Staff


Staff e-mail login: http://www.kgapps.org.uk/

All new staff at Portal House School will have been appointed following formal interviews.  During this process they will have toured the School, met key people, received information about their job, and met the children.

When new staff take up appointments they will receive contracts prepared by the Authority which set out their terms and conditions of employment.  All new staff will receive the following from the School:

Job Description/Work Schedule

  1. Child Protection Guidelines.
  2. Sickness and Absence Policy.
  3. Equal Opportunities Policy.
  4. Health & Safety Policy.

When new Teachers take up appointments at the School they will also receive the following:

School Philosophy Document.

  1. Curriculum Policy.
  2. Assessment Policy.
  3. Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Policy.
  4. S.E.N. Policy.
  5. Parents as Partners.
  6. Routine Procedures.
  7. School Council Statement.
  8. School Timetable.
  9. School Day Rotas.
  10. Assembly Policy.
  11. Behaviour Policy.
  12. Sanctions Policy.
  13. Attendance Policy.
  14. All Relevant Curriculum Policies.
  15. All Relevant Long Term Curriculum Plans.
  16. All Relevant Medium Term Plans.
  17. Budget/Ordering Information.
  18. Baseline Assessment Policy.
  19. Annual Review Format.
  20. Pastoral Arrangements.

If circumstances permit, new Teachers will work closely with an experienced member of the teaching staff, and will be supported in class by other experienced members of staff.

When new Teaching Assistants take up appointments at the School they will also receive the following:

School Philosophy Document.

  1. Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Policy.
  2. Parents as Partners.
  3. Routine Procedures.
  4. School Day Rotas.
  5. Behavioural Policy.
  6. Sanctions Policy.
  7. Pastoral Arrangements.
  8. School Council Statement.

New Teaching Assistants will work with experienced members of the teaching staff.

John Castle (Head of KS3) is responsible for the Induction of new Teaching Assistants, and will arrange regular supervision meetings.