Deadline is today

  • Expected start date

    4 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    20 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    12 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Languages, Spanish
Working pattern
Will consider full time, part time, term time
The role is full time, however we may consider part time working - please detail in your application.
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Negotiable at interview
Actual salary
Negotiable at interview

Job summary

We are seeking for January 2022 an inspiring and outstanding Teacher of Spanish - an imaginative and successful specialist able to demonstrate expertise at all secondary age levels. To be successful you will need excellent subject knowledge and be able to foster enthusiasm and enjoyment of the subject.

This post will suit a teacher keen to join a strong and friendly Modern Foreign Languages department and play a full part in the life of the school. As a selective school we have a number of very able students but we are looking for a well-qualified teacher able to motivate and challenge all our students.

The School:

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”.

Teaching at Southend High School for Boys is an immensely fulfilling experience where students are readily engaged and respond particularly well to creative and challenging lessons. The ability to stretch and motivate our students, work with other staff and be a good team member is very important.

Key information:

This is a full time post (although substantial part time may be possible). Please specify within your application any preference.

Applicants invited for interview will be given an opportunity to display their teaching skills in front of a class.

As per our policy, all applications must be sent via application form - CV's alone will not be accepted. The full job details for this position and the application form to apply can be found on our website -

The successful applicant will be subject to all relevant checks including DBS.

Closing date:

Please return all completed applications by midday on Wednesday 20th October 2021 to the email address on our website. Due to the timescale of recruitment for this position, it’s likely we will call applicants to interview, and appoint, prior to the closing date so please apply as soon as possible. If you have any queries please contact Louise Kent, HR Manager via the email address on the website.


The successful candidate will be eligible for the following benefits upon commencement of employment:

• Auto-enrolment into a contributory pension scheme (TPS for teachers)

• Free parking

• Access to excellent catering facilities when the kitchen is operational (term time only)

• Continual emphasis on CPD through internal and external providers

• Eye care vouchers

• Free use of sports facilities

Applying for the job

As per our policy, all applications must be sent via application form - CV's alone will not be accepted. The full job details for this position and the application form to apply can be found on our website -

Supporting documents

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

School overview

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

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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