29 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Summer Term 2024

  • Closing date

    1 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

SEN allowance (£2,539 per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Our school is looking for experienced, passionate educators to fill several full-time teaching roles based currently at our Tipner Campus and / or Vanguard Campus: Teacher (subject TBC at interview), Primary Teacher, English Teacher, Mathematics Teacher.

These are challenging but very rewarding roles supporting some of the most vulnerable students in the City of Portsmouth. You will be collaborating with a team of teachers, pupil support workers, and parents to ensure that our students receive an excellent education.

Key responsibilities include teaching quality lessons that meets the needs of our students, implementing innovative teaching methods, carrying out assessment of students work as well as supporting other teachers and pupil support workers in their various roles.

To be successful in these roles, you should be someone with a deep understanding of what it takes to teach students effectively. Top candidates will be excellent teachers, able to use their knowledge and skills to inspire our students to exceed their potential. The ability to make the role your own and build strong relationships is essential.

What the school offers its staff

As a trust, our ethos is encompassed in our vision “Learning together in pursuit of happiness”. We put this into practice by ensuring: 

  • All decisions are made in the best interests of staff, students and families.
  • High support, high challenge and evidence informed in everything we do.
  • We work collaboratively and make team, not individual, decisions.
  • We acknowledge our mistakes and use them to learn and improve.
  • We are always open to learning and seeking new ideas.

Further details about the role

Are you interested in becoming part of a pioneering Alternative Provision and SEMH school?

Would you like to join The Harbour School team and make your contribution towards our journey to OUTSTANDING and beyond?

Do you want to work in an optimistic and motivating environment, supported by effective leadership at all levels?

Do you have the resilience to work in a dynamic, trauma-informed environment, with students that have social, emotional, academic and mental health needs?

If so, we would be delighted to hear from you!

To become part of our journey developing the school further, please contact HR@deltaeducationtrust.com

If successfully shortlisted the HR Department will also be conducting an individual online search including social media platforms of your ‘name, education and employment’, to demonstrate due diligence following the updated ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023' guidance. The search will not form part of the actual shortlisting process and any concerns arising from the search will be discussed directly with you.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. Please ensure a full work history is completed in your application form including any gaps of employment. Applicants will be required to complete satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) check is required for this post prior to commencement. The Trust is an equal opportunities employer.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to hr@deltaeducationtrust.com

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About The Harbour School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 19
School size
106 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 19

The Harbour School is a special school for learners with Social, Emotional and/or Mental Health (SEMH) Needs and/or Medical Needs. The school operates from multiple sites situated across Portsmouth with provision extending beyond these physical locations.
As a trust, our ethos is encompassed in our vision “Learning together in pursuit of happiness”.

Arranging a visit to The Harbour School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@deltaeducationtrust.com.

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