Teacher of PE (ideally with a second subject)

Atlantic Academy Portland, Portland, Dorset, DT5 2NA

This job expired on 16 May 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    16 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    10 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type




Teacher of PE (ideally with a second subject) job summary

Teacher of PE

This role is an exciting opportunity for a skilled PE Teacher with a passion for their subject who is able to inspire our students and reinforce their love for Physical Education and learning.

Our expanding and highly successful team of mutually supportive colleagues have a shared purpose of wanting 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 PE Teacher vacancy will enjoy breathtaking sea views. Our students have a genuine love for PE and this is reflected in their focus and engagement in lessons.

This role will suit a highly-skilled professional 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 return for your care, dedication and skills, there are plenty of opportunities for promotion and progression. You will be part of a successful, supportive, well-resourced and fully qualified faculty PE & Performing Arts team.. This will enable you to deliver your lessons across the academy with confidence. The ability to deliver a second subject would be strongly desired.The department is led by a full time, experienced and supportive member of SLT.

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.

We study GCSE PE and 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! 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.

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

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

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.

For further information please contact Tash Board, Assistant Principal on 01305 820262 or tboard@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 Disclosure and Barring Service check in line with the Government's safer recruitment guidelines.   

If you have not heard by Wednesday 25th May 2022, unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

This job post has expired.

Supporting documents

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

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 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 4 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.

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 South West Regional cluster.

Arranging a visit to Atlantic Academy Portland

We welcome visit to the Academy. Please contact 01305 820262

School location

Similar jobs nearby

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Find more school jobs in Dorset

Share this job