Jobs

Mary Hare is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure along with other relevant employment checks.

We educate 250 profoundly deaf children.  We offer the opportunity to teach highly motivated children in small classes at a centre of excellence for deaf education.  No knowledge of sign language is required - we follow the auditory/oral philosophy.

Applications for teaching roles are welcomed from both Teachers of the Deaf and teacher of hearing children.  Teachers without a formal qualification to teach deaf children would be required to qualify through in-service training within 3 years of appointment.  SEN point 2 would be awarded on completion.  The opportunity to study for a Master's degree is also available.  We would fund these courses on your behalf.

Please find our latest job vacancies below.  You can download an application form here:  Application Form (pdf)      Application Form (word)

For further information on any of the below vacancies please contact Sarah Read on 01635 244284.

Completed application forms should be emailed to [email protected]

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure check.

Current Vacancies

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Humanities Department

Teacher of Humanities We are looking to appoint a Humanities teacher who can deliver Humanities at KS3 and Geography GCSE and A level. To find out more and apply online, please click here

Teacher of Humanities

We are looking to appoint a Humanities teacher who can deliver Humanities at KS3 and Geography GCSE and A level. 
To find out more and apply online, please click here

Catering Department

General Assistant The kitchen is a busy operation offering a food service to over 240 students, 300 staff and visitors to the School, which includes the commercial lets business which takes place outside of term-time. The team is comprised of Chefs, and General Assistants who are responsible for delivering high quality food from scratch. This post is full-time, term-time + 4 weeks to cover events during the school holidays. If you're interested in finding out more and applying, please click here  

General Assistant 

The kitchen is a busy operation offering a food service to over 240 students, 300 staff and visitors to the School, which includes the commercial lets business which takes place outside of term-time. The team is comprised of Chefs, and General Assistants who are responsible for delivering high quality food from scratch. This post is full-time, term-time + 4 weeks to cover events during the school holidays. If you're interested in finding out more and applying, please click here 

 

English Department

Teacher of English We are looking for a flexible, adaptable, and resilient person to join our English Department. You must be passionate about children and young people and wanting to provide the best teaching possible. The post is on a contract starting on 31st August 2021 and is full-time . If you're interested in finding out more and applying, please click here  

Teacher of English 

We are looking for a flexible, adaptable, and resilient person to join our English Department. You must be passionate about children and young people and wanting to provide the best teaching possible. The post is on a contract starting on 31st August 2021 and is full-time . If you're interested in finding out more and applying, please click here

 

Principal/CEO

Mary Hare, a national charity with a school at its heart, is the largest day and boarding school for deaf children in the UK, educating some 250 pupils aged 5 to 19 years at its two sites in Newbury, West Berkshire.  Founded in 1916, the school continues to fulfil Mary Hare's vision of educating pupils through speaking and listening (the "auditory/oral method") rather than in British Sign Language.  It is one of the UK’s largest Non-Maintained Special Schools, and therefore plays an important role in the field of special needs education.The Principal/CEO is responsible for the running of the school itself as well as leading the wider charity, including the delivery of specialist training courses, overseeing a range of commercial activities and supporting fundraising for major capital projects.  Additionally, public representation for the support of deaf education more widely is a key part of the role.  At Mary Hare, pupils thrive on learning in a nurturing yet rigorous environment and are enabled to achieve their full potential.  The school meets the needs of a broad ability intake through a varied curriculum by offering a range of academic and vocational qualifications and a commitment to finding every pupil’s individual strengths.  Safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of pupils are also essential features.  All told, pupils and parents frequently say that Mary Hare has transformed their lives.The school continues its long history of development with support from its Foundation, a very active sister charity.  Current plans are well advanced to relocate the primary school onto the main campus, with a target completion date in late 2022.   Working closely with Governors, the successful candidate will have a central role in the development and delivery of future strategic plans.Following 25 years of dedicated service, including eight as Principal/CEO, Peter Gale will be retiring in August 2022.  The Board now seeks an ambitious and compassionate leader with a strong strategic vision to take Mary Hare through the next exciting phase of its development.  Ideally the Principal/CEO will live on campus in the accommodation provided.  Applications are encouraged from candidates who are either Qualified Teachers of the Deaf already or those who are committed to achieving this qualification, with the full support of the Governors, post-appointment. A candidate brief is available from: Odgers     Letters of application, CVs and completed application forms should be sent by the closing date, 9.00am BST on Wednesday 19 May 2021. Mary Hare is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).  

