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Job details
Employer Bolingbroke Academy
Location Wandsworth
Salary Ark MPS or UPS (Inner London) £28,799 - £39,195 or £44,261 - £47,998 with TLR
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts June or September 2017

An exciting opportunity to lead a team of tutors.  

Bolingbroke Academy, a secondary school for 11-18 year olds, welcomed its first year 7 pupils in September 2012, with another 120 pupils joining every year until the school is fully subscribed in 2018. This is a rare opportunity to join a growing team in a growing academy, located in refurbished Bolingbroke Hospital buildings next to Wandsworth Common, and play an important part in its success.   

We are looking for an outstanding Head of House and Subject Teacher who will be committed to academic excellence and to helping every child succeed. The successful applicant will be a strong and engaging teacher who will deliver outstanding teaching and learning that supports all pupils to achieve their full potential.  You will be involved in the design and development of an engaging and challenging curriculum that inspires children to appreciate and enjoy your subject, instilling in them a love for the subject and a desire to learn and understand. This is a post of additional responsibility and is therefore only open to teachers with a wide range of experience developing teachers practice.

As Head of House, you will lead a House team of Civitas Tutors to develop, implement, and manage an outstanding Personal Development and SMSC programme at Bolingbroke Academy, you are collectively raising aspirations, rewarding and ensuring every pupils’ development leads to a well-balanced child. Our ambition is for every child to be equipped with the character traits and academic achievements to be prepare for university and beyond.   

Our ideal candidate will:

  • be an outstanding teacher, able to motivate and challenge learners of all abilities
  • have experience of teaching to A Level
  • have a proven track record of success, and raising pupil attainment in subject area
  • have experience of leading and coaching others
  • exude a passion for the subject which is evident in your day to day classroom practice
  • demonstrate high levels of ambition and optimism regarding what the academy and its students can achieve
  • have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils
  • be committed to Bolingbroke Academy’s ethos of high expectations and no excuses  

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:

  • teach within the growing academy and help to develop subject and pastoral provision
  • join a network of Ark academies and gain access to an exclusive range of benefits including reduced gym membership and a comprehensive CPD provision.     

Please apply at by 11am on Thursday 8th December 2016.   

Applications will be reviewed as received and candidates may be invited to interview before the closing date.   

For any queries relating to your application, please contact the recruitment team on or 020 3116 6345.    

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

About the employer

Bolingbroke Academy is a new 11-18 academy in Wandsworth, opening with its first cohort of year 7 pupils in 2012 and set to grow year on year.

Bolingbroke Academy was founded after a campaign for a non-selective local school by Battersea parents and ...

Information about Bolingbroke Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - Free School
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Wakehurst Road
SW11 6BF
United Kingdom