- Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5
Full-time equivalent salary
- Ark MPS/UPS (£30,663- £47,600) plus 2b (£4,784) to TLR 2c (£7,017 pa)/ depending on experience
Deputy Head of English job summary
We are now seeking a skilled and committed leader to join
the team as Deputy Head of English. The Deputy Head of English is a key position, and the
successful candidate will play an important role leading excellence in English,
as well as having many opportunities to collaborate with other Ark English
leads. This is an exciting time to join the INA English team as we begin to
work more closely with the Ark network in implementing the English Mastery
curriculum in Years 7, 8 and 9. As well as working with the network to ensure
our KS4 and KS5 curriculum enables students to achieve excellence and
importantly enjoy studying English at INA. You will have the opportunity to
collaborate with colleagues across the network here, as well working closely
with the English network lead and senior leaders at the academy.
At INA, we are highly
ambitious for our students, and our staff are pivotal to our success. As part
of the staff team, you will have the opportunity to work with great colleagues
and develop your career through an outstanding professional development
programme. You will be encouraged to be a reflective and open practitioner and will
be supported by the expertise of the senior leadership team, Head of English
and experienced network colleagues, to develop yourself as an outstanding
In addition, we offer
attractive remuneration, above the national pay scales as well as a range of benefits.
The successful candidate
- be an outstanding
teacher with a proven track record of securing excellent outcomes
- have up-to-date
knowledge of subject curricula and assessment requirements for English at
- be passionate
about English education and the development of our students’ literacy
- have some
experience of leadership within a secondary school and have ambitions to develop
their leadership further.
Applying for the job
For further information on this brilliant opportunity as well as the fantastic benefits available, please see the job description and person specification below.
If you would like to have an informal discussion with the Principal about the role or any technical questions about the application process, please contact his Executive Assistant, Sam Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to receiving your application.
Applications will be reviewed periodically, and the school may close the vacancy early if high numbers of applications are received so early applications are advisable.
To read more about Ark, please visit https://arkonline.org/about-us/what-we-do
Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our academies. In order to meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process which will include questions about safeguarding.
This process is outlined here, but can be provided in more detail if requested. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring ServiceMore on how to apply (opens in a new tab)
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About Ark Isaac Newton Academy
- School type
- Academy, ages 4 to 18
- School size
- 1754 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 4 to 18
Ark Isaac Newton Academy is a non-denominational, non-selective school, welcoming students of all backgrounds from the local community. We opened in 2012 with our inaugural cohort of 180 year 7 students. Ark Isaac Newton Academy is an all through school with students from Reception to Year 13.
The school was founded on the belief that all pupils can make dramatic progress within the right environment. Students, teachers, staff and parents are committed to making Ark Isaac Newton a vibrant and inclusive learning community in which everyone can succeed.
We offer a rich curriculum emphasising core academic subjects, whilst providing the facilities, time and specialist staff to ensure students develop across a range of subjects. Music is at the heart of our school, with every student learning an instrument and all secondary students having the chance to be part of our Big Band ensembles.
Our school won Secondary School of the Year in the 2018 Shine a Light Awards for its commitment to developing pupils’ communication skills and was shortlisted for Secondary School of the Year in the 2018 TES Awards.