Closing Date: Tuesday 8th 2018 9AM

Interview Date(s): 10th May 2018

Job Start Date: September 2018

Contract/Hours: Full time

Salary Type: Main Pay Range

Hours of Work: Full time

Location of Role: Swaythling Primary School, Southampton

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Job/Person Summary

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented teacher to join our oversubscribed and popular community school.

Swaythling Primary School is a small, friendly community school on the northern edge of the city just off the M27. We are proud to serve a diverse community and to be a popular choice with local families.

We are seeking to recruit a great teacher who:

  • Is a reflective practitioner who challenges and motivates children to achieve their best
  • Has high personal standards and sets high expectations of achievement and behaviour for all children
  • Has a good understanding of how all children learn best and demonstrates excellent practice
  • Is hardworking and committed to create a stimulating learning environment
  • Demonstrates  flexibility, integrity, resilience and initiative
  • Has a good sense of humour
  • Is able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Is creative in their approach through an enriched curriculum.
  • Has excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills


We can offer you:

  • The opportunity to work in an exciting learning environment
  • A caring, friendly environment where there is a genuine commitment to raising standards of learning for all
  • The chance to make a real difference to the lives of our pupils and their families
  • A strong, professional team of enthusiastic staff to work alongside you within a supportive and constructive ethos where CPD is a very high priority.


Our teachers and support staff are professional, committed and excited about all our school has to offer, so we would be very interested to receive applications from similar individuals, whether highly experienced or recently qualified.

Application Procedure

Application packs are available to download below or you can request a pack by emailing  If you require further details or wish to arrange a school visit please call the School Office on 023 8055 2252.


Application Form

Class Teacher Job Description & Person Spec