The Highcrest Academy

CURRENT Vacancies

“Staff feel very well supported by senior leaders. According to staff, they feel valued because senior leaders are approachable. They respond positively when staff raise issues with them. Staff and leaders work together to find solutions, particularly if staff are concerned about their workload.” OFSTED, March 2020.  

£2,000 Bursary is available for candidates who apply directly to the academy

At The Highcrest Academy, we are the only all ability academy in Buckinghamshire, we do whatever it takes to tackle disadvantage and provide an outstanding education to everyone. Our innovative curriculum is as diverse as our student community and is purpose-designed to release the potential of academic high-flyers and those with SEN alike.

Alongside our comprehensive package of benefits, we offer significant investment in your professional development and the possibility of onsite accommodation if you need to relocate. We are also only 30 minutes by train away from central London!

You can expect facilities that are second to none, including an excellent canteen, gym and coffee shop, and you will enjoy a Wellness Day to relax and unwind every year in addition to school holidays. But above all, you will relish the satisfaction of transforming futures and helping our students overcome obstacles to experience life to the full.

At The Highcrest Academy, we provide our new staff, including our ECTs, with an excellent induction and support programme and an innovative and extensive continuous professional development package here. Indeed, our training has been praised as outstanding by an external assessor and highlighted in the local press. 

For our ECTs, we provide weekly CPD meetings  with experienced members of staff, time-tabled and protected Mentor Meetings on a weekly basis, subject knowledge time with departments, an extensive personalised CPD plan and a two-week paid induction period in June/July.

If you are a team player, passionate about education and social mobility and want to really make a difference to the lives of young people then The Highcrest Academy is the school for you.

If you would like to discuss any of our current vacancies further, please do get in touch via or on 01494 529866.  Please apply via My New Term here.

We are all looking forward to working with you!


At The Highcrest Academy, we are fully committed to safeguarding children and put the safety and well-being of our children at the forefront of everything that we do. Therefore you will be required to undergo an DBS Enhanced (including Barred List) Check before taking up your role.  These checks will include details of convictions, cautions, reprimands and warnings, which you may have received, even if they are regarded as ‘spent’ under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You will also be asked (where appropriate) to let us know immediately of any changes in your circumstances which will have an impact on your criminal record.