4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    4 November 2021

  • Application deadline

    24 September 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    9 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Will consider full-time, term time
Contract type
Fixed term (6 months (subject to change))
To be discussed individually

Job summary

We are a hugely oversubscribed school, complimented by our latest OFSTED inspection on many aspects including our forward vision and academic excellence: “attitudes to learning and relationships between staff and students are exemplary”.

Required for November is an inspiring and outstanding teacher of Geography - an imaginative and successful specialist able to demonstrate expertise at all age levels. To be successful you will need excellent subject knowledge and be able to foster enthusiasm and enjoyment of the subject.

The post is for a maternity cover, fixed period of 6 months (subject to change).

This is an exciting opportunity to teach well motivated pupils in an oversubscribed boys’ selective school with a thriving sixth form.

This post would suit either an experienced teacher or a new entrant to the profession (colleagues find SHSB very supportive for professional development).

The application form can be found on our website - www.shsb.org.uk

The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date: Please return all completed applications by midday on Friday 24th September 2021 to recruitment@shsb.org.uk

We reserve the right to call applicants to interview, and appoint, prior to the closing date so please apply as soon as possible.

Applying for the job

All applications must be done via our application form which can be found under the "Vacancies" section of our website

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1318 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number

About Southend High School for Boys

Southend High School for Boys (SHSB) is an ‘Outstanding’ school (Ofsted 2015), rated as outstanding against every one of the inspection criteria. It is one of four selective schools within the Borough of Southend. The main school, years 7 to 11, is single sex boys whilst the large sixth form is coeducational. It is situated thirty miles from London on the Thames Estuary and is close to main road and rail links from London, and to Chelmsford and Cambridge. SHSB has ‘an ethos of excellence in both academic achievement and a wide range of activities [that] permeates all aspects of the school’ (Ofsted 2015). At SHSB talent is nurtured, learning is valued, challenge is welcomed, participation is expected and achievement is prized. SHSB is not only a lively and stimulating institution, but also a welcoming community with an open and friendly approach.

School location

Prittlewell Chase, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 0RG

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