Latest Vacancies

Listed below are the current vacancies within the School.

The Milton Keynes Academy is a co-educational, non-selective secondary school for students aged 11-18. We are a member of the Creative Education Trust, a charity and multi-academy trust with a network of non-selective primary and secondary state schools. Together, we work to empower young people with the knowledge, skills and creativity they need to succeed in school and in life.

Our proactive approach to developing positive outcomes for our students has been recognised by Ofsted, who confirmed once again in November 2017 that we are a good school. We believe that our academy exists for its children and for our community. Our ethos of high expectations emphasises traditional core values of good behaviour, honesty and mutual respect.

Our curriculum is broad and balanced supporting students to achieve in both academic and vocational qualifications. Teachers are committed, talented and passionate about delivering an engaging education. The school day starts at 8:45am and formal lessons end at 3:00pm. Beyond the classroom, students have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of extra-curricular activities.

The Milton Keynes Academy is architecturally inspiring, boasting truly outstanding facilities and cutting edge resources. In 2018, a significant financial investment has provided a spacious restaurant, a further suite of science laboratories and a gym.

The Milton Keynes Academy is a nurturing school where students are happy to learn. We care for our students when they need support, and celebrate with them when they succeed. There is a growing sixth form; with an increasingly ambitious student body.

We harness the expertise of employers and local higher and further educational institutions to ensure that our students are aware of the diverse career paths available and have the employability skills to be successful in their next steps.

By choosing to come to The Milton Keynes Academy, you will be joining a team of professionals that are highly valued. We will provide you with care, support and a comprehensive induction bespoke to your individual needs. We invest in our staff by providing professional development opportunities in order to nurture outstanding teachers and leaders of the future.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and any successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

All applications can be sent to us by email on careers@miltonkeynesacademy.org.uk or by post to The Milton Keynes Academy, Fulwoods Drive, Milton Keynes, MK6 5LA.

Prospective Candidates

The Milton Keynes Academy continually seeks to recruit high calibre professionals to join us and support our students to achieve their potential. If there is not a vacancy advertised here which is suitable to your skill set, we would invite you to send us a letter of interest outlining your career history and stating which specialist area you believe you would be a suitable candidate for. To submit an expression of interest, please use the e-mail address above.

Teaching Posts

  • Teacher of Design and Technology / Resistant Material

    Teacher of Design and Technology / Resistant Material

    Teacher of Design and Technology / Resistant Materials

    Salary: Mainscale / Upper Pay Range

    Employer: The Milton Keynes Academy

    Location: Milton Keynes

    Contract Type: Full-time

    Contract Term: Permanent

    Start Date: January 2020

    Closing Date: 24 September 2019

    Interview Date: Week commencing 30 September 2019

    The Milton Keynes Academy

    Fulwoods Drive

    Leadenhall

    Milton Keynes

    MK6 5L

    Principal: Fiona Seddon

    Tel: 01908 341700

    Website: www.miltonkeynesacademy.co.uk

    The Milton Keynes Academy are currently seeking a talented and engaging Teacher of Design and Technology / Resistant Materials to join our team.

    The successful applicant will hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), have a proven track record of successful teaching across different key stages and believe that all pupils will succeed in their study of Design Technology / Resistant Materials. This post is suitable for an experienced teacher looking for an exciting, fresh opportunity or a newly qualified teacher looking for their first teaching role.

    The Milton Keynes Academy is an Academy with strong links in the community. Our Academy is underpinned by an ethos based on raising aspirations and raising achievement, so that we realise our mission of providing opportunities for everyone. We are relentless in our pursuit of high standards and excellence and emphasise traditional core values of good behaviour, honesty and mutual respect.

    We are a vibrant Academy (Ofsted judgement Good November 2017) with outstanding facilities. We cater for 1400 pupils aged 11-19 and welcome pupils of all abilities. We are a member of the Creative Education Trust (CET), which marks a new phase on our journey and will further strengthen the Academy on our pursuit to Outstanding. Further information about CET can be found on their website at http://www.creativeeducationtrust.org.uk/

    The Design Technology rooms are housed within the specialist Art & Design village where all classrooms have an Interactive White Board, desktop computer and a visualiser enabling you to deliver engaging lessons. Outside of the classrooms we have computer suites that can also be utilised. The working environment is excellent and innovative in design with very well resourced work areas. Student success and displays of work are prominent. Furthermore, you will benefit from a highly organised curriculum plan where all lessons are planned and stored on the Academy's online curriculum, Moodle and Sharepoint.

