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24 Feb 2023

Full-Time Head of Primary

Ark Isaac Newton Academy – Posted by ArkSchools Ilford, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Ark Isaac Newton Academy

Head of Primary

Reports to: Principal

Start date: September 2023 or sooner if possible

Location: 468 High Road, Ilford, IG1 1UE

Salary: Significant and generous salary, including potential relocation package

Closing date: Monday 20 March, 9am

Visits & interviews: To be arranged as suitable   

We are looking for a new Head of Primary to lead Ark Isaac Newton Academy and continue to embed real excellence in our high-achieving school. The new Head will lead a team of dedicated staff and join a large primary with a track record of excellent outcomes. 

Our School:

Ark Isaac Newton Academy is an outstanding all-through school for students aged 4-18, serving the local community of Ilford. As a three-form entry primary, with 630 children, we have scale that gives the new Head real scope and opportunity. 

The newly appointed Head of Primary will join a well-established and high-achieving school where pupil outcomes are successful and celebrated. You will be committed to building on the successes already enjoyed by the school and strive for greatness in all that we do.  

As Head of Primary, you will lead and oversee all aspects of the primary school. You will report directly to the Principal and support them in ensuring that Ark Isaac Newton continues to be a school of excellence.

We welcome applications from high-potential school leaders who are looking to step into headship, as well as experienced Principals who are seeking a new chapter in an all-through school. 

What we offer:

  • Influence across network-wide issues through our principal meetings and regional collaboration
  • Support from an experienced and nurturing Regional Director
  • On-hand expertise from our dedicated network education and operations teams who are ready to support you and your school
  • Bespoke teacher development programmes supported by the Great Teacher Rubric
  • Excellent career development opportunities across both the region and wider Ark network
  • Access to excellent senior leadership training
  • Highly competitive remuneration

How to apply:

To apply, please submit an application via this link by 9am on Monday 20th March. If you have any questions, concerns or time constraints with this deadline please contact us directly.

We welcome conversations about the role and visits to our school. If you would like to be in touch for an informal and confidential conversation, please contact Morgan HainesPrincipal at HR@isaacnewtonacademy.org or Lexy di Marco, our Head of Talent, at Alexia.DiMarco@arkonline.org.

For more information about the role, the school and Ark, click here to view the full job pack.

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. 

How to Apply

To apply, please submit an application via this link by 9am on Monday 20th March. If you have any questions, concerns or time constraints with this deadline please contact us directly.

Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 55 days.

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