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  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    26 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£37,667 + TLR1A £9,272 - £57,313 + TLR1A 9,272

Head of Humanities job summary

 

Location: Putney, Southwest London

Salary: Ark MPS or UPS (Inner London) £37,667 - £57,313 depending on experience 

TLR: 1A £9,272

Working pattern: Full time

Contract: Permanent

Start date: 1 September 2024

 

Closing date for applications : 10.00am on Monday 3 June

Interviews will take place on a rolling basis so early application is advised.

 

About the role:

We’re looking to appoint a Head of Humanities (Geography expert) to plan and deliver challenging and engaging lessons that instill a passion for learning. You will lead a team of staff including heads of geography, history and religious education.  You will be expected to teach a high percentage of A-level geography. There will also be the opportunity for the post holder to coach/mentor staff and work with other heads of humanities across the network. 

 

You will:

 

  • Be committed to raising the attainment of all students in a challenging classroom environment.
  • Have experience of improving the quality of teaching and learning
  • Be experienced in leading a team and/or working to support the success of others
  • Demonstrate effective behaviour management
  • Have the resolve and enthusiasm to make a real difference to the lives of students
  • Be committed to Ark Putney’s ethos of high expectations

 

If you share our commitment to excellence, we want to hear from you!

 

Click here to view the job description: Head of Humanities.pdf

 

About our school:

Ark Putney Academy opened in September 2012 as part of the Ark network in the London Borough of Wandsworth.  We’re a mixed school with 867 students, ranging from year 7 through to sixth form. 

 

 We adopt a holistic view to educating young people. Through our commitment to inclusion, equality and attainment, we prepare every student to be a pillar of any community.

 

In our 2022 Ofsted inspection we were rated ‘Good’ in every category with real strengths in teaching and learning, curriculum breadth and personal development.

 

We’ve also been celebrating a successful year so far with strong GCSE results that place Ark Putney in the top 20% nationally for progress and ahead of other schools in the local area. This reflects our excellent teaching and the dedication of our staff both to the students and each other.

 

Find out more about us by visiting www.arkputney.org

 

We offer:

  • Salaries 2.5% higher than main pay scale 
  • Tailored professional development based on the needs of the teacher and department to ensure everyone achieves their full potential.
  • Staff receive regular rewards and recognition for effort
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Access to Ark rewards – a scheme offering savings from over 3,000 major retailers
  • Interest-free loans – up to £5,000 available for season ticket or to buy a bicycle
  • Gym discounts – offering up to 40%
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme – providing free confidential counselling, legal advice and a range of different support

How to apply:  

Please click 'apply' on the website you are visiting to complete an online application form.

 

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. 

 

Please click here for other current vacancies.

 

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, we would be delighted to hear from you.  To arrange a visit, an informal chat or for any queries, please contact Julie Rickard j.rickard@arkputneyacademy.org.

 

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. To meet this responsibility, its academies follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. 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. To read more about Ark’s safer recruitment process, please click this link. 

 

We aim to build a diverse and inclusive organisation where everyone – staff and students – can do their best work and achieve their full potential.  We want to reflect and represent diverse perspectives across our organisation because we know that doing so will make us stronger and more effective. To know more about Ark’s diversity and inclusion commitments, please click this link

 

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for the role.

 

 

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 Putney Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
940 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Ark Putney Academy opened in September 2012 as part of the Ark network in the London Borough of Wandsworth. We’re a mixed school with 950 students, ranging from year 7 through to sixth form. Our student body is diverse and we celebrate all backgrounds and cultures. We have a strong ethos, results are excellent and every year we send large numbers of students to some of the best universites, including Oxbridge.

We adopt a holistic view to educating young people. Through our commitment to inclusion, equality and attainment, we prepare every student to be a pillar of any community.

In our 2022 OFSTED inspection we were rated ‘Good’ in every category.

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