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Teacher (Job share) - Fixed Term - 0.6 FTE

Job title – Teacher (Job Share) 3 days per week, FTE 0.60

Location – Highfield CE Primary School, Church Lane, Highfield, Southampton. SO17 1SY

Job Category – Fixed term, job share from 1st September 2024 – 31st August 2025

Salary – Teachers Main scale £30,000 – £41,333 pro rata



Children with a desire to learn seek a creative job share teacher who has spark, imagination and a sense of fun for the primary phase (likely to be in the Infants in the first instance).

Highfield C.E. Primary School is a small, friendly, welcoming school with a record of achieving high standards and a commitment to CPD that enables all staff to reach their potential.

The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher who has good communication skills, an infectious enthusiasm for learning and:

-           demonstrates good practice

-          is able to put their vision for a creative learning environment  

           into effect

-           has high quality class management skills

-           is able to work in and contribute to a team

-           is willing to participate fully in school life

-           can engage with the school’s Christian ethos

-          is able to contribute ideas towards raising standards, ensuring

           that all children achieve their best   

-          Will participate in an environment where all ideas are valued

We have a friendly, supportive team and a working environment where staff can enjoy the excitement of learning!  There will be mentoring support available to the successful candidate so don't delay - take a step towards this rewarding opportunity in our great school today!

Please note: this vacancy is open to ECTs.

Highfield Church of England Primary School is an Associate Member of The Aspire Trust

Highfield Primary School is a split site Primary with half a mile between sites and staff can be requested to work at either site or move in between. The Junior Site is based at Hawthorn Road, Highfield, Southampton.



We are fully committed to protecting children and young people.  All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check and receipt of two satisfactory references and satisfactory health clearance. Please be advised the school will carry out online checks on shortlisted candidates.

Please note, if you are applying and are already registered with the DBS update service, this will speed up the recruitment process significantly.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, sex, disabilities, and religions/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

The supporting statement section of the application form must be completed detailing how you meet the essential, and if applicable the desirable criteria for the role.

Please note that as interviews will be held on Friday, 24th May 2024, those being offered an interview will be notified by telephone so please include your best contact number on your application.

If you have any queries about the post please contact 02380555793

To apply for the position, full details and application form can be downloaded below. Please return all completed application forms to