Lead Practitioner of English, Wandsworth

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Ark Putney AcademyWandsworth

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Start date: 27 August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £30,406 - £41,381 or £46,272 - £48,814, + TLR 2B, £4,584
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Lead Practitioner of English 

(Curriculum Development and Teacher Coaching)

Salary:        Ark MPS or UPS (Inner London) £30,406 - £41,381 or   £46,272 -  £48,814, + TLR 2B, £4,584.

Start date:        27 August 2019 

Closing Date: 11 a.m on 24 April 2019

Interviews: w/b 29 April 2019

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a ‘good’ school from 27th August 2019

Ark Putney Academy opened in September 2012 as part of the Ark network in the London Borough of Wandsworth.  Ark Putney is a mixed school with 638 students, ranging from year 7 through to a very successful sixth form.

In its 2017 OFSTED inspection Ark Putney Academy was rated ‘Good’ in every category.

We have a very successful sixth form which is renowned in the local area.  We have a strong ethos, results are excellent and every year, we send large numbers of students to some of the best universities, including Oxbridge.  

In 2015, we moved into newly renovated buildings that bring the main Grade II listed building up to a modern learning light and airy teaching space and provides a state-of the art facilities for our pupils and staff. 

We are looking to appoint a Lead Practitioner of English (Curriculum Development and Teacher Coaching) to work closely with the Head of Department to secure the very best outcomes for all students through leading on curriculum planning across the department. This will involve strategically setting the co-planning agenda throughout the year, leading co-planning meetings in the department on areas such as developing teacher subject knowledge/assessment for learning strategies and addressing key areas of focus informed by the department improvement plan. 

If you share our commitment to excellence, we want to hear from you. 

Please submit your application by 11 am on Wednesday 24 April 2019. 

For questions about the position or an informal discussion, please contact the Principal, Alison Downey, on 020 8788 3421 or a.downey@arkputneyacademy.org.   

For any other queries regarding your application, please contact Julie Rickard, Principal’s PA on 0208 394 5612 or j.rickard@arkputneyacademy.org .  

Ark Putney Academy is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

More about Ark Putney Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Pullman Gardens, Putney, London, SW15 3DG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 208 788 3421
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Ark Putney Academy is a mixed secondary school with sixth form in Putney, south-west London. The academy accommodates students aged 11-18 and is part of Ark, a network of 38 schools in Birmingham, Hastings, London and Portsmouth.  

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