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Class Teacher - Gatcombe Park Primary School

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Job details


St Barbara Way, Hilsea, Portsmouth PO2 0UR

Job type

Full time


Main Pay Scale (M1-M6)

Closing date

04/11/2020 12:00 pm

  • Post:​ Class teacher – Year 1
  • Contract:​ Full time – two terms initially with possibility of permanent contract upon successful review.
  • Hours: ​Full time
  • Salary:​ Main Pay Scale (M1-M6). NQT’s welcome to apply
  • Closing Date: ​Wednesday 4th November 2020
  • Interview date:​ Wednesday 11th November 2020
  • Start Date: ​January 2021
  • Contact e-mail address: ​

Job/Person Summary: Gatcombe Park Primary School is looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic professional who shares our school values; ‘Teamwork, Respect, Aim High’. Are you keen to be part of a hardworking, creative and supportive team? Are you looking for an opportunity to inspire children to achieve the highest standards academically, personally and socially? We are seeking to employ someone who understands the life changing impact a great teacher can have and who is looking for a setting that will support their professional development. The school celebrates the individuality of each child and is committed to developing their potential through a broad and balanced curriculum that focuses on a cross curricular approach. Experienced teachers are welcome to apply. ​Applications are also welcome from NQT’s. This position has become available due to our current Year 1 teacher relocating at short notice. We are looking for a skilled practitioner in:

  • phonics teaching
  • the teaching of early reading
  • the maths mastery approach (CPD will be provided by our NCETM mastery specialist)


  • Is an innovative and creative teacher
  • Is able to inspire and motivate learners
  • Is a team player with a collaborative learning style


  • Excellent CPD opportunities and Training and Development Programmes
  • In-house Teaching School
  • An individual induction programme supported by a mentor
  • Networking groups for Teachers
  • Eligibility to join the Teachers’ Pension Scheme or Local Government Pension Scheme
  • A tax efficient childcare scheme through salary sacrifice
  • Free eye tests up to the value of £25 for users of VDU equipment and contribution up to the value of £60 towards the purchase of glasses specifically for the use of display screen equipment
  • Opportunity to become a school workplace Health and Wellbeing representative, meeting with other schools on a termly basis and feeding into the Health and Wellbeing strategy
  • Access to the Trust Health and Wellbeing pages
  • Access to a staff benefits portal through Sodexo and Portsmouth payroll
  • Free confidential telephone and face to face counselling for staff and family members

Application Procedure: Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. For further information, to arrange an informal visit to the school or to request an application pack please contact the school on 02392 694412 or email Carolyn Coleby –

THE RIDINGS PARTNERSHIP Gatcombe Park Primary School is part of the Ridings Partnership, a multi academy of local schools in Portsmouth. The Ridings Partnership is part of an umbrella Trust called the Hamwic Education Trust. At the Hamwic Education 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. All schools with the 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.

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