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Head of Sixth Form
  • Employer: Brakenhale School
  • Reference: Sec/21/144335
  • Published: Mon 01/03/2021, 10:20 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 30/04/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: MPS/UPR plus TLR 1a
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Brakenhale School, Rectory Lane, Bracknell, Berkshire

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Head of Sixth Form

The Brakenhale School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  It is essential that all members of staff and volunteers share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for all posts.  

This is an incredibly exciting time for Brakenhale School now we have moved into our new building in January 2020.  We have worked hard to create a dynamic learning environment under the direction of the Headteacher, Jane Coley. Brakenhale School is a significantly oversubscribed, high performing 11-18 secondary school with a strong commitment to high standards for students and staff.  We are a community focused school, with a firm commitment to providing professional development opportunities for our staff and a passionate belief that every student in our school matters.  

Brakenhale School is an Academy which is part of the successful Greenshaw Learning Trust, and this move has only continued to support the rapid progression of the school.  

Ofsted Rating

We are Ofsted Outstanding in three categories; Leadership and Management, Personal Safety and Behaviour and our Post 16 Provision and Good overall. We are incredibly proud to be the local secondary school of choice for the fifth year running with over 550 preferences for 210 places for September 2021.  


We have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Sixth Form to join our team. This position is full time. We are looking for an experienced candidate who can teach across KS3, 4 and 5 and has previous middle leader experience.  You will be joining a supportive and dynamic learning environment with an experienced team, who have both a history of leadership and a diverse range of responsibilities and expertise. The new build is evident via the interactive classrooms, spacious work room and resources. We are proud of our strong KS4 and 5 results and are seeking to grow our cohort further at A-level, offering exciting opportunities for subject development. There will be support and development available for the right applicant.

Why work at Brakenhale?

We believe staff welfare is a key part of our ethos and have a wide range of incentives to support staff and ensure they are valued.  These incentives include:

  • Extensive CPD programmes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Wellness Weeks
  • Onsite Gym 
  • Supportive maternity package
  • Excellent pension and life insurance package
  • My Gym discounts and My Healthcare discounts
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Voluntary Healthcare cash back plan
  • ***Coming soon*** Car leasing scheme

If you feel you have the qualities to join the Headteacher and the Senior Leadership Team we would love to hear from you.  Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please contact the HR Department, on 01344 423041 to arrange a time to come and meet us or talk to the Headteacher before interview.  

Please note that all applications will be considered upon receipt of a completed application form and statement of suitability.  Applications will be reviewed as received.  For further information regarding this post or the school and to download an application form please see