Job title: Trainee Teacher – MFL French – Ark John Keats Academy, London
Location: London, United Kingdom
Working pattern: Full Time
Salary: Government bursary available (£10,000 tax-free)
Who are we?
Ark Teacher Training is an ‘Outstanding’ school-based Initial Teacher Training programme that allows graduates and career changers to learn from some of the best teachers and leaders in the profession. You’ll be based in a school from day one, having an impact straight away.
Ark aims to tackle educational inequality by ensuring all young people, regardless of their background, have access to excellent teaching. Our ‘outstanding’ (Ofsted, 2017) teacher training programme gives the best graduates and career changers the chance to make a difference where it matters most and start a successful and rewarding career in teaching.
At Ark John Keats, we aspire for all our children to have the academic knowledge necessary to enable them to progress to university, for pupils to have a love of learning and curiosity about the world, and for them to be polite, well-mannered young people who take responsibility for their choices and drive their own destinies. Our values emphasise Kindness, Effort, Aspiration, Tenacity and Success (KEATS)
How is the programme structured?
Unlike a university-based PGCE, you will be based in a school of your choice spending the whole academic year with your students watching them progress, as well as seeing your own development. The programme provides the perfect balance of theory and practice and at the end of your first year you’ll have achieved the following:
What we are looking for:
We are looking for French trainees in our North London secondary schools. We have 6 positions available across the North London region with the ability to take on more should exceptional candidates apply. There is a £10,000 tax-free bursary available from the government to support you with your first year. In year two, you’ll be paid a salary like all other qualified teachers.
What support is available to me during the programme?
Teacher training can be challenging, but the Ark Teacher Training team and wider network will support you including:
Diversity and Inclusion Statement:
At Ark Schools, we are committed to attracting, developing and retaining a diverse workforce, with a broad range of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. We want to be an attractive and inclusive place to work for the best teachers to ensure the best outcomes for pupils. We also want to reflect the communities which our schools serve. We recognise that we have work to do to create a more balanced organisation and are contributing to broader sector initiatives in this area. Some of the specific ways in which we plan to address this includes:
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