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Details about Herne Bay High School:

Herne Bay High School is a large hugely successful Single Academy Trust that serves the Herne Bay coastal area of North Kent. We have a comprehensive intake and are significantly oversubscribed in all year groups and in June 2022 Ofsted rated the school good with an Outstanding 6th form provision

Whilst academic rigour and examination success is at the forefront of our development, we passionately believe that a broad, balanced approach to education is important and as such we place great emphasis on the Creative and Performing Arts, Technology, and Sport as a key part of a young person’s early educational journey. Herne Bay High School is also a champion of collaborative practice, with current memberships to the East Kent Learning Alliance (EKLA), East Kent Schools Together Network (EKST), and the Coastal Alliance Co-Operative Trust (CACOT).

Due to continual growth, we are looking to recruit passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated staff, who love working with young people and can add to our already excellent workforce.

All staff joining HBHS will benefit from

  • High quality personalised professional development
  • Fantastic career opportunities
  • Full programme of induction and support
  • Being part of a school that values it employees
  • Complimentary Benenden Health Care


Head of Physics

MPS/UPS + TLR2B and potential R&R for right candidate

Science is central to the school’s commitment to ensuring high quality learning across the curriculum. We have excellent Science facilities including eight specialist fully equipped labs, a large break out space and a dedicated computer area. Science is taught right through to year 13 with a significant take up in our outstanding 6th form. From September 2019 we have been delivering Science as discrete Physics, Chemistry and Biology lessons from year 7 upwards, with subject specific teams lead by experienced staff, all under the guidance of a Head of Science Faculty. Due to an internal restructure we have created three new Head of Department roles within our Science Faculty. We are looking to appoint a Head of Physics. This is an exciting leadership opportunity for an experienced specialist who wishes to join our school We welcome applications from experienced teachers looking for roles with enhanced responsibility. Opportunity for accelerated pay progression and potential recruitment and retention allowance for the right candidate. Please contact Kellyanne Eagle, to arrange a pre interview visit or to discuss more about this role. To apply for this role, please submit a completed application form to Mrs K Eagle, Please do contact us if you would like to arrange a tour prior to application. The staff at Herne Bay High School are fully committed to safeguarding, the prevention of extremism and radicalisation; and promoting the welfare of children, if you are not as committed as we are please do not apply for this position. Applicants must be willing to undergo comprehensive child protection screening including checks with past employers, the Disclosure & Barring Service and Barred List Checks. 

Start DateSeptember 2024
Closing Date18th March 2024, 4pm