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Southchurch High School is a rapidly improving and oversubscribed secondary School. We are looking for committed and passionate individuals to join our team of staff to help ensure our students achieve their potential.


Ofsted say that ‘the School’s programme of training for teachers is thorough and effective. This is an improving School. Standards of teaching and behaviour are improving and as a result so is achievement.’
For further details about the School or any enquiries regarding any of the vacancies below, please email Tracy Smith, HR Manager:  hr@southchurchschool.com. We welcome visits or a telephone conversation and in this regard please contact Tracy Smith on 01702 900777.

The Governing Body is committed to:

  • safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development, of children and young people
  • promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued
  • the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share this commitment.


The Application Form is available to download here in Microsoft Word format.

The Recruitment and Selection Policy Statement is available here.

The Recruitment Privacy Notice is available here.

 

Assistant SENDCo
Required As Soon As Possible/January 2023

Primary or secondary background considered

(part-time applications welcomed)

Are you an aspiring SENDCo of the future? 

If so, this newly created role would be an exciting opportunity for the right candidate, with a passion for working with students with SEND, to grow and develop their knowledge, skills and experience.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with the ability to demonstrate enthusiasm for creating an environment where every student is given the opportunity to reach their full potential.

You will be highly motivated, organised, and flexible and have excellent communication skills and above all an ability to inspire and motivate others to achieve the best that they can.

You will assist and support the SENDCo in the strategic leadership of the department and its future development by planning, implementing and monitoring SEND provision across the school.

Applicants are asked to declare on application which subjects they can offer.

You will:
 

  • Have an understanding of the SEND Code of Practice and current SEND legislation.
  • Ideally be qualified with the National Award for SEND Co-ordinator, or be willing to undertake this.
  • Be an outstanding practitioner who inspires your students and colleagues.
  • Willing to contribute to other areas of school life. 

The successful candidate will benefit from:

  • Enthusiastic students who are willing to learn and want to achieve the best that they can.
  • An extensive programme of relevant CPD for all staff.
  • Working with a committed, hardworking and supportive team with the desire to raise student achievement even further.
  • An emphasis on staff well-being and free access to external support agencies if needed.
  • Free eye test vouchers for all staff.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Very modern facilities, set in acres of grounds, located in a leafy suburb of Southend-on-Sea.

Attendance at offsite meetings is an essential part of this role, therefore, use of own vehicle would be advantageous.  Reimbursement for duty mileage will be made as appropriate.

Southchurch High School is a popular, expanding, oversubscribed secondary school in Southend-on-Sea.  The ideal candidate will enjoy the challenge of teaching well-behaved, enthusiastic and able pupils.  You will have the ability, drive and enthusiasm to make a difference to students and young people from the Southend-on-Sea area.

Our ethos is focused on ensuring all of our students achieve their full potential.  The School’s focus on achievement is the same as at every Partnership Learning School.  The atmosphere is disciplined and rigorous but also happy and caring.

Please note the School can only consider completed School Application Forms and not CVs alone.

Closing date for applications: Noon on Monday, 10 October, 2022 (late applications may not be considered)
The School reserves the right to appoint a suitable candidate before the closing date.

Download the application pack HERE

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by close of play on Wednesday, 12 October, 2022.

In line with recommended practice in the statutory guidance “Keeping Children Safe in Education”, the school will conduct searches for information on shortlisted candidates which is publicly available on-line.

Please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion if you have not heard within that time frame.

 

Teacher of English
Required January 2023

Southchurch High School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic English Teacher to join our committed team of practitioners in delivering a curriculum which informs, transforms and generates a lifelong love of learning.

Southchurch High School is an expanding, oversubscribed secondary school in Southend-on-Sea.  The school is very popular and has a waiting list to join.  The ideal candidate will enjoy the challenge of teaching well-behaved, enthusiastic and able students.  You will have the ability, drive and enthusiasm to make a difference to students and young people from the Southend-on-Sea area.

We would like from you:

  • To be a team player with loads of energy and enthusiasm.
  • To have high expectations of yourself and students.
  • To have the ability to deliver English at Key Stage 3 and 4.

We can offer you:

  • An extensive programme of relevant CPD for all staff.
  • Working with a committed, hardworking and supportive team with the desire to raise student achievement even further.
  • An emphasis on staff well-being and free access to external support agencies if needed.
  • Free eye test vouchers for all staff.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Very modern facilities, set in acres of grounds, located in a leafy suburb of Southend-on-Sea.

Please note the School can only consider completed School Application Forms and not CVs alone.
Closing date for applications: Noon on Monday, 10 October, 2022 (late applications may not be considered)
The School reserves the right to appoint a suitable candidate before the closing date.

Download the application pack HERE

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by close of play on Wednesday, 12 October, 2022.
In line with recommended practice in the statutory guidance “Keeping Children Safe in Education”, the school will conduct searches for information on shortlisted candidates which is publicly available on-line.

Please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion if you have not heard within that time frame.

 

Teacher of Maths
Required January 2023

Southchurch High School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic Maths Teacher to join our committed team of practitioners in delivering a curriculum which informs, transforms and generates a lifelong love of learning.

Southchurch High School is an expanding, oversubscribed secondary school in Southend-on-Sea.  The school is very popular and has a waiting list to join.  The ideal candidate will enjoy the challenge of teaching well-behaved, enthusiastic and able students.  You will have the ability, drive and enthusiasm to make a difference to students and young people from the Southend-on-Sea area.

We would like from you:

  • To be a team player with loads of energy and enthusiasm.
  • To have high expectations of yourself and students.
  • To have the ability to deliver Maths at Key Stage 3 and 4.

We can offer you:

  • An extensive programme of relevant CPD for all staff.
  • Working with a committed, hardworking and supportive team with the desire to raise student achievement even further.
  • An emphasis on staff well-being and free access to external support agencies if needed.
  • Free eye test vouchers for all staff.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Very modern facilities, set in acres of grounds, located in a leafy suburb of Southend-on-Sea.

Please note the School can only consider completed School Application Forms and not CVs alone.
Closing date for applications: Noon on Monday, 10 October, 2022 (late applications may not be considered)
The School reserves the right to appoint a suitable candidate before the closing date.

Download the application pack HERE

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by close of play on Wednesday, 12 October, 2022.
In line with recommended practice in the statutory guidance “Keeping Children Safe in Education”, the school will conduct searches for information on shortlisted candidates which is publicly available on-line.

Please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion if you have not heard within that time frame.

 

 

Exam Invigilators

The School are looking to recruit Exam Invigilators as soon as possible to work, when required, on a part-time basis and be responsible for overseeing students undertaking the examination process.

Training will be provided.

£9.25 per hour (which includes a sum for statutory leave)