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Hounsdown School

2nd in Science/Lead Teacher for KS4 Science

Closing date: 21/09/2020 at 12:00

Job Start Date: January 2021

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Salary Type: MPR / UPR

Salary Details: MPR/UPR and TLR 2 Level 2 (£4,657 pa) Recruitment and/or retention points maybe available

Hours of Work: Full Time / Permanent

Location of Role: Hounsdown School, Jacobs Gutter Lane, Totton, Hampshire SO40 9FT

Job/Person Summary

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified, dynamic and committed outstanding teacher to join our forward looking and successful Science department as 2nd in Science with responsibility for KS4. An ambition and drive to be a future subject leader is essential as is experience and ability to teach KS3/KS4 Science.  As a Specialist Science College we have a suite of ten newly refurbished laboratories with a central preparation area.


Hounsdown, a Hampshire school, is a popular over-subscribed, Outstanding (Ofsted 2017) 11-16 Science College, which converted to an Academy in August 2011.  Our school has a welcoming ethos with students being courteous and respectful.  We are committed to supporting all staff in their career aspirations and growing new leaders.  The school motto is ‘Be the best that you can be’.


Hounsdown School offer all staff EduHealth Foundations Membership and the opportunity to also benefit from private healthcare, childcare vouchers, the cycle to work scheme, loan of a school laptop for specified teaching roles and a mentor programme for your first year.

Application Procedure

To apply please complete a Hounsdown School Teaching application form.  We do not accept CV’s.  Further details including an application form are available on the Recruitment section of our school website www.hounsdown.hants.sch.uk or please contact the school.



Closing date: 12.00noon Monday 21 September 2020

Safer Recruitment

Hounsdown School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

About us

Address: Jacobs Gutter Lane, Totton, Southampton, Hampshire, SO40 9FT

Telephone: 023 8086 2981

Website: http://www.hounsdown.hants.sch.uk/

Application form