    You will be a highly skilled and enthusiastic Resistant Materials practitioner with a track record of delivering good lessons, securing progress for every student. We have a willing and engaged student body who want to enjoy the best Technology experiences.

    You will shape and form the delivery of the curriculum that links the subject to the real world. The integrated Art and Technology departments are keen to teach transferable skills that can prepare students for adult life, and develop opportunities for students to experience potential career opportunities.

    This is an outstanding opportunity to shape the development of a brand new Design and Technology curriculum, with the potential to introduce an A Level course in 2020. The facilities are exemplary in our smart new building with dedicated workshops, materials preparation areas and excellent ICT suites.

    You will be stepping into a department of seven teachers with a range of skills and abilities, managed by a Head of Art & Design who is supported by a Deputy. Additionally, we have two technicians supporting the various disciplines within the department.

    From the moment you join us you will feel welcomed and supported by an experienced and varied team, who are wholly focused on teaching and learning. As part of your induction into the Academy and the Art and Design department, you will be well supported through a comprehensive programme of induction, training and coaching to ensure you continue to develop as a teacher.

    If you are a talented professional with passion, commitment and resilience, and if you are driven to make a difference to the lives and futures of young people, we would like to hear from you. Please contact Keith Cromwell, Head of Art & Design for more information on 01908 341700 or email us at careers@miltonkeynesacademy.co.uk

    Thank you for your interest in working at The Milton Keynes Academy. Further details and an application form can be found on our website at www.miltonkeynesacademy.co.uk

    The Milton Keynes Academy and Creative Education Trust are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and Induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the academy on its behalf.

    Downloads

    Job Description: PDF

    Application Forms: DOC PDF

    Person Specification: PDF

    Disclosure and Barring Statement: PDF

  • Teacher of Food and Catering

    Teacher of Food and Catering

    Teacher of Food and Catering

    Salary: Mainscale / Upper Pay Range

    Employer: The Milton Keynes Academy

    Location: Milton Keynes

    Contract Type: Full-time

    Contract Term: Permanent

    Start Date: January 2020

    Closing date: 24 September 2019

    Interview Date: Week commencing 30 September 2019

    The Milton Keynes Academy

    Fulwoods Drive

    Leadenhall

    Milton Keynes

    MK6 5LA

    Principal: Fiona Seddon

    Tel: 01908 341700

    Website: www.miltonkeynesacademy.co.uk

    The Milton Keynes Academy are currently seeking a talented and engaging Teacher of Food and Catering to join our team. The successful applicant will hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), have a proven track record of successful teaching across different key stages and believe that all pupils will succeed in their study of Food and Catering. This post is suitable for an experienced teacher looking for an exciting, fresh opportunity or a newly qualified teacher looking for their first teaching role.

    The Milton Keynes Academy is an Academy with strong links in the community. Our Academy is underpinned by an ethos based on raising aspirations and raising achievement, so that we realise our mission of providing opportunities for everyone. We are relentless in our pursuit of high standards and excellence and emphasise traditional core values of good behaviour, honesty and mutual respect.

    We are a vibrant Academy (Ofsted judgement Good November 2017) with outstanding facilities. We cater for 1400 pupils aged 11-19 and welcome pupils of all abilities. We are a member of the Creative Education Trust (CET), which marks a new phase on our journey and will further strengthen the Academy on our pursuit to Outstanding. Further information about CET can be found on their website at http://www.creativeeducationtrust.org.uk/

    The Food room is housed within the specialist Art & Design village where all classrooms have an Interactive White Board, desktop computer and a visualiser enabling you to deliver engaging lessons. Outside of the classrooms we have a computer suite that can also be utilised. The working environment is excellent and innovative in design with very well resourced work areas. Student success and displays of work are prominent. Furthermore, you will benefit from a highly organised curriculum plan where all lessons are planned and stored on the Academy's online curriculum, Moodle and Sharepoint.

    We currently offer Food as part of a carousel of activities within years 7 and 8 and in KS4 we currently deliver the Food Preparation and Nutrition GCSE, but we are also evaluating other suitable Catering vocational qualifications.

    You will be stepping into a department of seven teachers with a range of skills and abilities, managed by a Head of Art & Design who is supported by a Deputy. Additionally, we have two technicians supporting the various disciplines within the department.

    From the moment you join us you will feel welcomed and supported by an experienced and varied team, who are wholly focused on teaching and learning. As part of your induction into the Academy and the Art and Design department, you will be well supported through a comprehensive programme of induction, training and coaching to ensure you continue to develop as a teacher.

