Mathematics Teacher
Ark Evelyn Grace Academy
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Start date: September 2019
Salary:  £30,406 – £50,178 depending on experience
Location: Brixton, London Nearest Tube station: Brixton (Victoria)
Ofsted: Good (2017)  

Dear Candidate, 

Thank you for taking the time to find out more about this exciting role as Mathematics Teacher 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 2017 and behavior was said to be ‘exceptionally strong’.

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 teacher at Evelyn Grace you will join me and together we will shape and develop our academy, 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 students at all key stages.
We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic individual who is passionate about education as a means of transforming people’s lives. Our ideal candidate will have a proven track record of outstanding teaching and securing excellent outcomes.

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.

As a member of Evelyn Grace and the ARK network, you will receive the sort of coaching, training and development opportunities that will help you become the very best that you can be.

For further information and to apply please visit our website: and complete your application by Wednesday 24th April 2019.

For any queries relating to your application, please contact our HR Advisor on 0207 737 9532 or I wish you all the best in your application.

Yours faithfully,  

Tim Dainty


The Role

· To provide outstanding teaching and learning of Mathematics to secure high attainment of their students 
· To collaborate effectively with other members of the department on their journey from good to outstanding

Key responsibilities

·Provide a nurturing classroom and school environment that helps students to develop as learners
·Consistently plan, resource and deliver lessons that allow stimulating and enjoyable learning to take place
·Ensure that all students are given quality feedback in order to make rapid and sustained progress
·Contribute to the development of sound numeracy skills for all students
·Help to maintain/establish excellent standards of behaviour for learning across the Academy


·Undertake other various responsibilities as directed by the Head of Department
·Undertake professional development and appraisal

Person Specification: Teacher of Mathematics

Qualification Criteria

·Qualified to degree level and above
·Qualified to teach in the UK  



·Experience of raising attainment in a challenging classroom environment
·Evidence of continually improving the teaching and learning of their subject though classroom delivery, schemes of work and extra-curricular activities
·Experience of teaching students of all abilities across key stages


·Evelyn Grace Academy, its staff and governors, are committed to safeguarding the welfare of our pupils and to providing a safe environment with robust systems to ensure the safety and healthy development of all our pupils, within the academy and on related school trips and other activities.

·This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check