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  • Start date details

    asap, willing to wait until Easter for the right candidate

  • Closing date

    29 January 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Main/Upper Scale (Inner London) + TLR2b

Additional allowances

Main/Upper Scale (Inner London) + TLR2b
Teachers pension, negotiable salary, free parking, gym, family friendly benefits

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Suitable degree and UK recognised teaching qualification (i.e. QTS, PGCE)
  • Experience and demonstrable success within your subject area
  • Demonstrable success as a teacher of your subject
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the National Curriculum in the subject at the relevant Key Stages
  • Experience with the concept of target setting and of developing and employing criteria for measuring success and assessment for learning
  • A clear and demonstrable understanding of teaching and learning issues
  • Leadership skills
  • Management skills
  • Sound administrative skills
  • Ability to enthuse and effectively communicate your subject to students both written and orally
  • A commitment to teaching in a comprehensive school where all students are valued regardless of their abilities
  • An interest in teaching the whole age and ability range
  • Outstanding classroom practitioner with both personal impact and presence
  • A demonstrable commitment to equality of opportunity
  • Appropriate ICT skills including those directly related to transference of subject knowledge in a classroom context
  • Committed to maintaining the high standards across the Academy
  • A team player
  • Adaptability and contributor to changing circumstances and new ideas
  • A desire to succeed
  • Ability to develop and maintain good professional relationships with students, staff and parents
  • A strong commitment to one’s own professional development
  • A willingness to become involved in wider Academy initiatives and activities
  • The ability to work in a way that promotes the safety and wellbeing of children and young people including having an awareness of the safeguarding requirements of the Academy along with Child Protection Policy

What the school offers its staff

The Alec Reed Academy is an Ofsted ‘Good’ school and an exciting place to work. In July 2018 it received praise from Ofsted who described it as ‘at the heart of its community, an inclusive school with leadership providing excellent role models and maintaining the good quality of education since the last inspection in 2015’.

This role has become available due to the promotion of the current postholder after 4 1/2 successful years at the Academy. The vacancy provides an excellent opportunity to work in a high quality and well-resourced environment and to join a team of experienced, successful and highly motivated teachers. This is an important role which is currently vacant however we are willing to wait until Easter for the right candidate.

As an Investor in People, the Academy offers excellent career and professional development. The Academy is outer London but with Inner London pay, Teachers Pension, and offers free on-site parking, free use of the gym, subsidised meals and family friendly policies including dependents entitlement.

Since we’re just off the A40 at the Target Roundabout, travel connections are first-rate, with the A40/M25/M4/North Circular within easy reach and the Central Line Station just a short Bus ride away. Visit our website and the ‘Quicklinks - Vacancies’ section of our website for more information and an application form: www.alecreedacademy.co.uk. If you prefer to talk, our HR department would love to chat: 0208 8414511.

ARA is committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and our customers, and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.

Commitment to safeguarding

ARA is committed to the protection and safety of our learners. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service prior to commencing the role.

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About Alec Reed Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 19
School size
1685 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Phone number
0208 8414511

Arranging a visit to Alec Reed Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@alecreedacademy.co.uk.

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