KS1 Teacher

New Horizons Primary School, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO2 7JB

3 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    4 December 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Until 31/08/2023

Full-time equivalent salary

TSAT Teacher Scale £27,186 - £42,192 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

We require a Teacher to join New Horizons Primary School to teach within our Key Stage 1 on a Fixed Term basis. We are looking for someone who has the drive, passion and skills 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.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Be a qualified teacher. Applications from Early Career Teachers and experienced teachers are welcome.
  • Passionate about teaching and learning and have a positive outlook and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good or 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 children to ensure that all of our children achieve their very best
  • You will be dedicated to ensure that all of our children 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

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!

At New Horizons Primary School, we are a proud member of the Thinking Schools Academy Trust. This enables us to create a unique offer for children: an "all-through" educational journey in which they remain with the same family of schools throughout their education. New Horizons Primary School is one of five primary schools and one secondary school in Portsmouth to benefit from Thinking Schools' award-winning resources, curriculum, and collaboration opportunities. Following this fixed term contract, there is potential for a permanent role within our family of schools in Portsmouth.

Our Trust offers:

  • 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 other teachers within the school and our Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits.
  • Regular opportunities to meet and share best practice with the relevant year group teachers of the other schools within our trust
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practice
  • Excellent CPD opportunities including our Early career, Middle and Senior Leadership programmes
  • As an accredited Chartered Teacher organisation you can become a recognised Chartered Teacher

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. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process please email recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk

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About New Horizons Primary School

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

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