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Teacher of Art (1 Year Fixed Term)
Ark Walworth Academy
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Ark Walworth Academy is a thriving school in the heart of central London. We serve a vibrant, diverse community in Zone 2, with excellent access to all the city has to offer for students and staff alike.  

We seek an enthusiastic, resilient and dedicated practitioner to join our established team in driving practice forward. We seek a flexible candidate to work within a team who have a range of specialisms; experience of delivering photography and skill with associated software packages would be an advantage. The successful candidate will be passionate about developing creative skills across the age range, both inside and outside the classroom environment. 

Our staff are:

·         Committed, enthusiastic practitioners seeking to support excellent progress for our students  

·         Educators who aspire to the highest standards of behaviour, academic success, and wellbeing for all in our community  

·         Resilient, reflective and thoughtful professionals, seeking to develop themselves with us  


In return, we offer:   

·         An externally recognised progression route with the support of a nationally recognised network 

·         Dedicated Network Leads for subjects and areas, providing cutting-edge training and development opportunities  

·         A fully accessible, well resourced, multi-million pound building in which to practice, accessible via various transport links, including train, tube and bus services from Elephant and Castle, as well as bus links from London Bridge and Tower Bridge 

·         A school community with a genuine family ethos, investing in staff wellbeing with sports and events  

·         Varied routes into teaching and industry-recognised professional qualifications (Ark Teacher Training, PGCE, Teach First, Now Teach, NPQML, NPQSL, BA and Masters programmes)  

·         A comprehensive support and induction programme for all staff including accommodation in zone 2 available for NQTs and trainees.   

·         A dedicated Employee Assistance and benefits package from Ark Rewards 

Due to the school closure period, we have adapted our recruitment process.  All interviews will be conducted remotely, as will assessments of candidates.  More details about our Virtual Interviews can be found on our website here.


Applications will be reviewed, and candidates interviewed on a rolling basis, therefore early applications are encouraged. 


We look forward to receiving your application! 

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