This job expired on 18 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    4 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 October 2021 at 5:00pm

  • Date listed

    14 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Design and technology
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
£25,714 to £41,604 per year (full-time equivalent)

Job summary

We are seeking an ambitious, well-qualified and highly motivated teaching professional to
join our successful Design & Technology Department. A passion for your subject is key, as is an ability to teach across the curriculum and instil enthusiasm for learning in the pupils.
We would like you to use excellent communications skills and work with colleagues across
the wider school community to achieve the best possible progress and attainment for our

The De Curci Trust and Springfield School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS Disclosure at Enhanced level, and any other background checks, including overseas checks, will be required prior to any offer of employment.

Additional allowances

We believe that rewarding and looking after our colleagues is key to helping them deliver inspiring care and education to all the children across the Trust.


All of our posts are measured against local and national pay scales and job descriptions. Where possible we adopt any sector-specific pay recommendations, such as the recent NJC award for support staff.


When you join our Team, you will be auto-enrolled to be a member of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme ( or Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), as appropriate to your job role.

Health & Well-being

As a member of our Trust, you will be entitled to a range of benefits to support your well-being, including a free Confidential Employee Helpline offering Telephone Counselling, Legal and financial information and Health & Well being advice.

Staff members can also choose to join a Health Cash Plan, which offers employees a simple way to help cut the cost of private healthcare, including for physiotherapy and dental treatment.

We also believe that prevention is better than cure, and in order to try and keep our colleagues fit and healthy, we offer Nurse Support Service, Health Screening Days, Stress Awareness Sessions, Counselling Services, Menopause Support and Weight Management.

Staff Development

We believe that investing in our people is key. Line Managers will hold regular reviews with colleagues and ensure they are supported with their professional development.

We also work with the University of Portsmouth to hold a Trust-wide training day with a pedagogical focus for all classroom based staff on an annual basis.

Other Benefits

Childcare Voucher Scheme - Under the current scheme, if eligible, you can make savings of up to £1,196 per year on childcare costs.

Cycle2Work Scheme – Get fit on your journey to work with a *tax-free bike.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
1055 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
023 92379119

About Springfield School

We are a large and inclusive school with over 1100 students on roll, situated in the suburb of Drayton, to the north of the city of Portsmouth, nestled under the slopes of Portsdown Hill.

The school has an established history of excellent practice and high achievement. Ofsted judged the school to be 'good' in October 2019 and commented that 'leaders are determined to provide a high-quality education for all pupils regardless of their ability or circumstances'.

We are a strong, aspirational community founded on positive and respectful relationships;
every individual is known and supported in their learning and personal development. We
aim to inspire our students with a love of learning, a desire to innovate and a sense of
discovery and optimism for their twenty-first century world.

Our curriculum is rich and broad and our commitment to promoting student leadership
and co-construction means that students are actively engaged in developing the school and
shaping their own learning. Our teachers recognise individual learning styles, as well as the
need to encourage independent and collaborative learning.

Arranging a visit to Springfield School

For an informal discussion regarding the post, please telephone Fiona Robertson, Assistant Headteacher, at the school.

School location

Central Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 1QY

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