Staff Vacancies

You can read here about any vacancies currently on offer at Fearnhill. As a learning community, we believe that everyone working at the school is continually learning and is entitled to appropriate professional development. We work closely with the North Herts Teaching Alliance and other providers, and all staff work within our appraisal system to ensure they are supported and given the right tools to succeed. Do get in touch if you would like to learn more about how we support all staff to succeed in our friendly and supportive community.


Current Vacancies

Title of Post:   SECOND IN SCIENCE FACULTY           

Salary Grade:   MPS/UPS + TLR 2a (£2,796)

Start Date:   September 2020

We are looking for an inspirational and innovative science teacher to take on the role of Second in Science at Fearnhill School. You will make a key contribution to the continuing success of this small but flourishing faculty; students have a positive attitude to learning and science is a popular subject at all key stages. The successful candidate will build on existing good practice to continue to raise standards and ensure positive outcomes for all our students. Specific areas of responsibility will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

You will be:

  • An excellent classroom practitioner with an understanding of how children learn
  • A team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Someone with a clear vision of the role of science in a broad and balanced curriculum

This is a superb opportunity for an ambitious teacher who wishes to develop their skills in preparation for a leadership role.

Job Description

We warmly welcome visitors to our friendly and successful school; please get in touch to arrange a visit or call Liz Ellis, Headteacher, on 01462 621200 for more information.

Closing date:   3.30pm, Friday 27th March 2020

Interviews:   Week beginning Monday 30th March 2020

Contact:   Head’s PA, Jacqui Simmonds, on


Title of Post:   SUBJECT LEADER MFL (SPANISH SPECIALIST)               

Salary Grade:   MPS/UPS plus TLR 2b*

Start Date:   September 2020              

 We are looking for a colleague with vision, determination and enthusiasm to lead Modern Foreign Languages at Fearnhill School. The department is very successful and languages are increasingly popular at GCSE and A Level. You must have a passion to see every student achieve to the best of their ability and be resolute in challenging barriers to their success. You will receive high quality CPD through our partnership with the NHTA and opportunities to contribute to whole school improvement.

You will be:

  • An experienced teacher of Spanish to GCSE and A Level
  • An excellent classroom practitioner with an understanding of how children learn
  • A team player with excellent interpersonal skills

You will have:

  • A clear vision for the role of modern languages in the curriculum
  • Ambition to progress to a wider school leadership role

You will be responsible for:

  • Achievement and progress of students in the Modern Foreign Languages department
  • Leading your fellow colleagues and language assistants as appropriate
  • Working within the Language faculty and contributing to extracurricular enrichment

*Salary negotiable for the right candidate, to reflect agreed additional responsibilities and relevant experience.

Job Description

For an informal chat about the post with the headteacher, Liz Ellis, please phone 01462 621200. We warmly welcome visitors to our friendly school; please get in touch with  , Head’s PA, to arrange a visit.

Closing Date: Friday 27th March 2020

Interviews:   Week beginning Monday 30th March 2020


Fearnhill School is committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people; we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA barred list for children, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.