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  • Closing date

    28 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Physical education

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Temporary

Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

Miltoncross is an academy at the heart of its community that has very high aspirations for all of its staff and students. We operate by the core values of Work Hard. Be Kind. No Excuses in order to foster a learning community where everybody values each other and everybody values the power of learning.

We offer a supportive and collegiate working environment where we all have the same goal - outstanding learning for children. We are now one year into building a fresh, optimistic and sustainable culture where staff and students are always fulfilled because they know that they are doing their best work for the right reasons.

Our systems and structures are designed to liberate staff and students, freeing us all up from the challenges of uncertainty and relentless workload which in turn enables creativity, excitement and essentially, it makes coming to school enjoyable for all! To understand this better, do ask to read our Blueprint for Brilliance which outlines everything we do, why and how. This could really help you make an informed decision about whether this is your next career move or not. We think it should be! Staff and students enjoy their days in excellent modern buildings with superb facilities.

Working for TKAT: In return, as an employee of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT), you will benefit from: A wide variety of opportunities for professional development, including the potential to develop your career at more than one TKAT academy; Opportunities to work flexibly, where possible; Our support for your wellbeing at work; and The rewards of working to improve the life chances of our pupils.

What the school offers its staff

We are located on the West of Portsmouth and access is easy from the M27 or A27. Many staff commute easily from Southampton, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and West Sussex either by car or by public transport.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed teacher of girls PE to cover a teacher on maternity leave. As the academy continues to grow it is very possible that a permanent position will become available in the very near future. We are ideally looking for somebody who is either already a proven excellent practitioner or who is committed, with support, to become excellent and importantly is relentless in their enthusiasm for their subject and for children learning and enjoying physical education.

At Miltoncross, we are on an exciting journey to become the very best. We have high expectations of ourselves and our students. We provide a strong well-rounded education that has attainment at its heart. We take a warm, compassionate approach, with strong consistent systems that serve our young people well, and lead to good behaviour in classrooms. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable in their subject and will be somebody who stays abreast of current thinking in PE teaching and PE pedagogy because they love their subject and want children to love it too. They, like all of us, will be relentless in their desire to ensure that students at Miltoncross far outstrip their peers locally and nationally in sport and PE.

Miltoncross is a cheerful place to work where everybody pulls in the same direction and works hard to ensure that we give our students the excellent service that they deserve. If you wish to discuss the role or come for a look round, please contact the Head of Science atchris.jones@miltoncross-tkat.org.

Further details about the role

The successful candidate will be dedicated to providing after school sports clubs and ensuring that they are well attended. We are firmly committed to ensuring that staff workload is manageable as we believe that teachers, and leaders, should spend their precious time on those activities that are proven to add value to children’s learning. To achieve this we use a sensible and effective marking strategy, centralised assessments, resources and knowledge organisers. We also operate with a very open mind for any staff to be able to share how we might do things more effectively and efficiently.

Miltoncross is a cheerful place to work where everybody pulls in the same direction and works hard to ensure that we give our students the excellent service that they deserve. If you wish to discuss the role or come for a look round, please contact the Head of Science atchris.jones@miltoncross-tkat.orgwho will arrange a tour of the school and answer any questions that you might have.

Commitment to safeguarding

TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

Equal Opportunities

TKAT is committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic for example race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit. This includes applications from individuals wishing to work full time, part time or on a flexible basis.

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About Miltoncross Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
898 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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