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Current Vacancies

Vacancies at Great Baddow High School are split into two categories - teaching staff and non-teaching staff. You can view positions currently available for each in the areas below.

Teaching vacancies within the school are usually advertised in TES jobs and all vacancies are advertised on Essex School Jobs.

Please download an application form using the button on the right. Please see the Recruitment Packs for further information.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please apply for all posts using the application form and recruitment pack which can both be downloaded.  For any enquiries about the posts please contact Yvette DeFeo by email or telephone.  Pre-application visits are warmly encouraged.  

01245 265821


There may be an opportunity for a TLR within the department for an appropriately qualified candidate

Required January 2021

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Are you passionate about your subject and about how to engage young people so they achieve their very best? Are you ambitious and do you enjoy working with others to ensure the highest standards of teaching and learning in Physical Education?

A talented and committed Teacher of Boys PE with particular strengths in athletics and team sports is required to join our highly successful team of PE specialists.  Great Baddow High School has sports college status and competes successfully to national level in a number of sports.  It would be an advantage to have experience in teaching GCSE PE and in leading and delivering the BTEC Level 3 Sport qualification.  A desire and commitment to contribute to extra-curricular sports provision is essential. 

Staff morale is high at our school; we have an excellent induction programme and a commitment to professional development for all staff. All teaching staff are provided with a laptop.

Our oversubscribed school once again achieved a ‘GOOD’ rating in its Ofsted inspection in February 2017 and we have a commitment to supporting students in developing as well-rounded individuals as well as achieving their academic potential.

Great Baddow High School is very well thought of locally.  Our motto, which translates as ‘always striving for higher things’ encapsulates our vision for our students and staff.

Under normal circumstances pre-application visits are warmly encouraged, particularly during the working day, in order to view our students and teachers working together in well-equipped, specialist classrooms, using modern technologies and resources.

Please apply by downloading the application form and sending it to If you have any questions about the post please contact Yvette DeFeo, HR Officer on 01245 265821.

Closing date:  Midday on Thursday 8 October 2020

Please note we reserve the right to close this vacancy early, therefore, we encourage candidates to complete and return applications at their earliest convenience.


Full time, 37 hours a week, flexible to meet the needs of the academy
Shift work across opening hours of the academy

Salary Scale 7 £24,799 (pay award pending)

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Site Manager who is highly organised to support our Site Manager and team in maintaining and managing a safe and secure learning environment for our young people. You will have a keen eye for detail to ensure our facilities are clean and well maintained.

The successful candidate will be a committed team player with excellent organisational and technical skills. You will have the ability to effectively problem solve and provide excellent customer service to our community.

The successful candidate will be expected to have:

  • An understanding of the main Health and Safety Regulations, including COSHH and risk assessment, and how they apply in a school environment
  • Experience of working and or supervising on a large site (preferably in schools)
  • Experience of carrying out building maintenance work, within the reasonable capacity of a normal handyperson
  • The ability to identify work priorities and manage own workload, whilst ensuring that lower priority work is kept up to date.

Please apply by downloading and completing the application form and sending it to 

Closing date:  Midday on Wednesday 30th September 2020 however, we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive a sufficient number of applications, therefore, it is advisable to send your application as soon as you can.  

Please note only fully completed school application forms will be considered, CV’s on their own will not be accepted.   


Required as soon as possible

Scale 3/4 points 4 - 7 (Actual starting salary £10,574)

Hours are 25 per week, (times to be agreed), Monday to Friday, term time only

An opportunity has become available for a reliable and efficient person to join our successful team of technicians supporting teachers in the science faculty. The successful applicant should be prepared to help in all areas of the department. Experienced technicians are welcome to apply but experience is not essential as full training will be given.  A knowledge of chemistry, physics or biology would be an advantage.

Recruitment packs and application forms can be downloaded from the school website.  Alternatively please email and leave your name, telephone number and email address. 

