The Willink is a successful and oversubscribed school with a strong international ethos, listed in the top ten non-selective schools in Berkshire in 2019. The school has 1250 students on roll including 220 in the Sixth Form, and is situated in a pleasant semi-rural setting south west of Reading.
We have experience and expertise in Initial Teacher Training and professional development and are a strategic partner to the Teaching School Hub Berkshire. The Willink is the lead school for the Mobius Maths Hub – a national centre for excellence in the teaching and leadership of mathematics education.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicants will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Further information can be found at www.homeoffice.gov.uk.
We currently have the following positions available at our school:
Teacher of Science (Biology)
- MPR/UPR Required ASAP
We require a committed colleague with a real passion for the provision of quality and imaginative teaching to join an experienced, supportive and high achieving Science Department Faculty. We specifically require a biologist.
We warmly welcome applications from ECTs looking for their first appointment as well as more experienced practitioners. As the lead school for the Möbius Maths Hub and regional centre for Teaching School Hub Berkshire, Willink can offer the successful candidate unrivalled professional development and subject leadership opportunities.
For further information please visit the school website or contact Mrs Kim Paonessa, HR, HR@willink.w-berks.sch.uk, Tel 0118 983 2030. For an informal conversation contact Head of Science, Ruth Kellaway firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date for final applications is Monday 18th December 2023, however we are likely to conduct interviews as early applications are received.
Teacher of English
- Full-time and Part-time
- MPR/UPR, Required ASAP
- Management Allowance (TLR) available for suitable candidate
We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, motivated and inspirational teacher to join our enthusiastic, ambitious, dynamic and very supportive English Faculty. The successful applicant will have the skills to motivate and engage staff and students, and to enrich the lives and learning experiences of our young people. The faculty teaches English Language and English Literature to A Level and opportunities to teach media are available. The role may include some English intervention teaching. A Management Allowance or supportive package is available for the right candidate.
For further information please visit the school website or contact Mrs Kim Paonessa, HR Administrator, email@example.com, Tel 0118 983 2030. For an informal conversation, please contact Head of English, Mrs Hayley Sayers firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for final applications is Thursday 30th November 2023, however we are likely to conduct interviews as early applications are received.
- 30 hours per week, term time only, plus 5 training days
- Salary scale E: full time salary £24,294 - £26,421
- (pro rata £16,697 - £18,159)
- Required ASAP
We require a Cover Supervisor to oversee classes of students aged 11-16 for which work has been set during the absence of the class teacher. The role will involve ensuring that the class is well managed and students work productively - also providing in class support when no cover is required. Other duties may include small group intervention. This role is an excellent opportunity for anyone wishing to gain further experience in a school environment as part of their career development and will offer invaluable experience to anyone wishing to pursue a career in teaching.
For further information please visit the school website or contact Mrs Kim Paonessa, HR Administrator, email@example.com, Tel 0118 983 2030. For an informal conversation contact Senior Cover Supervisor, Mrs Gill Rimes, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date for applications is Monday 18th December 2023, however we are likely to conduct interviews as applications are received.
- West Berkshire Grade - £12.03 per hour inclusive of holiday pay
- Casual contract
We are looking for enthusiastic, flexible and reliable people to support the examination process. No experience is needed as full training will be given. The main examination season is in May and June, which you will need to be available for. However, there will be other examinations requiring invigilators at other times during the academic year.
Hours and days will vary according to need but we are seeking those who can offer between two and seven hours per day, and are available from 8.30am and or up until approximately 3.30/4.00pm, up to 5 days per week. This role is for a casual contract. We aim to give everyone in the pool the opportunity to gain practical experience and to develop their skills and knowledge in the role. There will be no guaranteed minimum hours of work due to the nature of the role.
For further details, please contact Miss Jane Vause on 0118 983 2030 or email: email@example.com.
Previous applicants need not apply.
Learning Support Assistants
- Full or part time
- Term-time only, Starting asap
- The Post is based on Scale B of the West Berkshire pay scale. Salary £20,441-£20,812 FTE
We are looking for an enthusiastic, forward thinking and dedicated Learning Support Assistants to join our friendly team of LSAs. The ability to support literacy or modern foreign languages would be an advantage. We are looking for LSAs with flexibility, a keen interest or qualification in learning support and the desire to contribute to our school’s community. As a Teaching School we can offer the successful candidate excellent support and professional development.
For more information, please contact Mrs Kim Paonessa, HR Administrator, firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel 0118 983 2030. No CVs please.