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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    29 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 April 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: Full-Time

Contract type


Pay scale

Main Pay Range with the possibility of a recruitment and retention incentive of £2,000 for the right candidate (£1,000 to be paid on joining and a further £1,000 to be paid at the start of the second year)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you passionate about teaching?

Are you looking to join a thriving school?

Then come and join us at The Burgate School and Sixth Form.

For the right candidate there may be a possibility of a recruitment and retention incentive of £2,000 (£1,000 to be paid on joining and a further £1,000 to be paid at the start of the second year).

We are looking for a well-qualified, inspiring and forward-thinking English teacher, to join our team.

The successful candidate will:

  • Deliver outstanding lessons across the ability range.
  • Be able to inspire, motivate and challenge students.
  • Be able to demonstrate and model excellence in the classroom.
  • Have excellent subject knowledge and a passion for English.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and share the school's vision and ethos.
  • Have an ability to build positive relationships with students, parents and colleagues.
  • Have a commitment to safeguarding.

Please note - We reserve the right to interview and offer to a strong candidate prior to the closing date. It is strongly recommended that you submit your application as soon as possible.

What the school offers its staff

Working at The Burgate School and Sixth Form is stimulating, challenging and fun. Life here is always varied, never dull and infinitely interesting because of our enthusiastic students, who really enjoy being at school. To find out more about us, visit our websitehttps://www.theburgate.com/to get a flavour of our school.

You will also benefit from:

  • A supportive school community with friendly colleagues.
  • Excellent CPD and career opportunities for staff at every stage of their career.
  • A collaborative working environment with a strong support network.
  • A comprehensive induction process.
  • Laptop for all teaching staff.
  • Great location. The school is on the edge of the New Forest with extensive grounds.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Child care voucher scheme.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Staff social events.

An informal chat and/or visit to the school are warmly welcomed. If you would like to speak with a member of our team, or visit us, please contact the Headteacher's PA, Miss Hewett atshewett@burgate.hants.sch.ukor on 01425 652039 to arrange a suitable time.

The Burgate School and Sixth Form is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.

As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students, and all our staff are equally valued and respected. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Burgate School & Sixth Form is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. Any offer of a post will be conditional subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check as well as all other relevant safeguarding/pre-employment checks including the receipt of satisfactory references and medical clearance.

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About The Burgate School and Sixth Form

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1116 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01425 652039

The Burgate School and Sixth Form converted to a Single Academy Trust in May 2011. We are a popular, Hampshire school, situated in expansive grounds on the outskirts of Fordingbridge in Hampshire, providing high quality comprehensive education for children aged between 11 and 18. We enjoy an excellent reputation within the local community for our high standards.

We offer a broad curriculum covering a wide range of subjects at GCSE and A Level which are delivered by a highly qualified and caring team of professional teachers and support staff who are committed to offering the highest quality of education to the students alongside a creative approach to learning that inspires curiosity, builds collaboration, helps develop resilience and encourages flexibility of thought.

Our school vision is that we want every child to enjoy their learning and feel valued for who they are. We believe that Every Burgate Child Matters and we recognise all of our students as individuals, encouraging each to reach their full potential. We have high aspirations for every student and are committed to raising standards of achievement and nurturing a culture of high expectations to drive success for each student in a safe, supportive and friendly environment. We want to support our students in becoming independent learners, as well as confident and responsible young people thereby achieving our motto of Learning for Life.

Arranging a visit to The Burgate School and Sixth Form

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

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