Teacher of Spanish and French

Southend High School for Boys, Southend-on-Sea

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Job Ref No. ECC8825446-210S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Up to UPS3
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 24/04/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: ASAP  

Job Description

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We are seeking for September 2024 a well-qualified and enthusiastic Teacher of Spanish (with some French) to join our established and effective department.

This post will suit a teacher keen to play a full part in the life of the school. As a selective school, we have a number of very able students but we are looking for a well-qualified teacher able to motivate and challengeallour students.

We are seeking a candidate who is able to teach up to A Level (particularly in Spanish).

Teaching at Southend High School for Boys is an immensely fulfilling experience where students are readily engaged and respond particularly well to creative and challenging lessons.

The most recent Ofsted inspection (2015), which deemed the school to be outstanding in all categories, commented most favourably on staff-student relationships, and on the positive attitudes of the boys.

The ability to stretch and motivate our students, work with other staff and be a good team member is very important.

Applicants invited for interview will be given an opportunity to display their teaching skills in front of a class.


The successful candidate will be eligible for the following benefits upon commencement of employment:

Auto-enrolment into a contributory pension scheme (TPS for teachers and LGPS for support staff)
Free on-site parking
Access to excellent catering facilities when the kitchen is operational
CPD through internal and external providers
Access to Occupational Health
Eye care vouchers
Free use of the sports facilities
Competitive salary on the Main Scale/Upper Pay Range depending on skills and experience

Please read the full job description, person specification and key information sheet. Please note we reserve the right the interview and appoint before the closing date, so we strongly encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.

Information about the School

At Southend High School for Boys, talent is nurtured and learning is valued. Challenge is welcomed, participation is expected and achievement is prized. Pupils are happy, and prosper at the school.

We are an oversubscribed grammar school, complimented on our latest (2015) outstanding OFSTED inspection on all aspects, including our success in promoting good pupil attitudes and behaviour.

As a grammar school, high academic expectations are central to our purpose, and these are sustained through an extensive programme of support and guidance. Pupils develop their confidence and enthusiasm through a wide range of creative, sporting and other endeavours.

Southend High School for Boys stands on a superb site within walking distance of Prittlewell Station and the centre of Southend. Pupils retain fond memories of their years at the school, and stay in contact for many years.

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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Contact Information

Louise Kent, HR Manager
Prittlewell Chase, Southend-on-Sea
Essex, SS0 0RG
Telephone: 01702 606200
Email: recruitment@shsb.org.uk

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