SHSG is an outstanding school driven to develop all students to excel and achieve their potential, both academically and personally.  The school has a long tradition of academic excellence and is amongst the top 5% of schools in the country for both GCSE and A Level results and in the top 10 in the East of England.

We look for teachers and support staff who are well qualified, enthusiastic and passionate about our values.

Our culture is a friendly and welcoming environment where teaching and learning envelops both staff and students alike. We are committed to ongoing and proactive professional development for all staff.

Responsibility is actively devolved and we offer developmental opportunities to all levels of staff.

SHSG also provides good pension schemes, in addition to childcare vouchers and access to a fitness suite before and after school.

Staff are actively encouraged to benefit from our variety of social activities which include yoga and pilates sessions, visits to theatres, social events and involvement in activities such as Duke of Edinburgh.

For information regarding Teacher Training (ITT), please click ‘here

Next Steps

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Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need any further information.



How to


For all vacancies please complete the relevant application form plus the Recruitment Monitoring Form.

Applications will only be accepted if both forms are completed.

Teacher Application Form

Download and complete this form if you are applying for a teaching position.

Support Staff Application Form

Download this form if you are applying for a support staff position.

Download and complete this form for all positions.



If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us

Application forms can be submitted electronically or posted to:
FAO – HR Department
Southend High School for Girls
Southchurch Boulevard
Essex SS2 4UZ

All staff at Southend High School for Girls have a responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.
For information regarding teacher training, please see the Initial Teacher Training section on our website.

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