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Teacher of PE

Atlantic Academy, Maritime House, Southwell Business Park, Portland, Dorset, DT5 2NA
Atlantic Academy
Full Time
26th November 2021
Start Date
As soon as possible
8th December 2021 12:00 PM
Contract Term
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1193356


(ideally with a second specialist subject & suitable for ECT’s)

Atlantic Academy - Portland

Salary scale: MPS

Start date – ASAP or January 2022

We have an exciting opportunity for an inspirational PE Teacher to join our highly successful team of mutually supportive colleagues whose shared purpose is to inspire and challenge all pupils at Atlantic Academy. The successful candidate will be someone who is able to assist in delivering inspiring and exciting learning experiences to learners embarking on a career in the 21st century.

Here at Atlantic Academy Portland, we are seeking to appoint a highly skilled, professional and team orientated person. We need a PE Teacher that understands and that puts children first, mitigates barriers to learning, has a can-do approach and will help an individual and individuals make academic progress.

You will be part of a successful PE and Performing Arts team and will deliver PE lessons across the academy. The ability to deliver a second subject would be strongly desired. As an all-through Academy this is a unique, and immensely exciting, opportunity to inspire young people to engage in sport with enthusiasm and passion, setting healthy habits that we hope they will carry with them through their adult life.

With a diverse and rich range of Enrichment Sport encompassing everything from Football to yoga, and team sports played at a competitive level, you will be part of a team that gives all students the opportunity to be the best they can be.

PE is well resourced with a large purpose-built Multi-sports Hall as well as outside pitches with a view of the sea that is second to none! We study GCSE PE. We encourage best practice through a variety of CPD opportunities and visits to high performing schools and departments.

Students take part in a range of sports including, but not restricted to, rugby, football, hockey, rounders, netball, basketball, cricket, gymnastics, badminton, tennis, athletics, table tennis. We have had particular success in cricket and have worked in collaboration with the English Cricket Board, and our location opens up many exciting opportunities in water sports where we have been able to work alongside local partners. Students at Atlantic Academy have a genuine love of PE and this is reflected in the results we achieve.

If you are up for a challenge and want to make a difference, then you really should come and work in our terrific academy on the next step of its journey.

Atlantic Academy is an all-through school based in Portland and has already made great waves in transforming the education of the students in Portland in the last 3 years, leading the way in the highest standards of education as well as disruption free learning. We are looking for somebody to join our amazing journey and be proud of the substantial impact they make on the outcomes and aspirations for our students.

Atlantic Academy Portland is gaining a local and national reputation for rapid sustained improvement.

The Academy is located in stunning buildings, having benefited from a £20 million plus full renovation program. It is situated on the beautiful Isle of Portland, at the heart of the Jurassic Coast, in Dorset. Within easy reach of Weymouth, Dorchester, Yeovil, Poole and Bournemouth. This really is an Academy at the very heart of the community.

The Academy is sponsored by the Aspirations Academies Trust and is a member of one of their three clusters: The South Coast and South West Region, which consists of Jewell Academy Bournemouth (Primary), Ocean Academy Poole (Junior), Magna Academy Poole (Secondary) and Budmouth Academy (Secondary) and Bovington Academy (Primary).

Specifically, we are looking for someone who:

● Who has experience of working with and supporting children

● Is naturally cheerful and optimistic, with evidence of the positive contribution that you can bring to our team;

● Is hardworking, dedicated, committed

● Wants to be valued, train further and help us make a difference.

● A commitment to all students receiving an outstanding education experience.

If you believe that this may sound like the school you would thrive in and are ambitious for all students please find out more about this exciting opportunity by visiting our career page and school website.

 Atlantic Academy values the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

Atlantic Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; this is a commitment which we expect all staff and volunteers to share. The successful candidate will be required to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check in line with the Government's safer recruitment guidelines.   

For further information please find attached Job Description and Person Specification 

Closing Date: Wednesday 8th December 2021 at 12.00 pm

Interviews to take place on: W/C 13th December 2021


Safeguarding Statement:

Atlantic Academy 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.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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