• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    21 June 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    10 June 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject
Physical education
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (Temporary to 31st August 2022)
Salary
MPS/UPS (£25,714 - £41,604)

Job summary

Principal: Mr R Kelsall 
Required: September 2021 
Teacher of PE 
Temporary to 31st August 2022 
MPS/UPS (£25,714 - £41,604) 
Applications from NQT’s are welcome 

 The Discovery Academy is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teacher of PE to join our team of highly motivated professionals and to add essential capacity to support our exciting growth strategy to become one of the largest academies in the region over the next few years. This is a fantastic opportunity for inspiring and aspirational individuals to join a creative, well established and supportive faculty. 

 At the Discovery Academy our guiding principle is to ‘expect excellence’ in everything that we do, to ensure our students ‘Aspire’. ‘Aspire’ represents the aims, values and behaviours that we strive towards (Ambitious; Skilled; Positive; Independent; Respectful; Equipped) and our curriculum is designed to support students in reaching these. Alongside a curriculum that offers breadth and ambition, strong pastoral support ensures students are kept safe and are well looked after and ensures a sense of family is felt throughout the Academy. 

 The Academy boasts outstanding facilities, a state-of-the-art learning environment and was judged ‘Good’ following an inspection by Ofsted in January 2019. Our growth programme includes a £2 million additional teaching facility, as well as the benefits a large Academy can offer, such as a comprehensive professional development and leadership opportunities. 

 The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other stringent vetting and induction processes. 

 The Alpha Academies Trust requires an application form to be completed, please note CV’s alone will not be accepted. Should you wish to apply, completed application forms should be sent to apply@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk quoting the job reference number detailed above. 

Closing Date for this Post: Monday 21st June 2021 at 9:00am 
Interview Date: To Be Confirmed 

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1202 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01782882100

About Discovery Academy

Our largest Academy opened in September 2011 and moved into a new £25 million accommodation in September 2013. Student numbers are increasing and attainment for all students is improving steadily. The highly qualified and committed staff follow the ‘mission statement’ of Expect Excellence. Steady improvement was validated by Ofsted in 2016 with good judgments for teaching, behaviour and leadership. In 2017 we are very proud that Discovery was the most improved Academy in the City, with results continuing to improve in 2018. 

Arranging a visit to Discovery Academy

 Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed, please contact the Academy to arrange a mutually convenient appointment.  

School location

Discovery Drive, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST2 0GA

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