This job expired on 20 March 2023 – see similar jobs

  • Start date details

    September 2023 or earlier

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 February 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Significant and generous salary, including potential relocation bonus

What skills and experience we're looking for

Ark Evelyn Grace Academy is a secondary school serving pupils aged 11-16 years in the heart of Brixton. We area small school with only 474 students and strong foundations for improvement. This scale of opportunity offers great scope to influence and bring about rapid improvement.

Our behaviour, culture and ethos are good, and we are immensely proud of our children and their conduct and character. There is real opportunity for the new Principal to create, embed and establish successful academic outcomes.

The newly appointed Principal will have access to exceptional coaching and training opportunities, as well as the opportunity to collaborate with Principal colleagues across South London and our network. You will have the support of a dedicated Regional Director, Sian Maddrell and Executive Principal, Matt Jones OBE, to ensure that Ark Evelyn Grace is rooted in excellence.

Ark Evelyn Grace is part of the Ark network of schools, one of the largest and most successful multi-academy trusts in the country. Ark is renowned for its approach to staff development, with high quality training provided at every level for both teaching and non-teaching staff. For Principals this includes extensive training, coaching qualifications and one-to-one coaching development.

What the school offers its staff

  • Influence across network-wide issues through our principal meetings and regional collaboration
  • Support from an experienced and nurturing Regional Director
  • On-hand expertise from our dedicated network education and operations teams who are ready to support you and your school
  • Bespoke teacher development programmes supported by the Great Teacher Rubric
  • Excellent career development opportunities across both the region and wider Ark network
  • Access to excellent senior leadership training
  • Highly competitive remuneration

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.
This job post has expired.

Upload additional documents

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

About Ark Evelyn Grace Academy

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

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 As a Subject Leader of RE you will take a lead role in the creation of a transformational school community by developing and leading an exciting RE curriculum which enables the highest level of pupil progress and attainment.

Arranging a visit to Ark Evelyn Grace Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email shevonnae.sokoya@arkonline.org.

School location

Similar jobs nearby

Vice CEO

Goffs Academy

Goffs Lane, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, EN7 5QW


Harris Academy Battersea

401 Battersea Park Road, London, SW11 5AP

Vice Principal

Wren Academy Enfield

3 Chace Village Road, Enfield, EN2 8GH

Deputy Headteacher

Endeavour Co-Operative Academy

Hogarth Avenue, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 8BE

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Find more school jobs in London