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Ark Conway Primary Academy
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Graduate Co-teacher

Ark Conway Primary Academy

A unique opportunity to join a passionate team of staff in an Outstanding new and growing academy

Ark Conway Primary Academy opened as a new primary school for 4-11 year olds in a refurbished, beautiful library on Hemlock Road, White City in September 2011. It has one form of entry and is non-denominational and non-selective, welcoming boys and girls of all abilities from the local area. Ark Conway was judged as outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in July 2013.


We are now looking for a Graduate Co-teacher who is committed to providing learning support to pupils and small groups who need it the most. We need exceptional graduates who will be inspirational role models to our pupils and work with both teachers and the wider school community to establish a supportive and nurturing learning environment in which children make rapid academic progress.

This role is perfect preparation for training to be a teacher with the Ark Teacher Training programme http://arkteachertraining.org/. Our recent Graduate Co-teachers have successfully gained a place on the programme and are now working towards Qualified Teaching Status with us. We invest in our teachers as they aspire to continually develop their practice and become outstanding practitioners and leaders.  We are now in our 5th generation of Co-teacher model with Middle Leaders, Newly Qualified Teachers, Ark Teacher Trainees and Graduate Co-teachers in place.


Our ideal candidate will:

·         Have experience working with young people in a paid or voluntary capacity

·         Have a strong academic background in English and Mathematics

·         Have the desire and enthusiasm to help deliver outstanding teaching

·         Be committed to Ark Conway’s ethos of high expectations

·         Have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils


If you share our commitment to providing an outstanding learning environment, then we look forward to hearing from you.


The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday, 22nd  November 2021




Deadline: 9am Monday, 22nd  November 2021

Start date: To be confirmed at interview

Interviews: - On-going basis

Salary: Ark Support staff Pay scale, Band 4 (Spine point 6) £22,607.00 – £24,278.00 FTE. Actual Pro-rata Salary £20,949.96


Hours: 36 hours per week, term time only


Contract: Fixed Term Contract ending 31st August 2022 (possibility of extension for the right candidate).


Ark Schools is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.