HARLINGTON UPPER SCHOOL

    Vacancies

    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 1200 students in the school, including approx 270 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 would like to be added to our vacancy mailing list, please email hjones@harlington.org, giving your name, email address and indicating whether you are interested in teaching or non teaching positions or both.

    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 hjones@harlington.org  or by post to Mrs H Jones. 

    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 Declaration of Criminal Record form which should be completed and brought to interview.

     

    Teaching Vacancies

     

    Teacher of English and Media

    Main Pay Scale.  Would also suit an ECT

    Closing date:  Friday 21st January 2022 at 8am. 

    We seek a highly motivated and energetic Teacher of English and Media to join our successful school, after Easter or in September 2022.

    We are a successful and high-achieving upper school based in a unique location, in the heart of rural Bedfordshire, with excellent transport links.  We are situated one mile from the M1 and within walking distance to a train station with routes to London and the Midlands.

    The role would suit either an established teacher or an ECT. 

    If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and joining our team, please complete the application form on our website and submit this, along with a letter detailing your suitability for the role to Helena Jones, Headteacher’s PA/HR Manager hjones@harlington.org    We look forward to hearing from you!

     

    Early applications are welcomed and we reserve the right to interview early should a suitable candidate apply.

     

    No agencies please.

    teacher of english and media job description

    teacher application form

     

     

    Non Teaching Vacancies

     

    Science Laboratory Technician

    Term time only (plus five training days),

    35 hours per week

    NJC Grade 2B (points 3-5)

    Salary: £18,562 to £19,312 (pro-rata)

    Actual salary for 35 hours per week: £15,220 - £15,835

    We are seeking a Science Laboratory Technician to support the Science Department in the day-to-day delivery of lessons.   The successful applicant will be responsible for setting up equipment in classrooms and in examinations, and safely maintaining equipment and supplies.

    We are a successful and high-achieving upper school based in a unique location, in the heart of rural Bedfordshire, with excellent transport links.  We are situated one mile from the M1 and within walking distance to a train station with routes to London and the Midlands.

    If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please complete the application form on our website and submit this, along with a letter detailing your suitability for the role to Helena Jones, Headteacher’s PA/HR Manager hjones@harlington.org

    Closing date: Wednesday 26th January 2022

    Early applications are welcomed and we reserve the right to interview early should a suitable candidate apply.

    No agencies please

    science laboratory technician job description

    non teaching application form

     

    DT Technician

    Term time only (plus five training days) 30 hours per week

    NJC Level 2B, Points 3 to 5

    £18,562 - £19,312 pro rata.

    Actual salary:  £13,047 - £13,574.

    We are looking to appoint a Design Technology Technician to support the needs of our students during practical lessons, under the instruction/guidance of the teacher.  This will include ensuring that equipment and materials are prepared, managing resources, and providing flexible support to the department. 

    What makes Harlington Upper School special is the real sense of community that you can see and sense as you walk around the school. Each individual child is important to us, and our expectation is that all our students will develop and grow as young people as they make their journey as part of our community. The quality of teaching is strong, and our staff are talented, caring and dedicated.

    If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please complete the application form on our website and submit this, along with a letter detailing your suitability for the role to Helena Jones, Headteacher’s PA/HR Manager hjones@harlington.org

    Closing date: Monday 24th January 2022  at 8am

    Early applications are welcomed and we reserve the right to interview early should a suitable candidate apply.

    No agencies please.

    DT technician job description

    non teaching application form

     

    Academic Assistant To Heads Of Sixth Form and Cover Manager

    NJC Level 4A, Points 11-15

    £21,748 – £23,541 pro rata.

    Actual salary for 37 hours per week, term time plus five training days, and 5 additional days:  £19,353 – £20,949

    An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an Academic Assistant to the Heads of Sixth Form, Cover Manager to join our team.  The successful candidate will coordinate cover for staff absence, and provide support to the Head of Year 12 and 13 and the Sixth Form team. 

    Full details of this role can be found in the job description.  This role is 37 hours per week, term time only (plus five training days, and 5 additional days).  Because the duties are essential to a smooth start to the school day, the postholder must be able to start at 7.30 a.m., finishing at 3.30 pm (3.00 pm on Friday).

    We are a successful and high-achieving upper school based in a unique location, in the heart of rural Bedfordshire, with excellent transport links.  We are situated one mile from the M1 and within walking distance to a train station with routes to London and the Midlands.

    If you are interested in this exciting new opportunity, please complete the application form on our website and submit this, along with a letter detailing your suitability for the role to Helena Jones, Headteacher’s PA/HR Manager hjones@harlington.org

    Closing date: Monday 24th January 2022 at 8am

    Early applications are welcomed and we reserve the right to interview early should a suitable candidate apply.

    No agencies please.

    academic assistant to heads of sixth form and cover manager job description

    non teaching application form

     

    Data Manager and Timetabler

    Salary: NJC Level 4E, points 17 - 22 (£24,491 - £26,511).

    This salary will be paid on a pro-rata basis to reflect term time plus 5 training days and 5 additional days to be worked over the Exams results period.  

    (Actual salary for 37 hours per week: (Actual salary £21,794 - £24,063)

    Closing date: Wednesday 19th January 2022 at 8am

    We are hiring!  An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Data Manager and Timetabler, based at Harlington Upper School. 

    The successful candidate will be responsible for the management, organisation and smooth running of all processes in connection with data, assessment and the school’s management information systems. 

    Experience of working with databases, and a having a high level of accuracy is essential to this interesting and varied role.  If you have excellent IT skills, then we would love to hear from you!

    Benefits include school holidays and working in our excellent rural location.

    We are a successful and high-achieving upper school based in a unique location, in the heart of rural Bedfordshire, with excellent transport links.  We are situated one mile from the M1 and within walking distance to a train station with routes to London and the Midlands.

    If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and joining our team, please complete the application form on our website and submit this, along with a letter detailing your suitability for the role to Helena Jones, Headteacher’s PA/HR Manager hjones@harlington.org    We look forward to hearing from you!

     

    Early applications are welcomed and we reserve the right to interview early should a suitable candidate apply.

     

    No agencies please.

    data manager and timetabler job description

    non-teaching application form

     

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