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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.

 

Cover Supervisor
Required as soon as possible

£16,111 to £17,788 actual salary (Point 12 to 17 Scale 6)
32.5 hours per week (8.00 am to 3.30 pm daily) Ÿ Term time only

Are you a graduate?  Thinking about teaching but not sure if it is for you or
would you like to develop a career working with young people in education?
Are you ready to help shape the future generation?
Are you …A team player? Tenacious? Flexible? Resilient? Patient?

 Have you considered becoming a Cover Supervisor?  If you are interested in becoming a teacher you will gain an insight into the role and working in an educational environment within a classroom setting.

 If this sounds like you …

 We are seeking:

  • A creative and hard-working individual, preferably with experience of working with children and/or education.
  • High levels of literacy, numeracy and good communication skills are essential.
  • The vision and commitment to continually raise levels of achievement.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the key principles in delivering a classroom lesson are desirable but not essential as training will be provided.

We wish to appoint a Cover Supervisor to provide assistance to the teaching departments by delivering lessons already prepared by the teacher.

There is a major emphasis on our students developing sound learning skills including those of confident, independent learners.  Experience of working with young people is essential and experience of working in a school setting is preferable.

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

Training will be provided and you will be expected to participate in ongoing professional development.

This is a public facing role and the successful candidate must speak fluent English.

This is an exciting time to join our school.  Southchurch High School is a rapidly improving and oversubscribed secondary School.

An application pack can be downloaded Here

Closing date: 12.00 pm on Friday, 28 February, 2020 (late applications may not be considered)
Shortlisting will take place on 3 March, 2020
Interviews to take place on 10 March, 2020

 

Teacher of Food Technology (MPS/UPS)
Position of responsibility may be available for a suitably qualified and experienced candidate

Required from April 2020

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

This post would ideally suit either a Newly Qualified teacher or someone early on in their career.  It is essential for candidates to be able to teach Food Technology at KS3 and KS4.

Download an application pack Here

 

Teacher of Science (MPS/UPS)
Required April 2020

Are you an enthusiastic Science teacher (any specialism considered) looking for new and exciting challenges?  If so, Southchurch High School could be your next career move.  Due to rapid expansion, we need an outstanding Science teacher to join our committed team of practitioners in delivering a curriculum which informs, transforms and generates a lifelong love of learning.

This post would ideally suit either a Newly Qualified Teacher or someone early on in their career. It is essential for candidates to be able to teach Science at KS3 and KS4.

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 pupils.  You will have the ability, drive and enthusiasm to make a difference to students and young people from the Southend-on-Sea area.

Download an application pack Here

Closing date: Noon, Friday, 31 January, 2020
The School reserves the right to appoint a suitable candidate before the closing date.

 

SEND Co-ordinator (any KS3/4 subject specialisation considered)

MPS/UPS + TLR

(Associate Leadership position with relevant salary may be available for the right candidate)

Required April 2020

We have an exciting opportunity for an exceptional individual to play an important role developing our provision for SEND students from April 2020.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the strategic leadership of the SEND Department and its future development.  You will be responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring our SEND provision and will lead our highly successful and motivated team of Learning Support Assistants.  You will have a desire to raise standards of achievement of students with SEND and increase staff confidence and competence in teaching them to ensure students are able to access the National Curriculum as fully as possible. Southchurch High School provides an excellent environment to develop your specialism.

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

You will:

  • Have an excellent working knowledge 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 and has an impressive record of impact as a leader.
  • 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.
  • Supportive senior leadership team with an emphasis on staff well-being and free access to external support agencies if needed.
  • 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 an expanding, oversubscribed secondary school in Southend-on-Sea that has good exam results.  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 pupils.  You will have the ability, drive and enthusiasm to make a difference to students and young people from the Southend-on-Sea area.

Download an Application pack Here

Closing date: Noon, Friday, 31 January 2020, interviews will take place w/c 10 February 2020

 

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.