Primary English Lead, Enfield

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Ark John Keats AcademyEnfield

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Start date: 3rd January 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
Suitable for NQTs: No

Ark John Keats Academy  

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.  

We are looking to recruit a Primary Lead for English to work with the English faculty and primary colleagues to develop and implement a cumulative, content-rich and coherent primary English curriculum. The curriculum will enable pupils to become excellent readers, writers and communicators. It will also will align seamlessly with the English Mastery programme we have developed in our secondary phase. It is a ground-breaking approach and we are looking for a colleague with a passion for English, ability to see beyond the confines of SATs and ability to work with colleagues in all phases to develop a rigorous and engaging English curriculum.  

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

• An appropriate academic background 

• A passion for English and understanding of the intellectual journey through English from Nursery to A Level 

• Understanding of, and alignment with, our six pillars  

• A growth mindset  

• A record of outstanding teaching  

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.  

To apply please go to Please submit your application by 9am on Tuesday 17th October. For further information, a confidential discussion or for any technical queries please contact Jerry Collins, the Principal, at . 

Start Date: 3rd January 2018 

Closing date: 9am Tuesday 17th October 

Salary: Ark MPS or UPS (Outer London) £27,329 - £38,587 or £40,507 -  £43,561, depending on experience + TLR 1A £7,699

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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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Ark John Keats Academy is a mixed, all-through, comprehensive, non-denominational school situated in Enfield, Greater London. It accepts girls and boys aged 3-18. The academy will reach capacity in 2020 with just under 2,000 pupils. It is part of Ark...