Graduate Tutor (Science), Enfield, North London

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Ark John Keats AcademyEnfield, North London

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Ark AUS (Outer London) £20,243 - £30,158, depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Graduate Tutor (Science)

Ark John Keats Academy 

Exciting opportunity to join a pioneering new school in north London. 

Ark John Keats Academy provides pupils from Nursery to 6th Form with a world class standard of education. Our approach is underpinned by our six pillars – A Mastery Curriculum, High Quality Teaching, Strong Discipline, Character Development, Raising Aspirations & Enrichment and Developing Education Leaders. 

The academy is expanding rapidly and we are seeking enthusiastic Graduate Tutors, on an ongoing basis. This is an opportunity for graduates with the desire and potential to become exceptional teachers to gain valuable experience. This role comes with a high level of support and training attached. The academy will also support successful candidates to gain Qualified Teacher Status through the Ark network’s teacher training scheme.

The academy staff, pupils and parents are incredibly aligned, committed and passionate about our school. We have been graded outstanding in all areas by Ofsted and pupils make rapid progress in a calm, purposeful and happy environment. 

In recruiting for a Graduate Tutor (Science) we are seeking the following from applicants:

· A degree in one of the sciences and good A levels, or the equivalent.

· Understanding of, and alignment with, our six pillars 

· A growth mindset 

· High standards of professionalism

· Courteousness 

· The potential to be an exceptional teacher

We are committed to providing staff with high quality and regular CPD. All teachers and leaders have weekly coaching, a weekly whole staff training session, 14 CPD days annually and access to an extensive menu of Ark training programmes for all levels. 

In advance of applying please read our website and see our relevant phase briefings (under the vacancies tab). 

Flexible and part time working will be considered

To apply please go to . Recruitment for Graduate Tutors is ongoing, and strong candidates will be contacted before the submission deadline, usually within a fortnight of your application. For further information, a confidential discussion or for any technical queries please contact Jane Witheford at

Start Date: September 2018 

Salary: Ark AUS (Outer London) £20,243 - £30,158, depending on experience

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.


Job Description: Graduate Tutor (Science) 

Reports to: Head of Department/Headteacher

Start date:                September 2018

Salary: Ark AUS (Outer London) £20,243 - £30,158, depending on experience

Key responsibilities

· To deliver sessions to individuals, small groups and some full classes

· To develop one’s own teaching practice to a level of advanced proficiency

· To fully implement all academy routines and techniques for creating a culture of high expectations 

· To contribute to the enrichment, extra-curricular and raising aspirations programmes 

· To contribute to the effective daily working of the academy.

Outcomes and Activities

Teaching and Learning

· To teach engaging and effective lessons to individuals, small groups and some whole classes that motivate, inspire and improve pupil attainment

· To use regular assessments to set targets for pupils, monitor pupil progress and respond accordingly to the results of such monitoring

· To ensure that all pupils achieve at least expected progress and the majority of pupils make more than expected progress

· To maintain regular and productive communication with pupils, parents and carers, to report on progress, sanctions and rewards and all other communications

· To implement and adhere to the academies behaviour management policy, ensuring the health and well-being of pupils is maintained at all times

Academy Culture

· To support the academy’s values and ethos by contributing to the development and implementation of policies, practices and procedures

· To help create a strong academy community, characterised by consistent, orderly behaviour and caring, respectful relationships

· To help develop a school/department culture and ethos that is utterly committed to achievement and good discipline

· To be alert and active on issues relating to pupil welfare and child protection

· To run enrichment sessions as part of the timetabled school day

· To support and work in collaboration with colleagues and other professionals in and beyond the school, covering lessons and providing other support as required.


· To undertake , and when required, deliver or be part of the appraisal system and relevant training and professional development

· To undertake, within reason, other various responsibilities as directed by the Headteacher or Principal.

Job location

More about Ark John Keats Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: Bell Lane, Enfield, London, EN3 5PA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 443 3113
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Ark John Keats Academy is a mixed, all-through, comprehensive, non-denominational school situated in Enfield, Greater London. It accepts girls and boys aged 3-18. The academy will reach capacity in 2020 with just under 2,000 pupils. It is part of Ark...