Working in a school provides infinite rewards where you can make a difference. While a teaching career is a popular choice for some, joining a school in a support role suits people wanting different responsibilities. If you are interested in becoming a teaching assistant, turn that dream into a reality by reading our guide on becoming one. 

An initiative to increase the number of support staff in Portsmouth's schools has been hailed a success, 12-months after it launched. Taster sessions are designed to help people boost their confidence before applying for a job. 

A group of school superheroes at Arundel Court Primary Academy attended a thank you tea party with parents/carers, senior school staff and council leaders to celebrate an important milestone, after Portsmouth's community thanked over 500+ primary, secondary and specialist school staff across the city. 

If you know someone in a primary or secondary school who deserves a big thank you, there is still time to share a special message with them. The deadline for the thank a school superhero initiative has been extended, inviting people who live in Portsmouth to recognise someone who has gone above and beyond the call of duty.

After the success of last year's event, the Teach Portsmouth Jobs and Opportunities Fair returned to Guildhall on Monday 26 February 2024. More than 300 people were welcomed through the big bronze doors to discover careers in the classroom. 

The Teach Portsmouth Jobs and Opportunities Fair 2024 is just weeks away. We've put together a handy guide that breaks down how to navigate the event. From finding the right presentation to deciding on who to speak to, our guide helps you find your way. 

After the success of last year's event, the city's largest recruitment fair for jobs in education returns to Portsmouth Guildhall on Monday 26 February from 10am - 2pm. 

"Thank you" was the word used by pupils at a Portsmouth school who have celebrated the launch of an initiative to recognise their classroom superheroes. Pupils at Meon Way Federation hosted a special launch event in support of school staff who have gone above and beyond for them.

A mum whose child attends a King's Academy school in Portsmouth has praised the efforts of one staff member who went above and beyond the call of duty. 

They are now being recognised as part of our 'thank a school superhero' initiative that shines a light on those who go the extra mile for children and young people. 

If you know someone who has gone above and beyond for your family and works in a city school, Teach Portsmouth are calling on parents and carers to give a big collective thank you.

Over 50 people attended an event to become teaching assistants in Portsmouth at Paulsgrove Community Centre on Wednesday 15 November.

Early career teachers and trainees joined forces at Central Library on Tuesday 7 November to share their top tips for starting a career in the classroom. 

An event designed to get people 'classroom ready' as a teaching assistant arrives at Paulsgrove Community Centre on Wednesday 15 November from 10am - 11:45am and 12pm - 1:45pm.

A new initiative to encourage more people to become teachers in Portsmouth has launched called 'love to teach', working with training providers and partners in the city to showcase different routes into the profession. 

As a new academic year begins, applications for teacher training will open soon. To support those looking at their options, our online route finder has been updated to present the latest training courses from providers in the city.  

If you are looking at starting a new job, take a look at our monthly round up of vacancies from early years, primary and secondary schools in Portsmouth. From teaching assistants to head teachers, August is the perfect time to apply for a job before children and young people return in September.  

Teachers, governors, early years staff, childminders, and classroom assistants took centre stage at Portsmouth Guildhall on Thursday 29 June 2023 for the Teach Portsmouth Awards.  

A recruitment event designed to showcase job and training opportunities within schools and colleges has been hailed a success by city leaders.

From superstar support staff to top teaching talent, classroom heroes in schools and colleges across the city have been shortlisted in 11 award categories as part of the Teach Portsmouth Awards. 

A new initiative to recruit teaching assistants in schools has launched with the aim of filling urgent vacancies in primary and secondary settings, after an initial trial saw two new people join local schools.