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Vacancies

Westcliff is conveniently and pleasantly situated close to a mainline station into London Fenchurch Street and the towns of Chelmsford and Southend.

A recruitment package, including financial incentives and assistance with finding suitable accommodation may be available subject to discussions with the Headmaster.

Full details regarding working at WHSB, benefits provided, and the local area, are in the sub-pages of this section. We also provide extensive teacher training and operate a talent pool for applicants who wish to express an interest for a role that is not currently being advertised.

If there is a specific job vacancy below that you wish to apply for, please download the relevant application form at the foot of the page and submit it to Mrs C Robinson, the Headmaster's PA, at the School. The postal address is Kenilworth Gardens, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 0BP and the email address is office@whsb.essex.sch.ukPlease note that for the purposes of Safer Recruitment we are unable to accept a CV without an application form.

Current Vacancies

Director of Middle School

The Director of Middle School is responsible for the leadership of the Middle School, including the application of the School's policies and development priorities to secure high-level outcomes for all pupils within the Middle School. The successful candidate will lead a team which includes 12 Form Tutors, Years 10 and Year 11 Progress Leaders and the Middle School Pastoral Tutor. He/she should have significant leadership experience and a track record of impressive organisational and interpersonal skills. He/she should possess the ability to motivate, challenge and inspire staff and pupils, combining personal integrity with high expectations of self and others.

Applicants must hold a genuine belief in maximising the potential of all pupils and a commitment to promoting high expectations and achievements within the School. In addition, he/she should possess a sound grasp of current educational issues and demonstrate a commitment to developing and maintaining the ethos of a Selective School. Excellent professional development opportunities will be available to the successful candidate.

A recruitment package, including financial incentives, is available for the successful candidate.

Westcliff High School for Boys is a Selective Academy Grammar School which has been designated Outstanding by OFSTED and is listed in the top 50 State Schools in the country. Our School currently has 900 boys at 11-16 and 390 students in its mixed Sixth Form.

Applicants must complete the Teaching Staff Application Form and submit this to office@whsb.essex.sch.uk. Due to Safer Recruitment requirements CVs cannot be accepted.

WHSB is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

Director of Middle School - Job Description

CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY 20 MARCH 2020

Should we receive sufficient suitable applications for this position, we reserve the right to close the advertisement early.

Teacher of Chemistry

This post presents an exciting opportunity for an inspirational teacher to challenge our highly able students in a subject which attracts large Advanced Level numbers.  Experienced applicants are also welcome to indicate their interest in a TLR post as a Pastoral Leader (Head of Year).  The TLR post attracts a responsibility payment of £4,813 as well as a significant timetable reduction.

This position would suit a qualified Chemistry teacher, or a suitably qualified graduate with a desire to train as a teacher of Chemistry.

Through our own induction programme, and the use of external agencies, we have a proven record of securing QTS for talented graduates who join us without a formal teaching qualification. There are also excellent professional development and leadership opportunities for experienced teachers.

A recruitment package, including accommodation and financial incentives, is available for an exceptional candidate.

WHSB is a selective Academy Grammar School which has been designated Outstanding by OFSTED. Our School currently has 890 boys at 11-16 and 370 students in its mixed Sixth Form.

Applicants must complete the Teaching Staff Application Form and submit this to office@whsb.essex.sch.uk. Due to Safer Recruitment requirements CVs cannot be accepted.

WHSB is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

Teacher of Chemistry - Job Description

CLOSING DATE:    FRIDAY 20 MARCH 2020

Should we receive sufficient suitable applications for this position, we reserve the right to close the advertisement early.

Teacher of Physics

This post presents an exciting opportunity for an inspirational teacher to challenge our highly able students in a subject which attracts large Advanced Level numbers.

This position would suit a qualified Physics teacher, or a suitably qualified graduate with a desire to train as a Teacher of Physics.

Experienced applicants are also welcome to indicate their interest in a TLR position as a Pastoral Leader (Head of Year).  The TLR post attracts a responsibility payment of £4,813 as well as significant timetable reduction.

Through our own induction programme, and the use of external agencies, we have a proven record of securing QTS for talented graduates who join us without a formal teaching qualification. There are also excellent professional development and leadership opportunities for experienced teachers.

A recruitment package, including accommodation and financial incentives, is available for an exceptional candidate.

WHSB is a selective Academy Grammar School which has been designated Outstanding by OFSTED. Our School currently has 900 boys at 11-16 and 370 students in its mixed Sixth Form.

Applicants must complete the Teaching Staff Application Form and submit this to office@whsb.essex.sch.uk. Due to Safer Recruitment requirements CVs cannot be accepted.

WHSB is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

Teacher of Physics - Job Description

CLOSING DATE:    FRIDAY 20 MARCH 2020

Should we receive sufficient suitable applications for this position, we reserve the right to close the advertisement early.

Teacher of Economics

This post presents an exciting opportunity for an inspirational teacher to challenge our highly able students in a subject which attracts large Advanced Level numbers. 

This position would suit a qualified Economics teacher, or a suitably qualified graduate with a desire to train as a teacher of Economics.

Through our own induction programme, and the use of external agencies, we have a proven record of securing QTS for talented graduates who join us without a formal teaching qualification. There are also excellent professional development and leadership opportunities for experienced teachers.

A recruitment package, including accommodation and financial incentives, is available for an exceptional candidate.

WHSB is a selective Academy Grammar School which has been designated Outstanding by OFSTED. Our School currently has 890 boys at 11-16 and 370 students in its mixed Sixth Form.

Applicants must complete the Teaching Staff Application Form and submit this to office@whsb.essex.sch.uk. Due to Safer Recruitment requirements CVs cannot be accepted.

WHSB is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

Teacher of Economics - Job Description

CLOSING DATE:    FRIDAY 20 MARCH 2020

Should we receive sufficient suitable applications for this position, we reserve the right to close the advertisement early.

Teacher of Biology

The School requires a full-time (or part-time) Teacher of Biology with immediate effect and until the end of the current academic year. Applicants should possess a sound grasp of the subject and have the ability to motivate, challenge and inspire our very able pupils. 

WHSB is a selective Academy Grammar School which has been designated Outstanding by OFSTED. Our School currently has 900 boys at 11-16 and 370 students in its mixed Sixth Form.

Applicants must complete the Teaching Staff Application Form and submit this to office@whsb.essex.sch.uk. Due to Safer Recruitment requirements CVs cannot be accepted.

WHSB is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance.