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 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.
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.
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 and HR Lead, Sam Jones at email@example.com. We look forward to receiving your application.
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.
is outlined here,
but can be provided in more detail if requested. All successful candidates will
be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service.
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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