Primary Head of Humanities and Specialist Teacher for Key Stage 2

Ark John Keats Academy, London


Job details

Subject Primary
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £29,064 to £43,078

Job summary

Job Description: Primary Head of Humanities and Specialist Teacher for KS2

Reports to: Vice Principal Curriculum and Teaching and Learning
Start date: January 2020
Salary: Ark MPS or UPS (Outer London) £29,064 - £43,078 depending on experience, plus TLR 2A

• Develop a coherent mastery curriculum that is backwards planned across the primary phase
• Ensure all SoWs support high quality teaching because they are rigorous, detailed and progress focused
• Lead Collaborative Planning Meetings as per the schedule, ensuring they are focused on the facilitation and delivery of high-quality learning
• Delegate the lesson planning across the year teams, ensuring clear guidance is provided at the SoW level
• Model and exemplify what work at different levels should look like, ensuring all staff are completely clear about the curriculum expectations
• Write SoW review documents and ensure actions are completed prior to teaching

• Oversee the assessment of the curriculum including the writing of assessments
• Analyse the data after all assessments and meet with HoYs to ensure actions are implemented into planning

High Quality Teaching
• Teach Key Stage 2 humanities lessons to a highly effective level
• To fully implement all academy routines and techniques for creating a culture of high expectations
• Provide focused IL coaching in subject area as directed by SLT
• Conduct monitoring observations and learning walks to ensure the curriculum is being delivered to a high quality across the school and set actions for improvement, ensure this is planned termly and focused on the highest leverage actions
• Plan marked pieces into SoW and ensure growth tasks support pupils to close gaps or stretch learning

• Order resources annually and manage the subject budget throughout the year
• Ensure the efficient deployment and use of existing resources
• Plan and oversee the display for classrooms and corridors

Academy Culture
• To support the academy’s values and ethos by contributing to the development and implementation of policies, practices and procedures
• To help create a strong academy community, characterised by consistent, orderly behaviour and caring, respectful relationships
• To help develop an academy culture and ethos that is utterly committed to achievement and excellent discipline
• To be alert and active on issues relating to pupil welfare and child protection
• To support and work in collaboration with colleagues and other professionals in and beyond the school providing support as required

• To undertake, and when required, deliver or be part of the appraisal system and relevant training and professional development
• To undertake, within reason, other various responsibilities as directed by the Head of Primary School

Essential educational requirements

• Qualified to at least degree level

Essential qualifications

• Qualified to teach and work in the UK

Essential skills and experience

• Evidence of being, or having the potential to be, an outstanding teacher

• Up to date knowledge in the curriculum area
• An understanding of what an outstanding education looks like in the classroom
• An understanding of the strategies needed to establish consistently high expectations

Employee benefits

Salary: Ark MPS or UPS (Outer London) £29,064 - £43,078 depending on experience, plus TLR 2A

School overview

School type Free School
Education phase All Through
School size 1413 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 19
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Website Ark John Keats Academy website (opens in a new window)
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About Ark John Keats Academy

An all through school in Enfield, north London, providing pupils from nursery to sixth form with a world class standard of education

School location

Bell Lane, London, EN3 5PA