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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Application Forms

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Current vacancies at The Hamble School

Assistant 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 2b £4,785 per annum

Start date: January 2022

Closing date: Midday, Friday 24 September

Interview Date: Week beginning 27 September

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 1140 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:

  • 71% of students achieving grades 9-4 in Combined Science
  • 83% of students achieving grades 9-7 in Biology
  • 76% of students achieving grades 9-7 in Chemistry
  • 83% 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 work alongside the Head of Department developing an exciting and engaging curriculum and ensuring the highest quality of teaching and learning through regular monitoring. They would need to support in leading 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 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)

Teacher – Science (suitable for both experienced teachers and NQTs)

Contract Type: Permanent

% FTE: 100

Pay: Main Pay Range/Upper Pay RangE
£25,714 – £36,961/ £38,690 – £41,604 (as appropriate)

Start date: January 2022

Closing date: Midday, Friday 24 September 2021

Interview Date: Week beginning 27 September 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 1140 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:

  • 71% of students achieving grades 9-4 in Combined Science
  • 83% of students achieving grades 9-7 in Biology
  • 76% of students achieving grades 9-7 in Chemistry
  • 83% 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 seeking to appoint a talented and enthusiastic Teacher of Science, who is passionate about improving student outcomes and can employ a wide range of dynamic strategies to inspire students to learn Science. The successful candidate will collaborate on curriculum development, have high expectations of students and embrace the overall ethos of the department and the school as a whole.

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 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)

Cleaning Vacancy with Alliance UK Cleaning Services (based at The Hamble School)

An Experienced Cleaner is required for 3 hours cleaning afternoons at The Hamble School. The work involves undertaking general cleaning duties including cleaning washrooms, classrooms, etc. at the school.

Training will be given in the company procedures and cleaning techniques.

Basic hours are 15 per week but there may be the opportunity to work additional hours from time to time. The job is for 39 term time weeks plus 3 additional weeks deep cleaning 2 in the summer and 1 in the February half term.

An Enhanced DBS is required for this Job which the company will pay for subject to conditions. This requires prof of ID such as Driving Licence, Passport, Original Birth Certificate plus recent household bills.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £8.91 per hour paid monthly.

Do not apply directly to the school but to AllianceUK Cleaning Services 023 9226 5824 during office hours.

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: September 2021

Closing Date: TBC

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 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 each year) and, under normal circumstances, GCSE Summer Series external examinations (May to June each year). 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.