The Portsmouth Academy is seeking to appoint a Teacher of History with the ability to also teach Geography to join our team of committed professionals teaching our fantastic students from years 7 -11. The successful applicant will be a motivated and enthusiastic teacher who has a positive and open approach to learning. This post is suitable for either an experienced teacher or an ECT.
What you will need to succeed:
For a full list of responsibilities please see the attached job description and person specification
- A qualified Teacher of History and able to deliver to KS3 & KS4
- Passionate about teaching, learning and improving the life chances of our students
- Outstanding classroom practice with high expectations for achievements and behaviour
- Be able to plan and deliver a creative and stimulating curriculum
- High expectations for yourself and the students to ensure that all achieve their very best
- An aspiring leader of learning and happy to grasp exciting CPD opportunities
- Contribute to the values, ethos and the development of our schools
The Portsmouth Academy is focused on providing an inclusive education for all children and ensuring that every child has access to the same opportunities. The Portsmouth Academy’s vision and ethos is rooted in developing aspirational and self-reflective learners who are able to think for themselves and be valuable members of their community. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum in both KS3 and 4, placing significant importance on cultural capital alongside academic achievement.
What our Trust will offer you:TSAT pay scales are above the national pay scalesWith an outstanding Leadership and Management team, we are focused on providing our staff with bespoke CPD tailored to the stage they are at in their career.Vast support network from senior leaders and other teachers within the school and our Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits.We place a strong emphasis on “Wellbeing for Staff” here at The Portsmouth Academy and were proud to previously receive the Wellbeing award at the Teach Portsmouth Awards.A state-of-the-art new building with fantastic facilities to house, art, music drama and humanities.Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practiceAs an accredited Chartered Teacher organisation you can become a recognised Charted TeacherGenerous employer contribution to the Teachers Pension SchemeAs a Trust we aim to foster a culture of appreciation with our fantastic Colleague recognition schemeHealth and Wellbeing benefits including access to Thinking You -A 24/7 employee assistance programme for legal, financial, emergency health or lifestyle supportA 'Refer a Friend' incentive schemeWe work closely with Teach Portsmouth and The Portsmouth Education PartnershipFree parking in our staff car park
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.
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