11 days remaining to apply

  • Closing date

    15 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 February 2024

Job details

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Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£35,368 - £53,230

Secondary Head of English job summary

Ark John Keats Academy

 

Secondary Head of English

 

Location: Enfield – easily accessible from central, north, and east London, as well as surrounding areas.

Salary:  Ark MPS or UPS (Outer London) £35,368- £47,152 or £49,498- £53,230, with TLR1B £11,407 depending on experience.

Working pattern: Full-time (Flexible/Part-time working will be considered)

Contract: Permanent

Start date: April / September 2024

 

Closing date:  15th March 2024  

We will be reviewing applications on an on-going basis and this advert may close earlier than advertised depending on the level of response.

Interviews: Interviews will be held on a rolling basis.

 

Ark John Keats is an exceptional school looking to hire exceptional people.

 

About the role:

 

We are looking for a passionate and knowledgeable Head of English to join our team and lead our English department. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced or aspiring Head of Department to join a large and successful team of English teachers.

 

Students at Ark John Keats perform exceptionally well in English at both GCSE and A-Level, and enjoy a rigorous and engaging curriculum throughout KS3 and KS4. We are looking for someone who aligns with our approach to curriculum and teaching and who can continue to secure excellent outcomes for students at every stage of their education. The successful candidate will work closely with other teachers and leaders in the AJK English team, as well as across the Ark network to secure excellent outcomes for our children.

 

 

You will: 

·         Be vision aligned with our approach to curriculum and teaching.

·         Have genuine passion and a belief in the potential of every student.

·         Have up-to-date knowledge in the curriculum area.

·         Be motivated to continually improve standards and achieve excellence.

 

 

About our school:

Ark John Keats was founded in 2013 with one class of reception children. We are now a fully-fledged all-through school, running from nursery to year 13, with over 1700 children. Our secondary school is oversubscribed, with a waiting list for every year group. Our community is composed of supportive and committed families who buy into our vision and work with us to ensure their children achieve all they are capable of in the future.

 

We aspire for all our children to have the academic knowledge necessary to enable them to progress to university, for pupils to have a love of learning and curiosity about the world, and for them to be polite, well-mannered young people who take responsibility for their choices and drive their own destinies.

 

Ark John Keats is part of Ark Schools, a hugely successful network serving pupils from deprived communities. Our network shares a belief in our six pillars, find out about them here.

 

If you would like to find out more about us, please visit www.arkjohnkeatsorg.

 

 

 

 

 

We offer:

·         Twice the number of training days as standard.

·         Access to Ark Rewards scheme offering up to £1,000 a year in savings from over 3,000 major retailers.

·         Interest-free loans of up to £5,000 available for season tickets or a bicycles.

·         Gym discounts offering up to 40% off your local gym.

 

How to get to us?

Travelling by rail from central London: Our nearest overground station, Turkey Street, is a 10-minute walk from the school and stops at Seven Sisters, Stoke Newington, and Hackney Downs on the way to Liverpool Street. National Rail services are also a 10-minute walk and stop at Tottenham Hale and Hackney Downs before finishing at Liverpool Street.

 

Travelling by car: We are easily reached by car, with most of Northeast London accessible within 30 minutes. There is free on-site parking for staff. 

 

How to apply:

Please find the role on www.arkjohnkeats.org/vacancies and submit an application. We will be reviewing applications on an on-going basis and this advert may close earlier than advertised depending on the level of response.

 

For further information or to arrange a discussion, contact us at recruitment@arkjohnkeatsacademy.org.

 

 

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. In order 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. 

 

 

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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 John Keats Academy

School type
Free School, ages 3 to 19
School size
1804 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19

Ark John Keats was founded in 2013 with one class of reception children. We are now a fully-fledged all-through school, running from nursery to year 13, with over 1700 children. Our secondary school is oversubscribed, with a waiting list for every year group. Our community is composed of supportive and committed families who buy into our vision and work with us to ensure their children achieve all they are capable of in the future.

We aspire for all our children to have the academic knowledge necessary to enable them to progress to university, for pupils to have a love of learning and curiosity about the world, and for them to be polite, well-mannered young people who take responsibility for their choices and drive their own destinies.

Ark John Keats is part of Ark Schools, a hugely successful network serving pupils from deprived communities. Our network shares a belief in our six pillars:

• High expectations: we have high expectations of ourselves and for what our children can achieve

• Excellent teaching: great teaching is what transforms children’s attainment and opens door for the future.

• Exemplary behaviour: children can and should be taught to behave well, following instructions first time, every time, without question.

• Depth for breadth: with a curriculum that encompasses the best of what has been thought and said ensuring our pupils have the knowledge and cultural capital to thrive in the classroom and beyond.

• Knowing every child: we get to know and care deeply about each of our pupils as individuals.

• Always learning: we expect pupils to always learn, but also for our staff to continually develop their professional expertise, supported by Ark’s broad professional development offer.

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