Curriculum Lead – English – Job description
Job Title: Curriculum Lead
Reports to: HoD English
Responsible for: Developing and implementing the English curriculum model and to work across the Academy with other HoDs to implement a disciplinary curriculum model.
Salary: Ark Scale (Inner London)
Line management of: In discussion with line manager.
Start date: September 2020
Disclosure level: Enhanced
Roles included: Classroom teacher, Curriculum Lead, Form tutor.
In most schools the curriculum model is disjointed and disconnected from both the wider school values and from the assessment model the school has. Not so at Acton. At Ark Acton Academy the curriculum is seen as being central to school life; it is the DNA of the organisation that displays what the school stands for and what it believes its core purpose is. The Curriculum Lead will be responsible for designing and embedding a curriculum approach that reinforces our core ethos and approach to teaching and learning and is symbiotic with the Acton approach to both formative and summative assessment. Due to the central importance of the curriculum to the academy the curriculum lead is designed to add significant capacity to the Head of Department to enable the Department to function effectively and consist of highly effective teachers implementing a sequenced and coherent curriculum. The curriculum lead will also take a lead in working across the academy with other HoDs to ensure they are effectively implementing a disciplinary curriculum model. If you obsess about curriculum thinking and despair at many current approaches that distort ‘knowledge-rich’ into rote learning, then this is the job for you. The successful applicant will also have access to the excellent curriculum training programmes from Ambition Institute.
For more information and a full job description view applicant information pack.
To apply please go to https://arkonline.org/careers . Please submit your application by 23rd April 2020 . For further information, a confidential discussion or any technical queries please contact Ruth Macmurray, Hr Officer at email@example.com.
Closing Date: 23rd April 2020
Interviews: On a Rolling Basis
Salary: ARK MPS £31,242 - £42,520
Contract: Full-time hours, permanent contract
Start Date: September 2020
Location: Acton, London — Excellent transport links, Acton Town station only 5 minutes’ walk
We value diversity and are committed to safeguarding and promoting child welfare. The successful candidate will be subject to DBS and any other relevant employment checks.