7 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    1st September 2024 or 1st January 2025

  • Closing date

    25 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Cert. Ed., B.Ed., PGCE, SCITT

Able to form excellent relationships with children

Experience of successful teaching in the junior age range

Experience across years 3 to 6

Excellent behaviour management

Effective planning

Knowledge and application of AfL and differentiation strategies

Innovation, engagement and motivation

ICT Literate

High expectations

Be able to engage and motivate children

Ability to understand learning needs of every child

Enthusiastic and positive attitude

Team player

Interests outside of school

Evidence of personal commitment to CPD

Can meet deadlines and organise well

Evidence of successful strategies and impact on pupils

Commitment to the life of the school

A sense of humour!

What the school offers its staff

Abbotswood Junior School, the largest junior school in Hampshire with over 600 children (5/6 form entry), is looking for a KS2 Teacher from September 2024/January 2025. Abbotswood is ideally situated on the edge of the beautiful New Forest and within close proximity of the bustling city of Southampton.

We are a ‘happy school with so much on offer and pupils love school life’ (Ofsted 2023). With large fields, open spaces and a purpose-built sports hall, we have a pleasant environment in which to work and we also have a very cute school dog - Tommy!

Leaders also recognise the hard work of its staff and everyone receives a ‘Thank You’ day to be taken at any time during the school year!

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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 glenn.moore@abbsch.co.uk

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About Abbotswood Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
609 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number
02380 863159

Arranging a visit to Abbotswood Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email glenn.moore@abbsch.co.uk.

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