Second in English (KS4 Lead), Southampton, Hampshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Hounsdown SchoolSouthampton, Hampshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR + TLR2b (£4,532 pa), a recruitment point may be available to support relocation
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified, enthusiastic and hardworking Second in English (KS4 Lead) to join our outstanding English Department. The post holder will be responsible for the strategic and day to day management and leadership of KS4 (years 9 & 10) English. Experience and ability to teach KS3 and KS4 English is essential. English GCSE results and progress has been outstanding over the past two years. In 2018 our P8 in English was +0.50. We are looking to recruit a consistently good / outstanding teacher.  

Hounsdown is an 11-16 Science College which converted to an Academy in August 2011. We are a popular, over-subscribed, Outstanding (Ofsted 2017), Hampshire school and a strategic partner for the ETC Teaching School Alliance. Our school has a welcoming ethos with students being courteous and respectful. We are committed to supporting all staff in their career aspirations and growing new leaders. The school motto is ‘Be the best that you can be’.

Hounsdown School offer all staff EduHealth Foundations Membership and the opportunity to also benefit from private healthcare, childcare vouchers, the cycle to work scheme, loan of a school laptop for specified teaching roles and a mentor programme for your first year.

For further information about the school and the role, please visit  

To apply, please complete our application form which should be returned to Please note, we do not accept CVs.

Closing date: Noon on Tuesday, 23rd April 2019.

Hounsdown School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

More about Hounsdown School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Jacobs Gutter Lane, Totton, Southampton, Hampshire, SO40 9FT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 23 80862981
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