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Class Teachers

We are looking for class teachers, we have several exciting opportunities for experienced and Early Career Teachers. We are interested in application from EYFS, KS1 and KS2 teachers because we want to find the best for our children and we know you are out there!


Our purpose, our motivation is simple ‘ to give our children the best experiences we can’ and we are looking for teachers to join this purpose.


We are set in the developing inner-city community of Harehills, we're lucky enough to serve the children that make Leeds a diverse metropolis of language and culture, with over 41 languages spoken, 759 NOR and a staff team of 100, we are not your ordinary school, which is why we are looking for the extraordinary.


If you were successful, you would join a team of talented staff where our

values of respect, creativity, tolerance and perseverance permeate through everything we do, they are our guide, which make Hovingham a special place to work.


Team Hovingham thrives on challenge and opportunity, we work relentlessly to ensure our children make rapid progress and we give our children engaging, enriching educational experiences delivered through passion and care.

Closing the gap between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers is paramount to what we do. Social mobility is an issue in Harehills; which is why we continuously set out to transform standards at Hovingham. We are committed to ensuring that every child in Harehills has access to the best possible education in order to nurture their individual potential.

If you are interested, you need to be committed to delivering the best learning opportunities for every child; remove the stubborn learning challenges many of our children face so that every child succeeds.


If you share the same passion for inspiring the next generation, then apply below! Curriculum responsibility and TLR 3 may be available depending on experience.

Is this for you?

  • Are you a talented individual who wants to be a part of transforming education and helping to create an exceptional place of learning?
  • Are you knowledgeable about and experienced in implementing current good practice across all areas of teaching and EAL practices?
  • Do you enjoy teaching, have a desire to contribute to the development of our great school and are hungry for development?
  • Do you thrive working in a collaborative team approach?
  • Is your work ethic bound by energy, loyalty, passion and integrity?

If you said yes, smiled and feel excited  - download the application pack for a full job description and person specification. When submitting your application please can you also submit a handwritten letter addressed to the children at Hovingham outlining Why Hovingham? and Why now? This will be used as part of the interview process.

If you would like a tour of our school and to meet the Principal, please book onto one of the following open events by emailing

  • Tue 21st March 3.30pm
  • Wed 22nd March 2.30pm
  • Wed 29th March 4.00pm

The closing date is Monday 17th April at 9am.

Please return completed applications to

Interviews will take place on Friday 21st April.  


Class Teacher Application Pack March 2023

Teacher application form

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