Ark John Keats Academy
Secondary Lead Practitioner- English
Location: Enfield – easily accessible from central, north, and east London, as well as surrounding areas.
Salary: Competitive (Ark MPS + TLR, UPS, or LPS depending on experience)
Working pattern: Full-time (Flexible/Part-time working will be considered)
Start date: September 2024
Closing date: 18th 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, depending on level of interest.
Ark John Keats is an exceptional school looking to hire exceptional people.
About the role:
This is a fantastic opportunity for an aspiring leader to develop their career with the support of an excellent leadership team and strong school culture at Ark John Keats Academy. The role is ideally suited for an exceptional practitioner who is committed to inspiring students to achieve the best possible academic outcomes as well as developing the quality of classroom practice across the department and wider school.
The role of lead practitioner is critical to the continuing progress of the academy. It is essential to how we will achieve the highest standard of teaching and learning in every classroom. Lead practitioners are exemplary classroom practitioners who secure student outcomes for all students in their own classrooms as well as through the development of others’ teaching.
As part of the English faculty, the lead practitioner will take a leading role in developing the classroom practice of teachers within the faculty. The lead practitioner will work with a particular cohort of teachers, for example, trainees and may also have a remit beyond the faculty. Lead practitioners carry out individual coaching, delivering inset or training, as required and will work alongside the Vice Principal and Assistant Principals for Teaching & Curriculum to support the whole school priorities.
· 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.
· 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 email@example.com.
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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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 school accepts applications through their own website, where you may also find more information about this job.
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