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We are an Ofsted Outstanding School (September 2022) and always keen to hear from outstanding teaching professionals even if we are not currently advertising for a teacher in your specialist area.

We offer great facilities, a caring and welcoming school community where both students and staff can #BeMore; and an effective career development programme. So why not get in touch today by sending us an email to hr@jhgs.bucks.sch.uk  introducing yourself and briefly outlining  your skills and experience.

You might like to see what it is like to work here at JHGS before submitting an application; please view the following video for a taste of working at John Hampden

For a general insight into school life, take a look at our "Day in the Life" video here.

We welcome speculative applications and enquiries from people who are interested in working at John Hampden Grammar School. Please email your enquiries to hr@jhgs.bucks.sch.uk

 

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JHGS is proud to be in partnership with the Astra School Centred Initial Teacher Training provider (SCITT), an innovative, Ofsted Outstanding and non-profit organisation which provides outstanding training opportunities for new entrants into the teaching profession.The Astra SCITT is part of the Astra Teaching School Hub, accredited by the DfE as one of only 87 Hubs in the country to offer the 'golden thread' of training and support for teachers at all stages of their career.  Click here for more information.  

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The National Mathematics & Physics (NMAP) SCITT is England’s only school centred provider of subject specific teacher training in Mathematics and Physics with an enhanced focus on subject knowledge and pedagogy.  The NMAP SCITT Programme was developed and is delivered by expert practicing teachers in collaboration with the subject associations.   The SCITT’s most recent Ofsted inspection highlights how well we know our trainees as individuals and support them; Ofsted also commented about our well-structured, cohesive and ambitious curriculum. Please click here for more information.


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All Current Vacancies

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Teacher Vacancies

Please see all current vacancies below:

Teacher of Music

This is an exciting opportunity to be a member of a supportive and dynamic department in an Outstanding school. You will have the opportunity to teach Music to all Key Stages and we also offer Music Technology A level if you are interested.

This is a high achieving department which works collaboratively. The post will suit an experienced teacher seeking new challenges or an ECT who wishes to begin their career in a supportive department with highly motivated students. 

We offer:

- An established centre of academic excellence with an exceptional record in sport, music and community involvement  

- Motivated and ambitious pupils

- A friendly and supportive team of teachers and support staff

- A positive, caring and collaborative working environment

- A commitment to professional development 

 

Salary Range: MPS or UPS dependent on experience. A relocation and/or recruitment allowance can be available for the right applicant. We are happy for ECT candidates to join us from 01 July 2024.

Contract: Permanent, Full Time or Part Time

More information about the role is available in the candidate pack which can be found here.

 

How to apply:

Please return your completed JHGS application and any supporting documents for the attention of Miss T Hartley, Headteacher, HR@jhgs.bucks.sch.uk 

Closing Date: 9am on Friday 31st May 2024

Interview Date: as soon as possible after closing date

Start Date: 01 September 2024 (or 01 July for ECTs)

Please return your completed application and any supporting documents for the attention of Miss T Hartley, Headteacher, HR@jhgs.bucks.sch.uk or complete the online form on the TES website.

 

The school reserves the right to change these dates, and to close the vacancy at any time, so early application is advised.

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Teacher of Physics

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Science department at John Hampden Grammar School.  Starting in September 2024 (July for ECT’s), the role would suit a knowledgeable and committed ECT or experienced teacher looking for a new challenge working with our incredibly talented and motivated students.

If you feel you have the skills and commitment to support us in getting the best from our students, then we would love to hear from you - a relocation and/or recruitment allowance may be available for candidates who apply directly.

We offer:

An established centre of academic excellence with an exceptional record in sport, music and community involvement  

Motivated and ambitious pupils

A friendly and supportive team of teachers and support staff

A positive, caring and collaborative working environment

A commitment to professional development 


Salary Range: MPS or UPS dependent on experience. A relocation and/or recruitment allowance can be available for the right applicant. We are happy for ECT candidates to join us from 01 July 2024.

Contract: Permanent, Full Time

More information about the role is available in the candidate pack here


How to apply:

Please return your completed JHGS application and any supporting documents for the attention of Miss T Hartley, Headteacher, HR@jhgs.bucks.sch.uk 

 

Closing Date: 9am on Friday 31 May 2024

Interview Date: as soon as possible after closing date

Start Date: 01 September 2024 (or 01 July for ECTs)

The school reserves the right to close the vacancy at any time, so early application is advised.

Support Staff Vacancies

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Design & Technology Technician (Gap Year)

This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly successful department at John Hampden Grammar School. You will provide technical support to both teaching staff and students through the preparation of tools, equipment and materials for lessons. Training will be provided when you start in September.

