2 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    22 March 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    14 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • We are seeking to appoint an experienced, friendly and enthusiastic primary class teacher to our school from September 2023, to work in our lower KS2 (Y3 and Y4) class. We are a popular school with a warm and welcoming ethos. Our aim is for children to flourish at Little Houghton and we place teaching and learning at the centre of our school, through a challenging, stimulating, connected and creative curriculum. We encourage an understanding of the meaning and significance of faith and promote Christian Values though the experience we offer all our pupils, so that each child can

“flourish like a flower of the field” – Psalm 103.15.


We are looking for someone who:

  • Is enthusiastic, experienced, approachable and friendly
  • Has a passion for and deep knowledge of how children learn
  • Ensures all children feel safe, happy and able to learn to the best of their ability and to reach their potential
  • Is well organised and calm
  • Has the knowledge and skills to meet the requirements of the national curriculum and has undertaken the role of a curriculum subject leader
  • Is able to plan, deliver and evaluate learning to a high standard as a reflective practitioner
  • Has the ability to develop strong, supportive relationships with pupils in order to develop their mental health and well being
  • Is able to form effective and positive relationships with parents and their colleagues
  • Is able to create a stimulating and inviting learning environment to suit the needs of the learners
  • Can contribute to and promote the caring, Christian ethos of our school

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • A small school in a beautiful setting
  • A school where every child and adult is valued as an individual
  • Happy, engaged, well behaved children who are motivated to learn
  • A highly committed, enthusiastic and welcoming staff team
  • A school proud to be at the centre of its local village community with very supportive parents


Our school is situated in the Northamptonshire village of Little Houghton, just 10 minutes from Northampton town centre. We have a committed, hardworking team of staff and supportive parents and governors, all of whom work together to foster a caring atmosphere and an exciting, challenging curriculum. We have 90 children on roll organised into four classes, with a nursery attached to our reception class. This position will be in our lower KS2 class, which will have 15 children in Year 3 and 12 children in Year 4.

We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic teacher who can help us maintain our wonderful provision. The job would suit an experienced practitioner.

The school has an attractive learning environment and spacious grounds. It also has an effective and supportive “Friends of Little Houghton” group and full wrap around provision led by ‘The Drop Off’.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments will be made subject to an enhanced DBS check and medical clearance.

Visits to the school are welcome so please do contact us to arrange a suitable time by calling Lisa Wyatt (bursar) on 01604 890788 or by email: bursar@lt-houghton.northants-ecl.gov.uk

Please see the attachments for a person spec, job description and an application form. All applications should be returned to the school via the bursar email address above.

Further details about the role

Interview Date 28.03.23

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to bursar@lt-houghton.northants-ecl.gov.uk

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About Little Houghton Church of England Primary

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
85 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01604 890788

Little Houghton is a small village school just 10 minutes from Northampton. We are a friendly, welcoming school with a supportive and hard working team of staff. We are committed to staff development and will ensure appropriate training is provided for the right candidates.

Arranging a visit to Little Houghton Church of England Primary

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email bursar@lt-houghton.northants-ecl.gov.uk.

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