Deputy Headteacher, Hampshire

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Portchester Community SchoolHampshire

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Start date: April 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: LDR 35-43 (£60,755 - £67,009)
Contract term: Permanent

Deputy Headteacher – Progress / Curriculum / Standards.

This position has arisen due the successful promotion of the current post-holder.

Portchester Community School is a thriving school located in Portchester, Hampshire. This is an exciting opportunity to make a significant difference to the life chances of our students. You will have an important role in building on the good standards already achieved at Portchester Community School. We are very proud of the achievements our students make academically and in many other spheres. We aspire to provide the very best educational opportunities and outcomes for all of our students. In July of this year Ofsted acknowledged the progress we are making as a school by awarding us at least ‘Good’ in all areas. The school continues to go from strength to strength with its highest student numbers in current Year 7.

  • Do you have a clear vision, moral purpose and possess the passion and drive to inspire our staff and students?
  • Are you an excellent classroom teacher?
  • Are you innovative and dynamic?
  • Are you able to strategically lead and make a significant and sustained impact at a whole school level?
  • Do you have the resilience, generosity of spirit and commitment to make a difference?


If this is you, apply to join the staff at Portchester Community School- a passionate team of professionals.

The Governors are keen to appoint the right person to this crucial role.

Our vision is to support every student to be a; successful learner, confident individual, and responsible citizen.

The students and their families have bought into this vision and together we form a friendly and dedicated learning community. 

Candidates are welcome to contact and visit the school.

Closing date for applications: Noon – Wednesday 23 January 2019 (by email)
Interviews are planned for Wednesday 30th January and Thursday 31st January 2019

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within two days of the advert closing. If you have not heard about your application at this point please consider that you have not been successfully shortlisted for this post.

An application pack is available to be download from our website at under the Vacancies section of the information tab or email

Completed applications are to be returned via the email detailed below.

Email – for the attention of R Carlyle – Headteacher.

Contact details:

Portchester Community School, White Hart Lane, Portchester, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 9BD
Telephone – 02392 364399

Portchester Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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More about Portchester Community School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: White Hart Lane, Portchester, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 9BD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 23 9236 4399
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