Contract type: Permanent
Working pattern: Full time, term time only
Who to contact if you have a query:
0208 132 8223
About the role
Ark Alexandra Academy
Faith. Excellence. Kindness.
Teacher of Girls P.E.
Start date: September 2021
Location: Ark Alexandra Academy, Hastings, East Sussex
Working Pattern: Full Time
Salary: Ark Outside London MPS/UPS £26,356 - £43,271
Closing date: 9.00am, Tuesday 20 April 2021 (Interviews w/c 03 May 2021)
This is an exciting opportunity to join our highly successful, committed and well-established Physical Education department in our growing academy. The department has a long-standing history of success at local, county and national levels across a range of sports. We are privileged to boast amazing facilities on both our campuses, including multiple sports halls, dance studios, numerous outdoor pitches, a full outdoor athletics facility and purpose-built gymnasiums. We have strong links with local clubs and community providers. We are seeking to appoint a strong all-rounder, with a games background preferred but not essential. The successful candidate will need to be enthusiastic, well organised and demonstrate strong behaviour management. The ability to teach Core, GCSE and BTEC to an excellent standard is desirable.
Support and professional development are a priority at Ark Alexandra Academy. We invest in our teachers by providing regular coaching, career planning and weekly training sessions. We have an “open door” lesson policy at Ark Alexandra which ensures you receive extensive support and we promote peer-to-peer sharing of practice, all designed to help you be the best teacher you can be. We take the well-being of our staff seriously, as we recognise that education can be a challenging profession. We offer health benefits such as a subsidised gym membership and Employee Assistance Programme or if you prefer retail therapy, staff discounts via the Ark Rewards scheme.
In accordance with the Equality Act 2010, it is a genuine occupational requirement that the post holder is a female.
As the ideal candidate you will:
- Be committed to raising attainment in a challenging classroom environment
- Have a resilient character and a strong personal drive
- Have an unwavering determination to work with students of all abilities
- Be committed to continually improving classroom practice
At Ark Alexandra our purpose is simple and clear – that every student be able to go to university or into a career of their choice. We are driven to raise the attainment of all our students in order that they can secure a successful career and future. We are not going to accept mediocre, and instead strive for and demand excellence with a no excuses attitude. We truly believe that the potential of our students is boundless and aspire that they also develop essential personal qualities so that they are compassionate, kind and caring young people.
Ark Alexandra is a Church of England school with strong universal Christian values of Faith, Excellence and Kindness that inform our ethos and culture. Our school has an inclusive admissions policy that welcomes, without preference, students of all faiths and none. Please view our full values statement on our website: www.arkalexandra.org
Ark Alexandra Academy is part of Ark, an international charity and one of the UK’s most successful multi-academy trusts, with a network of 37 schools in 4 locations across the country.
Ark Alexandra Academy is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.