Primary English Lead, Enfield

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Ark John Keats AcademyEnfield

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Start date: Easter or September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Ark MPS or UPS (Outer London) £27,329 - £38,587 or £40,507 - £43,561, depending on experience + TLR 1A £7,699
Contract term: Permanent

Exciting opportunity to join a pioneering new school in North London.     

Ark John Keats Academy provides pupils from Nursery to 6th Form with a highly effective education. Our approach is underpinned by our six pillars – A Mastery Curriculum, High Quality Teaching, Strong Discipline, Character Development, Raising Aspirations & Enrichment and Developing Education Leaders. This is an exciting stage in the academy’s development as we continue to grow towards full capacity. We currently have pupils from nursery to year 4 and years 7 to 10.  

The academy staff, pupils and parents are incredibly aligned, committed and passionate about our school. We have been graded outstanding in all areas by Ofsted and pupils make rapid progress in a calm, purposeful and happy environment.  

This is a tremendous opportunity for a highly effective primary teacher to take the lead for English across the primary phase .The successful candidate will work with the Head of the English Faculty, based in our secondary phase, to develop a coherent and cumulative all through English curriculum that leads to great outcomes and excites and enthuses our pupils.   

In recruiting for the Primary English Lead we are seeking the following from applicants: 

• A good academic background 

• A passion for English Literature and Language 

• High levels of ambition and optimism regarding what the academy and its pupils can   achieve  

• A belief in good discipline, hard work and respect 

• A strong understanding of, and alignment with, our six pillars  

• A growth mindset  

• A record of outstanding teaching or the potential to be outstanding. 

• Humility, kindness and good fun!  

We are committed to providing staff with high-quality and regular CPD. All teachers and leaders have weekly coaching, a weekly whole staff training session, 14 CPD days annually and access to an extensive menu of Ark training programmes for all levels.

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More about Ark John Keats Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: Bell Lane, Enfield, London, EN3 5PA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 443 3113
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The academy is a 3 to 18 all-through school in Enfield. Our intake is mixed and comprehensive in nature. We opened our doors to our first two Reception classes in September 2013 and our first cohort of year 7 pupils joined us in September 2014.  ...