Assistant Principal, London

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Evelyn Grace AcademyLondon

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £59,085 - £64,524
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Dear Candidate, 

Thank you for taking the time to find out more about this exciting role as Assistant Principal at Ark Evelyn Grace Academy. We are delighted that you are considering joining our academy at such an exciting stage in our development. Ark Evelyn Grace Academy is a mixed, non-selective, 11-18 secondary school in Lambeth. The Academy opened in 2008 and moved into its award-winning building on Shakespeare Road in 2010. Evelyn Grace Academy was judged as ‘good’ by OFSTED in 2017.   

In September 2017, I took over as Principal, having previously co-founded an ‘outstanding’ ARK school in North London: Ark Academy. I will work with staff at Evelyn Grace to secure its position as the school of choice in the local community. Together we will ensure that students secure the highest possible standards so they can go on and compete for the very best positions in their chosen career.   

We believe education is transformational. That is why what we do matters and why we are always seeking to improve our practice. As a Senior Leader with key responsibilities you will join me and together we will shape and develop our academy, and thereby realise our ambitions in building an outstanding school.

At Evelyn Grace Academy we believe that all our students can achieve excellence, no matter what their background and that they all deserve the very best teachers and resources to help them secure the very best qualifications. Accordingly, the Academy offers a rigorous curriculum and a broad enrichment programme for students at all key stages.  

We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic individual who is passionate about education as a means of transforming people’s lives. The specific role and responsibilities taken on by the successful candidate will be decided on appointment. Our ideal candidate will have a proven track record of outstanding teaching and securing excellent outcomes on a whole school level. They might also have expertise in developing teaching and learning or designing and embedding rigorous curriculum and assessment practices across an academy.  

The successful applicant will be a strong team player fully aligned to the Academy’s ethos of high academic expectation and aspiration for all. They will want to be part of body of teachers that work tirelessly to help our students develop the sort of qualities that will help them flourish and succeed in life.  

As a member of Evelyn Grace and the ARK network, you will receive the sort of coaching, training and development opportunities that will help you become the very best that you can be.  

For further information and to apply please visit our website: evelyngraceacademy.org/vacancies and complete your application by Friday 18th May at 11.00 am. Interviews will be on Thursday 24th May2018. Suitable applicants may be called to interview in advance of the deadline for submission of applications.

For any queries relating to your application, please contact our HR Advisor on 0207 737 7532 or email joan.senior1@evelyngraceacademy.org

I wish you all the best in your application. 

Yours faithfully,  

Tim Dainty 

Principal



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 255 Shakespeare Road, Brixton, London, SE24 0QN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7737 9520
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Evelyn Grace Academy opened in September 2008 for 180 year 7 students, and specialises in mathematics and sports.  

The academy’s passionate staff work extremely hard to help Evelyn Grace students to become leaders of tomorrow in every walk of l...