Closing date:  Midday on Monday 14 September 2020 however, we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive a sufficient number of applications, therefore, it is advisable to send your application as soon as you can.

Teacher Training Opportunities

Great Baddow High School is looking to recruit graduates for our highly successful Initial Teacher Training (ITT) programme.

Working with other local Essex schools, candidates will receive excellent training from experienced staff working in association with local training providers.

Applicants must be focused to raise pupil achievement, work as part of a team and have a clear enthusiasm for their subject area.

If you are interested in a career in teaching, please register your interest by email or phone:

01245 265821



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20th Aug 2020
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Students celebrate wonderful GCSE results at Great Baddow High Sc...

The last few days have thrown the educational world into turmoil with uncertainties surrounding the calculation of examination grades. Despite this we are delighted to be able to celebrate the success of both A level and GCSE students at Great Baddow High School as they finally receive the qualifications they deserve, based on centre assessed grades. The revised grades for Year 13 students mean that 100% of our students have achieved a university of their choice. GCSE outcomes provided excellent results for our Year 11 students. Many of our students were awarded the highest GCSE grades and we will welcome a record number of students into our Sixth Form in September. A special mention must be given to the following students for their achievements; - Lucy K – Eight grade 9s, one grade 8, and a Distinction. James A  – Seven grade 9s, two grade 8s and a Distinction. Jenny R - Seven grade 9s, two grade 8s and a Distinction. James L - Five grade 9s, four grade 8s, one grade 7 and a Distinction*. Amy R represented Great Britain in the mixed country three-on-three ice hockey competition at the Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Games in January and achieved - four grade 9s, three grade 8s, two grade 7s and a Distinction.   We would like to congratulate all of our students on their amazing success during a period of great disruption. They have demonstrated maturity and resilience through these difficult times, and we wish them every success for the future.  
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16th Jun 2020
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Students play detective as part of National Careers Week

National Careers Week is a celebration of careers guidance in education across the United Kingdom to provide careers guidance at an important stage in the academic calendar. Offering a range of careers activities across the school and curriculum areas, this year Great Baddow High School introduced their first ever “What’s my job?”, careers event as part of their National Careers Week schedule, which aimed to widen the knowledge of Year 7 students about the variety of job roles available and challenge preconceptions as to what their future might hold. Dressed in plain everyday clothes, mystery visitors were quizzed by students to try and identify what they did for a living. Allowing ten minutes to talk to each visitor, the students asked some very insightful questions as they tried to work out all the jobs, whilst others thought they knew as soon as they saw them. After an hour of questions the students made their final guesses. Some were close and others were spot on, but Dr Entwistle, with her PHD and surprising answers, had everyone scratching their heads, including the teachers!! “When the mystery visitors all went away and dressed for their jobs and walked into the hall of Year 7s there was quite a few gasps and groans from the students. The mystery guests were revealed as; a circus performer, mental health nurse, bank manager, site agent and a firefighter. After the big reveal, the students then heard how each adult got into their roles and learnt more about their job. The day certainly opened the students’ eyes to a wide range of job roles and challenged quite a few preconceptions and stereotypes.” Mr James Faulkner, Careers Leader “It was amazing. I learnt lots and I felt like a detective.” Elena, Year 7 student at Great Baddow High School Aimed at widening students understanding of different jobs roles and challenging stereotypes, the “What’s my job” event lets Year 7 students meet employees from a range of career sectors to find out what their roles involves and the education and training that was required to get there. “I was a good opportunity to challenge the stereotype of my job, especially being a female in the construction industry.”  Madeleine Bishop, Site Agent - Eurovia Infrastructure Ltd Photo:– Dr Entwistle (Circus Performer), Mr Kane (Essex Partnership University Trust Senior Community Mental Health Nurse), Mrs White (Santander Bank Manager), Miss Bishop (Site Agent) and a Local Firefighter, joined by Year 7 students Alasdair, Sophie and Lucy.
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