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Primary Classroom Teacher (Suitable for NQT / ECT's ) - Sept 2023

Post: Classroom Teacher  – Hope Community School, Southampton

Salary: MPS 

Advertised: 23rd May 2023

Closing date: Monday 12th June 5pm

Start date: 1st September 2023

Contract / Hours: Permanent, Full-time

We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated teacher to join our happy and committed team. The post is to start in September 2023, position is suitable for NQT / ECT's.

Following our recent Ofsted inspection, we are proud to be a 'good' school. As a school with a Christian Designation we aim to:

Inspire children to be people who not only value their community but have the skills, knowledge and character to transform and enrich it. We want to develop the menders, makers, movers and shakers of tomorrow.

The person appointed will:

  • Have outstanding classroom practice, with experience of working within KS2.
  • Have a track record of raising pupil achievement across the curriculum.
  • Be an active member of the staff team and share in the development of our school.
  • Have a passion for engaging children’s learning within a rich and stimulating setting.
  • Support all aspects of the school’s work, including its Christian ethos.
  • Live into our values of Hope, Openness, Creativity, Adventure and Excellence.

In return, we offer:

  • A friendly and welcoming school community.
  • Children who are open, creative and independent learners.
  • Great communication and support from the whole staff team.
  • A whole school commitment to personalised CPD
  • A growing school with new resources.
  • A community that has a real sense of pride in all achievements.

Hope Community School is on a journey and is an exciting place to work and learn. If you are ready to make a difference….come and have a look!

For further, more comprehensive information about the role please refer to the job description.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

If you have a disability and require any reasonable adjustments that will enable you to apply for this position, then please let us know. 

The position will be based in Southampton and will require occasional travel to Sidcup.

Please send completed application & Equal opportunity forms to the Business & Finance Manager Naomi Pakes-Geddes - email:

Interview dates will be given on application.

If you would like to come and visit the school, please call our school office on 02380 385 122 to arrange an appointment.

References will be requested for those short listed ONLY and prior to the interview.

Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

The successful candidate will be appointed subject to receipt of appropriate references, medical and DBS checks.