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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    24 April 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time: Your hours of work shall be in accordance with the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document as amended from time to time. Full time teachers are required to be available for work for up to 1265 hours of directed time over 195 days.

Contract type


Pay scale

DMAT M1 £28,282 - UPR3 £44,121

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Ability to work under pressure and manage time effectively

  • Demonstrate robustness and resilience

  • Qualified teacher status

  • Appropriate degree

  • Successful teaching experience (or teaching practice in the case of an ECT applicant)

  • Willing to be responsible for your own professional development and to disseminate best practice to colleagues

  • Inspiring teacher who is able to or has the potential to ‘make a difference’

  • Fully committed to evidence informed practice.

  • Proven willingness and capacity for hard work.

  • A personality to merit the respect of students and to encourage their active

  • involvement in the learning process, in and out of lessons.

  • A good communicator being able to build successful relationships with all groups of students and staff.

  • Highly competent in the use of ICT.

  • Highly motivated, clear thinking and principled.

  • Committed to equality of opportunity.

What the school offers its staff

  • Opportunities to develop in role and promotion for staff with the zest and desire to progress in their career.

  • A happy school; relationships are very strong between staff and students.

  • Strong ‘can do’ team ethos in departments and across the school.

  • Higher non-contact ratio than most schools. MPR staff teach 42 out of 50 lessons across a two-week time-table, ECTs teach 38.

  • Health, well-being and work-life balance are extremely important to us. All staff are part of a health insurance scheme, having access to a range of support from external agencies and a free flu vaccination. We are always reviewing and seeking to add additional benefits for staff.

  • A fabulous modern and light working environment on a spacious site with on-site parking and rail and bus links close by.

    • You will be working alongside people who are at the forefront of educational development, nationally and internationally. We are proud to be one of only thirty nine Research Schools in the country.

    • We have a rich programme of CPD activities happening across the school that will allow you to engage at a level that suits you.

    • We are keen to develop staff as leaders and there are a variety of programmes and opportunities to support this.

    • We take a pragmatic approach to feedback / marking focussing on what is most useful and manageable.

    • Written student reports are not lengthy sections of prose; they are grades.

    • No graded lesson observations.

    • Our ECT Induction Programme and Appraisal programme is based on professional growth and support.

    • The South Downs School Centred Initial Teaching Training (SCITT) is a great addition to our trust and there are opportunities for staff to work with the SCITT and trainees. Our SCITT is graded as Outstanding by OFSTED.

Commitment to safeguarding

Durrington High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people. We support all staff and volunteers through regular training and expect everyone working at the school to be proactive and adhere to our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy at all times.

In addition to the statutory pre-employment checks, all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, a safeguarding background check and interview.

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About Durrington High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1599 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Email address

Durrington High School is part of Durrington Multi Academy Trust (DMAT) and is a large and oversubscribed school with 1650 students on roll in years 7 to 11. Within the Durrington Multi Academy Trust, we place high regard on recruiting and retaining excellent staff to ensure all students achieve beyond their best. Durrington High School has a sustained track record of improvement for over a decade and we want to continue getting better. We are proud of our school and are always relentless in our efforts to give our students the very best education they deserve.

Arranging a visit to Durrington High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email agemel@durring.com.

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