Teacher of English

Hounsdown School, Southampton, Hampshire


Job details

Working pattern Will consider full-time, part-time
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,372 to £40,490 per year (full-time equivalent)

Job summary

Full Time or Part Time
Fixed Term Maternity Cover from Summer Term or earlier
Until 31 August 2020

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified, enthusiastic and hardworking English teacher to join our outstanding English Department. Experience and ability to teach KS3 and KS4 English is essential. English GCSE results and progress has been outstanding over the past two years. In 2018 our P8 in English was +0.50 and in 2019 it was +0.20.

Hounsdown is an 11-16 Science College which converted to an Academy 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’.

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.

To apply please complete a Hounsdown School Teaching application form. We do not accept CV’s. Further details including an application form are available on the Recruitment section of our school website www.hounsdown.hants.sch.uk or please contact the school.

Closing date: 12.00noon Monday 20 January 2020
Interview date: To be confirmed

Essential educational requirements

Degree or equivalent academic qualification

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Subject knowledge including assessment

Teaching ability – successful teaching or teaching practice at secondary level, with a commitment to high quality teaching and willingness to share good practice

Proven experience of impact in the classroom

Evidence of appropriate professional development

Employee benefits

Hounsdown School offer all staff EduHealth Foundations Membership and the opportunity to also benefit from private healthcare, childcare vouchers, the cycle to work scheme, loan of a school laptop for specified teaching roles and a mentor programme for your first year.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1236 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Hounsdown School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email HRadmin@hounsdown.hants.sch.uk

About Hounsdown School

School location

Jacobs Gutter Lane, Southampton, Hampshire, SO40 9FT