66 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    8 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    12 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

Financial recruitment incentive available for the right candidate

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Are you passionate about literature and the power of the English language?
  • Are you a hardworking and dedicated teacher that wants the best outcomes for all learners?
  • Do you want to work in a supportive and welcoming team that inspires and motivates?
  • Do you have innovative ideas on how to support students to make progress on areas for development?

We are seeking to appoint a colleague to join our passionate, hardworking and happy English Faculty. The study of English is at the heart of the curriculum and we are looking to appoint a candidate who has the ability to ensure learners of all abilities make progress, achieve their full potential and develop a lifelong appreciation of the subject.We are looking to over staff the English faculty so that we can provide the best chances for our students; the successful candidate will have a teaching timetable and support with whole faculty interventions across the ability and age range.

What the school offers its staff

The successful candidate will have the ability to teach English across Key Stages 3 and 4 and will be creative, efficient and committed to raising standards. They will have excellent subject knowledge and join a highly motivated team of collaborative teachers committed to a creative and stimulating approach to teaching and learning, and to instilling a passion for English in our students.

English is a popular subject with our students, and our attainment and achievement is strong with both Language and Literature results. However, students are more than their exam grades and we pride ourselves on our curriculum and pedagogy that encourages our learners to engage with a wide range of literature over their time with us, along with a variety of creative writing opportunities.

John Hanson is a successful 11-16 community school with a long tradition. We are a warm and welcoming community striving for academic excellence.

For ECTs, we have a successful induction program which will offer you full support

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to adminoffice@jhanson.hants.sch.uk

Skilled worker visa sponsorship is not available for this job.
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About John Hanson Community School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1002 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01264 352546

Thank you for your interest in John Hanson Community School. We will be pleased to receive applications from well-qualified and enthusiastic staff who feel they can contribute to the high standards and ethos of the school. This document does not form part of the terms and conditions, but aims to give you more information about the town, the school, the advertised role, its context and an introduction to the students you could be working with. Education changes lives and we are privileged to work with young people during the most important time in their lives: their childhood. Education is about opportunity and that is what all young people need, and as a school we pride ourselves in supporting young people build their confidence. We believe that young people have great things to offer and the school aims to give them the opportunity to discover their potential. They benefit from a positive, engaging, supportive environment and we aim to make a difference. Positive role models are vitally important and it falls to the larger school community to provide these. We want to inspire a new generation filled with a generosity of spirit and a determination to make things better for themselves and our community. Our Vision John Hanson Community School will inspire all students to rise to the opportunities of the future and achieve their potential, by promoting emotional resilience, social confidence and academic success. Child Protection Our first priority is safeguarding children. The school is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any offer of employment will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The School John Hanson is a comprehensive community school for students aged 11 – 16. There are currently 980 students on roll; the teaching establishment is around 55 teachers, 55 support staff and a strong sense of community. The Leadership team are totally committed to the principles of comprehensive education and providing the very best learning experience we can for each individual. It is the school’s role to ensure that all students and staff are supported to reach their full potential. The school can trace its origins back to 1569 with the foundation of Andover Grammar School. In the 1970s the grammar school became a comprehensive school and was renamed John Hanson School after an original benefactor of the Grammar School. In 2002 the school relocated to a greenfield site towards the outskirts of Andover, very close to the A303.

Arranging a visit to John Hanson Community School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email adminoffice@jhanson.hants.sch.uk.

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