Primary Teacher, Guernsey

Closing date:

The States of GuernseyGuernsey

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS £29,247 - £41,996/£44,353 - £47,175 (plus the Special Schools Allowance Payment of £3,049 per annum, if applicable)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Previous applicants to the recent (January 2018) Primary campaign need not apply.

We are looking for motivated and driven primary school teachers - both mainstream and special needs - who are passionate about promoting a love of learning, intellectual curiosity and a growth mindset, who have a genuine interest in high quality learning outcomes and who are keen to provide every learner with the opportunity to achieve their full potential. This includes teachers with an interest in working within a special education needs setting.

Key to this role is not only the ability to work within a tight-knit team but to embrace a role where you will be integral in shaping and implementing the Guernsey curriculum to ensure high quality of learning experiences for our learners.

There will be a variety of positions available, both in our mainstream schools and special needs primary school, and successful candidates will be allocated a post specific to their skills and experience. 

You will join our Education Service with effect from 1st September 2018 and begin a role that offers a challenging and rewarding career, while enjoying a healthy, work-life balance and outdoor pursuits in abundance.

This post carries a five-year employment permit. If appointed, you can expect to:

  • Benefit from the stunning scenery and enviable quality of life;
  • Work in a well-resourced school with favourable PTRs;
  • Be part of a leading development of Science in education and be allocated a personal laptop;
  • Receive a generous relocation package to the island, including rent allowance; 
  • Earn a competitive salary, above the UK median;
  • Participate in a well-resourced public service pension scheme;
  • Enjoy the benefits of more generous tax allowances on an island with no VAT.

How to contact us

For further information about the post, please contact Lisa Bolton, Education Development Officer (EDO), Primary & Early Years, on 01481 733038 or email:

Previous applicants to the recent (January 2018) Primary campaign need not apply.

Applications can be made via our website:

Our Recruitment team can be contacted on 01481 747394 and if you would like to register for information about future teaching vacancies, please visit

Closing date: 12.00pm on 23rd April 2018.

Interview dates: 10th - 11th May 2018 (TBC).

Job location

More about The States of Guernsey
Address: Education Department, Po Box 32, Grange Road, St Peter Port, GY1 3AU, Guernsey
Telephone: +44 1481 733000
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