Isle of Wight Council

Godshill Primary School

Teacher (Ref: 2023_665)

Godshill Primary School, School Rd, Godshill, Isle of Wight, PO38 3HJ


Contact: To request an application pack, please contact

Vacancy Reference: 2023_665

Closing Date: 03/01/2024

Contract Type: Fixed Term (to cover maternity leave)

Hours: Full-Time (Part-Time will be considered by the school)


Teacher Maternity Cover – required for February 2024.


We are looking for a teacher who:

• Is an outstanding practitioner.

• Has experience of teaching in KS1.

• Is well organised, innovative, and motivating.

• Are committed to promoting high standards of pupil achievement and progress.

• Are able to react positively to challenges.


We offer:

• A dynamic and rapidly improving school.

• A friendly and supportive work environment.

• Professional development.

• Opportunities to take on leadership roles.


To request an application pack, please contact


Please return completed applications to the school via the e-mail as above.

PLEASE NOTE: Not all school staff are employed directly by the Isle of Wight Council, you can ask on application who the employer for this role will be.

Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour PolicyEmployee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. 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’s Terms & Conditions of employment are available upon request. Please contact our recruitment team via if you would like to receive a copy.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer, proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

This role falls within the strategic partnership between the Isle of Wight Council and Hampshire County Council. The employer will be the Isle of Wight Council and employment is on Isle of Wight terms and conditions. Hampshire County Council has delivered, on behalf of the Isle of Wight Council, all of its children’s services functions and will continue to do so until 2023. The original five-year partnership arrangement under direction of the Secretary of State finished in 2018 but has been extended voluntarily by both local authorities for a further five years.

The management reporting line for this role is ultimately through Hampshire County Council Children’s Services Director/Assistant Director and managers who take operational responsibility for children’s services.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Recruitment, Policy and Procedure 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.


Closing Date: 3 January 2024

Interview Date: TBC