    If you are a talented professional with passion, commitment and resilience, and if you are driven to make a difference to the lives and futures of young people, we would like to hear from you. Please contact Keith Cromwell, Head of Art & Design, for more information on 01908 341700 or email us at careers@miltonkeynesacademy.org.uk

    Thank you for your interest in working at The Milton Keynes Academy. Further details and an application form can be found on our website at www.miltonkeynesacademy.co.uk

    The Milton Keynes Academy and Creative Education Trust are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and Induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the academy on its behalf.

    Downloads

    Job Description: PDF

    Application Forms: DOC PDF

    Person Specification: PDF

    Disclosure and Barring Statement: PDF

  • Teacher of Health and Social Care (Temporary TLR available to cover maternity leave

    Teacher of Health and Social Care (Temporary TLR available to cover maternity leave

    Teacher of Health and Social Care (Temporary TLR available to cover maternity leave)

    Salary: Main Pay Range / Upper Pay Range

    Employer: Milton Keynes Academy

    Location: Milton Keynes

    Contract Type: Full Time

    Contract Term: Permanent

    Start Date: 01 January 2020 (or earlier start possible)

    Closing Date: 24 September 2019

    Interview Date: Week commencing 30 September 2019

    Milton Keynes Academy

    Fulwoods Drive

    Leadenhall

    Milton Keynes

    MK6 5LA

    Principal: Miss Fiona Seddon

    Tel: 01908 341700

    Website:www.miltonkeynesacademy.co.uk

    The Milton Keynes Academy are currently seeking a talented and engaging Teacher of Health and Social Care to join our team. The successful applicant will hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), have a proven track record of successful teaching across different key stages and believe that all pupils will succeed in their study of Health and social Care. This post is suitable for an experienced teacher looking for an exciting, fresh opportunity or a newly qualified teacher looking for their first teaching role.

    Although this is a permanent teaching role, we also have a temporary TLR available for the right candidate, to cover the maternity leave of the Leader of Health and Social care.

    The Milton Keynes Academy is an Academy with strong links in the community. Our Academy is underpinned by an ethos based on raising aspirations and raising achievement, so that we realise our mission of providing opportunities for everyone. We are relentless in our pursuit of high standards and excellence and emphasise traditional core values of good behaviour, honesty and mutual respect.

    We are a vibrant Academy (Ofsted judgement Good November 2017) with outstanding facilities. We cater for 1400 pupils aged 11-19 and welcome pupils of all abilities. We are a member of the Creative Education Trust (CET), which marks a new phase on our journey and will further strengthen the Academy on our pursuit to Outstanding. Further information about CET can be found on their website at http://www.creativeeducationtrust.org.uk/ Our Health and Social Care team have a proven track record of learners making good progress. We are delighted with the excellent progress our disadvantaged learners make.

    The Humanities department is housed in the Achieve Village where all classrooms have an Interactive White Board and a desktop computer, enabling you to deliver engaging lessons. Outside of the classrooms, we have a computer suite that can also be utilised. Furthermore, you will benefit from a highly organised curriculum plan where all lessons are planned and stored on the Academy's online curriculum.

    You will be stepping into a department of nine teachers with a range of skills and abilities, managed by the Head of Humanities and Leader of Health and Social Care. From the moment you join us you will feel welcomed and supported by an experienced and varied team, who are wholly focused on teaching and learning. As part of your induction into the Academy and the Humanities department, you will be well supported through a comprehensive programme of induction, training and coaching to ensure you continue to develop as a teacher.

    If you are a talented professional with passion, commitment and resilience, and if you are driven to make a difference to the lives and futures of young people, we would like to hear from you. Please contact Wayne Mernagh, Head of Humanities, for more information on 01908 341700 or email us at careers@miltonkeynesacademy.org.uk

    Thank you for your interest in working at The Milton Keynes Academy. Further details and an application form can be found on our website at www.miltonkeynesacademy.co.uk

    The Milton Keynes Academy and Creative Education Trust are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and Induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the academy on its behalf.

    Downloads

    Job Description: PDF

    Application Forms: DOC PDF

    Person Specification: PDF

    Disclosure and Barring Statement: PDF

  • Teacher of Maths

    Teacher of Maths

    Teacher of Maths

    Salary: Mainscale / Upper Pay Range

    Employer: The Milton Keynes Academy

    Location: Milton Keynes

    Contract Type: Full-time

    Contract Term: Permanent

    Start Date: January 2020

    Closing Date: 24 September 2019

    Interview Date: Week commencing 30 September 2019

    The Milton Keynes Academy

    Fulwoods Drive

    Leadenhall

    Milton Keynes

    MK6 5LA

    Principal: Fiona Seddon

    Tel: 01908 341700

    Website: www.miltonkeynesacademy.co.uk

    The Milton Keynes Academy are currently seeking a talented and engaging Teacher of Mathematics to join our team.

