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Brooke Weston Academy

Brooke Weston Academy is one of the top achieving schools in England and rated by Ofsted as Outstanding.

Led by Associate Principal Shaun Strydom, this innovative school leads the way in educational practices and sets the benchmark for our other Brooke Weston Trust schools.

It has a proud history of educating young people from Corby and Kettering since 1991 and the ideas and ethos pioneered at the academy have been recognised at a national level. Its examination results are regularly top of the local league tables.

Alongside academic achievement the academy also focuses on developing the whole person and seeks to offer many experiences both in and beyond the classroom. These opportunities help to instil in its students the qualities of confidence, respect, compassion, determination, teamwork and pride; all of which are essential in life and stand them in good stead for the years ahead.

Year on year 90% of students leaving Brooke Weston Academy go on to study at University or secure employment with further training opportunities.

In 2021 the Government announced that Brooke Weston Academy, which formerly operated a Teaching School Alliance, was designated as a Teaching School Hub, which will provide professional development and courses for teachers across Northamptonshire.

Latest Vacancy

  • Brooke Weston Academy

    Teacher of Social Science

    Start Date: 01/09/2022
    Close Date: 22/04/2022
    Full time, Permanent

    Our students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority groups and foster a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where people can be themselves.

    Job Title: Teacher of Social Science

    Location:  Brooke Weston Academy

    Salary: MPS/UPS  

    Start date: September 2022

    Hours per week / Weeks per year: Full time, Permanent

    About Brooke Weston Academy and the Teacher of Social Science role

    Brooke Weston Academy is unusual, and exceptional.  We are an innovative and ambitious 11-18 secondary Academy set in the heart of Corby.  We are committed to supporting and challenging our students to reach their full potential, inside and outside of the classroom.  Our school was founded 26 years ago in order to transform the education of young people in the community, and we have.  Yes, we are outstanding, driven by the needs of our students and our core values. We are never complacent and always restless to improve. 

    Our Academy was born out of the need for change, to be different and innovative; we were designed to be a laboratory of learning in an educational area of disadvantage.  We are valued within our community with almost 1000 students applying for the 180 places in year 7 this year. We are proud to be a high performing state comprehensive with a traditional curriculum but one which also highly values the arts, drama, sport and dance. The success of this vision led to the creation of the Brooke Weston Trust and the Northamptonshire Teaching School Hub with a mission to ‘go to the most difficult places and do good’. 

    We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspirational and motivated teacher of Social Science with a passion for their subject and the ability to enthuse and engage students. This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and motivated professional and would be suitable for the right candidate who wants to work in a leading Academy focussed on ensuring that all students achieve or exceed their potential.

    About Brooke Weston Trust

    Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.

    Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.

    We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.

    Our students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority groups and foster a work environment that is inclusive as well as diverse, where people can be themselves.

    To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us Guide.

    How to Apply

    If you think you can contribute in this role and to our organisation we welcome your application!

    Further details about the Academy, the above position and details of how to apply can be found on our website www.brookeweston.org or by telephoning 01536 396366.  Applications may be submitted in writing addressed to the Principal or electronically to Applications@brookeweston.org .

    Safer Recruitment

    Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

    A copy of the Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here - Safeguarding and Child Protection

    The Trusts position on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7 of the Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy - Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy

    Closing date: Friday 22nd April 2022

    Interviews: W/C 25th April 2022.

    Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

    The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. 

    Apply Here
  • Brooke Weston Academy

    Teacher of Spanish/French

    Start Date: 01/09/2022
    Close Date: 22/04/2022
    Full time, Permanent

    Our students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority groups and foster a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where people can be themselves.

    Job Title: Teacher of Spanish/French

    Location: Brooke Weston Academy

    Salary: MPS/UPS

    Hours per week / Weeks per year: Full time, Permanent

    About Brooke Weston Academy and French/Spanish Teacher role

    We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspirational and motivated teacher of French or Spanish with a passion for their subject and the ability to enthuse and engage students. This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and motivated professional and would be suitable for the right candidate who wants to work in a leading Academy focussed on ensuring that all students achieve or exceed their potential.  As a specialist you will play a pivotal role in the delivery of French / Spanish up to KS5.  If this role excites you, please get in touch, or even better, come and visit us. We want to hear from you. 

