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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 PDF format or Microsoft Word format.

The Recruitment and Selection Policy Statement is available here.

The Recruitment Privacy Notice is available here.


Teacher of English

Required January 2020

Maternity cover

Are you an enthusiastic English specialist looking for new and exciting challenges?  If so, Southchurch High School could be your next career move.  We need an outstanding English teacher to join our committed team of practitioners in delivering a curriculum which informs, transforms and generates a lifelong love of learning for a maternity cover from January 2020.

It is essential for candidates to be able to teach English at KS3 and KS4.

The successful candidate will enjoy the challenge of teaching well-behaved, enthusiastic and able pupils in bright, modern facilities.  You will benefit from an excellent ongoing CPD programme, our school’s extremely supportive ethos and colleagues. You will have the ability, drive and enthusiasm to make a difference to young people from the Southend-on-Sea area.

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.

Download An Application Pack Here

Closing date: 12.00 pm on Friday, 8 November, 2019 (late applications may not be considered)


Teacher Training Opportunities

Southchurch High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, pre-employment health check questionnaire, satisfactory references and probationary period.