Do you want to work and develop your career in a successful and forward-thinking organisation? Durrington High School is part of Durrington Multi Academy Trust (DMAT) and is a large and oversubscribed school with 1650 students on roll in years 7 to 11. We have a sustained track record of improvement for many years and we are always relentless in our efforts to give our students the very best education they deserve. A very experienced and successful leadership team ensures that the school is well-managed and staff are supported.

Within the Durrington Multi Academy Trust, we place high regard on recruiting and retaining excellent staff to ensure all students achieve beyond their best. We offer a variety of benefits and development opportunities to staff. Our dynamic and passionate SEND team would welcome applications from people who enjoy working with young people, and who want to develop their areas of interest in a number of different subjects. We would also welcome applications from graduates who may wish to train to teach in the future or primary teaching assistants; who wish to develop their skills in a secondary setting.

Experience of working with young people in an educational setting is desirable but if you have transferable skills and are passionate about education; committed to making a difference and have the know-how and skills to support students with complex needs in bridging their learning gaps; able to balance care and support with challenge, rules and high expectations, we want to hear from you now!

If you feel that you can bring drive, enthusiasm and a genuine passion for working with young people to our school, please apply online or email Aggie Gemel for more information or if you would like to speak to a senior member of staff to discuss further. The Supporting statement is an important part of the application, please answer the questions within the form and ensure that you explain how you meet the essential criteria for the role as listed in Person Specification within the job description. You may submit a separate supporting letter if you prefer (maximum 2 A4 pages), emailed to

Closing date 9am Monday 14 November 2022

Durrington High School as part of the Durrington Multi Academy Trust has a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All staff that meet ‘regulated activity’ will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Baring Service (DBS) with Barred Lists check before employment commences.

Supporting documents

DHS SEND Department Information

DHS Student Learning Support JD 2022

Teaching at Durrington