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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Application Forms

Teacher Application Form – Download  (Word doc) | Download  (PDF)
Support Staff Application Form – Download  (Word doc) | Download  (PDF)

Current vacancies at The Hamble School

Teacher – Dance and Drama (suitable for both experienced teachers and ECTs)

Contract Type: Permanent

% FTE: 100

Pay: Main Pay Range/Upper Pay Range
£30,000 – £41,333/ £43,266 – £46,525 (as appropriate)

Start date: September 2024

Closing date: Midday, 4 March 2024

Interview Date: TBC


We are looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic teacher who has high expectations and continuously strives for the best outcomes. We are offering an exciting opportunity to join The Hamble School during a period of rapid improvement and change. Our vision ‘We Care, We Aim High, We Learn and Achieve Together’ encapsulates the work we do every day. Our intake numbers are increasing – we currently have 1170 students and are looking to expand our staffing further.

The Department consists of a dedicated team of experienced staff. The Creative and Performing Arts team are committed to providing students with an outstanding appreciation of the Arts subjects, as well as developing creative and inquisitive minds who aspire to excellence in their practical performance work. As part of the department there is an expectation of staff to contribute to the wider life of the school, offering projects and rehearsals to compliment this vision and support the Arts Team.

We are looking for a strong classroom practitioner who can inspire students. They will have excellent subject knowledge and the ability to make learning exciting, engaging yet challenging in the build-up leading to examination success. The successful candidate will teach Dance at both KS3 and KS4 level with an ability to teach KS3 Drama.

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;
  • An internal Middle Leader and ELT programmes are available and external training development opportunities (we are part of PiXL, have strong ties with local school consortia and we support staff to complete 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 which is 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, tour of the site and to meet the Head, staff and students.

To apply please complete a teaching staff application form which can be located at the top of this page. Applications should be returned electronically to Karen Chilcott, HR Officer, hr@thehambleschool.co.uk.

If you currently work in a school, please ensure your first reference is from your current Headteacher.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Job Description: Download (PDF)

Learning Support Assistant

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Normally full-time 37 per week, 8.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Thursday, 8.00am to 3:30pm Friday, with some flexibility required but requests for part-time hours will be considered.

Weeks: Term time only (39 weeks)

Pay: Grade B £19,501 – £19,776 Actual (£22,737 – £23,058 FTE)

Start Date: April 2024

Closing Date: Midday, Wednesday 6 March 2024

Interview Date: To Be Confirmed


We are offering an exciting opportunity to join The Hamble School during a period of rapid improvement and change under the leadership of a new Headteacher. Our vision ‘We Care, We Aim High, We Learn and Achieve Together’ encapsulates the work we do every day. Our intake numbers are increasing – we currently have 1163 students and were oversubscribed for September 2023.

We have a new enhanced SEND provision and Inclusion department. The provision operates as part of a wider curriculum offering support for students who are unable to access the mainstream curriculum across 3 newly designed rooms and interventions. 

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to work in our SEND Department to support students with a range of Special Educational Needs at KS3/KS4 in a mainstream school. The post holder will work with students who have learning, social and physical difficulties and support them across the curriculum. The ideal candidate 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, 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).

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, hr@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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Student Support Officer

Contract: Permanent

Pay: C Grade – £19,825 – £20,704 Actual
£23,115 – £24,140 FTE

Hours: Full time 37 per week, 8.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Thursday, 8.00am to 3:30pm Friday, with some flexibility required.

Weeks: 39

Closing Date: Midday, Wednesday 6 March 2024

Start date: April 2024

Interview Date: To be confirmed


We are looking for a strong and organised Student Support Officer who has high standards of work and continuously strives to improve their practices We are offering an exciting opportunity to join The Hamble School during a period of rapid improvement and change. Our vision ‘We Care, We Aim High, We Learn and Achieve Together’ encapsulates the work we do every day. Our intake numbers are increasing – we currently have 1170 students and are looking to expand our staffing further.

The Pastoral Team consists of a dedicated team of experienced staff, including Progress Leaders, Assistant Progress Leaders, Student Welfare Officer, Admissions and Exclusions Officer and Behaviour Administration Support. Our aim is to deliver the highest level of student support to promote progress and high standards of achievement and behaviour.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic Student Support Officer to provide support and guidance to students. We are looking for someone who can build strong relationships with students, work with parents/ carers, other staff members and external agencies to support all aspects of progress of our students. We are also looking for someone who is solution-focussed, has a ‘can do’ attitude and is able to work as part of a wider Pastoral Team.

