The Thomas Hardye School
"Knowledge and Truth"

Staff Vacancies

Last Updated: May 2021

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 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.

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Current Vacancies


Teacher of French

Contracted Hours:Maternity Cover until July 2022, start date flexible Sept/October 2021
Starting Salary:MPS
Application Closes:Friday 11th June 2021

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 French up to GCSE Level.

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

We can offer excellent working conditions, and a supportive environment at one of the most successful comprehensive schools in the country. There are many opportunities for further development through our Teaching School (Dorset Teaching School Alliance). The superb facilities include an on-site nursery and a new sports complex with subsidised membership for staff.

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

Teacher of Design Technology (Resistant Materials/Product Design)

Contracted Hours:Full Time/Part Time (Flexible) (Term Time)
Starting Salary:MPS
Application Closes:Noon Monday 14th June 2021

We require a well-qualified and highly motivated teacher to join the Design Department. You will be committed to outstanding standards in teaching and learning and have a passion for working with young people. You will have excellent subject knowledge, with the ability to teach Design and Technology Resistant Materials up to Key Stage 4 and Product Design up to Key Stage 5. The ability to teach one other Design and Technology area would be an advantage.

The Design Department offers a range of courses at GCSE and A Level in specialised and well-resourced accommodation. It is a vibrant and dynamic team providing all learners with an exciting range of experiences.

We can offer excellent working conditions, and a supportive environment at one of the most successful comprehensive schools in the country. There are many opportunities for further development through our Teaching School (Dorset Teaching School Alliance). The superb facilities include an on-site nursery and a new sports complex with subsidised membership for staff.

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

Please be aware that candidates may be invited for interview before the closing date on the advert.

Literacy Specialist Teacher (level 5/7)

Contracted Hours:15 hours per week - Term Time only
Starting Salary:Competitive salary scale depending on skills and experience
Application Closes:Wednesday 16th June 2021

We are recruiting a Specialist Teacher or Teaching Assistant with a Level 5 or Level 7 qualification (or equivalent) to support learners with dyslexia/specific learning difficulties to join an outstanding team at The Thomas Hardye School. This successful candidate will work with students aged 13-18, with specific learning difficulties including dyslexia. They will work with the SENCO to identify and assess pupils who may have SEND. The post will also include planning and delivering literacy interventions both 1:1 and in small groups. The successful candidate will also have a role in supporting whole school literacy through assessment, screening and carrying out assessments for exam access arrangements.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Enthusiastic and committed to the literacy needs of all young people
  • Good at building relationships with young people and other adults
  • Able to communicate effectively and maintain confidentiality
  • Able to plan and prioritise own work

We can offer excellent working conditions, and a supportive environment at one of the most successful comprehensive schools in the country. There are many opportunities for further development through our Teaching School (Dorset Teaching School Alliance). The superb facilities include an on-site nursery and a new sports complex with subsidised membership for staff.

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

Interviews will take place during the week commencing 21st June