Head of Drama, Ealing

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Ark Acton AcademyEaling

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Start date: 01/09/2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £31,242 - £51,913 per year (ARK MPS £31,242 - £42,520 / UPS £47,545 - £51,913 plus TLR 2b)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No





Location: Acton, London — Excellent transport links, Acton Town station only 5 minutes’ walk

Start: September 2020

This role represents a unique opportunity to join an Academy at the beginning of its improvement journey and help grow Ark Acton into a beacon for state education. We know that the quality of an Academy cannot outstrip the quality of its teachers and so we place a primacy on teacher growth and development. Working for Ark Schools you will receive high levels of support and coaching and be allowed to develop. 

Were seeking an experienced and motivated Head of Drama to  contribute to developing Ark Acton Academy into a great school by teaching a challenging Drama curriculum, enabling all students to fall in love with the study and practice of Drama.

Benefits of being part of the Ark network include:

  • Salary 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
  • Excellent staff benefits, including free Yoga sessions, discounted MOT, dry cleaning service, use of the fully equipped Gym

If you are obsessed about the importance of subjects as disciplines and the role your subject plays in helping students make sense of the world around them then this is the job for you. We place the curriculum at the heart of school life and are currently heavily involved in research into curriculum thinking and developing subject expertise. 

The ideal candidate will

  • Combine subject matter expertise with a passion for teaching Drama
  • Have the commitment, skills and character required to build a successful department
  • Share the Ark Acton Academy vision and be aligned with the six pillars underpinning it.
  • Value and support practices driving continued progress across the network of Ark schools.

For more information and a full job description please click here.

To apply please go to https://arkonline.org/careers . Please submit your application by 27th March 2020 . For further information, a confidential discussion or any technical queries please contact Ruth Macmurray, Hr Officer at rmacmurray@arkacton.org  

Closing Date: 27th March 2020

Interviews: On a Rolling Basis

Salary: ARK MPS £31,242 - £42,520 / UPS £47,545 - £51,913 plus TLR 2b

Contract: Full-time hours, permanent contract

Start Date: September Start

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.

More about Ark Acton Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Gunnersbury Lane, Acton, London, W3 8EY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 203 110 2400