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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 offer 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 expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful applicants will be 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. 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 use this TES Link to access all our current vacancies being advertised on TES 

To apply for a current Support Staff Vacancy

Please complete a Burgate School Support Staff Application Form (available to download from the following link - Support Staff Application Form) or contact the school. Completed application forms for Support Staff positions should be returned to Miss Sarah Hewett, Headteacher's PA at:

Current Vacancies

Lettings Supervisor (Part Time)

Deadline for applications: Monday 6 January 2020

Salary:  £17,711 (FTE) - hourly rate of £9.21. 

Hours per week: Variable although a minimum of 5 hours working one weekend on and one weekend off alternating with a second Lettings Supervisor

Weeks per year: 52

Days: Variable – normally days (Saturday/Sunday) with occasional evenings

Start Date:  Required to start as soon as possible

We are seeking to appoint a Lettings Supervisor to provide an efficient and effective lettings service to organisations hiring the school premises. This service is aimed at meeting the needs of all the users of the school, students, teachers, support staff, parents, visitors and members of the community. The successful applicant will have a flexible approach, be able to work as part of a team, as well as on their own initiative, ensuring confidentiality at all times.

To apply for this position, please read the Lettings Supervisor Job Description and complete, in full, a Support Staff Application Form. Only applications submitted on the School's application form will be considered. CVs will not be accepted. Completed applications should be submitted to Miss Sarah Hewett, Headteacher's PA, at: by the deadline Monday 6 January 2020.



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. (

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