Physics Lead, South London

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Evelyn Grace AcademySouth London

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £29,375– £39,587 depending on experience, plus TLR 2B (£4,442)
Contract term: Permanent

Dear Candidate,  

Thank you for taking the time to find out more about the exciting role as Physics Lead 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 Physics. 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 Physics. 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 19th November 2017 at 11.00am.   

For any queries relating to your application, please contact the recruitment team on 0207 737 9520.  I wish you all the best in your application. 

Yours faithfully, 

Tim Dainty 

Principal

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 255 Shakespeare Road, Brixton, London, SE24 0QN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7737 9520
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Evelyn Grace Academy opened in September 2008 for 180 year 7 students, and specialises in mathematics and sports.  

The academy’s passionate staff work extremely hard to help Evelyn Grace students to become leaders of tomorrow in every walk of l...