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Welcome to Newtown C of E (Voluntary Controlled) Primary School, Gosport!


Head Teacher


•    Closing Date:  30th June 2017 (Noon)
•    Interview Date(s): Wednesday 19th July 2017 and Thursday 20th July 2017
•    Job Start Date:  January 2018
•    Contract/Hours: Permanent, Full-time
•    Salary Type: Leadership Group 3 ISR L35 to L47
•    Salary Details:  (£58,677 - £67,963)
•    Hours of Work: Full time
•    Location of Role: Newtown CofE Primary School, Queens Road, Gosport, PO12 1JD
•    Contact e-mail address:

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead our school to the next level. 

The Governors are seeking a visionary, experienced and innovative leader with the ambition to continue developing the inspirational work achieved so far in our school. The candidate will have the capacity to strategically lead and motivate our hard working staff and children. They will provide a strong and caring leadership with the ability to inspire and bring out the best in everyone; have the drive, passion for excellence and the experience to facilitate the evolving design of a stimulating and creative curriculum, which allows children to excel. 


As a Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School, we strive to teach and live out Christian principles and to encourage the same in our children. We are a caring community where the contribution of every individual is valued. Our school is located in the heart of Gosport, where the challenge of making the curriculum vibrant for our children is made a little easier by the wonderful environment and resources on our doorstep. The school has been on a journey of improvement over the last few years and has had to adapt to a significant amount of change during this time. The Governors are seeking a visionary, experienced and innovative leader with the ambition to continue developing the inspirational work achieved so far in our school. 


For more information on this role please see the attached documents.


If you would like a copy of our prospectus, please request one from the school office on 02392 584048 or email 

Parent Governor

Newtown CE Primary School’s Board of Governors is seeking a new parent governor


Parent governors are elected by other parents at the school. Any parent, or carer, of a registered pupil at the school at the time of election is eligible to stand for election as a parent governor. Parent governors may continue to hold office until the end of their term of office even if their child leaves the school.


The Governing Body brings a broad range of substantial expertise to Newtown Primary School and our primary aim is to promote high standards of educational achievement in the school.  The role of the Governing Body is to:

  • ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  • support the head teacher, but hold her to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils;
  • oversee the financial performance of the school and made sure its money is well spent.


In addition, all of the governors have a lead governor role with specific responsibilities. Current vacant roles include Finance/Health & Safety or a general interest/experience in education. Part of the Finance/Health & Safety role would involve ensuring the school site is fit for educational purposes including the upkeep of the buildings, facilities, contents and the grounds, in addition to monitor the financial procedures and performance of the school.

Other roles would include monitoring the teaching and learning provision of the children in certain classes or subjects and the progress of these children throughout their time at Newtown CE Primary School.


For more information on this role, please see the Parent Goveror pdf below.

If you would like to apply, please complete the application form provided below.

Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant 2017


We are looking for a caring, talented individual who shares our passion for providing the best experience possible for our children. The role of the Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant, working as part of a highly valued team, is to lead activities such as skipping games and ball games and support children to eat well and play well throughout the lunchtimes.


The Key Skills

  • A passion for helping and supporting all children.
  • A good team player.
  • A willingness to lead and show initiative.
  • An optimistic outlook and a sense of humour.
  • A willingness to provide welfare support to the children including administering basic first aid (training can be given).


We would be delighted to accept applications from high quality teaching candidates at anytime.  Please contact the school office on

02392 584048 or email for a recruitment pack.


Please keep an eye on the vacancies page as well as this page for any future vacacnices.