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Despite the current school closure in line with Government guidelines, please note that we are recruiting as usual.

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 in 2020-21?

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:

Teaching Staff - Deputy Head of Sixth Form

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the high performing Sixth Form at John Hampden Grammar School. Starting in September 2021, we are seeking a dynamic and progressive teacher who can provide excellent strategic and operational support to the Assistant Headteacher – Director of Sixth Form. Working with the wider Sixth Form team, you will enable our Sixth Form students to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to further their future plans and to make a positive contribution to society.

We are a very successful, oversubscribed selective school for boys. Categorised as “Outstanding” by Ofsted, we would especially welcome applications from teachers with a specialism in English or Physics, though all other specialisms are welcome to apply.

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 allowance may be available for candidates who apply directly. 

Information on the role can be found here.  Closing date for applications is 9 a.m. on 18th January 2021.  Interviews will be held (remotely) later that week.