The Wellington Academy Vacancies

The Wellington Academy is a highly inclusive, innovative 21st century school, opened in 2009 to serve the Tidworth area of Wiltshire, which includes part of the military's new Salisbury Plain super garrison. Recently graded 'Good' by OFSTED, the Wellington Academy has transformed itself over the past three years into a high performing school.

Our staff charter underlines our belief that all students can achieve, be happy and have limitless aspirations and our job as professionals is to ensure this happens. All our staff sign up to these aspirations and play a full role in contributing to this vision through inclusive teaching. We seek to recruit dedicated and talented staff, highly committed to making a difference in the state system, in an area of significant need.

OFSTED noted that: 'The quality of school leadership has improved since the previous inspection. As a result, expectations of what pupils can achieve are higher. Leaders have created a culture in which high standards of behaviour are expected and pupils are encouraged to succeed.'

This academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All appointments are subject to full references and an Enhanced DBS check.


Head Chef Boarding- Term time

35 hours per week (Monday – Friday but will require occasional weekend work)

Harrison Catering Services are an independent, family owned company. We are looking for a Head chef to join our boarding house school catering team. The position will be responsible for preparing food for snack and dinner services and any additional hospitality requirements.

The ideal candidate will have proven craft skills and a real passion for fresh food. Ideally qualified to NVQ level 3 in professional cookery or equivalent. You will be rewarded with a competitive salary for working 35 hours a week, term time only. Shift hours are 11.30-7pm.

All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS application, provide 2 references and have the right to work in the UK.

Our term time contract is a great way to combine work with family commitments.

Benefits include:

  • Permanent term time contract
  • Excellent training and opportunities for career progression
  • High street and online discount scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • 4.2 weeks paid holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance scheme

If you are interested and would like to apply for this role, please email your CV and covering letter to