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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



Currently Advertised Vacancies

  • Teacher of Spanish

    We are seeking an outstanding Teacher of Spanish.  The ability to also offer 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.  

    A recruitment package, including subsidised accommodation, may be available for the successful candidate. 

    WHSB is a selective Academy Grammar School which has been designated Outstanding by OFSTED. 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.

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  • Science (Physics) Technician

    Following the retirement of the existing postholder we are seeking a Science (Physics) 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 or contact Mr D Partridge, Director of Resources & Support Services, at the School.

    Science (Physics) Technician - Job Description