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Job Ref No. ECC4007-455S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Teachers MPS/TUPS
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 21/05/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: 23rd May 2024  

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Teacher of Science

Teachers Main and Upper Pay Range

Required September 2024

Do you wish to be part of a popular, oversubscribed school, rated 'Good' by Ofsted in 2021? At JHS, we believe that 'together we excel', students and staff alike, and we are proud to be a highly inclusive school.

James Hornsby already benefits from a highly dedicated and friendly staff body, and we are looking for a dynamic and committed professional to join us. An excellent and exciting opportunity has arisen for an inspirational Teacher to add capacity to our growing team. ECT applications are welcomed.

You should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as a positive approach to working effectively with all members of the school community and external stakeholders

This is an exciting time to be joining the school, as we grow in popularity within the local community and beyond. Ongoing, extensive building works are adding state of the art additional resources to the school, and we are part of a dynamic Trust, comprising 5 local schools.

By joining us, you will enjoy excellent access to continued professional development opportunities and expert support from our leadership network across our family of schools and our highly experienced Senior Leadership Team.

If you would like to be part of our journey, and make a genuine difference to students' life chances, we would be delighted to hear from you.


We can offer you:

A friendly and welcoming place of work, which invests heavily in staff training

Numerous Staff Wellbeing Initiatives

Benenden Healthcare cover

Cycle to Work Scheme, Vivup employee discount scheme

For more information or to arrange a school visit/tour contact Leeann Howsego, HR Manager


We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if there is a good level of response. Therefore we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

Closing date: 21st May 2024

Interview date: 23rd May 2024

CVs alone will not be accepted. CV's submitted by an agency will not be considered

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The James Hornsby School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and applicants will be subject to full employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Information about the School

The James Hornsby School, is a successful school with Investors in People Gold status, which can offer students the opportunity to reach their full potential in a supportive and caring environment. Our students are proud of their school and enjoy so many different parts of school life including trips, visits and many other activities both in and outside of the normal school day.

We believe that it is essential that we work in partnership with the students, parents/carers and both local and international communities to enable our students to be prepared for their future lives. Our school motto, 'Together We Excel' reflects this belief. Staff at The James Hornsby School work incredibly hard, along with Governors and Parents, to ensure we offer the best educational opportunities possible.

The James Hornsby School is a forward thinking school, continually looking for new ways to provide the best learning environment and learning opportunities for our students. We are at the centre of the local community and open our doors outside of the normal school day to support learning and recreational opportunities in the local community. We are aiming for excellence and we invite you to come and see for yourselves.

Quotes from our May 2016 Ofsted report: "This school is well led. The Headteacher and leaders have worked with determination to create a culture where pupils share a 'lifelong love of learning' and achieve their best". "School leaders have succeeded in bringing pupils together into a positive, caring school community which promotes high expectations for attitudes towards learning, relationships and attendance."

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Leeann Howsego
Leinster Road
Laindon, Basildon
Essex, SS15 5NX
Telephone: 01268 582400

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