KS2 Primary Teacher

Atlantic Academy Portland, Portland, Dorset, DT5 2NA

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    16 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    5 May 2022

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Fixed term (1 Year)



KS2 Primary Teacher job summary

Atlantic Academy - Portland
Closing date: 16th May 2022 - 12.00 pm
Interviews: 18th May 2022
Salary scale: Main Pay Scale: suitable for ECT’s
Fixed Term, Full Time
Start: 1st September 2022

We have an exciting opportunity for an inspirational KS2 Primary Class Teacher to join our highly successful team of mutually supportive colleagues whose shared purpose is to make a positive difference to the aspirations of our students.

Here at Atlantic Academy, Portland we are seeking to appoint a highly skilled, professional and team orientated person. We need a Primary Teacher that understands and can meet the needs of all students. Primary Teaching staff are accompanied across all year groups with Teaching Assistants to ensure that all students access appropriate provisions. Specialist sports and arts coaches work alongside our Primary Teaching staff to ensure a board and balances curriculum is delivered and ample PPA time is allocated to support the needs of a classroom teaching role. Students benefit massively from the all through Academy environment. Experiencing specialist input in Technology, Sports, Science and Art, amongst other things.

You will be part of a successful, supportive, well-resourced and fully qualified Primary team that prides itself on delivering high-quality learning to our students. We encourage best practice through a variety of CPD opportunities. We are looking to appoint a candidate that puts children first, mitigates barriers to learning and has a can-do approach and will help an individual and individuals make academic progress.

At Atlantic Academy we guide and nurture our staff and pupils in equal measure.

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. Visits to the school are also welcome.

For further information please contact Miss Melissa Heppell, Principal, Primary on 01305 820262 or mheppell@atlantic-aspirations.org

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 DBS check in line with the Government's safer recruitment guidelines.   

If you have not heard by the interview date, unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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About Atlantic Academy Portland

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 16
School size
764 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16
Contact phone number
01305 820262

Atlantic Academy, Portland is an all-through school situation on the beautiful Jurassic coast. The successful candidate who fills this Primary Teacher vacancy will enjoy these breathtaking sea views and the surrounding beaches that are nearby. Atlantic Academy has already made great waves in transforming the education of the students in Portland in the last 4 years, leading the way in the highest standards of education as well as disruption free learning.

Atlantic Academy was inspected by Ofsted in January 2022. The school has been graded ‘Good’ in all areas with Ofsted stating ‘Atlantic Academy sits proudly on the southernmost point of Portland. Leaders share pupils’ pride in the uniqueness of the setting. They are building strong relationships with the community and make the most of their surroundings.

From Reception to Year 11, pupils show respect for each other. The school is a calm and orderly place, where pupils can learn without disruption’

The Academy is sponsored by the Aspirations Academies Trust and is a member of the South West Regional cluster.

Competitive Salary
Pension Scheme
On-site parking
A collaborative approach and strong collegial relationships;
Proven student progress and excellent student behaviour;
An extensive CPD programme tailored to skills and experience
Free use of the Academy’s on site fitness suite
Expectation of disruption free learning, high SLT visibility ALL day, focus on students. Allowing staff to teach without low level disruption
More opportunity to grow your career - We’ll support you in developing your career and experience at this school or another trust school
Visualiser and mini iPad in every classroom – allowing for booklets, feedback, student work etc to be projected – as the teacher decides

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