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Employer Ark Swift Primary Academy
Location Hammersmith and Fulham
Salary Ark Support Staff scales, Band 2, spine point 8, £18, 162. Actual salary, £17, 280.11
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

A welcoming school on a journey to excellence through innovation

Ark Swift is at an exciting point on its ‘journey to excellence’ and we have ambitious plans to get us there. Our school vision is "Dream, Believe, Achieve" and we work hard throughout the school to realise this.

We are looking to recruit a Graduate Co-teacher to join us on our pursuit towards outstanding. You could be helping to create an inspiring school environment where pupils are able to achieve their very best, whilst having the support and guidance necessary to help you accomplish this.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience working with young people in a paid or voluntary capacity
  • A strong academic background in English and Mathematics
  • The desire and enthusiasm to help deliver outstanding teaching
  • Commitment to Ark Swift Primary Academy’s ethos of high expectations
  • The resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils

Ark Swift has a warm, welcoming environment and there is a strong caring relationship between the staff as we have adopted a collaborative infrastructure. You will get a real sense of team spirit as a part of our academy.  

The leadership team are understanding, adaptable and are dedicated to enabling all staff and students achieve their full potential.  We have seen fantastic results since joining the Ark network, as reflected in our recent Ofsted inspection and are excited to work towards a brighter future. 

"It’s a great place to work, and the leadership really recognise potential. If you work hard, they will give back. You’re recognised as an individual, with individual strengths. It’s a great place to progress, and it’s full of opportunities." –Staff member at Ark Swift Primary Academy

Hard work will never go unnoticed at Ark Swift as we have fostered a culture of praise amongst our staff. Weekly shout-outs in staff meetings ensure a rewarding environment that recognises success, making it a truly fulfilling place to work.

Ark is one of the UK's most successful school groups with a network of 35 schools in 4 locations across the country alone, it is an international charity transforming lives through education. As part of the network, our staff can expect:

  • Access to a range of discounts through the Ark Rewards Scheme which includes reduced gym memberships, discounts at major retailers and travel loans 
  • Twice as many training days as standard
  • Support from a network of 35 schools across the UK

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged; to arrange, please call 020 8743 2514 or email Visit for more information on the school.

To apply, please visit and apply by the final deadline of 5pm on 30th June.

For an informal, confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 0203 116 6345 or

Location: White City, London
Hours: 40 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
Interviews: w/c 3 July 2017
Contract: 1 year fixed term contract

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

About the employer

Ark Swift is at an exciting point on its ‘journey to excellence’ and we have ambitious plans to get us there. We know that great teachers make great schools, so we want to empower our teachers, as well as our pupils, to be able to achieve their very ...

Information about Ark Swift Primary Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Primary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 11 years
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Locations and contacts

Australia Road
W12 7PT
United Kingdom