Music Teacher– NQT
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a ‘good’ school from 1st September 2018.
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 science labs.
We are looking to appoint a Music Teacher to plan and deliver challenging and engaging lessons that instill a passion for learning. The Music department is a highly successful and hard-working department that enjoys a positive working atmosphere. The academy has a very successful Choir, our own recording studio and offers students a wide variety of musical instruments that they can learn to play. We have our own dedicated suite of Apple Mac PCs for the students to compose their own music. We have a ‘band programme’ in KS3, the majority of students learn to play instruments in groups of four which are then transposed into small bands who perform at our public events.
We welcome applications from newly qualified teachers. As an NQT, you will have a full CPD programme which includes coaching meetings with a mentor, group training and individual support tailored to needs. To find out more about how we can support you to develop yourself, please visit: http://arkonline.org/careers/NQT-programme.
Our ideal candidate will:
• have had significant impact on student attainment
• be able to motivate and challenge learners of all abilities
• have the resolve and enthusiasm to make a real difference to the lives of pupils
• be committed to Ark Putney’s ethos of high expectations
If you share our commitment to excellence, we want to hear from you.
Please submit your application by 11 am on Thursday 22 March 2018.
For questions about the position or an informal discussion, please contact the Principal, Alison Downey, on 020 8788 3421 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For any other queries regarding your application, please contact Julie Rickard, Principal’s PA on 0208 394 5612 or email@example.com .
Salary: Ark MPS (Inner London) £29,375 - £39,587 depending on experience
Start date: 1st September 2018
Closing Date: 11 a.m on 22 March 2018
Interviews: w/b 26 March 2018
Ark Putney Academy is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.