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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 and submit it to Mrs Carol Robinson, the Headmaster’s PA, at the School. The postal address is Kenilworth Gardens, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 0BP and the e-mail address is office@whsb.essex.sch.uk.

TEACHING STAFF APPLICATION FORM (190KB)

SUPPORT STAFF APPLICATION FORM (175KB) 

Currently Advertised Vacancies

  • Head of English

    Salary: Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale + TLR1B (currently £9,476)

    A well-qualified, dynamic and inspirational Head of English is required to lead the subject in this large, popular and outstanding Department with an established record of success at both GCSE and Advanced Level.  

    The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and be an outstanding teacher.  The ability to inspire our highly able students to unlock their potential is essential.  A willingness to support the extra curricular life of the School is important.  

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

    WHSB 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 820 boys at 11-16 and 350 students in its mixed Sixth Form.  

    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.

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

    CLOSING DATE: Thursday 22 February 2018

    Head of English - Job Description

    Applicant Information Pack

  • Head of Modern Foreign Languages

    Salary: Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale + TLR1A (currently £7,622)

    A well-qualified, dynamic and inspirational Head of Modern Foreign Languages is required to lead the subject in this large, popular and outstanding Department with an established record of success at both GCSE and Advanced Level. The Department offers French, German and Spanish.

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

    A recruitment package, including financial incentives, is available for an exceptional candidate.
    WHSB 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 820 boys at 11-16 and 350 students in its mixed Sixth Form.

    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.

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

    CLOSING DATE: Thursday 15 February 2018

    Head of Modern Foreign Languages - Job Description

    Applicant Information Pack

  • Teacher of Mathematics

    Salary: Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale

    This position would be appropriate for a qualified Mathematics teacher, or a suitably-qualified graduate with a desire to train as a teacher of Mathematics. A TLR post would also be available for an experienced teacher.

    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 financial incentive, is available for an exceptional candidate.

    WHSB 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 820 boys at 11-16 and 320 students in its mixed Sixth Form.

    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.

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

    CLOSING DATE: Monday 19 February 2018

    Teacher of Mathematics - Job Description

    Applicant Information Pack

  • Teacher of Biology

    Salary: Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale

    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 Biology teacher, or a suitably qualified graduate with a desire to train as a Teacher of Biology.

    Through our own inducation 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 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 840 boys at 11-16 and 320 students in its mixed Sixth Form.

    For further details and an application form, please visit our website or contact Mrs C Robinson, Headmaster's PA, at the School.

    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.

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

    CLOSING DATE: Thursday 15 February 2018

    Teacher of Biology - Job Description

    Applicant Information Pack

  • Teacher of Food Technology (0.6 FTE approx.)

    Salary: Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale

    This post is part-time (0.6 approx.), although a full-time position is available for a candidate offering a relevant second subject.  It would suit a qualified Food Technology teacher, or a suitably-qualified graduate with a desire to train as a teacher of Food Technology.

    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 financial incentive, is available for an exceptional candidate.

    WHSB 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 820 boys at 11-16 and 350 students in its mixed Sixth Form.

    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.

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

    CLOSING DATE: Tuesday 16 January 2018

    Teacher of Food Technology - Job Description

    Applicant Information Pack

  • Teacher of Spanish

    Salary: Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale

    We are seeking an outstanding teacher of Spanish. The ability to also offer German and/or French would be advantageous.

    The position would suit a qualified Modern Linguist with a genuine interest in language and literature, or a suitably qualified graduate with a desire to train as a teacher of MFL. Through our induction programme, and the use of external agencies, we have a proven track record of securing QTS for talented graduates who join us without a teaching qualification.

    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 800 boys at 11-16 and 350 students in its mixed Sixth Form.
    For further details and an application form, please visit our website or contact Mrs C Robinson, Headmaster's PA, at the School.

    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.

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

    CLOSING DATE: Thursday 8 February 2018

    Teacher of Spanish - Job Description

    Applicant Information Pack

  • Science (Chemistry) Technician

    Salary: £16,213 (37 hours per week, term-time plus 16 days)

    Following the retirement of the existing postholder we are seeking a Science (Chemistry) Technician to support our busy and successful Science department.

    This vital role ensures that all equipment and materials are available for use by students and teachers, and provides administrative support to an important subject area within the School.

    This post will suit someone with strong scientific, communication and administrative skills, and someone with a passion for enabling our pupils to succeed with their academic studies.

    The School has recently spent £2.5m completely refurbishing its Science Building to create a modern and pleasant working environment.

    The standard hours of work are 8.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Thursday, finishing at 4.00pm on Friday. The postholder will be expected to work on all days that pupils are present, Staff Development Days, and 16 days during the School holiday period. The postholder will be entitled to the equivalent of 22 days paid holiday, rising to 25 days after five years of service.

    For further details and an application form, please visit our website (www.whsb.essex.sch.uk/vacancies) or contact Mr D Partridge, Director of Resources & Support Services, at the School.

    Westcliff High School for Boys 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.

    CLOSING DATE: Monday 19 February 2018

    Science (Chemistry) Technician - Job Description

  • Teacher of History

    Salary: Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale

    We are seeking an outstanding teacher of History. The ability to also offer Politics would be advantageous.  A TLR is available for a suitably qualified and experienced teacher.

    The position would suit a qualified Historian with a genuine interest in the subject, or a suitably qualified graduate with a desire to train as a teacher of History. Through our induction programme, and the use of external agencies, we have a proven track record of securing QTS for talented graduates who join us without a teaching qualification.

    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 840 boys at 11-16 and 320 students in its mixed Sixth Form.
    For further details and an application form, please visit our website or contact Mrs C Robinson, Headmaster's PA, at the School.

    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.

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

    CLOSING DATE: Monday 5 March 2018

    Teacher of History - Job Description

    Applicant Information Pack