Class Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Full-time Class Teacher – Maternity Cover

Salary: MPR - £30,000 - £41,333

Hours: Full-time 32.5 hours per week

Contract: Fixed Term (Two Terms)

Start Date: 1 September 2024

Closing Date: Tuesday 16 July 2024

Interview Date: TBC

Located in the heart of Portsmouth, Arundel Court Primary Academy and Nursery is three form entry and has a vibrant Nursery and Inclusion Centre. The Academy is proud of its values and caring ethos which encourages and supports all children to achieve their full potential; inclusion is at the heart of all we do. 

We are looking to appoint a key stage 2 Class Teacher on a fixed term contract for two terms starting in September 2024, to cover a period of maternity leave.

As a Class Teacher in key stage 2, you will be responsible for providing teaching and learning that would be considered exemplary across all areas of the primary curriculum; ensuring the needs of all pupils are met, enabling pupils to develop and progress in a safe, supportive and encouraging environment. 

The successful candidate will provide a broad, balanced, relevant and stimulating curriculum, that is engaging and motivational to enable continued progress and improved pupil attainment.  You will also take responsibility to ensure teaching assistants are aligned to the aims and outcomes of your teaching to ensure an effective and collaborative contribution for the benefit of all pupils.

Within the classroom you will maintain good order, discipline and respect for others among pupils, promoting understanding of the school rules and values, safeguarding, health and safety and to develop relationships with and between pupils that enhances learning

In line with the Trust Values you will make a positive contribution to the strategic aims, values and ethos of Arundel Court Primary Academy and the University of Chichester (Multi) Academy Trust.

We believe that you will find Arundel Court Primary Academy School a welcoming environment in which staff are supportive of each other and share our values, our pupils are at the heart of everything we do here within the school.  If you would like to find out more about the post we would be delighted if you would like to visit our school.

In return you will be part of the University of Chichester (Multi) Academy Trust which will bring you added benefits and opportunities.  You will find that each of our Academies has a unique identity, but a shared belief in creating a positive and enriching environment where pupils thrive and our staff feel valued.

Informal enquiries are welcomed, in the first instance by Ruth Worswick on 02392 824 893 or email

For details on how to apply and an Application Form please download the forms on the University of Chichester (Multi) Academy website job vacancies page  Completed Application Forms are to be sent to Ruth Worswick, Headteacher at

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.