The Thomas Hardye School
"Knowledge and Truth"

Staff Vacancies

The Thomas Hardye School is a 13-18 mixed comprehensive school with 2300 on roll including 800 in the Sixth Form. It is a part of the Wessex Multi Academy Trust. We can offer excellent working conditions, a supportive environment and plenty of opportunity for further development at one of the most successful comprehensive schools in the country. The superb facilities include an on-site nursery and a new sports complex with subsidised membership for staff.

The Thomas Hardye School is part of the Wessex MAT group of schools, committed to equal opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting 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.

Front entrance to the Thomas Hardye School

Current Vacancies


Administrative Officer (Attendance)

Contracted Hours:16.5 hours per week worked over 3 days – term time only, plus inset days
Starting Salary:Grade 4, Point 4 (£11.98 per hour) with scope for progression subject to assessment. £8,984 per annum pro rata for part-time hours (£23,114 per annum full-time equivalent)
Applications Close:Friday 8th March 2024

We are seeking to appointment an Administrative Officer to support the attendance office in school. The successful applicant will be responsible for recording reported absences and lesson tracking. Responsibilities will also include data entry, communication with parents, and pre-populating registers.

You will work under the direct supervision of the School Attendance Manager.

We Require:

  • A clear and confident communicator.
  • A team player who is happy to support different colleagues as required.
  • Excellent organisational skills and an attention to detail.
  • Experience working in a school environment would be an advantage.

We can offer:

  • A friendly and supportive working environment.
  • The opportunity to progress and build a career in a growing Multi Academy Trust.
  • A generous Local Government Pension Scheme.

If you have any queries about the post please contact: Mr Jon Dean, Assistant Headteacher, by calling the school number.

Please send a letter of application together with a completed application form to Mrs Anita Pullen (Headteacher’s PA) by the deadline.

You will be contacted only if you are shortlisted for interview.

Assistant Cook

Contracted Hours:32 hours a week – working between 7:00 am and 3:00 pm four days per week. Term time only
Starting Salary:Grade 3, £11.79 per hour, Actual salary £16,482 per annum (full time equivalent is £22,737)
Applications Close:Friday 26th January 2024

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly-motivated, enthusiastic chef/cook to join us as Assistant Cook. The school operates a dedicated sixth-form canteen as well as a lower-school facility, where several hundred students and staff are catered for daily.

We are looking for someone who has a passion for food, together with the ability to work as part of a team in delivering a high quality service across the school. We are proud of our innovative and creative menus with a focus on healthy eating, and would value your input on developing them still further.

Please send a letter of application together with a completed application form to Mrs Anita Pullen (Headteacher’s PA) by the deadline.

You will be contacted only if you are shortlisted for interview.

Teacher of Spanish (temporary 1-year contract)

Starting Salary:MPS / UPS
Applications Close:Friday 9th February 2024

We can offer you an opportunity to work in the Modern Foreign Languages Department at one of the top performing comprehensive schools in the country. We require a well-motivated teacher who is committed to the highest standards of teaching and learning. You will be able to teach Spanish up to GCSE Level.

The Modern Foreign Languages Department is a vibrant and dynamic team and offers courses in French and Spanish at GCSE and A Level.

Please send a letter of application together with a completed application form to Mrs Anita Pullen (Headteacher’s PA) by the deadline.

You will be contacted only if you are shortlisted for interview.

Teacher of Spanish (temporary 1-year contract)

Starting Salary:MPS / UPS
Applications Close:Friday 9th February 2024

We can offer you an opportunity to work in the Modern Foreign Languages Department at one of the top performing comprehensive schools in the country. We require a well-motivated teacher who is committed to the highest standards of teaching and learning. You will be able to teach Spanish up to GCSE Level.

The Modern Foreign Languages Department is a vibrant and dynamic team and offers courses in French and Spanish at GCSE and A Level.

Please send a letter of application together with a completed application form to Mrs Anita Pullen (Headteacher’s PA) by the deadline.

You will be contacted only if you are shortlisted for interview.