Teacher of Humanities (Geography/RE)

The Portsmouth Academy, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 5PF

10 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January / April 2023

  • Closing date

    18 December 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£27,186 - £42,192

What skills and experience we're looking for

We require a Teacher of Humanities with a specialism in Geography with some RE to join The Portsmouth Academy. You will be joining our team of creative, supportive and dynamic staff to teach Years 7-11. The successful candidate will have a creative and forward thinking approach to teaching.

What you’ll need to succeed:

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

  • Be a qualified Teacher of Humanities and able to deliver to KS3 & KS4
  • Be passionate about teaching and learning and have a positive outlook and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good or Outstanding classroom practice with high expectations for achievements and behaviour
  • Be able to plan and deliver a creative and stimulating curriculum, both in the physical and digital classrooms
  • 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


What the school offers its staff

What our Trust will offer you:

  • Minimum starting salary £27,186 for all ECTs
  • Revised Teacher Payscale to retain and reward excellent teachers
  • With 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.
  • 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 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 practice
  • Excellent CPD opportunities including our Early career, Middle and Senior Leadership programmes
  • As an accredited Chartered Teacher organisation you can become a recognised Charted Teacher
  • We work closely with Teach Portsmouth and The Portsmouth Education Partnership
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas
  • Free parking in our staff car park

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 emailrecruitment@tsatrust.org.uk

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About The Portsmouth Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1128 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

“Leaders have dramatically improved the quality of teaching, learning and assessment… consequently, the quality of teaching, learning and assessment is consistently good and continues to improve.” – Ofsted, April 2017 - The 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.

Arranging a visit to The Portsmouth Academy

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