This job expired on 19 February 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

This role is an exciting opportunity for a History teacher with a passion for their subject who is able to inspire our students and reinforce their love for History and learning

You will be joining our expanding and highly successful team of mutually supportive colleagues whose shared purpose is to make a positive difference to the aspirations of our students.

Atlantic Academy Portland is an all-through school situated on the beautiful Jurassic coast. The successful candidate who fills this History Teacher vacancy will enjoy these breathtaking sea views.

This role is one that has freedom and flexibility in order for you to make it your own and inspire our students. You will be part of a successful, supportive, well-resourced and fully qualified Humanities team that prides itself on delivering high-quality learning to our students. This role will suit an individual who is also team-orientated. Other key attributes include having a can-do approach in order to mitigate barriers to learning and a desire to help students achieve their full potential.

In History, our intent is for the curriculum to promote a curiosity about the world in which our students live.The curriculum will enable our students to be confident to understand and ask questions. Whether students choose to continue studying History beyond Key Stage 3 or not, we want them to take a responsible attitude towards the world and adopt a lifelong interest in History. We will support our learners to develop skills that are transferable across all subjects and employment in later life, developing their knowledge to enable them to thrive in and beyond lessons. Our goal is for learners to leave Atlantic Academy with the ability to ‘think like a historian’ and be inspired to continue the study of History

Students study AQA History GCSE at Key Stage 4.

At Atlantic Academy we guide and nurture our staff and pupils in equal measure.We encourage best practice through CPD through fortnightly sessions designed to boost your teaching career and sense of wellbeing. In-house research-lead CPD includes raising the attainment of underachieving males and cognitive science.

Job Requirements:

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.

What the school offers its staff

What We Offer

  • 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
  • Visualiserand mini iPad in every classroom – allowing for booklets, feedback, student work etc to be projected – as the teacher decides

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About Atlantic Academy Portland

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 16
School size
787 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16

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