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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    30 March 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

£28,817 - £44,302 plus TLR 2B of £5,071

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you ready for the next step in your teaching career? We are looking to appoint a Curriculum Lead Geography to join The Portsmouth Academy. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to further develop their leadership potential in a supportive environment.You will be joining our team of creative, supportive and dynamic staff to teach Years 7-11. The successful candidate will have a creative and forward thinking approach to teaching.

What you’ll need to succeed:

For a full list of responsibilities please see the attached job description and person specification

  • A qualified Teacher of Humanities and able to deliver to KS3 & KS4
  • Passionate about teaching, learning and improving the life chances of our students
  • Outstanding classroom practice with high expectations for achievements and behaviour
  • Be able to plan and deliver a creative and stimulating curriculum
  • High expectations for yourself and the students to ensure that all achieve their very best
  • An aspiring leader of learning and happy to grasp exciting CPD opportunities
  • Contribute to the values, ethos and the development of our schools


What the school offers its staff

The Academy is focused on providing an inclusive education for all children and ensuring that every child has access to the same opportunities. The Portsmouth Academy’s vision and ethos is rooted in developing aspirational and self-reflective learners who are able to think for themselves and be valuable members of their community. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum in both KS3 and 4, placing significant importance on cultural capital alongside academic achievement.

What our Trust will offer you:

  • TSAT pay scales are above the national pay scales
  • With an outstanding Leadership and Management team, we are focused on providing our staff with bespoke CPD tailored to the stage they are at in their career.
  • Vast support network from senior leaders and other teachers within the school and our Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits.
  • We place a strong emphasis on “Wellbeing for Staff” here at The Portsmouth Academy and were proud to previously receive the Wellbeing award at the Teach Portsmouth Awards.
  • A state-of-the-art new building with fantastic facilities to house, art, music drama and humanities.
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practice
  • As an accredited Chartered Teacher organisation you can become a recognised Charted Teacher
  • 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
  • We work closely with Teach Portsmouth and The Portsmouth Education Partnership
  • Free parking in our staff car park

  • 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.

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    About The Portsmouth Academy

    School type
    Academy, ages 11 to 16
    Education phase
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    School size
    1173 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    11 to 16

    “Leaders have dramatically improved the quality of teaching, learning and assessment… consequently, the quality of teaching, learning and assessment is consistently good and continues to improve.” – Ofsted, April 2017 -

    The Academy is focused on providing an inclusive education for all children and ensuring that every child has access to the same opportunities. The Portsmouth Academy’s vision and ethos is rooted in developing aspirational and self-reflective learners who are able to think for themselves and be valuable members of their community. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum in both KS3 and 4, placing significant importance on cultural capital alongside academic achievement.

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