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Employer: Isaac Newton Academy
Location: Redbridge
Salary: £24,000 - £30,000 pro rata per annum
Published Date: 10 Apr 2012
Status: 36 hours per week, term-time
Ref: ONL100401

Job Description

Isaac Newton Academy, Redbridge

Principal: Rachel Macfarlane


Required for September 2012

Brand-new, six form entry, mixed 11-18 comprehensive in Redbridge.

In September 2012 Isaac Newton Academy will open with its inaugural cohort of 180 year 7 students. The school will grow, year on year, to become an 11-18 academy of 1250 students with specialist status in mathematics and music.

We are looking to appoint an exceptional Librarian to establish and lead a library that is at the heart of Academy life. This is a rare opportunity to be centrally involved in establishing an outstanding school from its beginning.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:

  • play a key role in the evolution of Isaac Newton Academy
  • work with the Head of English to implement the Academy’s Reading Policy and support students in developing a lifelong love of reading
  • join the ARK Schools network, with comprehensive career and professional development provision

The successful candidate will:

  • have experience of working with and motivating young people to engage with reading
  • have an excellent knowledge of adult and children’s literature and ideally have worked in a school library/learning resource centre
  • be approachable, highly organised and flexible, with excellent communication and ICT
  • have a strong belief in the transformational power of literature and reading
  • have the resilience and motivation to seek to continually improve systems and standards
  • possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of Ilford residents.


If you are seeking a challenging and highly rewarding position, enriching the lives of the students who attend Isaac Newton Academy and members of the local community, then we are keen to hear from you.

To apply please go to https://application.arkschools.net/?r=TpSdjHjt . Please complete your application by Midday on Tuesday 8th May. For further information or a confidential discussion please contact Holly Harris on 0203 116 0894 or holly.harris@arkonline.org.

Location: Ilford, Redbridge

Start date: September 2012

Hours: 36 hours per week, term time only

Salary: £24,000 - £30,000 pro rata per annum, negotiable depending on experience

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