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We are 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 and an effective career development programme. So why not get in touch today by sending us an email to  introducing yourself and briefly outlining your skills and experience.

You might like to see what it is like here at JHGS before submitting an application; to get a taste of school life, take a look at our "Day in the Life" video here.


Are you looking to train to teach?

We offer training places with the Astra SCITT, a local Ofsted-outstanding school-centred teacher training provider. Click here for more information. 


Staff application forms for download:

Form Format Download
Application Form JHGS Support Staff Word Here
Application Form JHGS Support Staff PDF Here
Application Form JHGS Teaching Staff Word Here
Application Form JHGS Teaching Staff PDF Here
To view current vacancies please see below:

Support Staff Vacancies



Support Staff - Cover Supervisor

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and reliable Cover Supervisor and Administrative Assistant to join John Hampden Grammar School on a fixed term basis.

You will support teaching staff by providing classroom cover, implementing set work, monitoring students and supporting the behaviour management process. When not required for lesson cover, you will provide support to the operational administration function at the School or will be asked to cover Games. 

The ideal candidate will have a genuine interest in working with young people in a classroom environment. This is a key role within the school and a positive attitude, calm manner and ability to prioritise is vital.

Closing date for applications is 12 November 2021 at 9 a.m..  A job description can be found here with the person specification available here.