Vacancies at The Burgate

Recruitment Page

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:

Current Vacancies

We currently have no vacancies

Supply Teachers

Required to go on our books, to be used when required.

Rate: £26 an hour

Please complete a Teaching Staff application form and email to Miss Sarah Hewett, Headteacher's PA, at: 

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: 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.