Current Vacancies

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

SEND Administration Support (with pastoral support responsibilities)

Contract: Permanent – Full-time

Pay: Grade C£16,194 – £17,057 Actual; £18,933 – £19,941 FTE

Start date: February/ March 2022

Closing date: Midday, Thursday 10 February 2022

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 Harbour Provision operates as part of a wider curriculum offering support for students who are unable to access the mainstream curriculum.  We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic SEND administrator to work alongside the SENDCo and Assistant SENDCo to drive the provision forward.  We are looking for someone to build strong relationships with students, work with parents, other staff members and external agencies to develop bespoke provisions for students to support their integration back in to mainstream education.  The successful candidate will also be required to provide classroom management and support of students accessing The Harbour.

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, ECT 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 telephone calls or a school visit to discuss the role further.

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) | Role Profile: Download (PDF)

Head of Computer 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: April 2022

Closing date: Friday 28 January

Interview Date: w/b 31 January


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 Computer Science Department is a well-resourced department with two dedicated Computing Suites and has benefitted from recent investment. We currently offer GCSE Computer Science at KS4 and have a high uptake of students selecting to take the subject. We have also recently started to offer GCSE Business at KS4 which has proved to be a popular subject with students. At KS3, students have two lessons a fortnight and cover topics ranging from micro:bits to cryptography.

This post is a strategic and high-profile role within the school and we are looking to appoint an outstanding Head of Computer Science. The successful candidate will be:

  • an outstanding leader, teacher and communicator
  • enthusiastic and dedicated
  • inspirational, forward thinking and dynamic
  • able to demonstrate a track record of impact on student achievement
  • have a passion for learning and teaching and have the drive to raise standards at KS3 and 4
  • able to inspire both students and teachers of Computer Science to ensure that they achieve their full potential
  • have a strong commitment to extra – curricular provision
  • a passionate advocate for both Computer Science and Business Studies.

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 (Middle Leader training programmes) and external training development opportunities (we are part of PiXL, have strong ties with local school consortia and support NPQs);
  • 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 invite you to come and have an informal chat with the Headteacher and/or SLT Line Manager.

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)

Cover Supervisor

Contract Type: Temporary – 12 months initially, looking to make this a permanent role when finances become available.

Hours: Full-time, term time only, 37 hours per week, worked nominally 8.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Thursday, 8.00am to 3.30pm Friday with some flexibility required.
Requests for Part-time and Casual ‘Ad Hoc’ Contracts would also be considered.

Weeks: Term time only (39 weeks)

Pay: Grade C £16,194 – £17,057 actual depending on experience (£18,933 – £19,941 FTE)
Please note there is a pay award pending that will increase the current pay figures.

Closing Date: Midday, Friday 28 January 2022

Interview Date: To be confirmed


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.

We are looking to appoint a Cover Supervisor to join us, initially on a temporary basis for 12 months, we envisage that as funding becomes available, this post will become permanent. Ideally, you will need to have had some experience of working with young people – although this is not essential – preferably in an educational setting, and have a real interest in assisting them to learn and supporting them to achieve their full potential. Any experience gained within another secondary school setting would be particularly advantageous.  Working closely with our Cover Manager as part of our Cover Team, the main duties of this role will be to supervise students while they complete set work either in groups or classes in the absence of the teacher.

The successful candidate must be educated to at least GCSE level (or equivalent) and have proven literacy and numeracy skills, having achieved Grade C, or above, in Maths and English. Strong IT skills would also be advantageous. The ideal candidate must also be able to demonstrate resilience, resourcefulness, initiative, good time management, and patience. This is an ideal role for those considering a future career in teaching or someone looking to consolidate their teaching experience following a teacher training course.  Would also suit retired teachers or those returning to teaching following a career break.

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;
  • opportunities to further develop your skills;
  • 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. 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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Learning Support Assistant x 2

Contract Type: Permanent and Fixed Term Contracts

Hours: Full-time, term time only, 37 hours per week worked 8.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Thursday, 8.00am to 3.30pm on Friday, some flexibility may be required on occasion.  Requests for part-time work will also be considered.

Weeks: Term time only (39 weeks)

Pay: Grade B £15,877 – £16,147 actual depending on experience (£18,562 – £18,877 FTE)

Start Date: January 2022 / February 2022

Closing Date: Midday, Friday 28 January 2022

Interview Date: To be confirmed


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.

We have permanent and fixed term (for one year) vacancies in our SEND Department to support students with a range of Special Educational Needs at KS3/KS4 in a mainstream context. We envisage that as funding becomes available, the fixed term posts will become permanent. The post holders will work with students who have learning, social and physical difficulties and support them across the curriculum.

The ideal candidates should demonstrate enthusiasm, resilience, initiative, good time management, patience and a passion for working with and assisting young people to learn. Applicants must have proven literacy and numeracy skills, equivalent to GCSE Grade C and above. Written communication must be a particular strength. Experience of working in a secondary school would be advantageous as would experience of working with students with communication and language issues and disabilities. Applicants must be willing to attend manual handling training and specific training to meet individual student needs.

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) | Role Profile: Download (PDF)

Exam Invigilators

Contract Type: Casual

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

Weeks: As and when – required during term time

Pay: £9.99 per hour (£8.91 per hour plus a supplement of 12.07% to recompense you for your entitlement to receive paid statutory annual leave)

Start Date: February 2022

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 the GCSE Summer Series external examinations (May to June each year). Availability during these time periods is essential.

This position is suitable for individuals from all backgrounds with a variety of skillsets, regardless of your stage of career. If you are looking for a flexible position that requires working only a couple of weeks a year then this is the role for you.

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.

For information, the following link takes you to the school’s Child Protection Policy:
www.thehambleschool.co.uk/policies-procedures