Building a community of learners
Start date: September 2018
Salary: Ark Main Scale £29,377- £39,982 dependent on experience, plus TLR 2B £4,442
Location: Brixton, London
Nearest Tube station: Brixton (Victoria)
Deadline: 11am on Wednesday 28th February 2018.
]Ofsted: Good (June 2017)
Visits to our school are encouraged; to arrange, please call 0207 266 7070.
Thank you for taking the time to find out more about the exciting role as Head of Geography at Ark Evelyn Grace Academy. We are delighted that you are considering joining our academy at such an exciting stage in our development. Ark Evelyn Grace Academy is a mixed, non-selective, 11-18 secondary school in Lambeth. The academy opened in 2008 and moved into its award-winning building on Shakespeare Road in 2010. Evelyn Grace Academy was judged as ‘good’ by OFSTED in June 2017.
In September 2017, I took over as Principal, having previously co-founded an ‘outstanding’ ARK school in North London: Ark Academy. I will work with staff at Evelyn Grace to secure its position as the school of choice in the local community. Together we will ensure that students secure the highest possible standards so they can go on and compete for the very best positions in their chosen career.
We believe education is transformational. That is why what we do matters and why we are always seeking to improve our practice. As a leader of such a key department you will help us shape and develop our pedagogy, and thereby realise our ambitions in building an outstanding school.
At Evelyn Grace Academy we believe that all our students can achieve excellence, no matter what their background and that they all deserve the very best teachers and resources to help them secure the very best qualifications. Accordingly, the Academy offers a rigorous curriculum and a broad enrichment programme for students at all key stages.
We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic individual who is passionate about teaching geography. The person appointed will have the ability to lead this department to further success, ensuring high attainment and outstanding teaching and learning at all key stages. Our ideal candidate will have a proven track record of planning engaging curricula and developing and implementing highly effective strategies for raising attainment and securing the best possible outcomes in geography. You will have excellent knowledge of new curriculum requirements at KS3, KS4 and KS5.
The successful applicant will be a strong team player fully aligned to the Academy’s ethos of high academic expectation and aspiration for all. They will want to be part of body of teachers that work tirelessly to help our students develop the sort of qualities that will help them flourish and succeed in life.
As a member of Evelyn Grace and the Ark network, you will receive the sort of coaching, training and development opportunities that will help you become the very best that you can be.
For further information and to apply please visit our website: evelyngraceacademy.org/vacancies and complete your application by 11am on Wednesday 28th February 2018
For any queries relating to your application, please contact the recruitment team on 0207 737 9520 or firstname.lastname@example.org
I wish you all the best in your application.
Ark is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.