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Class Teacher


Portesbery School is a very special school for pupils between the ages of 3-19. We have vacancy for a Class Teacher to join our team at our impressive, purpose-built school in Deepcut.  

This is an exciting opportunity to join our progressive and successful school for Children and Young Adults with a range of Special Educational Needs, from Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties to Autistic Spectrum Disorders.  Some students have complex medical conditions and/or physical disabilities. 

Required to start as soon as possible (Autumn 2023 or January 2024).

This position is open to newly qualified (ECT) applicants.

Personal attributes

We are looking for an enthusiastic, imaginative and energetic Class Teacher to join our school’s vision of ensuring that our students achieve high quality communication, independence and life skills.  You need to be committed to improving life outcomes for young people, open to learning new skills, and a team player.  The role can include working with young people with challenging behaviour, so you should be physically and emotionally resilient as well.

We are a supportive, happy, caring and hardworking school who put children at the heart of all we do. 

Experience of working with SEND children or adults is desirable, but you would be joining an experienced, dedicated and well-trained team and would receive a full induction and support programme, as well as benefiting from a wide range of CPD and career progression opportunities.

We welcome visits - if you would like to make an appointment please contact the school office or email:

Also, please refer to our website for more details about our school. 

Our May 2023 Ofsted inspection noted that “During the inspection, one member of staff captured the views of many. They described the school as a ‘magical place’. Staff feel well supported by the headteacher and other leaders. Their workload and well-being are prioritised.” 

We are very proud of our school community; please look at our website for lots more information about our school. 

The successful applicants will be required to have a DBS check.

Salary & Benefits

Salary: MPS (up to M6) + Additional SEN Allowance + Fringe.

This position is open to newly qualified (ECT) applicants.


Portesbery School
Newfoundland Road
GU16 6TA

Supporting documents

Safeguarding statement

Portesbery School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Deadline and how to apply

Applications must be received by noon on Monday 2nd October.

Interviews dates: week commencing Monday 9th October

Apply via our eTeach advert

Alternatively you can complete the application form below and email it to (or post/hand deliver to the school office).


Job reference: Teacher-23