RE and Citizenship Teacher (1-year maternity cover)

Recruiter
EVELYN GRACE ACADEMY
Location
Lambeth
Salary
£29,375 – £39,587 depending on experience
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Inspiring a generation to achieve excellence through innovation

Start date: January 2018 until December 2018

Salary: £29,375 – £39,587 depending on experience

Location: Brixton

Nearest Tube station: Brixton (Victoria)

Ofsted: Good (June 2017)

Visits to our school are encouraged; to arrange, please call 0207 266 7070.

Dear Candidate,

Thank you for taking the time to find out more about the exciting role as RE and Citizenship Teacher (1 year maternity cover) 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 student’s at all key stages.

We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic individual who is passionate about teaching RE and Citizenship. 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 RE and Citizenship. You will have excellent knowledge of new curriculum requirements at KS3 and KS4. Familiarity with the A Level RE and Citizenship curriculum would also be extremely advantageous.

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.

For further information and to apply please visit our website via the button below and complete your application by 11am, Monday 4th December 2017

Suitable candidates may be called for interview prior to the deadline for the submission of applications.

For any queries relating to your application, please contact the recruitment team on 0207 737 9520.

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our academies. In order to meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process. This process is outlined here, but can be provided in more detail if requested. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.