This job expired on 18 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    18 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    8 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Key stages
Early years, KS1, KS2
Working pattern
Term time
37 hours a week
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£20,092 - £21,748
Actual salary
£17,130 - £18,542

Job summary

Primary Teaching Assistant
Salary - Scale Point 7 - 11 (£17,130.27 - £18,542.16)
Term Time only - 37 hours per week

Start Date: Immediate
Closing Date: 12.00 pm Monday 18th October 2021
Interview: Friday 22nd October 2021

We have an exciting opportunity for a hardworking and energetic Primary Teaching Assistant to join our highly successful team of mutually supportive colleagues whose shared purpose is to inspire and challenge all pupils at Atlantic Academy. The successful candidate will be someone who is able to assist in delivering inspiring and exciting learning experiences to learners embarking on a career in the 21st century.

Here at Atlantic Academy Portland, we are seeking to appoint a highly skilled, professional and team orientated person. We need a Teaching Assistant that understands and can meet the needs of all children.

You will be part of a successful, supportive, well resourced and fully qualified Primary team. We encourage best practice through a variety of CPD opportunities. We are looking to appoint a candidate that puts children first, mitigates barriers to learning, has a can-do approach and will help an individual and individuals make academic progress.

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 are up for a challenge and want to make a difference then you really should come and work in our terrific academy on the next step of its journey.

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.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 16
Education phase
Primary, Middle, Secondary, 16-19
School size
764 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16
Contact phone number
01305 820262

About Atlantic Academy Portland


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 3 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.

The Academy is sponsored by the Aspirations Academies Trust ( and is a member of one of their three clusters: The South Coast and South West Region, which consists of Jewell Academy Bournemouth (Primary), Ocean Academy Poole (Junior), Magna Academy Poole (Secondary) and Budmouth Academy (Secondary) and Bovington Academy (Primary).


Competitive Salary
Pension Scheme
On-site parking
Expectation of disruption free learning, high SLT visibility ALL day, focus on students. Allowing staff to teach without low level disruption
Visualiser and mini iPad in every classroom – allowing for booklets, feedback, student work etc to be projected – as the teacher decides

School location

Maritime House, Portland, Dorset, DT5 2NA

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