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

Any teaching vacancies within the school are advertised in TES jobs

Please download an application form using the button on the right. You will need to fill out an SD2 disclosure form and a GBHS vacancies form. 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 on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 01245 293711.  Pre-application visits are warmly encouraged.  

TEACHER OF FRENCH OR GERMAN WITH SPANISH

A TLR may be available for a suitably qualified candidate
Required September 2019

The 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? Do you enjoy working with others to ensure the highest standards of teaching and learning in Modern Languages?

We have an exciting opportunity for an excellent teacher to join our highly committed, supportive and experienced Modern Languages Faculty.  This post is suitable for experienced practitioners or NQT’s.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach across the age and ability range with an opportunity to teach A level, and a potential to develop Spanish within our curriculum.  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 ML Faculty is well resourced and you will have access to a range of exciting activities and trips, for example our long standing exchange programme to a grammar school in Bavaria and visit to Paris.  The successful candidate will want to bring their passion and enthusiasm for languages to encourage, motivate and engage our students and continue to raise standards in this high performing faculty.

Our oversubscribed school 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.

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 or alternatively contact Deborah Sanders on 01245 293717 or email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. please leave your name, address, telephone number and email details.

Closing date: midday on Monday 20 May 2019

TEACHER OF DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY

Required September 2019 or January 2020

The 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 Design and Technology?

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced teacher or NQT to join our highly committed, hardworking Design and Technology department.  The successful candidate should be DATA accredited for Health and Safety (or capable of undertaking the training). You will be expected to teach across the age and ability range within the school.  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.

  • The successful candidate will be expected to have experience in at least two of the following areas:
  • Metals
  • Polymers
  • Timbers
  • Design Engineering
  • Fabrics & Fibres
  • GCSE Design & Technology
  • A Level Product Design

Our Design and Technology department is well resourced, all students have access to CAD/CAM facilities and it is embedded at KS3.  You will have access to a range of exciting activities including STEM. The successful candidate will want to bring their passion and enthusiasm for Design and Technology to encourage, motivate and engage our students and continue to raise standards in this department.

Our oversubscribed school 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.

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 workshops, using modern technologies and resources.

Please apply by downloading the application form or alternatively contact Deborah Sanders on 01245 293717 or email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. please leave your name, address, telephone number and email details.
Closing date: Midday on Wednesday 5 June 2019

TEACHER OF GIRLS PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Fixed term contract for maternity cover required September 2019

The 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?

An opportunity for a talented and committed Teacher of Girls Physical Education is required to join our highly successful team of PE specialists for a fixed term maternity cover.  Great Baddow High School has sports college status and competes successfully to national level in a number of sports.  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.

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 or alternatively contact Deborah Sanders on 01245 293717 or email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. please leave your name, address, telephone number and email details.

Closing date: Midday on Tuesday 4 June 2019

TEACHER OF ENGLISH

A TLR is available for a suitably experienced candidate
Required September 2019

The 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 English?

The school’s recent results reflect the commitment of both our staff and students:

A Levels A*-B 51%
A Levels A*-B and BTEC D*-D 54%
A Levels A* - C 84% (8th in the whole of Essex!)
A Level ALPS 3 (Excellent)
GCSE 4+ in English & Maths 74% (English 82%)
GCSE 5+ in English & Maths 51% (English 69%)

We have an exciting opportunity for an inspiring and dedicated English specialist to join our highly committed, hard-working and experienced English department. The position is suitable for an outstanding English teacher who enjoys teaching all secondary age groups, the ability to teach at KS5 and A level would be an advantage. English teachers with the potential to lead and develop others are invited to apply as are NQT’s.

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 English department is well resourced and you will have access to a range of exciting activities and initiatives. The successful candidate will want to bring their passion and enthusiasm for English to encourage, motivate and engage our students and continue to raise standards in this high performing department.

Our oversubscribed school 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.

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 or alternatively contact Deborah Sanders on 01245 293717 or email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. please leave your name, address, telephone number and email details.

Closing date: Midday on Friday 17 May 2019

SENIOR SCIENCE TECHNICIAN

Required September 2019
Band 4, Point 19-24 (Actual salary range £18,222 – £20,505)
Hours are 32 per week, (times to be agreed), Monday to Friday, term time only including inset days

An opportunity has become available for a reliable and efficient person to lead our successful team of technicians supporting teachers and students in the science faculty. The successful applicant should be prepared to help in all areas of the department. A sound knowledge of at least one of the three science disciplines, biology, chemistry or physics is essential.

Recruitment packs and application forms can be downloaded from the school website.  Alternatively please call Deborah Sanders on 01245 293717 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and leave your name, telephone number and email address. 

Closing date:  16 May 2019 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: gbn@gbhs.co.uk or call GBHS on 01245 265821

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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