    Our Academy

    Brooke Weston Academy is unusual, and exceptional.  We are an innovative and ambitious 11-18 secondary Academy set in the heart of Corby.  We are committed to supporting and challenging our students to reach their full potential, inside and outside of the classroom.  Our school was founded 26 years ago in order to transform the education of young people in the community, and we have.  Yes, we are outstanding, driven by the needs of our students and our core values. We are never complacent and always restless to improve.  Our Academy was born out of the need for change, to be different and innovative; we were designed to be a laboratory of learning in an educational area of disadvantage.  We are valued within our community with almost 1000 students applying for the 180 places in year 7 this year. We are proud to be a high performing state comprehensive with a traditional curriculum but one which also highly values the arts, drama, sport and dance. The success of this vision led to the creation of the Brooke Weston Trust and the Northamptonshire Teaching School Hub with a mission to ‘go to the most difficult places and do good’. 

    About Brooke Weston Trust

    Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.

    Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.

    We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.

    To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us Guide.

    How to Apply

    If you think you can contribute in this role and to our organisation we welcome your application!

    Further details about the Academy, the above position and details of how to apply can be found on our website www.brookeweston.org or by telephoning 01536 396366.  Applications may be submitted in writing addressed to the Principal or electronically to Applications@brookeweston.org .

    Safer Recruitment

    Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

    A copy of the Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here - Safeguarding and Child Protection

    The Trusts position on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7 of the Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy - Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy

    Closing date: Noon, 22nd April 2022

    Interviews: w/c 25th April 2022

    Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

    The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

     

    Apply Here
  • Brooke Weston Academy

    Head of Science

    Start Date: 01/09/2022
    Close Date: 27/04/2022
    Full time, Permanent

    Our students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority groups and foster a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where people can be themselves.

    Job Title: Head of Science  

    Location: Brooke Weston Academy

    Salary: MPS / UPS + TLR (Leadership pay scale opportunity)

    Start date: September 2022

    Hours per week / Weeks per year: Full time, Permanent

    About Brooke Weston Academy and Head of Science role

    Brooke Weston Academy is unusual, and exceptional.  We are an innovative and ambitious 11-18 secondary Academy set in the heart of Corby.  We are committed to supporting and challenging our students to reach their full potential, inside and outside of the classroom.  Our school was founded 26 years ago in order to transform the education of young people in the community, and we have.  Yes, we are outstanding, driven by the needs of our students and our core values. We are never complacent and always restless to improve. 

    Our Academy was born out of the need for change, to be different and innovative; we were designed to be a laboratory of learning in an educational area of disadvantage.  We are valued within our community with almost 1000 students applying for the 180 places in year 7 this year. We are proud to be a high performing state comprehensive with a traditional curriculum but one which also highly values the arts, drama, sport and dance. The success of this vision led to the creation of the Brooke Weston Trust and the Northamptonshire Teaching School Hub with a mission to ‘go to the most difficult places and do good’. 

    We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspirational and motivated Head of Science with a passion for their subject and the ability to enthuse and engage students.  This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and motivated professional who wants to work in a leading Academy focussed on ensuring that all students achieve or exceed their potential.

    This post has leadership opportunities available for the right candidate.

    Additional Specific Responsibilities as part of the extended leadership team (ELT):

    • In particular, working with the Principal/Deputy/Assistant Principal:
    • Strategic direction
    • School discipline
    • Overall standards
    • Managing the Academy
    • To line and performance manage staff assigned to them by the Principal
    • Ensuring that, through a range of interventions, targeted students achieve at least the expected levels of progress, focussing on the convergence across the subjects and all key stages
    • To take the lead on a key strategic aspect(s) of the Academy’s work as agreed with the Principal/Head of School.

    About Brooke Weston Trust

    Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.

    Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.

    We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.

    Our students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority groups and foster a work environment that is inclusive as well as diverse, where people can be themselves.

    To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us Guide.

    How to Apply

    If you think you can contribute in this role and to our organisation we welcome your application!

    Further details about the Academy, the above position and details of how to apply can be found on our website www.brookeweston.org or by telephoning 01536 396366.  Applications may be submitted in writing addressed to the Principal or electronically to Applications@brookeweston.org .

    Safer Recruitment

    Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

    A copy of the Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here - Safeguarding and Child Protection

    The Trusts position on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7 of the Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy - Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy

    Closing date: Wednesday 27th April 2022

    Interviews: w/c 2nd May 2022

    Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

    The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. 

    Apply Here
  • Brooke Weston Academy

    Teacher of Computer Science

    Start Date: 01/09/2022
    Close Date: 22/04/2022
    Full time, Permanent

    Our students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority groups and foster a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where people can be themselves.

