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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £30,000 and £46,525

Additional allowances

Recruitment Allowance of £3500

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are a successful and forward-thinking junior school with high standards and expectations for our pupils and those who work here. We are seeking to appoint an experienced teacher who is highly motivated, passionate, caring and talented professional with proven skills as an excellent teacher to join our supportive team. This is an exciting opportunity if you aspire for excellence and thrive on the challenge of providing the highest quality education for children. Our school was last inspected in June 2023 receiving our second consecutive ‘Outstanding’ grading, ‘Leaders expect the best for and from every pupil. Staff support and challenge pupils to meet these high expectations. There is a shared emphasis on making sure that all pupils keep up with the ambitious learning on offer.’

We are looking for an experienced teacher who:

  • Is an excellent practitioner with a proven track record of securing high standards in teaching and learning
  • Has high expectations of achievement and behaviour for all children
  • Has strong subject knowledge of the key stage two curriculum, in particular in reading, writing and maths
  • Has a strong understanding of the development of children as confident, resilient, independent individuals
  • Is able to provide exciting, creative and inspiring learning experiences for every child in their care
  • Is confident and competent using IT
  • Is a team player who can demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills
  • Is committed to high standards of personal and professional development
  • Is enthusiastic, ambitious and able to work with initiative
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience of teaching KS2 is essential.
  • Is passionate about playing their part in the wider life of the school and its community

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • Investment in your continued professional development
  • Opportunity to support the quality of teaching of others
  • Weekly PPA (non-contact time) working with colleagues in year teams
  • Additional non-contact time for subject leadership
  • Happy, polite and motivated children who are keen to learn
  • A caring, friendly environment where there is a genuine commitment to raising standards of learning and care for all
  • Exciting opportunities to work in partnership to shape the future of our successful school and make a real difference
  • Digital resources to undertake your role
  • A strong, professional team of enthusiastic staff to work alongside you within a supportive and constructive ethos
  • Models of excellent practice in teaching, learning and leadership to support you
  • Supportive governing body, parents and school community

Further details about the role

Application Procedure

Visits to our school with prior appointment are encouraged and welcomed, please call 01256 762 468 to arrange.

To discuss the post in more detail, please call us on 01256 762 468 and speak with either Nicci Bailey (Deputy Headteacher) or Lynn Powell (Headteacher).

To apply, please download and complete an application form using the link at the top right of this page. Return your completed application form by email to d.hemmings@hook-jun.hants.sch.uk with a subject line of ‘Experienced KS2 Teacher Application’.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy should the right candidate be found before the listed closing date; therefore, we encourage candidates to apply early. Recruitment allowance applicable to applications received from 8th May onwards.

Commitment to safeguarding

Hook Junior School and Hampshire County Council 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. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

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About Hook Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
483 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number
01256 762 468

Hook Junior School is a 4-form entry junior school with a range of experienced and recently qualified teachers, as well as a friendly and capable support staff team. We were delighted to have received the elusive, second outstanding grade from Ofsted at the end of last term which reflects the high standards we strive for and the positive impact we aim to make on the lives of our children.

Arranging a visit to Hook Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email d.hemmings@hook-jun.hants.sch.uk.

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