9 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    21 June 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    9 June 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject
English
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Ark MPS/UPS (depending on experience)

Job summary

 Reports to:   Director of English  

Start date:    September 2021 

Contract:      Permanent, full-time  

           Salary:            Ark MPS 1-6 or UPS 1-6 

Location:       Brixton, London 

Deadline:      Monday 21st June, 9am 

Our school 

We are delighted that you are interested in the role of English Teacher at Ark Evelyn Grace Academy, here in the heart of Brixton. At Ark Evelyn Grace, we believe that education is transformational; that is why what we do matters and why we are always seeking to improve our practice.  We intend for Ark Evelyn Grace academy to be the school of choice in the local community, whose reputation is centred on great teaching, exemplary behaviour and unrivalled opportunities beyond the classroom. 

Our commitment is that we will work tirelessly in teaching, guiding and supporting all our students, so that they may go on to secure a place at a good university and ultimately compete for the very best positions in their chosen career. 

The opportunity

We are now seeking to recruit to the exciting post of English Teacher to join our community here at Ark Evelyn Grace Academy. You will be instrumental in our mission to provide every student a great education and real choices in life, regardless of their background.  The successful postholder will be a passionate practitioner, who will deliver high-quality, rigorous lessons that drive achievement and inspire a love of learning that extends beyond the classroom. 

For more details on this role, please view the job description attached. 

We offer 


  • Access to high-quality professional learning throughout your career as part of the wider Ark family, including a variety of training sessions and experiences designed to meet your needs 

  • Access to Ark Rewards scheme offering savings from over 3,000 major retailers, interest-free loans of up to £5,000 available for season tickets or a bicycle and gym discounts offering up to 40% off your local gym 


How to apply 

Please apply via on our online recruitment portal. Applications to be submitted by 9am, Monday 21st June 2021 but please note: we will be reviewing applications on an on-going basis and this advert may close earlier than advertised depending on the level of response.   Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; all successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.  

Applying for the job

Please apply for this vacancy via the Ark Careers website

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
566 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About Ark Evelyn Grace Academy

 Evelyn Grace Academy opened in September 2008 for 180 year 7 students. 

The academy’s passionate staff work extremely hard to help Evelyn Grace students to become leaders of tomorrow in every walk of life. The academy's core values of excellence, endeavour and self-discipline help equip the students with the skills, self belief and motivation to achieve high standards. 

Aims, Vision and Values 

We intend for Ark Evelyn Grace academy to be the school of choice in the local community, whose reputation is centred on great teaching, exemplary behaviour and unrivalled opportunities beyond the classroom

Our commitment is that we will work tirelessly in teaching, guiding and supporting all our students, so that they may go on to secure a place at a good university and ultimately compete for the very best positions in their chosen career. 


  • Excellence: We strive for excellence in all that we do and so we help our students to realise that there should be no limit placed on their ambition and capacity to achieve. 

  • Endeavour: There is no substitute for hard work and only the drive and persistence to get better and learn from mistakes and difficulties will allow our students to achieve their aspirational goals. 

  • Self Discipline: We believe that  success and the ability to take control of one's destiny has to be achieved through self-control and the responsibility and ownership of one's own future. 


Our vision for our curriculum intent: 


  • Knowledge rich 

  •  Vocabulary rich 

  • Mastery 

  • Progression planning 

  • Fertile questions 

  • Enrichment 

Read more about our curriculum on our website. 

Why join Ark Evelyn Grace Academy? 

Great schools have to grow students and staff. If we want pupils to learn, we have to ensure that our teachers are nurtured and their craft developed. We must look after and create the necessary conditions for our teachers to grow so that they can help pupils learn. 

It is part of our DNA that we learn best when we learn together. 

Consistency of practice and agreement over shared values and mission is achievable by working, planning, training and teaching together. It might begin with a whole staff and training session, where messages are shared, however, unless this is followed up with observation, feedback and practice, these elements of a teachers’ craft will never become embedded and automatic. 

There are a number of guiding principles when thinking about how to create a community of learners and these underpin all our staff development. 

These are: 

  • We learn best when we learn together 

  • We all learn from our mistakes and should model this to our pupils 

  • We must see teaching as a craft that one can always get better at, as ‘one lifetime is never enough to master it’

  • We all have something to teach others and, so an NQT can learn from a Vice Principal and vice versa. 

  • We develop our craft best through observation, feedback and deliberate practice 


Ofsted 

The school was rated as good in all categories in March 2014 with lessons being “characterised by high expectations and very good relationships between teachers and students. In a short inspection in 2017, the school continued to be good. 

School location

255 Shakespeare Road, London, SE24 0QN

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