Mary Hare, a national charity with a school at its heart, is the largest day and boarding school for deaf children in the UK, educating some 250 pupils aged 5 to 19 years at its two sites in Newbury, West Berkshire.  Founded in 1916, the school continues to fulfil Mary Hare's vision of educating pupils through speaking and listening (the "auditory/oral method") rather than in British Sign Language.  It is one of the UK’s largest Non-Maintained Special Schools, and therefore plays an important role in the field of special needs education.

The Principal/CEO is responsible for the running of the school itself as well as leading the wider charity, including the delivery of specialist training courses, overseeing a range of commercial activities and supporting fundraising for major capital projects.  Additionally, public representation for the support of deaf education more widely is a key part of the role.  

At Mary Hare, pupils thrive on learning in a nurturing yet rigorous environment and are enabled to achieve their full potential.  The school meets the needs of a broad ability intake through a varied curriculum by offering a range of academic and vocational qualifications and a commitment to finding every pupil’s individual strengths.  Safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of pupils are also essential features.  All told, pupils and parents frequently say that Mary Hare has transformed their lives.

The school continues its long history of development with support from its Foundation, a very active sister charity.  Current plans are well advanced to relocate the primary school onto the main campus, with a target completion date in late 2022.   Working closely with Governors, the successful candidate will have a central role in the development and delivery of future strategic plans.

Following 25 years of dedicated service, including eight as Principal/CEO, Peter Gale will be retiring in August 2022.  The Board now seeks an ambitious and compassionate leader with a strong strategic vision to take Mary Hare through the next exciting phase of its development.  Ideally the Principal/CEO will live on campus in the accommodation provided.  Applications are encouraged from candidates who are either Qualified Teachers of the Deaf already or those who are committed to achieving this qualification, with the full support of the Governors, post-appointment.

 

A candidate brief is available from: Odgers     

Letters of application, CVs and completed application forms should be sent by the closing date, 9.00am BST on Wednesday 19 May 2021.

 

Mary Hare is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

 

 

Maths Department

We are looking for two flexible, adaptable, and resilient people to join our Maths Department. You must be passionate about children and young people and wanting to provide the best teaching possible. One of our posts is full-time permanent and the other is full-time fixed term for up to a year. If you're interested in finding out more and applying, please click the relevant link below. Permanent Teacher of Maths Fixed Term Teacher of Maths 

We are looking for two flexible, adaptable, and resilient people to join our Maths Department. You must be passionate about children and young people and wanting to provide the best teaching possible. One of our posts is full-time permanent and the other is full-time fixed term for up to a year. If you're interested in finding out more and applying, please click the relevant link below.

 

Permanent Teacher of Maths

 

Fixed Term Teacher of Maths

 

Speech & Language Therapist

Speech and Language Therapist (Hearing Impairment) Fixed termBand 5 Point range 5-7 dependent on experience (pro rata- term, time only)For more information, please click here  

Speech and Language Therapist (Hearing Impairment) Fixed term

Band 5 Point range 5-7 dependent on experience (pro rata- term, time only)

For more information, please click here 

 

Mary Hare Hearing Centre

Ear Wax Removal Specialist - £20 Per Hour - 16 Hours Per Week - Temp to Perm - Minimum of 2 years of aural care/wax removal. For more information and to apply for this role click hereFor more information about Mary Hare Hearing Centre please click here

Ear Wax Removal Specialist - £20 Per Hour - 16 Hours Per Week - Temp to Perm - Minimum of 2 years of aural care/wax removal. For more information and to apply for this role click here

For more information about Mary Hare Hearing Centre please click here