Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    20 April 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    23 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Physical education
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Ark Outside London Main/Upper Pay Scale - £26,356 - £43,271

Job summary

This is an exciting opportunity to join our highly successful, committed and well-established Physical Education department in our growing academy. The department has a long-standing history of success at local, county and national levels across a range of sports. We are privileged to boast amazing facilities on both our campuses, including multiple sports halls, dance studios, numerous outdoor pitches, a full outdoor athletics facility and purpose-built gymnasiums. We have strong links with local clubs and community providers. We are seeking to appoint a strong all-rounder, with a games background preferred but not essential. The successful candidate will need to be enthusiastic, well organised and demonstrate strong behaviour management. The ability to teach Core, GCSE and BTEC to an excellent standard is desirable.

In accordance with the Equality Act 2010, it is a genuine occupational requirement that the post holder is a female.

Ark Alexandra Academy is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Employee benefits

Support and professional development are a priority at Ark Alexandra Academy. We invest in our teachers by providing regular coaching, career planning and weekly training sessions. We have an “open door” lesson policy at Ark Alexandra which ensures you receive extensive support and we promote peer-to-peer sharing of practice, all designed to help you be the best teacher you can be. We take the well-being of our staff seriously, as we recognise that education can be a challenging profession. We offer health benefits such as a subsidised gym membership and Employee Assistance Programme or if you prefer retail therapy, staff discounts via the Ark Rewards scheme.

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School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England
Education phase
School size
1339 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
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About Ark Alexandra Academy

At Ark Alexandra our purpose is simple and clear – that every student be able to go to university or into a career of their choice. We are driven to raise the attainment of all our students in order that they can secure a successful career and future. We are not going to accept mediocre, and instead strive for and demand excellence with a no excuses attitude. We truly believe that the potential of our students is boundless and aspire that they also develop essential personal qualities so that they are compassionate, kind and caring young people.

Ark Alexandra is a two campus Church of England school with strong universal Christian values of Faith, Excellence and Kindness that inform our ethos and culture. Our school has an inclusive admissions policy that welcomes, without preference, students of all faiths and none. Please view our full values statement on our website:

Ark Alexandra Academy is part of Ark, an international charity and one of the UK’s most successful multi-academy trusts, with a network of 37 schools in 4 locations across the country.

Ark Alexandra Academy is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

School location

Park Avenue, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 2PG

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