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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

TSAT Teacher Scale £30,863 - £47,182 + TLR 2 £2,982 per annum

Additional allowances

TLR2 £2,982

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you an outstanding teacher with proven leadership qualities?

Penbridge School is looking for a visionary and enthusiastic leader to lead a phase (EYFS or KS1) and take our good school to the next level of its development.

The successful candidate will thrive in reaching the highest levels of success while creating innovative approaches to Early Years or KS1 education. You will work alongside our experienced Senior Leadership Team and will therefore be taking part in strategic, long term decisions for the school. The Phase Lead will teach in one of our Reception classes to begin with and will be released for leadership time each week.

We are a welcoming 2 form entry Infant School that has merged with a 3/4 form entry Junior School to provide an all through primary education over two sites. We actively collaborate with other schools in the Portsmouth Hub and across our Trust.Relationships are at the heart of our school and we are a Relational Practice school.We work closely with our parent community to engage and involve them in their child's learning.

What you will need to succeed:

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

  • Qualified Teacher status.
  • Passionate about teaching, learning and transforming the life chances of our children.
  • Outstanding classroom practice with high expectations for achievements and behaviour.
  • High expectations for yourself and the children to ensure that all of our children achieve their very best.
  • An aspiring leader of learning and happy to grasp exciting CPD opportunities.
  • A positive outlook and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Contribute to the values, ethos and the development of our schools.

What the school offers its staff

Formally known as Penhale Infant School and Newbridge Junior School, we officially joined together in September 2022 to form Penbridge Infants and Junior School.The infants site comprises of a nursery with 24 places for funded 2-4 year olds and a 2-form entry Infant school with 180 children on the roll including 24 in our Rainbow Fish Inclusion Unit.The Juniors site comprises of a 4-form entry school with 440 children on the roll.

What our Trust will offer you:

  • 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 colleagues within the school and our Trust including excellent CPD opportunities and career pathways.
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practice.
  • 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.

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 Penbridge Infant School & Nursery

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
219 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 7

At Penbridge School we want children to be successful learners and develop a lifelong love of learning. We teach the skills they need to be effective learners and the language they need to express how they can become successful across all areas of the curriculum.

We know that children are naturally inquisitive and we aim to develop this curiosity by providing a curriculum that engages and excites but also provides challenge at the correct level.

Arranging a visit to Penbridge Infant School & Nursery

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sarah.arthur@penbridge.tsat.uk.

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