6 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    3 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

To support the learning and wellbeing of our students through appropriate interventions to empower them to be able to raise their own achievement and academic progress.

To deliver interventions to identified students on 1:1 basis or in small groups which support progress.

To support the learning environment of the school by challenging students appropriately, providing mentoring and guidance as required.

To attend planning or review meetings and contribute to the reports for students receiving interventions, as appropriate.

To be able to prioritise own work, show initiative and be flexible in working across all areas of intervention.

To offer specialism in at least 2 of the following areas of intervention provision:

  • Learning Needs
  • Physical Needs
  • Emotional Needs
  • Inclusion

To have a basic level of skill in the teaching of: reading, numeracy techniques, literacy techniques, behaviour modification techniques.

To have a basic level of understanding of how to support learning for students with sensory impairment and specific physical needs.

To develop and maintain high levels of expertise in two of the following areas of intervention specialism: learning needs, physical needs, emotional needs, inclusion.

To work across all areas within intervention as required in order to meet the needs of students, supporting them to develop independence and to foster enthusiasm for learning (e.g. in class support, withdrawal groups or 1:1 intervention, Inclusion).

To be willing to work, providing intervention support, across all curriculum areas and in all classrooms and learning environments, on and off site.

To be committed towards having a Level 2 standard of education in English and Mathematics, being skilled at using this knowledge to support students in the application of these core skills across the curriculum.

What the school offers its staff

  • Culture and ethos - high challenge and high support for all
  • Leadership at all levels - strong culture of developing leaders
  • Safeguarding culture
  • CPD - bespoke and impactful - research led
  • Wellbeing
  • Governance
  • School improvement work across the city and beyond
  • Leadership of ECT and NPQ programmes for HISP in Portsmouth
  • Equality and Diversity (LGBTQ+, anti-racism, gender equality)
  • Cycle to work scheme

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@trafalgarschool.org.uk

Skilled worker visa sponsorship is not available for this job.
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About Trafalgar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
971 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Trafalgar School is a socially responsible and collaborative school committed to the development of every member of its learning community. We are a very inclusive school in which all our students successfully access a broad and balanced curriculum. Our aim is to provide an all-round educational experience and we are committed to the success and excellence for all our students. In May 2018 we were inspected by OFSTED and judged to be a ‘good’ school. We are now on the next stage of our journey to become outstanding. Trafalgar School is part of Salterns Academy Trust which is a learning community where every member of staff understands the difference they can make to our students' outcomes.

Arranging a visit to Trafalgar School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@trafalgarschool.org.uk.

School location

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