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Upper Shirley High School

Skills Mentor

Closing date: 13/07/2020 at 12:00

Job Start Date: September 2020

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: £21,222 - £24,633 (FTE Salary: £24,799 - £28,785), depending on experience

Hours of Work: Full Time

Location of Role: Shirley, Southampton

Job/Person Summary

If you are seeking an authentic experience in a progressive and award winning school, then consider this your personal invitation to USH. We are a heavily oversubscribed community school, which proudly and successfully, delivers values-led education. We are known for our excellent career progression routes and we attract professionals who are willing to contribute to our sustained success, whilst embracing our family ethos. We are typically ranked in the top 20 Hampshire schools for progress and Ofsted (Oct 2019) reported, ‘Both staff and pupils are proud of the inclusive nature of the school’.

The successful candidate will:


We can offer you:

Do you have the desire and ambition to work in a supportive, energetic and innovative school, where students are making significant and sustained progress?  If so, please apply.


The Jefferys Education Partnership is part of an umbrella Trust called the Hamwic Trust. At the Hamwic Trust, we offer unique opportunities for those individuals that excel in education.

We aim to deliver an outstanding education to our pupils and to do so, we must employ outstanding people.

We offer a training pathway for all employees, including teachers, support staff and our middle and senior leaders.

Our staff have opportunities to work on cross-phase projects and to work in other schools within the Trust, in order to gain invaluable experience and enhance their skills.



Application Procedure

Full details and application forms can be downloaded from our website www.ushschool.org from the ‘Staff’ section. Please return completed application to Applications@ushschool.org

We positively encourage prospective candidates to inquire about our school, prior to applying. Please contact our HR Officer, Georgina Figgins, in the first instance, if you would like to discuss the position, or have any questions. Her email address is: Georgina.Figgins@ushschool.org

Safer Recruitment

All schools within the Hamwic Trust, are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

About us

Address: Bellemoor Road, Shirley, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 7QU

Telephone: 023 8032 5333

Website: http://uppershirleyhigh.org/

Application form