General Teacher

The Harbour School, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO2 8RA

5 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    13 December 2022 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    21 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Teacher MPR – UPR 3 (£28,000 - £43,685)

Additional allowances

SEN allowance (£2,384)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Qualified teacher status
  • Degree
  • Successful teaching experience
  • Desired qualifications in ASC (formerly ASD
  • Knowledge of the National Curriculum
  • Knowledge of effective teaching and learning strategies
  • A good understanding of how children learn
  • Ability to adapt teaching to meet pupils’ needs
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with pupils
  • Knowledge of guidance and requirements around safeguarding children
  • Knowledge of effective behaviour management strategies
  • Desired experience in teaching pupils with ASC (formerly ASD)
  • Good ICT skills, particularly using ICT to support learning

What the school offers its staff

The Harbour School, Portsmouth is a special school for learners with Social, Emotional and/or Mental Health (SEMH) Needs and/or Medical Needs.

You will have the opportunity to develop your career in a School and Delta Education Trust, a small but growing Trust. Our ethos is encompassed in our vision “Learning together in pursuit of happiness”. We put this into practice by ensuring:

  • All decisions are made in the best interests of staff, students and families.
  • High support, high challenge and evidence informed in everything we do.
  • We work collaboratively and make team, not individual, decisions.
  • We acknowledge our mistakes and use them to learn and improve.
  • We are always open to learning and seeking new ideas.

Further details about the role

Visits to the school are welcomed, please contact Bonny Keogh (PA to the Headteacher) on to arrange an appointment.

If successfully shortlisted the HR Department will also be conducting an individual online search including social media platforms of your ‘name, education and employment’, to demonstrate due diligence following the updated ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022′ guidance. The search will not form part of the actual shortlisting process and any concerns arising from the search will be discussed directly with you.

Please note applications will be viewed on receipt, we reserve the right to close the role early.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. Please ensure a full work history is completed in your application form including any gaps of employment. Applicants will be required to complete satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) check is required for this post prior to commencement. The Trust is an equal opportunities employer.

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About The Harbour School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 19
School size
113 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 19

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