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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    22 June 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    6 June 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full-time

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to M3

What skills and experience we're looking for

Gatcombe Park Primary School is looking to recruit 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.

Gatcombe Park is a single-form primary school located on the north part of the city, with easy access to the M27. The school is rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.

We are seeking a professional who:

  • Is an innovative and creative teacher
  • Is able to inspire and motivate learners
  • Is a team player with a collaborative learning style
  • Wants to make a difference to children’s lives both academically and socially.

What the school offers its staff


  • Excellent CPD opportunities and Training and Development Programs
  • 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
  • Free confidential telephone and face to face counselling for staff and family members

Commitment to safeguarding

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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About Gatcombe Park Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
209 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

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.

Arranging a visit to Gatcombe Park Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ccoleby@gatcombepark.portsmouth.sch.uk.

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