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To apply for vacancies, please complete the appropriate forms at the bottom of this page.

Thank you for your interest in vacancies at Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre.  Please browse our website for further information about our school.  We hope you like what you see and that you will consider making an application for a post which suits your interests and skills.

Our most important resource is our staff. Therefore, we aim to create the conditions and culture within the academy that make Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre a rewarding place to work. We are committed to investing in staff professional learning and leadership development, taking action to rationalise workload, promote mental and physical health and wellbeing, and encourage collaboration and peer support. 

Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, teaching and support staff (including temporary and supply staff), governors and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants for all vacancies are required to complete the Highdown School Application Form, (either for teaching or support staff posts) and the declaration of convictions form.  All applicants must also read the Highdown School Protocol on recruitment, (HSP 110).

Successful applicants for all vacancies will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure by the DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) which includes barred list information.

Candidates invited for interview for all vacancies will be required to bring proof of identity and, where relevant, qualifications to the school on the day of the interview. 

To apply for vacancies please complete the appropriate forms below and email or post to the school marking them: 'For the attention of the Headteacher'. The application forms have been saved in a Word Document for you to complete electronically if you wish. Should you have any problems downloading them on your electronic device, please email us at the address below to request a form by email or post.

Highdown Sport and Leisure vacancies can be located on the HSL Vacancies Page.

The collaborative and supportive working environment has been instrumental in my personal growth and development. I will treasure the memories and valuable learning that I have gained here.

Address: Highdown School & Sixth Form Centre, Surley Row, Emmer Green, Reading, RG4 8LR

Email Nicci Burns (Head's PA): hnb@highdown.reading.sch.uk


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