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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    12 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 May 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

28,000-43,685 + £3000 R & R

Pay scale


Additional allowances

R & R £3000

What skills and experience we're looking for

What is Woodlands is looking for?

  • A capacity for hard work and resilience and a belief that this is at the core of success
  • An exceptional and innovative practitioner with an ability and determination to secure high-quality outcomes for all students
  • A desire to drive quality improvements across the department and in other, less experienced practitioners

  • Share the school vision for ensuring our values of respect, responsibility and resilience are at the heart of all practice

What the school offers its staff

What can Woodlands offer?

  • Opportunity to make a difference to the life choices of our students in a stimulating, challenging and friendly place to work
  • To be an integral part of a collaborative and forward-thinking Science team
  • Extensive opportunities for professional development with educational research at its centre
  • Support and strategies to maintain positive well-being

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Woodlands Community College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
844 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
02380 463303

Woodlands Community College is a mixed, comprehensive, non-denominational secondary school without sixth form situated in Southampton, Hampshire. It is a community state school within the Southampton Education Authority. A secondary school with places for 900 students between the ages of 11-16, currently oversubscribed with 905 students currently on roll.
The school was opened by then-minister for schools David Miliband in 2003.
Jim Henderson
Head Teacher
The 3 Rs
respect, resilience and responsibility
Woodlands we show respect by:
· Taking care of everyone and everything in our school building and
school community
· Being open minded and accepting of people’s feelings, opinions and
· Communicating, co-operating and listening politely and positively
At Woodlands we show resilience by:
· Accepting and learning from our mistakes by responding positively
to feedback
· Taking control of our own learning
· Embracing challenges with emotional strength
At Woodlands we show responsibility by:
· Contributing and engaging fully in all aspects of school life
· Taking pride in our appearance, attitude and work ethic
· Being honest and willing to be held accountable for our own actions

Arranging a visit to Woodlands Community College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email nicola.purse@woodlands.southampton.sch.uk.

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