Teacher of English, Ilford, Redbridge

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Isaac Newton AcademyIlford, Redbridge

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Ark MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of English 

Outstanding English teacher needed to help shape an exceptional new school.

New, six form entry, mixed 4-18 comprehensive in Redbridge.

In September 2012 Isaac Newton Academy opened with its inaugural cohort of 180 year 7 students. The school will grow, year on year, to become an 11-18 academy of 1250 students with specialist status in mathematics and music. In 2014 the primary phase of the academy opened to 90 reception-aged children. This too will grow each year, until full in September 2020.

In June 2014 Isaac Newton Academy was judged to be ‘outstanding’ by OFSTED.

We are looking to appoint an inspirational English teacher who shares our belief in the highest standards of academic attainment in a comprehensive setting.  This is a rare opportunity to be centrally involved in establishing an outstanding school from its early stages.  The department currently comprises of a Head of Department, two members of the Senior Leadership Team, one pastoral leader for Year 10, and a wider team of committed English teachers. The department was highly commended in the recent OFSTED report (June 2014): “The majority of teaching is outstanding. The highest quality of practice exists in English”. The English department achieved 92% 9-4 grades in English Literature GCSE and 84% in English Language GCSE with their founding cohort IN August 2017.

The successful candidate will:

  • have excellent subject knowledge
  • To be able to plan, teach and mark effectively for Key stage 3, Key stage 4 English lessons and potentially contribute to our development of Key stage 5 English subjects
  • Achieve outstanding student attainment outcomes
  • Possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of Ilford residents

They will have the opportunity to:

  • play a strategic role in the evolution of Isaac Newton Academy
  • be involved in the design and development of the English curriculum
  • join the Ark network, with comprehensive CPD provision.

If you are seeking a challenging and highly rewarding position, enriching the lives of the students who attend Isaac Newton Academy and members of the local community, then we are keen to hear from you.

If you have any technical issues with the application form, please contact our recruitment team on 0203 116 6345 or recruitment@arkonline.org. For a candidate information pack or an informal, confidential discussion please contact Adeel Hussain, Recruitment & HR Administrator, on 020 8911 6657 or a.hussain@isaacnewtonacademy.org

To apply and for more information please go to https://goo.gl/Bwe5DR. please complete your application by 12pm on Wednesday 4th July 2018. 

We reserve the right to close the application window early if we appoint a suitable candidate. Early application is strongly advised.

Location:      Ilford, Redbridge

Start date:    As soon as possible

Deadline: 12pm on Wednesday 4th July 2018. 

Salary:         Ark MPS/UPS

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



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Cricklefield Place, Ilford, Essex, IG1 1FY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 911 6666

Isaac Newton Academy is a mixed, non-denominational, non-selective school for girls and boys aged 4-18. It is situated in Ilford, north-east London, and is part of Ark, an international charity that has 35 schools in Birmingham, Hastings, London and ...