English Teacher, Wembley, London

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Ark Academy - SecondaryWembley, London

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Ark Inner London Pay Scales £29,377 - £48,481 dependent on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

English Teacher

The best training and support in one of the best schools in the country.

Start date:  September 2018

Salary: Ark Inner London Pay Scales £29,377 - £48,481 dependent on experience

Location: Wembley, London

Nearest Tube station: Wembley Park (Jubilee/Metropolitan)

Deadline: 9:00am Friday 16 March 2018

Interviews: will be arranged on an ongoing basis  

Ofsted: Outstanding (2010)


Visits to our school are encouraged; to arrange, please call 0208 385 4370.


Ark Academy is an all-through school in state-of-the-art school in Wembley, set against the backdrop of the iconic Wembley Stadium, with excellent transport links

We are now seeking to appoint an English Teacher who is committed to ensuring every child is challenged to achieve their maximum potential. We want a teacher who has passion, enthusiasm, alongside the skills and desire to develop and nurture every child in their care. They will deliver consistently excellent teaching and learning, to help all students to achieve excellent academic results.

The successful candidate will be expected to have the potential to teach English at KS3-KS5 and the ideal candidate will: 

  • be an outstanding teacher of English or have the potential to become outstanding
  • be experienced in raising or the desire to raise attainment in a challenging classroom environment
  • have proven experience working or the desire to work successfully with students of all abilities
  • be committed to Ark’s ethos of high expectations and no excuses and the belief that every child can succeed
  • have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:

  • become part of a team developing a new ‘Outstanding’ all-through academy
  • join a highly successful English team that has an exceptional track record for training teachers.
  • Access continuous staff development. We have a minimum of 10 training days and weekly in school sessions of a high standard. We strongly support NPQML, NPQSL and Lead Practitioner course.
  • join the Ark network and have access to a range of benefits including professional development opportunities, reduced gym membership and large retail discounts

We welcome applications from NQTs as well as more experienced candidates, with TLRs available for an appropriately qualified and experienced candidate.

As a member of Ark Academy you will receive extensive professional development geared towards excellence. Weekly sessions designed by those who understand the context of the school, are ensured to cater for our teachers’ every need. In addition, the school provides continual support and career progression. Numerous comprehensive training programmes are available to our staff from NQTs to aspiring middle and senior leaders.

Our successful behaviour policies treat student behaviour not as the responsibility of individual teachers, but of the entire  school.  

This ensures as a teacher at Ark Academy, your time is never wasted dealing with discipline. Our students know what is expected of them, allowing both students and teachers to focus on learning.

As a teacher at Ark Academy, you will be part of Ark, an international charity and one of the UK's most successful multi-academy trusts, with a network of 35 schools in 4 locations across the country. Benefits of being part of the Ark network include: 

· A salary 2.5% higher than the main scale teacher salaries 

· Twice as many training days as standard and network-wide events with Ark colleagues, held by the best minds in education 

Click here to find out more about the benefits of work for Ark Academy. 

For further information please go to www.arkacademy.org. For an informal, confidential discussion, please contact our Recruitment Manager Denise McKenna on 020 8385 4370 or d.mckenna@arkacademy.org

Please submit your application via the following link:  https://goo.gl/FuCEi5  by 9am, Friday 16 March 2018. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis so early applications are encouraged.

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: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Bridge Road, Wembley, Middlesex, HA9 9JP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 385 4370
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About Ark Academy

Ark Academy is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational all-through academy for 3 to 18-year-olds in Wembley, London. It opened its primary school in September 2008 and its secondary school in September 2010. Ark Academy is recent...