English Specialist Teacher and English Lead, Hammersmith and Fulham

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Ark Burlington Danes AcademyHammersmith and Fulham

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Start date: October 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Ark MPS or UPS (Inner London) £30,406 - £41,381 per annum or £46,272 - £50,178 per annum depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Burlington Danes holds a special place in London’s educational landscape. It is the first Ark school, and has a history stretching back to its founding in 1699. Ark Burlington Danes Academy is a non-selective, all-through comprehensive school that serves a local community with a high degree of social disadvantage. Our mission is to ensure that every child, regardless of background, has the right to access the highest qualifications, best universities and most competitive careers. Our teachers are firmly committed to our vision. We believe in a ‘no excuses’ culture and strive to ensure that our students have the best academic education possible, supported by an excellent enrichment and pastoral programme to ensure our children develop into rounded, successful individuals who will thrive in the outside world. We are a learning community that invests heavily in developing the teaching and leadership skills of all our staff through our in-house programmes and the outstanding training provision of the Ark network. 

Timelines Closing date: Monday 7th October

Interviews Monday 14th October

Salary: Ark MPS or UPS (Inner London) £30,406 - £41,381 per annum or £46,272 - £50,178 per annum depending on experience

English lead across the primary phase of the school. The post holder will lead staff training in Talk4Writing, grammar, reading; monitoring pupil work and teacher observation. Liaison and close links with secondary phase and English Mastery curriculum will be a rewarding and vital part of the development of this role.

LKS2 teacher January until July 2020. From September 2020, the role will involve teaching English in the mornings to Year 5 as an UKS2 (specialist teacher model) and class teacher of non-core subjects in the afternoons.

This is a key appointment for the school. Improving writing outcomes is a key target. Children achieve highly in the EY (GLD 88%) from low starting points and in Years 1 to 4  are building on those excellent foundations. (Para about CPD and development opportunities within Ark network) Opportunity to do NPQML in 2020-21.



More about Ark Burlington Danes Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Wood Lane, Hammersmith, London, W12 0HR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8735 4950
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Burlington Danes Academy opened as the successor to Burlington Danes School in September 2006. It is a 6 form entry secondary school for 11-18 year olds. It continues the predecessor school’s long history as a Church of England School and its commitm...