Vacancies at The Burgate

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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 expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. Any offer of a post will be conditional 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. All positions within The Burgate School and Sixth Form are exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. 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 Teaching Staff Application Form here or contact the school. 

 

To apply for a current Support Staff Vacancy

Please complete a Burgate School Support Staff Application Form here or contact the school. 

 

All completed application forms for staff positions should be returned to Miss Sarah Hewett, Headteacher's PA at: shewett@burgate.hants.sch.uk.

To read a copy of our privacy notice for job applicants, please click here.

 

To read a copy of our child protection and safeguarding policies and our policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders, please click here.

 

Current Vacancies

Teacher of Science

 

Teacher of Science Application Pack

 

We are looking for a well-qualified, inspiring and forward thinking teacher who can deliver outstanding lessons across the ability range. This would be an ideal post for an early careers teacher or a recently qualified teacher. As a department we are dedicated to the development of inspirational lessons and are always searching for new and innovative ways to motivate students to achieve their full potential. We would welcome a candidate who is keen to share new ideas, approaches and resources. 

 

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic teacher of Science to join a dedicated and highly successful department in a thriving school which was rated ‘good’ by Ofsted in May 2019 with the Sixth Form graded as ‘outstanding’. As a school we are committed to comprehensive education and ‘Learning for Life’ is at the heart of all we do.  

 

To apply for the role, please complete an application form via the TES website by following this link https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/teacher-of-science-hampshire-1504345 by the deadline, 09:00hrs on Friday 22 October 2021. CVs will not be accepted.

 

Disclaimer: You are advised to submit your application as soon as possible as, on occasion, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date, if we have received sufficient applications that meet the criteria or a suitable candidate is found.  We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

 

  • This is a permanent post

  • Full or Part Time considered (0.5 contract and above)

  • Main Scale

  • Required for January 2022

  • Closing date for applications: 09:00hrs on Friday 22 October 2021

 
 
 
School Cleaner (Part Time) 

 

School Cleaner Application Pack 

 

We are seeking to appoint cleaners to join our hard working and friendly team. The successful applicant will be required to carry out general cleaning duties and to maintain the standards required for the health and safety of the students and staff. Duties within the school will include vacuuming, dusting, emptying bins and cleaning washroom facilities. Relevant experience is desirable, although full training will be provided if required. 
 

To apply for the role, please complete a support staff application form. Please send all completed application forms to the school for the attention of Mrs Sarah Hewett, Headteacher’s PA, or email to shewett@burgate.hants.sch.uk. Only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be accepted. For further information on the role please contact Mr Pete Goddard, Site Manager. 
 

Disclaimer: You are advised to submit your application as soon as possible as, on occasion, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date, if we have received sufficient applications that meet the criteria or a suitable candidate is found.  We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment. 

  • Required for an immediate start

  • This is a permanent part-time post 

  • Salary: £17,842 – £18,198 (FTE). Hourly rate of £9.27 - £9.46 (dependent on age).  

  • Hours per week: 15 

  • Weeks per year: 52 

  • Days: Monday to Friday 

  • Closing date for applications is 17:00 hrs on Friday 29 October 2021. 

 

 

 

Lettings Supervisor

 

We are seeking to appoint a Lettings Supervisor to provide an efficient and effective lettings service to organisations hiring the school premises. Under the direction of the School Business Manager, the successful applicant will supervise lettings at the school, ensuring they are appropriately undertaken in accordance with the school’s Lettings Policy. The successful applicant will have the ability to respond flexibly to changing priorities and changes in routine, be able to work as part of a team, as well as on their own initiative, ensuring confidentiality at all times. The individual appointed will be expected to work within the policies, ethos and aims of the school and to carry out such other duties as may reasonably be assigned by the School Business Manager, Site Team or Headteacher.

 

·         This is a part-time post.

·         Hours per week are variable although it’s for a minimum of 5 hours working one weekend on and one weekend off alternating with a second Lettings Supervisor.

·         52 weeks per year.

·         Salary is £18,198 (FTE). Hourly rate is £9.46.

·         Required for an immediate start.

·         Closing date for applications is 17:00hrs on Friday 29 October 2021.

·         Interview date to be confirmed.

 

Lettings Supervisor Application Pack 

Privacy Notice for Job Applicants

 

To apply, please complete a Support Staff application form and email the completed form to Miss Sarah Hewett, Headteacher’s PA, at shewett@burgate.hants.sch.uk by 17:00hrs on Friday 29 October 2021. CVs will not be accepted.

 

Disclaimer: You are advised to submit your application as soon as possible as, on occasion, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date, if we have received sufficient applications that meet the criteria or a suitable candidate is found.  We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

 
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

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

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 clerktogovernors@burgate.hants.sch.uk who will put you in touch with the Chair or Vice Chair of Trustees for an informal discussion.

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: shewett@burgate.hants.sch.uk 

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: shewett@burgate.hants.sch.uk. 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. (smcdonald@burgate.hants.sch.uk)

To search for teacher training vacancies use the UCAS Teacher Training Search website.