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Work with us

Portsmouth High School is a dynamic place to work, offering a range of career opportunities and benefits and is committed to staff wellbeing.

Find out more about the Girls’ Day School Trust as one of the top 100 best not-for-profit organisations…

Portsmouth High School is part of the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) which is the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools educating 20,000 students and employing 3,700 staff.

Portsmouth High School has been rated as a “three star” organisation in the 2016 Best Companies employee engagement survey, and overall the GDST has been rated as a “one star” organisation and this means the Trust is classed as a ‘Very Good’ organisation, and one of the top 100 best not-for-profit organisations.

We offer:


Competitive salaries


Generous benefits (pensions, holidays, discounted fees at GDST schools)


Access to an extensive training programme and development opportunities (including our Middle Leaders Development Programme and Aspiring Leaders Programme) and to grants for individual courses of study


Networking opportunities with other teachers across the Trust to share best practice and develop initiatives that benefit all our schools


Rewarding roles beyond teaching in areas such as finance, ICT, Estates, HR, communications and development


Portsmouth High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and staff undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS.

Portsmouth High School has a vacancy for a term time only minibus driver. 

The position is part-time for up to 20 hours per week from Monday to Friday during the school term time only. This is a permanent part time position starting in September 2019.  Further details and an application pack are available from the school HR Manager hr@por.gdst.net or by telephoning 023 9282 6714.  Applications made by CV only cannot be accepted.

Portsmouth High School is part of The Girls’ Day School Trust the leading family of independent girls’ schools in the UK. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 31 July 2019 and interviews will be held on Tuesday 6 August 2019.

We are seeking a Cleaner to support the Facilities Department starting in September 2019.

This is a part-time position from 3.30pm to 6.00pm Monday to Friday and is term time only with a period of deep cleaning in the school holidays. The successful candidate would ideally have some computer skills for training purposes.

Further details and an application pack are available from the school HR Manager hr@por.gdst.net or by telephoning the school on 023 9282 6714.

Applications made by CV alone cannot be accepted.

Portsmouth High School is part of the GDST (Girls’ Day School Trust) – the leading family of independent girls’ schools in the UK. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 31 July 2019 and interviews will be held on Friday 6 August 2019.