King Alfred School is a thriving 11-18 mixed school with 1224 students on roll serving the town of Burnham on Sea, Highbridge and surrounding villages. We are proud to work with The Priory Learning Trust.

All new staff and NQTs are offered a full induction programme on their arrival. NQTs receive a 10% reduced timetable in line with statutory policy, as well as weekly mentor meetings and also termly meetings with the senior member of staff in charge of staff development. We also operate an informal buddy system where by all new staff are matched with a member of staff outside of their department to act as an additional layer of support. We pride ourselves on providing excellent staff induction and are always seeking to improve this area.

Our Ethos and Vision

This is an amazing school which provides a first class experience for every child in a safe, happy, caring and purposeful environment. Our ethos is characterised by high expectations and the belief that every child can be successful in both a personal and academic sense. Our students show mutual respect to each other and the adults within our school and are encouraged to become successful 21st Century learners.

Every child deserves the opportunity to:

  • go to school
  • learn
  • achieve
  • dream big
  • work towards their goals

Nathan Jenkins



Working for Us

If you're searching for your next teaching post, why not contact us now? You'll be working at a great school and be part of a friendly, helpful team. We're always interested to hear from enthusiastic, committed teachers - send us your CV now via our School Talent Pool and say what sort of role you're looking for. By joining our School Talent Pool we'll know you're interested in working here when a future vacancy occurs.

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