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Head of EAL (English as an Additional Language)

Ark Evelyn Grace AcademyLambeth

Reporting to:  Assistant Principal

Location:    Brixton, London

Start date: Ideally September 2021 but later start date can be discussed 

Contract: Permanent – full time 

Salary:        Ark MPS 1-6 or UPS 1-5 (depending on experience) plus TLR 2b for Head of
                               Department duties 

Deadline:        Friday 20 August 2021 at 9am

Our school

We are delighted that you are interested in the role of Head of English as an Additional Language (EAL) at Ark Evelyn Grace Academy, here in the heart of Brixton. At Ark Evelyn Grace, we believe that education is transformational; that is why what we do matters and why we are always seeking to improve our practice. 

We intend for Ark Evelyn Grace Academy to be the school of choice in the local community, whose reputation is centred on great teaching, exemplary behaviour and unrivalled opportunities beyond the classroom.

Our commitment is that we will work tirelessly in teaching, guiding and supporting all our students, so that they may go on to secure a place at a good university and ultimately compete for the very best positions in their chosen career.

The opportunity 

We are now seeking to recruit to the exciting post of Head of EAL to join our community here at Ark Evelyn Grace Academy. The EAL Department is integrated facility for children who have English as an additional language. 

As Head of EAL, you will lead, develop and manage the effective delivery of an outstanding curriculum, which enables the highest level of student progress and attainment. You will promote outstanding teaching and learning and a strong school culture within a nurturing and rigorous environment.  This fulltime teaching position requires a person of high calibre and with experience in addressing the needs of children who require support with English as an additional language and who require support adapting to a new culture.

We offer 

  • Access to high-quality professional learning throughout your career as part of the wider Ark family, including a variety of training sessions and experiences designed to meet your needs 
  • Access to Ark Rewards scheme offering savings from over 3,000 major retailers, interest-free loans of up to £5,000 available for season tickets or a bicycle and gym discounts offering up to 40% off your local gym 

How to apply

Please apply via on our online recruitment portal. Applications to be submitted by 9am, Friday 20 August 2021 but please note: we will be reviewing applications on an on-going basis and this advert may close earlier than advertised depending on the level of response.

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; all successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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