Gurnard Primary School

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Class Teacher

Gurnard Primary School

Vacancy Reference: 50059522

Closing Date: 16/04/2021




Gurnard Primary School, Baring Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8DS

Telephone: 01983 295713



Headteacher: Miss Vanessa Hicks, MA NPQH

Salary: Main Pay Scale or Upper Pay Scale

Hours: Full time

Starting date: September 2021


Gurnard Primary School is a successful two-form entry primary school set in a stunning coastal location and graded ‘good’ by Ofsted. An exciting career opportunity exists for an experienced or recently qualified teacher to join our team. We are looking for someone who is passionate about teaching and who will bring energy, a hard-working attitude and new ideas to our school.


We can offer you:


- An exciting, vibrant and rewarding place to teach.

- Happy, hard-working and motivated children who enjoy learning.

- A committed and highly collaborative staff team.

- Excellent professional development and support.


The appointment will be for either Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 dependent on the skills and experience of the successful candidate. If you are looking for the opportunity to make your contribution to a successful forward-looking primary school, we would love to hear from you!

Whilst we are unable to offer visits at this time, further details about our school and an application pack are available on our school website. Completed applications should be emailed to our School Business Manager, Mrs Angela McLuckie, at


This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.  The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community.

In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

Closing date: Friday 16th April 2021 at 12 noon


Interviews: Tuesday 27th and Wednesday 28th April 2021