KS2 Class Teacher (permanent) Abbotswood Junior School, Southampton, Hampshire

Job description

Due to re-location (one of our teachers is moving to Wales), we are looking for a Year 4 class teacher from January 2020.

If you are looking for a school that is totally committed to your professional development, then Abbotswood is the school for you.

(Ofsted) “An exceptional staff coaching programme is in place throughout Abbotswood. Teachers at the school receive expert mentoring and professional development opportunities.”

Situated on the edge of the beautiful New Forest, just a 2 mile journey from the maritime city of Southampton, an hour’s train ride to London and with easy access to the beaches in Bournemouth, this could be the perfect chance to experience something totally new and exciting.

With our young staff team, we are a school which prides itself on its teamwork and the way we work together. As we are a 5/6 form entry school, this is the perfect opportunity to work alongside other like-minded teachers in a supportive environment where children come first.

What makes us different to most schools?

1. We have either 5 or 6 classes in each year group.
Every teacher has their own personal coaching programme and we are in the unusual position of employing a teaching coach within school. The quality of this support has been recognised by both Ofsted and Hampshire County Council.

2. We are proud of our broad and rich curriculum and we are renowned for the sporting opportunities that we offer.

3. For someone who will be moving area, the school is a very sociable one so you will not be lonely!!

4. Please check out our school Facebook page to get a feel for what our school is really like.

This would also be a fantastic opportunity to work in a forward-thinking school with a clear vision for teaching and learning. This has been recognised by the Local Authority who frequently use the school to demonstrate effective Teaching and Learning to other schools.

The position is suitable for either an NQT or experienced teacher.

Visits to the school are encouraged and welcomed.

Please feel free to contact Glenn Moore (Head Teacher) on 07712 305180 (at any time) or glenn.moore@abbsch.co.uk for an informal chat or to arrange a visit. Application packs can also be requested from this email address.

Essential educational requirements

Educated to degree level.

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher status.

Essential skills and experience

We welcome applications from NQTs through to experienced teachers. Abbotswood has a comprehensive staff coaching programme.

Employee benefits

(Ofsted) “An exceptional staff coaching programme is in place throughout Abbotswood. Teachers at the school receive expert mentoring and professional development opportunities.”


About Abbotswood Junior School

Address
Ringwood Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO40 8EB
Phase
Primary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
Abbotswood Junior School website (opens in a new window)