Vacancies at The Burgate
The Burgate School and Sixth Form provides high quality comprehensive education for children aged between 11 and 18 and we enjoy an excellent reputation within the local community for our high standards. We are committed to supporting all staff in their career aspirations and developing new leaders.The school vision is we want every student to enjoy their learning and feel valued for who they are; achievement is very high at all levels, because students are exceptionally well-behaved and eager to learn in our warm and friendly environment.
The Burgate School and Sixth Form offers all staff the opportunity to benefit from childcare vouchers, the cycle to work scheme and the loan of a school laptop for specified teaching roles. Induction and in-service training are provided for all staff and there is a special internally run programme for NQTs and another for RQTs, as well as access to a wide range of CPD through our Teaching School alliances and beyond.
The Burgate School & Sixth Form is 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 applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check as well as other relevant pre-employment checks including satisfactory references and medical clearance. For posts in regulated activity, the DBS check will include a children's barred list check. It is an offence to seek employment in regulated activity if you are on a barred list. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.
How to apply for a current vacancy and links to Application Forms
We do not accept CV's. All applicants must complete the appropriate application form. As a general rule, we are unable to pay travel expenses for those wanting to attend an interview. However, support towards interview travel costs will be considered e.g. if you are travelling in excess of 40 miles, but please let us know so this can be discussed and agreed in advance.
To apply for a current Teaching Staff Vacancy
Please complete a Burgate School Support Staff Application Form (available to download from the following link - Teaching Staff Application Form) or contact the school.
To apply for a current Support Staff Vacancy
Please complete a Burgate School Support Staff Application Form (available to download from the following link - Support Staff Application Form) or contact the school.
All completed application forms for staff positions should be returned to Miss Sarah Hewett, Headteacher's PA at: email@example.com.
Be an influence in our improvement journey
and become a Member or Trustee of The Burgate School and Sixth Form
We are updating our governance structure and as a result, we are wanting to hear from people interested in becoming a Member or a Trustee of The Burgate School and Sixth Form. If you have recent Board level experience, an interest in education and a passion for improvement we would like to hear from you. Join us in our journey from Good to Great!
These are voluntary roles, an opportunity to bring your corporate and/or charity governance, educational and business/commercial expertise and skills to the board.
Members are the guardians of the governance of the Trust and are responsible for holding the Trust Board to account to ensure the purpose of the Trust is being met. Please see the role descriptor here for further details.
Trustees are responsible for determining the overall strategic direction and development of the Trust through good governance and clear strategic planning, to ensure that it delivers the best possible outcomes for our students. Please see the role descriptor here for further details.
This could not be a better time to join us at The Burgate. In return, you will be part of a highly successful and happy school that has the very best academic and pastoral provision. We have built on our glowing Ofsted report in 2019, which rated all aspects of the school as very strong or outstanding and our academic results continue to go from strength-to-strength. In 2019 our GCSE results placed us as one of the very best performing schools in Hampshire and our A Level results, our best ever, ensured we were ranked in the top 10% of 16-19 providers nationally.
We aim to be a school where every student enjoys their learning and feels valued for who they are. We are making that a reality and are seeking people with the passion to oversee and influence that happening.
The Burgate is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) is required for all success applicants.
If you are interested in finding out more about this voluntary role, please contact Miss Sarah Hewett, Clerk to Trustees at who will put you in touch with the Chair or Vice Chair of Trustees for an informal discussion.
Required to go on our books, to be used when required.
Rate: £26 an hour
Exam Invigilators & Lead Exam Invigilators
Required for training in readiness for Summer exams.
Salary: Exam Invigilators: £9.20 per hour.
Lead Exam Invigilators: £9.20 per hour plus £10 per exam where they assume the role of Lead Exam Invigilator.
Hours: As necessary
We are seeking to appoint Invigilators to join our friendly exams team. You will support students through the examination period. The hours will vary and will be based around your availability. Please click HERE for an Exam Invigilator Application Pack and HERE for a Lead Invigilator Application Pack.
Please send all completed application forms, using the Support Staff Application Form, to the school for the attention of Miss Sarah Hewett, PA to Headteacher or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Closing date for applications is on-going.
Interested in a career in teaching?
The school works with a number of teacher training institutions to provide opportunities for trainee teachers. This is both through the PGCE route working with Southampton and Portsmouth Universities, as well as through the Schools Direct training route with Bitterne Park and Ringwood Teaching Alliances.
If you are interested in applying for teacher training at the school, please e-mail Mrs Sarah McDonald for further details on how to apply. ()
To search for teacher training vacancies use the UCAS Teacher Training Search website.