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    he successful applicant will hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), have a proven track record of successful teaching across different key stages and believe that all pupils will succeed in their study of Mathematics. This post is suitable for an experienced teacher looking for an exciting, fresh opportunity or a newly qualified teacher looking for their first teaching role.

    The Milton Keynes Academy is an Academy with strong links in the community. Our Academy is underpinned by an ethos based on raising aspirations and raising achievement, so that we realise our mission of providing opportunities for everyone. We are relentless in our pursuit of high standards and excellence and emphasise traditional core values of good behaviour, honesty and mutual respect.

    We are a vibrant Academy (Ofsted judgement Good November 2017) with outstanding facilities. We cater for 1400 pupils aged 11-19 and welcome pupils of all abilities. We are a member of the Creative Education Trust (CET), which marks a new phase on our journey and will further strengthen the Academy on our pursuit to Outstanding. Further information about CET can be found on their website at http://www.creativeeducationtrust.org.uk/

    You will be joining an innovative and forward thinking mathematics department with strong links to the Enigma Mathematics Hub. We follow a Mastery curriculum inspired by excellent theory and practices seen in the 2015/16 National England-China Secondary Mathematics Project in Shanghai.

    As a member of the department you will be involved in regular Teacher Research Groups to develop mastery lessons based around high quality resources including manipulatives and purpose made presentations. We pride ourselves in working collaboratively to raise achievement whilst maintaining the important work-life balance.

    The mathematics department is housed in the Aspire Village where all classrooms have an Interactive White Board, desktop computer and a visualiser enabling you to deliver engaging lessons. Outside of the classrooms we have a computer suite that can also be utilised. Furthermore, you will benefit from a highly organised curriculum plan where all lessons are planned and stored on the Academy's online curriculum, Moodle.

    You will be joining a department of nine teachers with a range of skills and abilities, managed by a Head of Mathematics who is supported by two Key Stage Co-ordinators and a Curriculum Assistant. From the moment you join us you will feel welcomed and supported by an experienced and varied team. As part of your induction into the Academy and the Mathematics department, you will be well supported through a comprehensive programme of induction, training and coaching to ensure you continue to develop as a teacher.

    If you are a talented professional with passion, commitment and resilience, and if you are driven to make a difference to the lives and futures of young people, we would like to hear from you. Please contact Michael Boyce, Head of Maths, for more information on 01908 341700 or email us at careers@miltonkeynesacademy.co.uk

    Thank you for your interest in working at The Milton Keynes Academy. Further details and an application form can be found on our website at www.miltonkeynesacademy.co.uk

    The Milton Keynes Academy and Creative Education Trust are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and Induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the academy on its behalf.

    Downloads

    Job Description: PDF

    Application Forms: DOC PDF

    Person Specification: PDF

    Disclosure and Barring Statement: PDF

  • Head of English

    Head of English

    Head of English

    Salary: TLR1 or equivalent point on the Leadership Spine for the right candidate

    Employer: The Milton Keynes Academy

    Location: Milton Keynes

    Contract Type: Full-time

    Contract Term: Permanent

    Start Date: January 2020

    Closing Date: 07 October 2019

    Interview Date: Week commencing 14 October 2019

    The Milton Keynes Academy

    Fulwoods Drive

    Leadenhall

    Milton Keynes

    MK6 5LA

    Principal: Fiona Seddon

    Tel: 01908 341700

    Website: www.miltonkeynesacademy.co.uk

    Are you passionate about English? Do you want to join a high performing English team? If the answer is yes, then The Milton Keynes Academy wants to hear from you!

    We are seeking to appoint an ambitious, talented and dynamic Head of English to lead a strong team of English specialists. The successful applicant will hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent, have leadership experience with a strong track record of improvement, as well as being a solid classroom practitioner.

    The Milton Keynes Academy is an Academy with strong links in the community. Our Academy is underpinned by an ethos based on raising aspirations and raising achievement, so that we realise our mission of providing opportunities for everyone. We are relentless in our pursuit of high standards and excellence and emphasise traditional core values of good behaviour, honesty and mutual respect.

