Current Vacancies

Current vacancies at The Hamble School are listed below. Candidates should apply using either the Support Staff or the Teaching Staff Application form only, CVs will not be considered or accepted.

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Current vacancies at The Hamble School

Reception & Admin Assistant

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Part-time, 14.5 hours per week, worked on Thursday & Friday, nominally from 7.45am to 3.45pm Thursday, 7.45am to 3.15pm Friday with some flexibility required.

Weeks: Term time only (39 weeks)

Pay: Grade C £6,346 – £6,684 actual (£18,933 – £19,941 FTE)

Start Date: May 2020

Closing Date: 18 April 2021

Interview Date: TBC

The Hamble School is a good school with a clear direction on how we want to improve. At the heart of everything we do is a deep commitment to improving the life chances of all young people, helping them to achieve the best possible outcomes. This desire is encapsulated in our motto: ‘Achieving Excellence Together’. Our success over the past three years has led to an increase in numbers – we currently have 1100 students and are consistently oversubscribed. Under the leadership of our Headteacher, we are making strong progress in all aspects of school life and it is therefore a very exciting time to join us.

The Main Admin Office is an integral part of the school, providing help to students, parents and our staff. Reception can be an intense and highly pressured environment providing support both in person and over the telephone but offers an exceptionally rewarding role. This appointment would be a core member of the team.

We are looking for a Reception & Admin Assistant to join us in a role that would equally suit someone starting out in their career or a more experienced person wanting to move into education and work in a school environment.  We see this post as a ‘gateway’ role into the school, with the successful candidate, once having expanded their knowledge and understanding of the differing administration positions within the school, often moving on to one of these.  You will need to be calm, organised, self-motivated, able to multi-task and an excellent communicator.  Experience of Reception work, working in a school and with SIMS database would all be advantageous.

Required skills for this role include:

  • Being committed to working as part of a team, having a good sense of humour and a positive “can do” attitude
  • Having excellent general administration and organisational skills and being educated to a good standard (GCSE English and Maths at level C or above)
  • Having the ability to prioritise and work independently
  • Relating well to students, staff, parents, governors and members of the wider school community
  • Being able to maintain high levels of confidentiality and being committed to the safeguarding of our students
  • Having proficient IT Skills with knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ideally having proven experience of working in a school administration environment
  • Ideally having knowledge of SIMS and Tucasi systems (training can be provided).

In return, we can offer you:

  • a positive and optimistic working environment focused on staff well-being, student welfare, progress and high standards of achievement and behaviour;
  • strong internal (we have student teacher, NQT, RQT and Middle Leader training programmes in place as well as support and teaching staff studying courses available through the HCC Apprenticeship Levy) and external training development opportunities (we are part of PiXL and have strong ties with local school alliances and consortia and therefore have access to excellent professional networks in which to share good practice and support your growth in your role);
  • personal career development to assist you in the fulfilment of your ambitions;
  • a well-equipped campus with excellent gym and swimming facilities run by Everyone Active which staff can take advantage of for free, access to leisure and sports classes at heavily discounted membership rates and preferential rates for family members;
  • the opportunity to apply for discounted childcare placements with Hamble Early Years Centre, based directly next to the school;
  • free on-site parking and good local public transport links to the school (bus/ rail).

To apply please complete a support staff application form which can be located at the top of this page, please note CV’s will not be considered or accepted. Applications should be returned electronically to Karen Chilcott, HR Officer, kchilcott@thehambleschool.co.uk  If you currently work in a school, please ensure one of your references is from your current Headteacher.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Job Description: Download (PDF)

Head of Design & Technology

Contract Type: Permanent

% FTE: 100

Pay: Main Pay Range/Upper Pay Range
£25,714 – £36,961/ £38,690 – £41,604 (as appropriate) + TLR 1a £8,291

Start date: September 2021

Closing date: 30 April 2021

Interview Date: 7 May 2021

The Hamble School is a good school with a clear direction on how we want to improve. At the heart of everything we do is a deep commitment to improving the life chances of all young people, helping them to achieve the best possible outcomes. This desire is encapsulated in our motto: ‘Achieving Excellence Together’. Our success over the past three years has led to an increase in numbers – we currently have 1100 students and are consistently oversubscribed. Under the leadership of our Headteacher, we are making strong progress in all aspects of school life and it is therefore a very exciting time to join us.

The Design & Technology Department is a particularly successful department in the school. Students have the opportunity to study GCSE Design Technology, GCSE Food and Nutrition and BTEC Engineering. Option numbers are high and last year students in Design & Technology and Food and Nutrition achieved positive progress. The Design & Technology Department has excellent facilities – a dedicated block of classrooms and workshops, including computer rooms. In addition, there are two fully equipped Engineering rooms and a Food and Nutrition room in other parts of the school.

We are looking to appoint a dynamic and innovative Head of Design & Technology who has the drive and commitment to give our students the best possible learning experiences. This is an opportunity for a new or experienced Middle Leader to continue to build on the excellent progress already made.

In return, we can offer you:

  • a positive and optimistic working environment focused on staff well-being, student welfare, progress and high standards of achievement and behaviour;
  • strong internal (we have student teacher, NQT, RQT and Middle Leader training programmes in place as well as support and teaching staff studying courses available through the HCC Apprenticeship Levy) and external training development opportunities (we are part of PiXL and have strong ties with local school alliances and consortia and therefore have access to excellent professional networks in which to share good practice and support your growth in your role);
  • personal career development to assist you in the fulfilment of your ambitions;
  • a well-equipped campus with excellent gym and swimming facilities run by Everyone Active which staff can take advantage of for free, access to leisure and sports classes at heavily discounted membership rates and preferential rates for family members;
  • the opportunity to apply for discounted childcare placements with Hamble Early Years Centre, based directly next to the school;
  • free on-site parking and good local public transport links to the school (bus/ rail).