    Job Title: Teacher of Computer Science

    Location:  Brooke Weston Academy

    Salary: MPS/UPS  

    Start date: September 2022

    Hours per week / Weeks per year: Full time, Permanent

    About Brooke Weston Academy and the Computer Science Teacher role

    Brooke Weston Academy is unusual, and exceptional.  We are an innovative and ambitious 11-18 secondary Academy set in the heart of Corby.  We are committed to supporting and challenging our students to reach their full potential, inside and outside of the classroom.  Our school was founded 26 years ago in order to transform the education of young people in the community, and we have.  Yes, we are outstanding, driven by the needs of our students and our core values. We are never complacent and always restless to improve. 

    Our Academy was born out of the need for change, to be different and innovative; we were designed to be a laboratory of learning in an educational area of disadvantage.  We are valued within our community with almost 1000 students applying for the 180 places in year 7 this year. We are proud to be a high performing state comprehensive with a traditional curriculum but one which also highly values the arts, drama, sport and dance. The success of this vision led to the creation of the Brooke Weston Trust and the Northamptonshire Teaching School Hub with a mission to ‘go to the most difficult places and do good’. 

    We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspirational and motivated teacher of Computer Science with a passion for their subject and the ability to enthuse and engage students. This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and motivated professional and would be suitable for the right candidate who wants to work in a leading Academy focussed on ensuring that all students achieve or exceed their potential.

    About Brooke Weston Trust

    Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.

    Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.

    We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.

    Our students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority groups and foster a work environment that is inclusive as well as diverse, where people can be themselves.

    To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us Guide.

    How to Apply

    If you think you can contribute in this role and to our organisation we welcome your application!

    Further details about the Academy, the above position and details of how to apply can be found on our website www.brookeweston.org or by telephoning 01536 396366.  Applications may be submitted in writing addressed to the Principal or electronically to Applications@brookeweston.org .

    Safer Recruitment

    Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

    A copy of the Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here - Safeguarding and Child Protection

    The Trusts position on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7 of the Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy - Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy

    Closing date: Friday 22nd April 2022

    Interviews: W/C 25th April 2022.

    Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

    The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. 

     

    Apply Here
  • Brooke Weston Academy

    Teacher of English (Maternity Cover)

    Start Date: 01/09/2022
    Close Date: 25/04/2022
    Full time, Maternity Cover

    Our students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority groups and foster a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where people can be themselves.

    Job Title: Teacher of English (Maternity Cover)

    Location:  Brooke Weston Academy

    Salary: MPS/UPS  

    Start date: September 2022

    Hours per week / Weeks per year: Full time, fixed term for 1 year or until the substantive post-holder returns, whichever is soonest. 

    About Brooke Weston Academy and the English Teacher role

    Brooke Weston Academy is unusual, and exceptional.  We are an innovative and ambitious 11-18 secondary Academy set in the heart of Corby.  We are committed to supporting and challenging our students to reach their full potential, inside and outside of the classroom.  Our school was founded 26 years ago in order to transform the education of young people in the community, and we have.  Yes, we are outstanding, driven by the needs of our students and our core values. We are never complacent and always restless to improve. 

    Our Academy was born out of the need for change, to be different and innovative; we were designed to be a laboratory of learning in an educational area of disadvantage.  We are valued within our community with almost 1000 students applying for the 180 places in year 7 this year. We are proud to be a high performing state comprehensive with a traditional curriculum but one which also highly values the arts, drama, sport and dance. The success of this vision led to the creation of the Brooke Weston Trust and the Northamptonshire Teaching School Hub with a mission to ‘go to the most difficult places and do good’. 

    We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspirational and motivated teacher of English with a passion for their subject and the ability to enthuse and engage students. This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and motivated professional and would be suitable for the right candidate who wants to work in a leading Academy focussed on ensuring that all students achieve or exceed their potential. This post is a maternity cover post for 1 year, or until the substantive post-holder returns (whichever is soonest).

    About Brooke Weston Trust

    Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.

    Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.

    We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.

    Our students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority groups and foster a work environment that is inclusive as well as diverse, where people can be themselves.

    To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us Guide.

    How to Apply

    If you think you can contribute in this role and to our organisation we welcome your application!

    Further details about the Academy, the above position and details of how to apply can be found on our website www.brookeweston.org or by telephoning 01536 396366.  Applications may be submitted in writing addressed to the Principal or electronically to Applications@brookeweston.org .

    Safer Recruitment

    Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

    A copy of the Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here - Safeguarding and Child Protection

    The Trusts position on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7 of the Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy - Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy

    Closing date: Monday 25th April 2022

    Interviews: W/C 2nd May 2022.

    Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

    The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. 

     

    Apply Here
Associate Principal

Shaun Strydom

Brooke Weston Academy
Coomb Road, Great Oakley, Corby, Northants. NN18 8LA

T 01536 396366
E enquiries@brookeweston.org

Associate Principal
Shaun Strydom

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