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Employer Ark Elvin Academy
Location Brent, London
Salary Competitive (MPS Inner London + 2.5%) + TLR
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

At Ark Elvin Academy we are working hard to give all our pupils an excellent education and are looking for committed teachers and support staff to join us at this exciting stage in our school improvement journey. We are a large, non-selective secondary school in the London Borough of Brent, with excellent transport links to central London. We are committed to ensuring teachers can focus on teaching and have the opportunity to refine and develop their practice in the classroom and develop their leadership skills. Our new building works are underway and will be ready in December 2017, please visit our website to find out more about our new building.

We are looking to recruit a talented and creative head of MFL to deliver exceptional teaching and learning, develop the confidence and performance skills of our students and help them to achieve excellent results. We are looking for someone who will inspire and enthuse our students and establish a thriving MFL department at the heart of our school. The successful candidate will need to be able to teach French to KS4 and preferably KS5.

In recruiting for our Head of MFL we are seeking the following from applicants:

  • A degree in languages, good A levels, or the equivalent
  • A commitment to our school improvement process
  • A growth mindset
  • High standards of professionalism
  • Courteousness
  • Record of high quality teaching and evidence of supporting students to make beyond expected progress
  • The potential to be an exceptional leader

You will become a part of a close knit professional community of enthusiastic teachers and benefit from guidance and support of experts from the Ark network, one of the country’s top performing school groups.

We encourage and welcome you to visit our school; to arrange a visit, please contact Venessa George on or 020 8902 6362.

For any technical queries about submitting your application, please contact the recruitment team on 0203 116 6345 or

To apply for the role, go to  

Closing date: 11am, Friday 23rd June 2017

Ark is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

About the employer

Ark Elvin is an eight-form secondary school and sixth form in Wembley, north-west London. The school joined the Ark network in September 2014 having been placed in special measures in 2013.

Ark Elvin's school motto is Magne aude – dare for greatness....

Information about Ark Elvin Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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