculum.

      Please click here for Teacher of Music Details

      Closing Date: Tuesday 15 January 2019


      Non Teaching Vacancies

      Click here for Non Teaching Application Form      Click here for Non Teaching Application Guidelines


      Learning Supervisor

      30 Hours per week
      Salary: NJC Level 3D £18,870 - £20,541
                  (Actual Salary £13,264 - £14,438) 

      We are looking to appoint a Learning Supervisor whose role will be to cover lessons in a teacher’s absence.  This is a very important role in the school, helping young people to maximise their potential and supporting the school community as a whole.  This post may be suitable for someone with an interest in developing a career in school or as the first steps to a career in teaching.

      Please click here for Learning Supervisor Details

      Closing Date: Friday 4 January 2019


      Our vacancies can also be found on MyNewTerm

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