• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    16 April 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    18 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Main Pay Scale with TLR £2,258

Job summary

We are looking for a dynamic, inspiring and forward-thinking qualified teacher to join a thriving English Department and lead Year 7 and 8. This position is perfectly suited to a recently qualified teacher seeking additional responsibility early in their career. As a department we are always looking to develop engaging schemes of work on a diverse range of texts and topics which stimulate a love of English. We are also building on our extra-curricular offering and searching for new and innovative ways to motivate students to achieve their full potential. We would welcome a candidate who is keen to share fresh ideas, approaches and resources and has the drive and determination to further the progress of all students.

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic teacher of English to join a dedicated and highly successful department in a thriving school which was rated ‘good’ by Ofsted in May 2019 with the Sixth Form graded as ‘outstanding’. As a school we are committed to comprehensive education and ‘Learning for Life’ is at the heart of all we do.

Employee benefits

We offer a competitive salary and a welcoming and supportive working environment with sustained professional development and individualised CPD opportunities in an environment which recognises aspiration and excellence.

Applying for the job

To apply for the role, please complete a Teaching Staff application form, which can be downloaded from the vacancies page on the school's website (www.theburgate.com). Completed forms should be emailed to Miss Sarah Hewett, Headteacher's PA, at: shewett@burgate.hants.sch.uk by the deadline, 09:00 on Friday 16 April. Only applications submitted on the school's application form will be considered. CVs will not be considered.

For an informal and confidential discussion about the role, please call us on 01425 652039.

Safeguarding Statement
The Burgate School and Sixth Form is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check as well as other relevant re-employment checks including satisfactory references and medical clearance.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
975 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01425 652039

About The Burgate School and Sixth Form

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.

School location

Salisbury Road, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, SP6 1EZ

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