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  • Job start date

    2 January 2024

  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Fixed term until 31/08/2024

Full-time equivalent salary

TSAT Teacher Scale £30,863 - £47,182 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

New Horizons Primary School is seeking to appoint a Class Teacher to join our team on a fixed term basis to cover maternity. We are looking for someone who has the drive, skills and passion to work at our primary academy based in Portsmouth.

You will be willing to take the opportunity to play a full part in the further development of our school and join us in our aims to make learning irresistible and to provide a nurturing and safe environment for everyone.

Applications for 4 days per week (0.8 FTE) will also be considered.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Qualified Teacher status
  • Passionate about teaching, learning and improving the life chances of our children
  • Good or Outstanding classroom practice with high expectations for achievements and behaviour
  • Plan and deliver a creative and stimulating curriculum
  • High expectations for yourself and the children to ensure that all of our children achieve their very best
  • An aspiring leader of learning and happy to grasp exciting CPD opportunities
  • A positive outlook and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Contribute to the values, ethos and the development of our schools

What the school offers its staff

Our school is a friendly, welcoming place with children who are full of energy and life. Learning is at the heart of what we do and we believe that all children enjoy their time at school.

“Pupils behave well in class and feel safe. They listen to teachers and to each other attentively, respecting the views of others” – Ofsted

At New Horizons we strive to make a positive difference, each and every day together!

What you will get from our Trust:

  • Revised Teacher Payscale to retain and reward excellent teachers
  • The opportunity to work with happy and well-behaved children who are excited about learning and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos.
  • Vast support network from senior leaders and colleagues within the school and our Trust including excellent CPD opportunities and career pathways
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practice
  • Generous employer contribution to the Teachers Pension Scheme
  • As a Trust we aim to foster a culture of appreciation with our fantastic Colleague recognition scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing benefits including access to Thinking You -A 24/7 employee assistance programme for legal, financial, emergency health or lifestyle support
  • A 'Refer a Friend' incentive scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Applying for the job

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About New Horizons Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
540 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

We believe that primary school education is an experience that all children should enjoy to the full. We therefore offer a broad and balanced curriculum. The multi-cultural dimension of our school community is another strength; we celebrate our many diverse backgrounds, helping our children to become positive and responsible citizens. We strive to build strong relationships with our parents and we value and encourage their involvement and support. We have high expectations of what children can do and we work hard, encouraging parents to support us, in order that our pupils can make the best possible progress.

Arranging a visit to New Horizons Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email gemma.muscat@newhorizonsprimary.tsat.uk.

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