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 engage with Hampshire Apprenticeship scheme.
  • 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 which is 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 and meet the Headteacher.

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, hr@thehambleschool.co.uk  If you currently work in a school, please ensure your first reference is from your current Headteacher.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Job Description: Download (PDF)

Teacher of Science (suitable for ECT or experienced teachers)

Contract: Permanent

Pay: Main Pay Range/Upper Pay Range
£30,000 – £41,333/£43,266 – £46,525 (as appropriate).
Requests for part-time hours/ an earlier start date will be considered.

%FTE: 100

Start Date: September 2024

Closing Date: Midday, Wednesday 21 February 2024

Interview Date: Week beginning 5 February 2024


We are looking for an excellent teacher who has high expectations and continuously strives for the best outcomes. We are offering an exciting opportunity to join The Hamble School during a period of rapid improvement and change. Our vision ‘We Care, We Aim High, We Learn and Achieve Together’ encapsulates the work we do every day. Our intake numbers are increasing – we currently have 1170 students and are looking to expand our staffing further.

The Science Department consists of a dedicated team of experienced staff. It is well-resourced with a number of newly refurbished specialist classrooms within the Science building. Our aim is to deliver an inspiring and challenging curriculum which includes practical lessons, real-life Science experiences and the development of key Science skills. 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 from September 2024, who has the drive and commitment to improve outcomes. This role would suit both experienced teachers and ECTs. This is an opportunity for a new or experienced teacher to join the school at a very

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;
  • we offer an internal Middle Leader programme and external training development opportunities (we are part of PiXL, have strong ties with local school consortia and we support staff to complete 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 which is 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 and meet the Headteacher.

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

We look forward to receiving your application.

Job Description: Download (PDF)

Teacher of DT (suitable for ECT or experienced teachers)

Contract: Permanent

Pay: Main Pay Range/Upper Pay Range
£30,000 – £41,333/£43,266 – £46,525 (as appropriate).
Requests for part-time hours/ an earlier start date will be considered.

%FTE: 100

Start Date: September 2024

Closing Date: Midday, Tuesday 20 February 2024

Interview Date: Wednesday 21 February 2024


We are looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic teacher who has high expectations and continuously strives for the best outcomes. We are offering an exciting opportunity to join The Hamble School during a period of rapid improvement and change. Our vision ‘We Care, We Aim High, We Learn and Achieve Together’ encapsulates the work we do every day. Our intake numbers are increasing – we currently have 1170 students and are looking to expand our staffing further.

The Technology Department consists of a dedicated team of experienced staff. It is well-resourced with a number of specialists workshops, a kitchen and designated technicians. Our aim is to deliver an inspiring and challenging curriculum which includes practical and theory skills. At GCSE, option numbers are high and students currently study the AQA specification for Design Technology, Eduqas for Food Preparation and Nutrition and NCFE for Engineering.

We are seeking to appoint a talented and enthusiastic Teacher of Design Technology. The Design Technology Team work closely together, share best practice and support each other to drive the department to continually improve the outcomes for our students. A colleague who is motivated and innovative would be the perfect addition to ‘Team Hamble’. This role would suit both experienced teachers and ECTs.

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/ELT or ECT programmes are available) and external training development opportunities (we are part of PiXL, have strong ties with local school consortia and we support staff to complete 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 which is 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 and meet the Headteacher.

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

We look forward to receiving your application.

Job Description: 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: £10.42 per hour plus a supplement of 12.07% to recompense you for your entitlement to receive paid statutory annual leave


The Hamble School is a happy, thriving and vibrant learning community for students aged 11-16. Our motto ‘Achieving Excellence Together’ encapsulates our ethos of high expectations and ambition for all. We work together in partnership with parents/ carers and the local community to ensure that students are supported to achieve their very best and leave The Hamble School as ‘lifelong learners’. Our intake numbers are increasing – we currently have 1163 students and are consistently oversubscribed. There is a clear plan to ensure continuous improvement in all aspects of school life and it is an 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 at different times throughout the year but particularly 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 few 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, hr@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