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English Teacher (with possible TLR)
Ark Alexandra Academy
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English Teacher  (with TLR for the right candidate)

We are currently looking for an ENGLISH TEACHER at Ark Alexandra Academy.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the academy following the journey of Ark Helenswood and Ark William Parker, both previously single sex schools which have come together as one co-educational school.  Both schools have worked well together and have achieved impressive results in their combined Sixth Form: top 15% nationally for progress. Helenswood maintained a strong performance at GCSE at 67% 4+ English and Mathematics, and William Parker achieved an excellent increase of 12% on last year to achieve 59% which is an exceptional improvement.

We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic individual who is passionate about providing the best education for our Hastings students. We believe that all our students can achieve excellence, and that they all deserve the very best education in order to secure their place at university or a career of their choice. 

As the ideal candidate you will:

·         be committed to raising attainment in a challenging classroom environment

·         have excellent leadership and management skills

·         have a resilient character and a strong personal drive

·         an unwavering determination to work   with students of all abilities

·         be committed to continually improving classroom practice

·         A desire to deliver enrichment activities after school

·         be committed to Ark’s ethos of high expectations and no excuses.


Support and professional development are a priority at Ark Alexandra Academy.  We have coaching and collaboration which means that your practice is constantly developed alongside weekly training sessions.  We are committed to ensuring all staff have access to a comprehensive programme of professional development.  We invest in our teachers through coaching, training and career planning. We want you to be the best teacher so that our students receive the very best learning and progress. Regular coaching sessions and an ‘open door’ lesson policy ensures you receive extensive, responsive support and peer-to-peer sharing of best practice.

Alexandra Academy is part of Ark, an international charity and one of the UK’s most successful multi-academy trusts, with a network of 37 schools in 4 locations across the country.


Visits to our school are encouraged; to arrange, please contact Jan Laker, HR Manager on 0208 132 8223 or j.laker@arkalexandra.org

For further details and to apply please submit your application online by visiting our website

English Teacher Job Description.pdf

English Teacher Person Specification.pdf

English Teacher Advert.pdf

Closing Date:  Wednesday 16 October 2019 (Interviews w/b 21 October)


Start date:                        January 2020


Salary:                                Ark Main/Upper Teaching Scales plus TLR (£24,313 to £40,985)


Location:                          Hastings


Ark Alexandra Academy is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

 Faith. Excellence. Kindness.