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  • Start date details

    as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    31 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 December 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£25,000 - £36,000

Pay scale

Main Scale

Additional allowances

potential recruitment incentive

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an enthusiastic teacher of French and Spanish, who is able to respond creatively to the teaching of the subject. The successful candidate will join our dedicated, positive and collaborative team, to support the focus on securing success for every student in and outside of the classroom.

We are looking for someone with excellent subject knowledge, who is also open to how the pedagogy in Languages is changing, and able to respond innovatively. You will be expected to deliver well planned and engaging lessons, to help our students to make excellent progress across Key Stages 3 and 4.

The successful candidate must have good organisation, communication and ICT skills and embrace school life.

The school teaches French, Spanish and German and all 3 are popular subjects with our students at key stage 4.

The Modern Languages Team currently comprises of three full time staff - each with their own dedicated, well-equipped teaching room. The faculty is well-resourced and forward-thinking.

John Hanson is a successful 11-16 community school; our students are friendly and confident and we strive to ensure that they achieve the success that they deserve. If you are an ECT we have a successful ECT induction program providing full support.

What the school offers its staff

We welcome informal conversations with the Headteacher, and encourage you to come and visit our school and meet our staff and students. An interview and potential appointment could take place shortly after receipt of application.

Commitment to safeguarding

John Hanson Community School and Hampshire County Council are 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 candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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About John Hanson Community School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
987 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01264 325637

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 karen.page@jhanson.hants.sch.uk.

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