Westover Road, Portsmouth, PO3 6NS

Tel: 023 9266 0178

Fax/Email: admin@westoverprimary.co.uk

Job details

Salary - Mainscale M1 – M6 (we welcome applications from NQTs)

Closing Date - Monday 17th June 2019 at 4pm

Contract - One year fixed term

Hours - Full Time

Interview Date - Thursday 20th June 2019

Start Date - 1st September 2019

This is an exciting opportunity for a creative, reflective practitioner who is passionate about helping children achieve their best.  If you are looking to join a friendly and forward thinking school for the next step in your career, then come and see whether Westover Primary School is the school for you!

Year groups have two classes and you will have the support of your team and senior leaders, so you will have plenty of expertise to draw on. You will have opportunities to provide on-going professional support for other members of our team.

Westover Primary is an expanding school which still retains its small school feel. Our staff are dedicated to providing a stimulating, exciting environment where everyone feels valued and safe, ideas can flourish and pupils can realise their full potential. Westover Primary School is part of the Ridings Partnership - a multi-academy trust based in Portsmouth.

We will offer you:

  • A friendly and highly motivated team of staff to work alongside you within a supportive ethos
  • Enthusiastic, happy and motivated children
  • An opportunity to work in a school which is committed to professional development for all staff


  • Is an enthusiastic and  hard-working teacher who is committed to ensure that every child has the opportunity to thrive and achieve their potential
  • Is committed to pupils’ development and pastoral care
  • Has high expectations of all children and an ability to motive learners
  • Children's development at the heart of everything you do, challenging and support them to achieve their very best


Should you wish to apply for this vacancy, please complete the application form which can be found at www.hamwic.org and return to admin@westoverprimary.co.uk   Alternatively, please contact Sue Hattersley at shattersley@westoverprimary.co.uk  We would welcome visits to the school; please arrange an appointment through the school office on 02392 660178.


The Ridings Partnership is part of an umbrella Trust called the Hamwic Trust. At the Hamwic Trust, we offer unique opportunities for those individuals that excel in education.

We aim to deliver an outstanding education to our pupils and to do so we must employ outstanding people.

We offer a training pathway for all employees including teachers, support staff and our middle and senior leaders.

Our staff have opportunities to work on cross phase projects and to work in other schools within the Trust in order to gain invaluable experience and enhance their skills.

All schools with the Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and youngpeople and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.