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  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    17 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 September 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


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 leader.

In addition, we offer attractive remuneration, above the national pay scales as well as a range of benefits.

The successful candidate will:

  • 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 KS4/KS5
  • 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.

Commitment to safeguarding

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred.
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About Ark Isaac Newton Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 18
School size
1750 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18
Phone number
0208 911 6666

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.

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