    We are a vibrant Academy (Ofsted judgement Good November 2017) with outstanding facilities. We cater for 1400 pupils aged 11-19 and welcome pupils of all abilities. We are a member of the Creative Education Trust (CET), which marks a new phase on our journey and will further strengthen the Academy on our pursuit to Outstanding. Further information about CET can be found on their website at http://www.creativeeducationtrust.org.uk/

    The English department is housed in the Discover Village where all classrooms have an Interactive White Board, desktop computer and a visualiser enabling you to deliver engaging lessons. Outside of the classrooms we have a computer suite that can also be utilised. The working environment is excellent and innovative in design with very well-resourced work areas. Student success and displays of work are prominent. Furthermore, you will benefit from a highly organised curriculum plan where all lessons are planned and stored on the Academy's online curriculum.

    You will be joining an English department that has a proven track record of students making good progress in line or above the national average. We are really pleased with the excellent progress our disadvantage learners make. You will be stepping into a department of eleven teachers with a range of skills and abilities, currently managed by a Director of English, who is supported by a Curriculum Assistant.

    From the moment you join us you will feel welcomed and supported by an experienced and varied team, who are wholly focused on teaching and learning. As part of your induction into the Academy and the English department, you will be well supported through a comprehensive programme of induction, training and coaching to ensure you continue to develop as a teacher.

    If you are a talented professional with passion, commitment and resilience, and if you are driven to make a difference to the lives and futures of young people, we would like to hear from you. Please contact Clare Read, Director of English, for more information on 01908 341700 or email us at careers@miltonkeynesacademy.org.uk

    Thank you for your interest in working at The Milton Keynes Academy. Further details and an application form can be found on our website at www.miltonkeynesacademy.co.uk

    The Milton Keynes Academy and Creative Education Trust are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and Induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the academy on its behalf.

    Downloads

    Job Description: PDF

    Application Forms: DOC PDF

    Person Specification: PDF

    Disclosure and Barring Statement: PDF

Support Staff Posts

  • Patrol Officer/School Staff Instructor (SSI)

    Patrol Officer/School Staff Instructor (SSI)

    Patrol Officer/School Staff Instructor (SSI)

    Salary: Grade 6 £19,618 - £23,895 pro-rata, per annum (starting salary dependent upon experience)

    Employer: The Milton Keynes Academy

    Location: Milton Keynes

    Contract Type: 37 hours per week, Term Time only (39 weeks)

    Contract Term: Permanent

    Start Date: As soon as possible

    Closing Date: Midday on 20 September 2019

    Interview Date: Week commencing 30 September 2019

    Milton Keynes Academy

    Fulwoods Drive

    Leadenhall

    Milton Keynes

    MK6 5LA

    Principal: Miss Fiona Seddon

    Tel: 01908 341700

    Website:www.miltonkeynesacademy.co.uk

    Thank you for expressing an interest in the post of Patrol Officer/School Staff Instructor (SSI) at The Milton Keynes Academy.

    We are an Academy with strong links in the community. Our Academy is underpinned by an ethos based on raising aspirations and raising achievement, so that we realise our mission of providing opportunities for everyone. We are relentless in our pursuit of high standards and excellence and emphasise traditional core values of good behaviour, honesty and mutual respect.

    We are a vibrant Academy (Ofsted judgement Good November 2017) with outstanding facilities. We cater for 1400 pupils aged 11-19 and welcome pupils of all abilities. We are a member of the Creative Education Trust (CET), which marks a new phase on our journey and will further strengthen the Academy on our pursuit to Outstanding. Further information about CET can be found on their website at http://www.creativeeducationtrust.org.uk/

    This is a new role and we are looking for a suitable candidate to join the support staff team. As Patrol Officer/School Staff Instructor (SSI) you will play a key role in supporting behaviour management within the academy and will provide liaison between the British Army infrastructure, including the Cadet Training Team (CTI) and the academy.

    The role has dual responsibilities and you will work as Patrol Officer for 3 days per week and School Instructor for 2 days per week. The successful candidate will be a Senior Non Commissioned Officer (SNCO) with military background. Whilst experience of working with children or young people in a school environment is desirable, it is not essential.

    You will be someone who has excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You will have the ability to work as part of a team, but also able to take the initiative. You will relish the unexpected and have a flexible approach.

    If you are a talented professional with passion, commitment and resilience, and if you are driven to make a difference to the lives and futures of young people, we would like to hear from you. Please contact Sarfraz Akram, Director of Behaviour, Ethos and Culture, for more information on 01908 341700 or email us at careers@miltonkeynesacademy.co.uk

    Further details and an application form can be found on our website at www.miltonkeynesacademy.co.uk

    The Milton Keynes Academy and Creative Education Trust are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and Induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the academy on its behalf.

    Downloads

    Job Description: PDF

    Application Forms: DOC PDF

    Person Specification: PDF

    Disclosure and Barring Statement: PDF