English Teacher with responsibility for either KS4 or 5, Putney, London

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Ark Putney AcademyPutney, London

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Ark Main Scale £29,377 - £39,982; Ark UPR £44,707 - £48,814 + TLR 2B, £4,442
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

English Teacher with responsibility  for either KS4 or 5  

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a ‘good’ school from 1st September 2018. 

Start date: 1st September 201 8 Salary:  

Ark Main Scale £29,377 - £39,982; Ark UPR £44,707 - £48,814 + TLR 2B,   £4,442  

Location: Putney, London  Nearest train station: Putney  

Deadline:  Wednesday 18 April 2018 

Interviews: w/b 23 April 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 facilities for our pupils and staff.   

We are looking to recruit an English Teacher with responsibility for either KS4 or 5 to ensure the academy delivers outstanding English in Key Stages 4 or 5 through appropriate Schemes of Work, effective assessment tracking, intervention and excellent teaching and learning.  

To deliver outstanding teaching and learning of English and therefore help students achieve excellent academic results, and be a role-model/impact the academy more widely. 

To design an engaging and challenging curriculum that inspires children to appreciate the subject and its application. 

We know staff wellbeing is fundamental to our school’s success, so have created a supportive culture throughout the school. Our staff are also provided with high levels of training opportunities, to ensure continual progression and development.   

As a teacher at Ark Putney 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   

Visit our website for more information on the school. If you have any technical issues with the application form, please contact our technical team on hrsystem@arkonline.org. 

For questions about the position or an informal discussion, please contact the Principal, Alison Downey, on 020 8788 3421 or a.downey@arkputneyacademy.org.  

For any other queries regarding your application, please contact Julie Rickard, Principal’s PA on 0208 394 5612 or j.rickard@arkputneyacademy.org .    

The deadline for applications is 11 a.m on Wednesday 18 April 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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More about Ark Putney Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Pullman Gardens, Putney, London, SW15 3DG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 788 3421
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Ark Putney Academy is a mixed secondary school with sixth form in Putney, south-west London. The academy accommodates students aged 11-18 and is part of Ark, a network of more than 30 schools in Birmingham, Hastings, London and Portsmouth.