We welcome visits to the school to see us in action and all that we have to offer and invite you to come and have an informal chat, tour of the site and to meet the Head, staff and students.

To apply please complete a teacher application form which can be located at the top of this page, please note CV’s will not be considered or accepted. Applications should be returned electronically to Karen Chilcott, HR Officer, kchilcott@thehambleschool.co.uk  If you currently work in a school, please ensure one of your references is from your current Headteacher.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Job Description: Download (PDF)

Head of Science

Contract Type: Permanent

% FTE: 100

Pay: Main Pay Range/Upper Pay Range
£25,714 – £36,961/ £38,690 – £41,604 (as appropriate) + TLR 1c £12,116 per annum

Start date: September 2021

Closing date: Wednesday 21 April

Interview Date: Week beginning 26 April

The Hamble School is a good school with a clear direction on how we want to improve. At the heart of everything we do is a deep commitment to improving the life chances of all young people, helping them to achieve the best possible outcomes. This desire is encapsulated in our motto: ‘Achieving Excellence Together’. Our success over the past three years has led to an increase in numbers – we currently have 1100 students and are consistently oversubscribed. Under the leadership of our Headteacher, we are making strong progress in all aspects of school life and it is therefore a very exciting time to join us.

As a core subject the Science Department is responsible for the delivery of the Science curriculum throughout all years that the students are with us at the school. Offering both Combined Trilogy and Separate Science our exam results have improved year on year with the following headlines in 2019:

  • 71% of students achieving grades 9-4 in Combined Science
  • 56% of students achieving grades 9-7 in Biology
  • 59% of students achieving grades 9-7 in Chemistry
  • 59% of students achieving grades 9-7 in Physics

As a team we are dedicated to inspiring our young people, motivating them to see the real life importance of Science. We work closely with ExxonMobil and University Hospital Southampton to deliver engaging talks and programmes as well as offering trips and visits to Science related industries.

We are looking for a dedicated and inspiring leader who will continue to drive our committed Science Department. The successful candidate would have responsibility for developing an exciting and engaging curriculum and ensuring the highest quality of teaching and learning through regular monitoring. They would need to lead the development of the KS3 assessment and drive strategies to support improving outcomes at KS4.

In return, we can offer you:

  • a positive and optimistic working environment focused on staff well-being, student welfare, progress and high standards of achievement and behaviour;
  • strong internal (we have student teacher, NQT, RQT and Middle Leader training programmes in place as well as support and teaching staff studying courses available through the HCC Apprenticeship Levy) and external training development opportunities (we are part of PiXL and have strong ties with local school alliances and consortia and therefore have access to excellent professional networks in which to share good practice and support your growth in your role);
  • personal career development to assist you in the fulfilment of your ambitions;
  • a well-equipped campus with excellent gym and swimming facilities run by Everyone Active which staff can take advantage of for free, access to leisure and sports classes at heavily discounted membership rates and preferential rates for family members;
  • the opportunity to apply for discounted childcare placements with Hamble Early Years Centre, based directly next to the school;
  • free on-site parking and good local public transport links to the school (bus/ rail).

We welcome visits to the school to see us in action and all that we have to offer and invite you to come and have an informal chat, tour of the site and to meet the Head, staff and students.

To apply please complete a teacher application form which can be located at the top of this page, please note CVs will not be considered or accepted. Applications should be returned electronically to Karen Chilcott, HR Officer, kchilcott@thehambleschool.co.uk  If you currently work in a school, please ensure one of your references is from your current Headteacher.

We look forward to receiving your application.

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Exam Invigilators

Contract Type: Casual

Hours: As and when – to be agreed with the school

Weeks: As and when – required during term time

Pay: £8.72 per hour (plus a supplement of 12.07% to recompense you for your entitlement to receive paid statutory annual leave)

Start Date: January/February 2021

Closing Date: Monday 4 January 2021

Interview Date: Thursday 14 January 2021

The Hamble School is a good school with a clear direction on how we want to improve. At the heart of everything we do is a deep commitment to improving the life chances of all young people, helping them to achieve the best possible outcomes. This desire is encapsulated in our motto: ‘Achieving Excellence Together’. Our success over the past three years has led to an increase in numbers – we currently have 1100 students and are consistently oversubscribed. Under the leadership of our Headteacher, we are making strong progress in all aspects of school life and it is therefore a very exciting time to join us.

The Exams Department is an integral part of school life. Our aim is to ensure that all students are treated fairly within the examination environment and that the rules and regulations of the JCQ and Awarding Bodies are upheld.  This is an exciting opportunity to assist with the Pre Public (Mock) Examinations and GCSE examinations at the school.

Invigilating is a vital role in supporting the Exams Officer to run busy exam periods in the school calendar. We are seeking individuals who can promote a supportive and calm atmosphere so that our students are able to fulfil or exceed their potential during the examination period.  In addition to Exam Invigilator duties, you may also act as a reader or a scribe for students who require access arrangements to support them in their examinations.  Therefore, applicants must be confident in their literacy skills.

We would like successful candidates to work during the Pre Public exams (February/ March 2021) and, under normal circumstances, GCSE Summer Series external examinations (May to June 2021). Availability during these time periods is essential.

To apply please complete a support staff application form which can be located at the top of this page. Applications should be returned electronically to Karen Chilcott, HR Officer, kchilcott@thehambleschool.co.uk  If you currently work in a school, please ensure one of your references is from your current Headteacher.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Job Description: Download (PDF)

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive for certain roles, on occasion, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we have received applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

The Hamble 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 DBS checks along with other relevant employment checks.