Staff Vacancies


Starting your NQT adventure in September 2021? Join our innovative and creative team at Cams Hill School and start one of the most rewarding professional journeys you’ll undertake.
We’re looking for the best NQTs to join a school where pupils are inspired, proud, happy and thrive. Cams Hill staff nurture pupils to make great progress, and are prepared as responsible, kind, resilient citizens for life beyond education. We fully believe that memorable schooling is central to our success and our teachers are at the heart of this journey, always going “above and beyond”.
We would like to invite trainee teachers who share our ethos to contact Cams Hill School to discuss potential vacancies for the next academic year. We are keen to recruit the best teachers and we welcome early conversations with those interested in joining a high attaining, dynamic environment. We offer you superb CPL to complete your NQT induction, fully supported by trained mentors who are committed to ensuring your success at the start of your teaching career.
Please contact to organise an informal discussion with Mrs Jenny Lawrence, Assistant Headteacher. If you’d like to complete a speculative application form, please click the below link and return your form to
We look forward to hearing from you soon!
Mrs Gwennan Harrison-Jones.
February 2021

Current Vacancies:


Location: Cams Hill School

Salary: Cams Hill School C Pay Range - £18,933 - £19,941 FTE Actual salary - £16,195.29 - £17,057.53 (37 hours a week, 39 weeks a year)

Hours: Full time or part time considered

Are you looking for a position where you can gain experience of working with pupils at secondary level or are you     an enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant who is looking for a new opportunity?

Cams Hill School are seeking a new member of staff to join a busy SEN Department as a Curriculum Linked Teaching Assistant. You will be expected to support pupils in all subjects across the curriculum in Years 7 – 11.

You must be able to work well under pressure, independently, and as part of the overall team.

Previous experience working with children or young people, particularly with diverse needs, is desirable but not essential as training will be given.

Key requirements include:

·        Commitment to working to a high standard to support educational excellence for our pupils.

·        Excellent organising, planning and prioritising skills.

·        Ability to work well under pressure and to work to tight deadlines.

·        Ability to relate well to pupils, parents, staff and other professionals.

·        Good standard of literacy.

·        A “can do” attitude”.

·        Ability to work constructively as part of a team.

If you would like to apply, please download the Support Staff application form and Equalities form from the vacancies page on our website:

 Applications are welcomed at your earliest convenience; immediate interviews may be arranged. The advertisement will be withdrawn on appointment of the successful candidate.


Salary: Voluntary. £0 per annum

Hours: 4-year term of office, Hours vary | Term time only (39 weeks a year)

Application Deadline: 03-04-2020

Cams Hill School are recruiting Governors to join an enthusiastic, committed Board of Governors. School Governors are volunteers who are responsible for governing a school and directing how it
is managed and run.

The role includes:

  • Holding executive leaders to account for the educational and financial performance of the school
  • The board creates robust accountability for executive leaders through rigorous analysis of performance data and financial information.
  • Setting the school’s vision and values, and the strategy for achieving this vision
  • The school’s vision will centre on pupil progress and achievement. Working with senior leaders, the board sets strategic objectives to help the school reach its goals.
  • Ensuring the school’s financial success and probity
  • Governors are responsible for ensuring that the school operates with regularity, propriety and value for money, using only the resources it has available.

The role responsibilities include:

  • Develop the schools vision and strategy
  • Establish a culture of high educational standards, which promotes staff and pupil wellbeing
  • Ensure all pupils have access to a broad and balanced curriculum
  • Monitor provision for pupils with special educational needs (SEN) and disabilities
  • Monitor educational performance of the school, using a range of data sources
  • Ensure stakeholders (parents, pupils, staff and the local community) are informed and consulted as appropriate
  • Approve the budget for the school
  • Monitor and evaluate the school’s financial performance
  • Approve and review school policies, and hold staff to account for their implementation
  • Ensure the school is compliant with legal requirements, including that all statutory policies and documents are in place
  • Carry out the appointment and performance management of the Headteacher
  • Monitor and evaluate the school’s staffing structure
  • Monitor health and safety in the school

Skills and experience
Essential for all Governors:

  • Critical listening and the ability to ask effective questions
  • Strategic thinking
  • Excellent communication
  • Problem solving and analysis

Desirable – one or more of the following:

  • Understanding of data
  • Finance and/or accounting knowledge
  • HR experience
  • Knowledge of education
  • Leadership and management
  • Risk management
  • Legal expertise
  • Marketing and communications

Time commitment
The time commitment for the Governor role will vary. There are six Full Governing Body meetings held per year which are attended by all Governors. These meetings are normally held
on weekday evenings and last between 1 – 3 hours; however, this may vary as required.

