Year 3 Class Teacher

Fixed Term
14 Oct
£37,089.00 - £43,807.00 per annum

Full-time Junior School teacher required, fixed term for 1 year (maternity cover).

We have a wonderful opportunity for a Year 3 Class Teacher for a fixed term period of 1 year as maternity cover. This is a full-time position and provides the opportunity for a well-qualified, inspirational teacher to join the Junior School team to deliver our excellent education offer to our pupils, as well as to contribute to extracurricular activities.

We are looking for a well-qualified graduate with a passion for teaching and excellent understanding of the curriculum. The successful candidate will be efficient, organised and a good communicator who can enthuse and inspire both pupils and colleagues with exciting ideas about teaching and the ways in which it can be further developed and encouraged throughout Junior School. The successful candidate will be able to plan and deliver engaging lessons, lead trips/visits and will support the vibrant extracurricular life of the school.

Prospective candidates are invited to arrange a tour of the Junior School which will be available between Wednesday 21 September 2022 and Thursday 13 October 2022. Please email to arrange.

The School

Northampton High School, part of the Girls' Day School Trust (GDST), is an independent girls' day school with a reputation for academic excellence, strong pastoral care and a wide breadth of extra-curricular activity. We offer a Nursery, Junior and Senior School across one site and we are proud to be at the forefront of education for girls and a strong voice in promoting opportunities for young women.

Our school is situated in Hardingstone, just outside the town of Northampton, in a leafy site with extensive playing fields and spacious buildings that were purpose built when the school moved from the town centre in 1992. The transport links are excellent, with easy access from the M1 and Northampton rail station a short taxi ride away. The school is a popular choice in the local vicinity and girls also join us from areas further afield, such as Milton Keynes, Warwickshire and Bedfordshire.


As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Membership of the GDST flexible pension scheme (18% employer contribution and flexibility to generate a pay top-up of up to 10% of pensionable salary in lieu of pension)
  • 36 week school year
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Free lunches for all staff during term time
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Good transport links and free parking
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

The GDST is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Northampton High School is an independent day school for girls aged 2 to 18.

  • Northamptonshire
  • Full-time,Fixed Term,Maternity
  • 14 October 2022
  • £37,089.00 - £43,807.00 per annum


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Northampton High School

Newport Pagnell Road, Hardingstone, Northampton, NN4 6UU

01604 765765

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