Lead Practitioner – French

Ark Elvin Academy

  • £37,667 - £59,650
  • London / London
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 4 weeks ago

Ark Elvin Academy

Lead Practitioner – French 

 

Location: Wembley – excellent transport links to Central London

Salary: 
£37,667 – £59,650 (Ark Main Pay Scale to Upper Pay Scale) or Lead Practitioner scale

Contract: Permanent

Working hours: Full time

Start date: September 2024

Closing date: Monday 15th April 2024 at 10am

 

Do you have high expectations, a big heart and a passion for MFL?

Our mission is to ensure that every pupil leaves Elvin… confident, articulate, and culturally aware; able to pursue careers they are passionate about, contribute to society and live happy, healthy and fulfilled lives.  

Does our mission inspire you to join our team to do your best work and lead our MFL Department?  

 

About the role:

We are looking for a Lead Practitioner of French to add leadership capacity to this important department in our Academy and help us lead the next exciting leap forward as we challenge educational disadvantage by defining an ambitious, replicable, and sustainable school model that supports children from communities like ours to thrive at top third universities and highly competitive apprenticeships. 

 

You will take on core responsibilities in developing our MFL curriculum and enrichment offer to inspire our pupils to study MFL at KS4 and beyond.  You will support your Head of Department in ensuring that teaching across the department establishes high expectations in every classroom through strong routines, great relationships and the impactful delivery of our curriculum.

 

Our school has been on a transformational journey and you will help lead the next exciting leap forward as we challenge educational disadvantage by defining an ambitious, replicable and sustainable school model that supports children from communities like ours to top third universities and highly competitive apprenticeships.   

 

You will make significant contribution to the quality of learning and teaching across the academy and have the opportunity to support our school improvement.

 

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • An ability to inspire and nurture pupils and develop staff 
  • High expectations for pupil behaviour and learning 

  • A commitment to serving our diverse community in Brent 

  • A keenness to learn and develop in your role and as a leader 

  • A great team player with high standards of reliability, professionalism and courteousness.  

View the full job description and person specification here.

 

Why join our school?

At Ark Elvin Academy we are proud of the outstanding education we offer our pupils.  Our team of enthusiastic, high expectations staff have transformed our school and we are just as excited about the next step in our school improvement journey as we work together to deliver the provision our community need and deserve. We are deeply committed to our mission:

“To ensure that every pupil leaves Elvin confident, articulate, and culturally aware; able to pursue careers they are passionate about, contribute to society and live happy, healthy and fulfilled lives.”

 

In our last OFSTED inspection (June 2023) our school was judged to be outstanding in all areas.

 

We are a large non-selective secondary school in the London borough of Brent, with excellent transport links to central London.  You will become part of a close-knit professional community of enthusiastic colleagues who benefit from the training, guidance, and support from the Ark network, one of the country’s top performing school groups.

 

Read about our mission and six pillars here.

 

We offer:

  • Salaries 2.5% higher than main pay scale.
  • Twice as many training days as standard.
  • Generous pension scheme.
  • Access to Ark rewards – a scheme offering savings from over 3,000 major retailers
  • Interest-free loans – up to £5,000 available for season ticket or to buy a bicycle.
  • Gym discounts – offering up to 40%.
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme – providing free, confidential counselling, legal advice and a range of different support. 

Click here to find out more about the benefits we offer.

 

How to apply:

Please visit https://arkelvinacademy.org/vacancies and submit your application. Please note we will be reviewing applications on an on-going basis and this advert may close earlier than advertised depending on the level of response so early application is advised.

 

If you are interested in finding out more? Please email our Vice Principal Cara Clancy on c.clancy@arkelvinacademy.org

 

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. In order to meet this responsibility, its academies follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. 

 

Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment – this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred. To read more about Ark’s safer recruitment process, please click this link.

 

We aim to build a diverse and inclusive organisation where everyone – staff and students – can do their best work and achieve their full potential. We want to reflect and represent diverse perspectives across our organisation because we know that doing so will make us stronger and more effective. To know more about Ark’s diversity and inclusion commitments, please click on this  link.

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