Primary Head of Year and Specialist Teacher for Key Stage Two, Enfield

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Ark John Keats AcademyEnfield

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Start date: September 1st 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Ark MPS or UPS (Outer London) £26,662 - £37,645 depending on experience, plus TLR 2B - 2A
Contract term: Permanent

Ark John Keats Academy  

An exciting opportunity to join a pioneering school in north London.    

Ark John Keats Academy aims to provide pupils from Nursery to 6th Form with a highly effective and enjoyable education. Our approach is underpinned by our six pillars: 

A Mastery Curriculum 

High Quality Teaching 

Strong Discipline 

Character Development 

Raising Aspirations & Enrichment 

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 as outstanding in all areas by Ofsted and pupils make rapid progress in our calm, purposeful and happy environment.  

We are very enthusiastic about the unique teaching model we are developing for our Key Stage 2 phase which came into effect in September 2016 for our founding Year 3 cohort. The model has been developed in line with our pillars and is aimed at providing pupils in the primary phase with high quality specialist subject teaching. Now we are looking to recruit more primary specialist teachers to join the team. The role will involve being a Head of Year and teaching all aspects of Mathematics in the mornings. Then teaching a different subject/or subjects in the afternoons, for example history, IT, science or PE. 

We are also open to the exciting possibility that the Year 5 teaching team can continue to teach our founding cohort and take them from Year 5 up to Year 6 in September 2019.  

This post offers successful candidates the opportunity to play a leading role in developing our Key Stage 2 specialist provision and provide first class pastoral leadership and teaching for pupils. It is a wonderful opportunity to be a member of a school that is breaking the mould by giving pupils from relatively disadvantaged backgrounds a type and standard of education previously the preserve of the best fee-paying schools. It also enables our primary and secondary specialists to work together in creating a content-rich, cumulative and coherent curriculum across phases.  

Our ideal candidate will be an outstanding teacher with a very strong interest in Mathematics. We would very much like to hear from you if you share our vision, values and enthusiasm. We are very happy to talk about the post informally if you require more information.  

For further information, a confidential discussion or for any technical queries please contact Victoria Edwards our Primary Co-ordinator who will answer any questions and be able to put you in touch with Amy Baird our Head of Primary.

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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.  ...