Isle of Wight Council

Wootton Community Primary School

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KS2 Teacher - ECT (Ref: 2024_743)

Wootton Primary School, Church Road, Wootton, PO33 4PT

Main Pay Scale, £23,000 to £38,810 per annum

Contact: Catherine Pye via email: or call the school office on 01983 882505

Vacancy Reference: 2024_743

Closing Date: 26/02/2024

Contract Type: Fixed Term (1 year in the first instance)

Hours: Full Time per week


Required to start 1st September 2024 (fixed term for 1 year in the first instance)

If you are at the beginning of an exciting career and someone who is committed to raising standards as a result of exciting and effective teaching, we would love to hear from you!

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational ECT to join our dedicated forward-thinking staff who are striving towards improving outcomes for all pupils. In return we can offer a commitment to career development through coaching, mentoring, and training working alongside our experienced ECT mentor and the opportunity to work with wonderful children.

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

The appointment will be made subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and suitable references. We will be conducting online social media searches on all shortlisted candidates.


We would welcome anyone interested in this position to make an appointment to come and look around our school and really get a feel for what it is like to work at Wootton Community Primary School.

Application packs and further information are available from the school website or on request.

If you would like to come and have a look around the school, please call the office to arrange a tour.

Please note that we do not accept CVs.

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: 26 February 2024

Interview Date: 8 March 2024