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  • Job start date

    2 January 2024

  • Closing date

    24 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 November 2023

Job details

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Key stage

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

Working pattern

Full time: Full time, term time only (39 weeks including INSET days)

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS (up to M6)

Additional allowances

SEN + Fringe

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a Class Teacher to join our team at our amazing, purpose built school in Deepcut, Camberley.

ECT's are welcome to apply.

Portesbery School is a very special school for pupils between the ages of 3-19. We offer high quality education for pupils with a range of needs including Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties and Autistic Spectrum Disorders.

We are seeking a teacher who:
  • promotes the schools Vision, Values and Aims
  • is enthusiastic, imaginative, energetic and have a keen interest in special education
  • can be adaptable and flexible
  • is looking for a supportive, happy, caring and hard working school
  • has QTS (or a recognised equivalent qualification)

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • a positive and caring ethos with children at the centre of all we do
  • an enthusiastic and well trained staff team
  • a comprehensive induction, training and support programme
  • opportunities to further develop leadership and management skills

Further details about the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic, imaginative and energetic Class Teacher to join our school’s vision of ensuring that our students achieve high quality communication, independence and life skills. You need to be committed to improving life outcomes for young people, open to learning new skills, and a team player. The role can include working with young people with challenging behaviour, so you should be physically and emotionally resilient as well.

We are a supportive, happy, caring and hardworking school who put children at the heart of all we do.

Experience of working with SEND children or adults is desirable, but you would be joining an experienced, dedicated and well-trained team and would receive a full induction and support programme, as well as benefiting from a wide range of CPD and career progression opportunities.

We welcome visits - if you would like to make an appointment please contact the school office.

Our May 2023 Ofsted inspection noted that “During the inspection, one member of staff captured the views of many. They described the school as a ‘magical place’. Staff feel well supported by the headteacher and other leaders. Their workload and well-being are prioritised.”

We are very proud of our school community; please look at our website for lots more information about our school.

The successful applicants will be required to have a DBS check.

Portesbery School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Commitment to safeguarding

Portesbery School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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About Portesbery School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 19
School size
124 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Phone number
01252 832100

Portesbery School is a very special school for pupils between the ages of 3-19. We offer high quality education for pupils with a range of needs including Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties and Autistic Spectrum Disorders.

Arranging a visit to Portesbery School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email reception@portesbery.surrey.sch.uk.

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