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Head of Year

Ark Putney AcademyWandsworth

Head of Year 

Whilst strong applications will be considered for all disciplines, candidates who can teaching one of the following subjects will be ideally placed: Humanities including RE, Maths, MFL, PE or Business Studies 

Reporting to: Member of the SLT 

Start date: 1 September 2021 

Contract: Permanent 

Working Pattern: Full time 

Salary: Ark Pay Scale Main or Upper  

Pay Points: Ark MPS or UPS (Inner London) £32,960 - £43,689 or 48,852 £52,976, depending on experience.   

Plus TLR: For Head of Year 7 TLR1A, £8,290  For Head of Year 12 TLR2C £7,017   

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a ‘good’ school from 1 September 2021 

Ark Putney Academy opened in September 2012 as part of the Ark network in the London Borough of Wandsworth. Ark Putney Academy is a mixed school with 857 students, ranging from year 7 through to a very successful sixth form. 

We currently have two positions – Head of Year 7 and Head of Year 12.  As Head of Year, you will be responsible for ensuring outstanding pastoral support for students, fostering a culture that enables all students to maximise their achievements across the spectrum of school life. You will be instrumental in our mission to provide every student, regardless of their background, a great education and real choices in life. 

Our ideal candidate will: 

Foster a strong sense of school community and ethos among both staff and students 

Establish positive working relationships with parents and carers of the year group and communicate regularly with them 

Act as a positive role model to staff and students, communicating the highest expectations of behaviour, attendance and punctuality 

Implement and reinforce a consistent behaviour policy and system of rewards and sanctions, characterised by consistent, orderly behaviour and caring, and respectful relationships 

Be committed to Ark Putney’s ethos of high expectations 

If you share our commitment to excellence, we want to hear from you. 

In your application please make it clear which year group is your preference.  If you wish to be considered for both Head of Year posts, please also state this in your application. 

For questions about the position or an informal discussion, please contact the Principal, Alison Downey, on 020 8394 5612 or   For any other queries regarding your application, please contact Julie Rickard, Principal’s PA on 0208 394 5612 or  

 Please submit your application by 9.00am on Monday 19 April 

Interviews will take place on Friday 23 April  

 Ark Putney Academy is committed to safeguarding children.  Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory DBS, references, right to work in the UK, medical & qualification checks. 

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for the role. 


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