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  • Start date details

    January 2024 or as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


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Ark MPS/UPS, Inner London

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Experience of raising attainment in a challenging classroom environment
  • Experience of reflecting on and improving teaching practice to increase student achievement
  • Understanding of the strategies needed to establish consistently high aspirations and standards of results and behaviour.
  • Take responsibility for your own professional development and demonstrate a commitment to continuous professional development by undertaking, and seeking out, opportunities to build your capabilities as a teacher.
  • Maintain an up-to-date expert knowledge of your subject area, related teaching pedagogy and relevant aspects of the National Curriculum, exam board requirements and other statutory provisions, including developments and reforms in broader education policy.
  • Ensure you understand your professional responsibilities in relation to school policies and practices.
  • Evaluate your own teaching critically and use this to improve your effectiveness.
  • Support colleagues when working in your teacher learning communities.

What the school offers its staff

  • Salaries 2.5% higher than main pay scale.
  • Twice as many training days as standard.
  • 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.
  • Further details about the role

    We invest heavily in our outstanding mathematics department which we believe is one of the strongest departments in the country. Maths provision at the school is very strong and the curriculum allocation is generous.

    The department's approach to pedagogy is distinctive resulting in high student progress and outcomes. In 2022, 44% of scholars achieved a grade 7+ at GCSE and 94% secured at least a grade 4. The department’s progress score in 2022 was +1.2, which places is as one of the highest performing maths departments in the country. Typically, 10-20% of scholars continue studying maths at A Level/ IB.As part of the Ark network, the department benefits from subject specific support from the Maths network lead, Dani Quinn, former Head of Mathematics at Michaela, and the MathsMastery team.

    Asa teacher of Maths, you will support the Head of Department to lead, develop and manage the effective delivery of the maths curriculum. A potential TLR is available for a successful candidate capable of teaching Statistics. A passion for your subject and a commitment to extra-curricular activities is essential.

    Applicants must be fully aligned with the school’s values and ethos as set out in this document and on our website: www.arkgreenwichfreeschool.org.

    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 Greenwich Free School

    School type
    Free School, ages 11 to 18
    Education phase
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    School size
    595 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    11 to 18

    The opportunity to empower young people to grow and be successful is at the heart of everything we do. We provide the very best all-round education to prepare our scholars for the modern world. We are proud of our respectful and disciplined community where scholars and staff are safe and valued; a no-excuses ethos prevails; and aspirations are unashamedly sky-high. Our values of Ambition, Growth, Fellowship and Scholarship permeate all aspects of school life. Our mission is to create a school of the highest standards that achieves this through recruiting and training excellent teachers and support staff and in developing a pastoral system that ensures no child is left behind.

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