The Thomas Hardye School
"Knowledge and Truth"

Staff Vacancies

Last Updated: October 2021

The Thomas Hardye School is a 13-18 mixed comprehensive school with 2300 on roll including 800 in the Sixth Form. It is a part of the Wessex Multi Academy Trust. We can offer excellent working conditions, a supportive environment and plenty of opportunity for further development at one of the most successful comprehensive schools in the country. The superb facilities include an on-site nursery and a new sports complex with subsidised membership for staff.

The Thomas Hardye School is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Front entrance to the Thomas Hardye School

Current Vacancies


Library/Resources Assistant

Contracted Hours:30 Hours per week - Term time only plus inset days
Starting Salary:Dorset Grade 3, Point 2 (with scope for progression)
£18,198 per annum equivalent (pro rata: £12,635))
Application Closes:Thursday 30th September 2021

We are seeking a responsible and enthusiastic Library / Resources Assistant to join the Learning Resources Centre team. You will be working in a large school library which currently stocks more than 17,000 items and which doubles as a sixth form study area. We are looking for someone with a genuine interest in young people and their learning and who has a passion for reading. You will need to be a good communicator and be able to work on your own initiative. Organisational skills, flexibility and a sense of humour are essential.

The role of Library/Resources Assistant will suit someone proactive who enjoys working with a range of people on a daily basis. Please see the job description for more details.

Please send a letter of application (one side x A4) together with a completed application form to Mrs Anita Pullen (Headteacher’s PA) by the deadline.

Assistant Cook

Contracted Hours:37 hours per week, Monday to Friday, term-time only plus training days and holiday pay.
Starting Salary:Dorset Grade 3, Point 2
£15,583 to £16,212 per annum
Application Closes:Noon Friday 5th November 2021

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly-motivated, enthusiastic chef/cook to join us as Assistant Cook. The school operates a dedicated sixth-form canteen as well as a lower-school facility, where several hundred students and staff are catered for daily.

We are looking for someone who has a passion for food, together with the ability to work as part of a team in delivering a high quality service across the school. We are proud of our innovative and creative menus with a focus on healthy eating, and would value your input on developing them still further. The school has been working closely with The School Food Plan recommendations – you should be familiar with their content.

Please send a letter of application together with a completed application form to Mrs Anita Pullen (Headteacher’s PA) by the deadline.

If you would like any further information or to discuss this position, please contact Mrs Lou Thompson, (Canteen Manager) either by email (lthompson@thomas-hardye.net) or by telephone – 01305 266064

Teacher of Theology and Ethics

Contracted Hours:Full Time
Starting Salary:Main Pay Scale
Application Closes:13th October 2021

We require an outstanding teacher of Theology and Ethics for January 2022. You will be responsible for planning and delivering high quality lessons and achieving excellent results for your students, instilling in them a love for the subject and a desire to learn. A willingness to teach throughout Years 9 to 13, and to offer a second subject will be an advantage.

The successful candidate will be a committed team player with a good sense of humour, and the drive and energy to thrive in this outstanding school. The post would particularly suit an NQT or someone relatively early in their career.

Please send a letter of application together with a completed application form to Mrs Anita Pullen (Headteacher’s PA) by the deadline.