Class Teacher

Post - Class Teacher – Fixed Term – Summer Term
Required from 15th April 2024 to 31st August 2024.

Are you a teacher looking for a new and inspiring school teaching experience?  

We are seeking to appoint a talented and inspirational Class Teacher who is forward thinking, creative and enthusiastic and who is determined to make a difference to every child in every lesson.  
Bitterne CE Primary is an inclusive school. We pride ourselves on having a strong Christian ethos through our values of Love, Trust and Forgiveness that guide and support us in all that we do for our children, families and community. We celebrate, nurture and challenge each unique child in order that they are inspired by the world around them, have confidence to believe in themselves and in others and achieve the best they possibly can.

We can offer you:

  • Children who embrace and demonstrate our core Christian values of Love, Trust and Forgiveness
  • Delightful, happy children who are responsible and keen to learn
  • Welcoming, supportive parents who work with the school 
  • A fantastic, supportive team of colleagues who work together to provide the very best for our children
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • A workplace that supports well-being and work-life balance
  • A supportive team of Governors who engage fully with the school

The appointed candidate will:

  • Create a positive learning environment where children thrive and feel safe and secure.
  • Have a passion for learning that will inspire and motivate children to be independent thinkers.
  • Promote exceptionally high standards in children’s achievements and behaviours.
  • Plan and deliver well-structured learning experiences based on assessment for learning.
  • Be fully inclusive of all children, adapting teaching and learning to meet their needs.
  • Be a great team player who has positive relationships with colleagues, children and parents.
  • Possess and demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Have secure knowledge of safeguarding.

The vacancy is for a fixed period of one term.  Visits to the school are encouraged. Please contact Clare Horan ( / 02380 499494) to arrange.
I look forward to receiving your applications.
Jen Johnson

Application Form
Microsoft Word document [299.5 KB]
Teacher Job Description
BPS Teacher Job Description.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [159.7 KB]
Letter to Applicants
Dear Applicant.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [174.5 KB]

Closing date: Noon on Monday 26th February 2024

Interview date: Friday 1st March 2024

In order to reach us

Bitterne CE Primary School

Brownlow Avenue


SO19 7BX

Telephone Number

023 80499494


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