KS2 Teacher, Ealing, West London

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Ark Priory Primary AcademyEaling, West London

Date posted:
Start date: 06/01/2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £31,000 - £39,000MPS (Inner London)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Keystage 2 Teacher

Start date: January 2020

Salary:  £31,242-£39,185 depending on experience, Ark MPS (Inner London). We welcome applications from experienced Key Stage 2 teachers.

Location: Acton, London

Nearest Tube station: Acton Town

Nearest Overground station: Acton Central

Deadline: noon on Friday 6th December 2019

Interview date: From Monday 9th December 2019 onwards.

Ofsted: Outstanding – all areas

Visits to our school are warmly encouraged; to arrange, please call Ms Campbell on 020 3110 0717 

Ark Priory Primary Academy is a two -form entry primary school that opened in September 2013. It was awarded outstanding status in 2015.  It is heavily oversubscribed and enjoys a strong reputation in the community. As a growing school, next year we will have our first cohort of Year 6 pupils. We are looking for dynamic and focused professionals with the desire or experience to drive our KS2 phase and to deliver our first ever year 6 SATs results of Year 6 pupils and prepare them for secondary school.

Joining Ark Priory Primary Academy is an exciting opportunity to work in an outstanding setting which offers lots of potential and opportunity to embark on a rewarding career path. We are a school that firmly believes in its values of explore, endeavour and excel, not just for our pupils but for our dedicated staff team. We believe in developing outstanding teachers to have the ‘courage to fly’ in being the best practitioners that they can be through our extensive CPD program and additional benefits of being part of the Ark Schools Network. 

As an experienced Spanish teacher, are you:

 Looking for a new and exciting challenge?

 Excited by the prospect of helping to continue the development of an outstanding, innovative primary school?

 Desire the opportunity to work in supportive, positive and friendly team? 

 Keen to join a high performing and collaborative academy network with many opportunities for career progression?

Ark Priory has consistently exceeded national results in KS1 and EYFS assessments. Our phonics programme is a particular strength, with 100% pass rates in the year 1 phonics screening for three years running. This is not, however, at the expense of a broad and rich curriculum. For example, the academy is a STEM partner school for the Enthuse award and is currently working towards the Artsmark for excellence in music, art and drama. We foster strong relationships with all our pupils and their families and provide opportunities not only to consolidate outstanding academic foundations but also to flourish as informed and well-rounded individuals. 

If you are looking for an opportunity to contribute to our future success and be part of children’s development at a crucial time in their life, we would love to hear from you. Please see our website to find out more.

Our ideal candidate will:

• be a positive role model for the pupils in their care,

• believe in the potential of every child and be committed to seeing that every child reaches that potential,

• be able to inspire learning beyond the classroom, ensuring that learning doesn’t stop once the school day ends,

• possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of the children,

• be happy to contribute to the success of this exciting new learning community.

Applications must be made by noon on Friday 6th December 2019.   We will review applications as we receive them and may contact applicants before the closing date. Interviews will take place from Monday 9th December 2019.

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

Job Description: KS2 Primary Teacher 

Reporting to: Head of School

Start date: January 2020

The Role

To deliver outstanding teaching and learning and therefore help students achieve excellent academic results and be a role-model/impact the academy more widely.

To design an engaging and challenging curriculum that inspires children to appreciate the range of subjects and their application.

Key Responsibilities

• To plan, resource and deliver lessons and sequences of lessons to the highest standard that ensure real learning takes place and students make superior progress

• To provide a nurturing classroom and academy environment that helps students to develop as learners 

• To help to maintain/establish discipline across the whole academy

• To contribute to the effective working of the academy.

Outcomes and Activities

Teaching and Learning

• Enrich the curriculum with trips and visits to enhance the learning experience of all students

• With direction from the Head and within the context of the academy’s curriculum and schemes of work, plan and prepare effective teaching modules and lessons

• Teach engaging and effective lessons that motivate, inspire and improve pupil attainment

• Use regular assessments to set targets for students, monitor student progress and respond accordingly to the results of such monitoring

• To produce/contribute to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual and groups of pupils

• Develop plans and processes for the classroom with measurable results and evaluate those results to make improvements in student achievement  

• Ensure that all students achieve at least at chronological age level or, if well below level, make significant and continuing progress towards achieving at chronological age level

• Maintain regular and productive communication with pupils, parents and carers, to report on progress, sanctions and rewards and all other communications

• Provide or contribute to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual pupils and groups of pupils

• Direct and supervise support staff assigned to lessons and when required participate in related recruitment and selection activities

• Implement and adhere to the academy behaviour management policy, ensuring the health and well-being of pupils is maintained at all times

• Participate in preparing pupils for external examinations. 

Academy Culture

• Support the academy values and ethos by contributing to the development and implementation of policies practices and procedures

• Help create a strong academy community, characterised by consistent, orderly behaviour and caring, respectful relationships

• Help develop a culture and ethos that is utterly committed to achievement

• To be active in issues of student welfare and support

• Support and work in collaboration with colleagues and other professional in and beyond the school, covering lessons and providing other support as required.


• Undertake, and when required, deliver or be part of the appraisal system and relevant training and professional development

• Undertake other various responsibilities as directed by the line manager or Head.

More about Ark Priory Primary Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Acton Lane, Acton, London, W3 8NR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 203 110 0717
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Ark Priory Primary Academy is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational primary situated in West London. It is supported by the Ark multi-academy trust and charity, which runs a network of 38 schools across the UK in places including Birmingham, Has...