Governors also sit on a committee focused on an area they have knowledge of, or are particularly interested in. Cams Hill School has three committees including; Resources Committee, Teaching, Learning and Assessment Committee and Pastoral Committee. You will be allocated to one committee which will meet six times a year.

You will be expected to prepare for meetings including reading papers and preparing questions for senior leaders.

You will also be expected to undertake any training required to enable you to discharge your role effectively.

Governors are also expected to visit the school while it is open to pupils and prepare reports on the findings of their visits.

The Governor role is voluntary and is unpaid; however, some expenses can be claimed.

If you would like to apply, please download the Governor Application pack on our website


Contact details:
Mrs Ashley Billinghurst, Clerk to Governors,, 01392 231641

Cams Hill School
Shearwater Avenue
PO16 8AH

Following shortlisting, applicants will be invited to attend an interview with the Chair of Governors, Headteacher and one other Governor.


This post is offered subject to the terms and conditions laid down by Cams Hill School. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check along with other pre-appointment checks. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Job Description Application Form

Salary: £18,993 - £19,941 FTE (Actual: £16,195 - £17,058 / annum)

Hours: 37 hours / week 39 weeks / year (term time only)

Application Deadline: 05-05-2021

Are you a confident, dynamic communicator with excellent interpersonal skills? Do you enjoy the challenge of leading your own, very busy front facing work space? If so, you could be our next receptionist at Cams Hill School.

We are seeking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic full-time receptionist, not just any receptionist, to lead the running of our main school reception. This is a key appointment representing the public face and voice of the School. The successful candidate will be welcoming, advising, informing and serving the school community, parents, carers, staff and pupils along with ensuring that our visitors are welcomed positively to our fabulous school.

You must be resilient and committed to achieving the highest standards, have the ability and stamina to work under pressure, be able to use your own initiative, identify when you need to seek guidance or authority and demonstrate great administration experience and understanding of IT systems.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous experience of working within a reception or school environment

  • Understanding of safeguarding (training will be provided)

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a high degree of initiative

  • Ability to plan own workload

  • Ability to use own initiative to improve areas of practice and to make decisions

  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to multitask and work under pressure

  • Ability to convey information clearly and accurately

  • A flexible, calm, positive, enthusiastic, and professional personality

  • The ability to communicate clearly and effectively

  • A naturally caring temperament towards pupils and commitment to safeguarding practices

If you would like to apply, please download the Support Staff application form and Equalities form from the vacancies page on our website: Visits to the school to see us in action are welcomed. You can find out more about us by visiting our website (above) or by following staff on our Facebook or Twitter sites

Headteacher: Mrs Gwennan Harrison-Jones

Shearwater Avenue, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 8AH

11-16 Mixed Comprehensive

Closing date: noon, 5th May 2021

Interviews on: 19th May 2021

Location: Cams Hill School

Salary: £18,562 - £18,876 FTE - Actual: £13,307 - £13,532.20 / annum

Hours: 30.25 Hours / week, 30 weeks / year

Application Deadline: 24-05-2021

Cams Hill Agency are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic cook to join a committed team working closely to assist the Chef Manager and Deputy Catering Manager in providing an outstanding catering provision within the school.   

Are you reliable, hard-working and committed? Do you have catering experience? This is an ideal opportunity for someone to join our thriving school in a part-time, 40 week a year position (39 weeks in term time and 1 week in the holidays) with occasional weekend/ evening work.

Skills and experience required:

• good food preparation skills
• knowledge of food hygiene practices within the catering environment
• willing and helpful attitude
• understanding of Health and Safety knowledge within a kitchen
• flexibility
• ability to work well as part of a team
• good numeracy

Please note Cams Hill Agency is a subsidiary of Cams Hill School.

If you would like to apply, please download the Support Staff application form and Equalities form from the vacancies page on our website: You can find out more about us by visiting our website, by following staff on our facebook or twitter sites or via the Headteacher blog –

Headteacher: Mrs Gwennan Harrison-Jones
Shearwater Avenue, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 8AH
11-16 Mixed Comprehensive

Closing date: Midday, Monday 24 May 2021

This post is offered subject to the terms and conditions laid down in the Cams Hill School Pay Policy. This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will undergo pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Application Forms

Teaching Application Form
Support Application Form
Equalities Form