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Sociology/Psychology Head of Department
Ark Academy
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£51,558 + TLR 2c

Head of Sociology/Psychology


Opportunity to join an ‘Outstanding’ all-through academy

Ark Academy is an all-through school in state-of-the-art school in Wembley, set against the backdrop of the iconic Wembley Stadium, with excellent transport links.

We are now seeking to appoint a Head of Sociology/Psychology to lead a growing department post 16. These are both popular subjects at ‘A’ level and show every sign of expanding further. We are looking for a successful ‘A’ level teacher who is committed to developing further the popularity of these subjects through engaging and rigorous teaching and commitment to the highest standards. This is a great opportunity for a motivated teacher looking for career development and their next challenge.

Continuous staff development is key feature of Ark Academy. We have a minimum of 10 training days, including moderation opportunities across Ark schools and weekly in school sessions of a high standard led by a wide variety of staff. We strongly support NPQML, NPQSL and the Lead Practitioner course.

The ideal candidate will:

  • be an outstanding and passionate psychology/sociology teacher, able to deliver to ‘A’ level.
  • be experienced in raising attainment
  • have proven experience working successfully with students of all abilities
  • be able to show evidence of continually improving the teaching and learning of their subject though schemes of work and extra-curricular activities.
  • be committed to Ark’s ethos of high expectations and no excuses and the belief that every child can succeed
  • have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:

  • become part of a team developing a new ‘Outstanding’ all-through academy
  • join the Ark network and have access to a range of benefits including professional development opportunities, reduced gym membership and large retail discounts

If you would like any further information, please go to www.arkacademy.org or contact Denise McKenna, Recruitment Manager, to discuss this role on 020 8385 4370, or d.mckenna@arkacademy.org

candidate information pack.pdf

To apply, please submit your application by 9:00am on Monday 8 June 2020.

Deadline: 9:00am on Monday 8 June 2020

Salary: Ark MPS/UPS (Inner London pay range) £31,242 – £51,558 + TLR 2c £6,829
Location: Wembley Park, London (two-minute walk from Metropolitan and Jubilee line tube lines)

Start date: September 2020

Ark Academy is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check. Ark is always happy to receive speculative applications from excellent teachers and support staff.