Ideally you will have completed A level Design Technology so you are familiar with DT workshops, but this isn’t essential. You may have developed the skills to work across a variety of disciplines e.g. woodwork, metal, food, ICT, CAD/CAM and Food Tech and have some knowledge of health and safety practices, though we will provide relevant training for the right candidate. More importantly, you will be a real team player with the ability to be flexible to department requests for support, and be highly organised with the ability to prioritise your work in this busy role.

 

Contract: One Year Fixed Term Contract from September 2024 to July 2025

Hours: 37 hours - 8.30am – 4.30pm on Monday to Thursday, and 8.30am - 4pm on Friday. 39 weeks per year (term time plus 5 INSET days). We are happy to accept applications from candidates looking for either a full time or part time role, please indicate your preference clearly on the application form.

Salary: Bucks Pay Range 1 -  £23,297 - £24,223 per annum. Actual Pro Rata Salary £19,982 - £20,776 pa for 37 hours per week and 39 working weeks per annum

If you feel you have the skills and commitment to support us in getting the best from our students, then we would love to hear from you.    Interested candidates can find out more about the role here.

 

How to apply: Please return your completed JHGS application and any supporting documents for the attention of Miss T Hartley, Headteacher, HR@jhgs.bucks.sch.uk

Closing Date: 9 am, Friday 28 June 2024

Interview Date: Week commencing 01 July 2024 or a mutually convenient date

Start Date: 04 September 2024

 

Interviews will take place as soon as possible after the closing date. The school reserves the right to change these dates, and to close the vacancy at any time, so early application is advised.

PE Technician (Gap Year)

We are seeking an organised, reliable and enthusiastic PE Technician to join our highly successful PE Department.  Reporting to the Director of Sport, you will be responsible for maintaining high quality technician services through leading coaching sessions in a variety of activities, acting as the Duty Supervisor for After School clubs and maintaining operational efficiency for the department.  This is an important role within the school, so a positive attitude and calm manner along with the ability to prioritise and deal with a demanding workload is vital. You will be an excellent communicator, confident dealing with staff, pupils and parents. You will have good attention to detail and have the capacity to work in an environment that requires diplomacy, tact and confidentiality.

The ideal candidate would hold a qualification in coaching or officiating and/or have experience working in schools or with young people, though this is not essential. A first aid qualification is required and full training will be provided.

Contract: One Year Fixed Term Contract from September 2024 to July 2025

Hours: 37 hours - 9.45am to 5.15pm (3 days a week) and 8.45am to 5.15pm (2 days a week). 39 weeks per year (term time plus 5 INSET days). We are happy to accept applications from candidates looking for either a full time or part time role, please indicate your preference clearly on the application form.

Salary: Bucks Pay Range 1 -  £23,297 - £24,223 per annum. Actual Pro Rata Salary £19,982 - £20,776 pa for 37 hours per week and 39 working weeks per annum

If you feel you have the skills and commitment to support us in getting the best from our students, then we would love to hear from you.    Interested candidates can find out more about the role here.

 

How to apply: Please return your completed JHGS application and any supporting documents for the attention of Miss T Hartley, Headteacher, HR@jhgs.bucks.sch.uk

Closing Date: 9 am, Friday 28 June 2024

Interview Date: Week commencing 01 July 2024 or a mutually convenient date

Start Date: 04 September 2024

 

Interviews will take place as soon as possible after the closing date. The school reserves the right to change these dates, and to close the vacancy at any time, so early application is advised.

Science Technician Assistant (Gap Year)

We are recruiting a Gap Year Science Technician Assistant to support our thriving Science Department.  The  Technician Assistant will co-ordinate the use of practical resources and facilities and provide assistance and advice in the practical needs of the curriculum, including liaising with teaching staff and technical staff outside the department.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a supportive and dynamic department in a successful oversubscribed selective school for boys. You will need to have an A level in one or more science subjects.

Contract: One Year Fixed Term Contract from September 2024 to July 2025

Hours: 37 hours - 8.30am – 4.30pm on Monday to Thursday, and 8.30am - 4pm on Friday. 39 weeks per year (term time plus 5 INSET days). We are happy to accept applications from candidates looking for either a full time or part time role, please indicate your preference clearly on the application form.

Salary: Bucks Pay Range 1 - £23,297 - £24,223 per annum. Actual Pro Rata Salary £19,982 - £20,776 pa for 37 hours per week and 39 working weeks per annum. 

If you feel you have the skills and commitment to support us in getting the best from our students, then we would love to hear from you.    Interested candidates can find out more about the role here.

 

How to apply: Please return your completed JHGS application and any supporting documents for the attention of Miss T Hartley, Headteacher, HR@jhgs.bucks.sch.uk

Closing Date: 9 am, Friday 28 June 2024

Interview Date: Week commencing 01 July 2024 or a mutually convenient date

Start Date: 04 September 2024

 

Interviews will take place as soon as possible after the closing date. The school reserves the right to change these dates, and to close the vacancy at any time, so early application is advised.