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Inspire, Endeavour, Achieve

Teacher - Fixed Term Maternity Cover

Main Pay Range - M1-M6, Full-Time, to start ASAP

Closing Date: Friday 20th May at 12pm

Interview Date: Monday 23rd May am or Wednesday 25th May am

About the School:

At St Monica Primary School we are a family working hard to achieve the very best for all our children in a warm and nurturing environment.

St Monica Primary School is a place where we Inspire, Endeavour, Achieve!'

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Teacher to join our hardworking team.

We are a friendly, supportive and hard-working team and the successful applicant would be warmly welcomed into our school community and able to access our ongoing staff development.

About the Role:

The School require an enthusiastic, caring teacher for within our school.  They will need to have good interpersonal skills and be committed to raising standards of attainment and achievement for all children. 

We are looking for a teacher who:

  • Is passionate about children’s learning and has high expectations of learning and behaviour

  • Works collaboratively within a team

  • Shows enthusiasm, drive and commitment

  • Has knowledge and experience of plugging children’s gaps in learning

  • Is skilled at teaching reading across the primary phase

  • Is positive, cheerful and hardworking whilst maintaining a healthy work/life balance

What the School and Trust can offer you:

  • The opportunity to work in a school which benefits from being part of a multi-academy trust.

  • The opportunity to work within other Schools within the Trust to develop your professional career

  • A supportive network of staff in a motivating and challenging working environment

  • Inspiring resources and ongoing training for your professional development.

  • Support as you further develop your teaching career

  • Innovative staff with subject specialism across the entire curriculum

  • Longer school holidays than maintained schools, including a two - week October Half-Term break.  

  • Eligibility to join the Teachers’ Pension Scheme or Local Government Pension Scheme

  • Free eye tests up to the value of £25 for users of VDU equipment and contribution up to the value of £50 towards the purchase of glasses specifically for the use of display screen equipment (where all conditions are met)

  • Recognition of continuous service with Local Authorities and other Academy Trusts for various employment entitlements

  • CEO Awards to recognise those amazing everyday achievements 

  • Incredible children who are passionate about their communities

  • The ability to see the difference within the community that you will work in

Contact Details

If you have any further questions or would like to arrange a tour of the school, please contact the school office on 023 8039 9870 or via email on

Inspire is committed to ‘transforming lives and building futures’.  Our shared aim is to raise the education outcomes of all children within the Trust. 

We are passionate about our seven key values - innovation, nurture, success, passion, integrity, responsibility and excellence which are built at every level of our organisation. 

If you share these values and would like to join us on our journey then we would love to hear from you!

To Apply:

Please send all completed applications and your equal opportunity form to:

About the Trust:

Established in May 2018 the Inspire Learning Partnership is a Multi Academy Trust formed from two small Trusts. We are based in two hubs: New Forest and Southampton and currently comprise of five member academies and a nursery: Blackfield Primary School, Fawley Infant School, Hightown Primary School, Kanes Hill Primary School, St Monica Primary and Blackfield Nursery.

We have a shared aim of raising the educational outcomes of all children within the Trust. Never forgetting that children only get one chance at education, we are driven by the commitment to improve children’s life chances. All organisations within the Inspire Learning Partnership work together to provide high quality learning experiences for all their pupils in order that we transform lives and build futures.

Safeguarding Statements:

The Inspire Learning Partnership and St Monica Primary School welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, or religion.

Only applications submitted on the Trust's application form will be accepted. 

St Monica Primary School and The Inspire Learning Partnership are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The safeguarding responsibilities of the post include:

  • Commitment to safeguarding and Equality

  • Safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people,

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the St Monica Primary School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children."

St Monica Primary School

Bay Road Sholing, Southampton SO19 8EZ

023 8039 9870