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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    29 September 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 5 (SP16 – SP20) £23,893 - £25,119

What skills and experience we're looking for


  • Three years’ experience of working to support children’s learning, gained in a relevant environment.
  • Experience of working with pupils with additional needs.


• Knowledge of relevant policies/codes of practice.

• In depth understanding of areas of learning, e.g. literacy, numeracy, science, SEN

• Understanding of principles of child development and learning processes and in particular, barriers to learning.

• Ability to plan effective actions for pupils at risk of underachieving.

• Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities.

• Effective use of ICT to support learning.

• Use of other equipment technology – video, photocopier.

• Excellent interpersonal skills to be able to relate well to a wide range of people.

• Work constructively as part of a team whilst being able to demonstrate initiative.

• Good communication skills.

• Willing to work towards NVQ Level 3 or recognised equivalent.

What the school offers its staff

  • An excellent Local Government Pension Scheme (Support Staff) / Teachers Pension (Teaching Staff)
  • Support Staff only based on working full time, all year - Generous holiday entitlement from your first day of employment (37 days holiday rising to 39 days after 5 years’ service including Bank Holidays)
  • Access to health and wellbeing support via Occupational Health
  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Access to our Institute of Education and fantastic opportunities to help you grow, contribute and flourish in your role and in the Trust.

Applying for the job

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About Portland School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 16
School size
Up to 140 pupils
Age range
3 to 16

School location

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