5 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    31 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L17 - L21

What skills and experience we're looking for

Be the best that you can be. Come and join a tremendous staff team in an outstanding school. You will be a highly capable senior school leader looking for the next challenge. This is the opportunity to lead and mould the future of Hounsdown School at a crucial time in education nationally and in the life cycle of the school.

You will be a skilled teacher and a member of your school’s Senior Leadership Team with significant whole school pastoral leadership experience. The portfolio of responsibility within the Job Description is flexible and will change over your time at Hounsdown. However, expect there to be pastoral, curriculum and school operation leadership responsibilities.

Your skills as a person, your empathic understanding of the needs of all young people as well as your ability to support, lead and motivate staff are all more important than what you know now. You will be ambitious to do the best for students in our care and have a work ethic to match. Come and be a key part of the team that is shaping the future at Hounsdown.

What the school offers its staff

Staff Benefits

  • Private Health Cash Plan
  • Free counselling support
  • Fantastic CPD opportunities for all
  • Cycle Loan Scheme
  • Staff swimming
  • Respectful email policy
  • Staff fitness sessions
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Free onsite parking

Commitment to safeguarding

Hounsdown School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

Applying for the job

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About Hounsdown School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1263 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Hounsdown is an 11-16 Science College which converted to a Single Academy Trust in August 2011. We are a popular, over-subscribed, Outstanding (Ofsted 2017), Hampshire school and a strategic partner for the ETC Teaching School Alliance. Our school has a welcoming ethos with students being courteous and respectful. We are committed to supporting all staff in their career aspirations and growing new leaders. The school motto is ‘Be the best that you can be’.

Arranging a visit to Hounsdown School

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