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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: Support through a salaried Postgraduate Teaching Apprenticeship (PGTA) route. You will split your time between a combination of classroom teaching alongside experienced staff, with the support of an identified mentor and at least 20% off-timetable training with a recognised provider, as you work towards gaining Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

Contract type

Fixed term - Apprenticeship contract

Full-time equivalent salary

£20,597 - £32,133 FTE – Unqualified Teacher Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to support a graduate through a salaried Postgraduate Teaching Apprenticeship (PGTA) route, offering the opportunity to earn while you learn. The successful candidate will split their time between a combination of classroom teaching alongside experienced staff, with the support of an identified mentor and at least 20% off-timetable training with a recognised provider, as you work towards gaining Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

This is an exciting opportunity to start your career in teaching, in a supportive environment, within a Trust that values its staff. Our friendly and experienced department will provide mentoring and guidance throughout your learning journey.

Further details on Postgraduate Teaching Apprenticeships can be found via the UCAS website: https://www.ucas.com/teaching-option/postgraduate-teaching-apprenticeship

What the school offers its staff

What we can offer you in return:

  • Staff CPD – we offer extensive CPD opportunities with access to National College and support with external courses to promote career development.
  • Competitive Pay – we follow the STPCD for teaching staff and National Pay Rates for support staff.
  • Excellent Pension schemes – Teacher Pension Scheme and Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions.
  • Access to HR Support – a Trust HR team that is on hand to support you from day one.
  • Flexible working and family friendly policies – we have generous policies in place to support our colleagues such as flexible working, maternity and paternity leave. We also have a Discretionary Leave of Absence policy which includes dependency care leave, compassionate leave and a paid day to move house!
  • Generous sick pay entitlement – for teachers and support staff. We work with an Occupational Health provider to ensure that colleagues are supported in the workplace.
  • Free onsite car parking at all HAT schools – Electric car charging is available at some HAT sites.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – all our colleagues have free access to Health Assured, a 24 hours a day/7 days a week confidential service which provides a huge amount of support such as counselling, financial and legal advice. You can also access an online portal to view resources and guides to promote a healthy lifestyle.
  • Free tea and coffee at all HAT schools
  • Free eye test
  • Access to school gym facilities and discounted membership to Vivacity Leisure Centres in Peterborough (subject to change).

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Hampton College

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 19
School size
1673 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Phone number

Hampton College

Eagle Way, Hampton Vale, Peterborough, PE7 8BF

Hampton College is an established, successful, all-through school, which formed its own multi-academy trust (Hampton Academies Trust - HAT) in 2014. The Trust is also the education provider for the neighbouring secondary school, Hampton Gardens School and Hampton Lakes Primary School, which opened in September 2019. In 2020, Dogsthorpe Infant School joined our trust. HAT schools have very close links and some shared staff.

Hampton College currently serves the community of Hampton, on the southern outskirts of the city of Peterborough and has good links to Cambridge and Stamford. Hampton Gardens School serves the neighbouring Cambridgeshire village of Yaxley, as well new housing being added to the Hampton East development, where Hampton Lakes Primary School is located.

Required September 2023 (or earlier)


We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Teacher with a passion for Geography, on a full-time basis.

You will be expected to contribute to the continued development of the Department’s curriculum. You should be able to communicate effectively with students and colleagues as well as having good organisational skills.

You should be a reflective practitioner, interested in developing your practice and trying out new strategies in your teaching. You will already be, at least, a competent user of ICT, and happy to learn more. Above all, we wish to appoint an imaginative and enthusiastic teacher, who will be keen to work alongside a team determined to create an excellent department and one keen to develop excellent relationships with students and staff.

You will have a passion for working with young people and you will relish the satisfaction that comes from helping them to develop and to learn. The successful candidate will, of course, be an important part of the department and can expect the support needed to develop their career further but will also be expected to:

• Possess the ability to inspire and motivate, and who have a passion for teaching and learning.
• Have consistently high expectations with the drive to help all students achieve their full potential.
• Be an exceptional team player and who enjoys supporting and working collaboratively with others.
• Have the skill to form positive relationships for learning with all staff, students and parents.
• Share our vision to deliver outstanding education for children and young adults and the commitment to make a difference to outcomes and achievements of all our students.

What we can offer you in return:

• A fantastic working environment where students are enthusiastic and want to learn. All our schools have modern buildings, with light and airy classrooms, outstanding facilities and are situated at the heart of the community.
• We value our staff and recognise the importance of providing ongoing training opportunities. As a growing Trust we are also able to offer opportunities for promotion and fresh challenges as new roles arise regularly within the Trust.
• Our active Staff Wellbeing Group creates an effective channel for staff to be heard, and underpins our commitment to cultivating a supportive working environment which allows staff to flourish and achieve their full potential.
• Our extensive induction programme supports staff every step of the way, and our buddy system gives new staff a supportive and knowledgeable mentor.
• Full access to the Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme, which is designed to help staff deal with any personal or professional problems. Staff have access to free legal advice, medical information, counselling sessions, online self-help tools, factsheets and the wellbeing portal.

For further details, please visit the Hampton Academies Trust website: http://www.hamptonacademiestrust.org.uk/jobs/

Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 13 March 2023

Please note that we reserve the right to interview and appointment prior to the closing date.

Hampton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Arranging a visit to Hampton College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobs@hamptonacademiestrust.org.uk.

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