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Ark Kings Academy -Vice Principal Academic (Secondary)

Ark Kings AcademyBirmingham

We are seeking an exceptional senior leader with a proven track record of leadership success. We aim to transform the lives of our pupils and our mission is to provide a rigorous education that, “develops outstanding character and enables our pupils to be successful in life, education and employment”, irrespective of their starting point. Our staff strive to do whatever it takes to make this a reality.

This role provides the opportunity to excel in a supportive environment and contribute to the ongoing development of our school community.

As a key member of the senior leadership team, you will be fundamental in the overall leadership and management of the academy and will help to establish a school culture that is both nurturing and rigorous.  We are searching for someone who is 100% aligned to our mission, vision and values. This role offers the opportunity to mentor and nurture a team of other like-minded leaders as well as being mentored and nurtured yourself as a leader.

The Role

You will take the strategic lead for the academic development of the school, being accountable for pupil outcomes and monitoring the quality of provision.  You will lead a team of Assistant Principals, who in turn lead departments. A key part of your role is driving up standards of teaching and learning through an effective framework of staff development.  You will lead curriculum development and implementation, along with assessment, providing data analysis that informs targeted interventions.

Your specific responsibilities will be agreed annually and may change, to allow you the opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of academy’s leadership in preparation for Headship.

The School

Ark Kings Academy is a growing school serving its local community – a school that meets the needs of each of its students and has the highest expectations of every one of them to do well. In September 2017, Ark Kings became an all-through academy, admitting children from Reception to Year 11 and has improved both academically and in the provision we provide. We want to transform the life chances of every student who comes to this school. We focus on academic excellence and make sure that every child achieves their potential in subjects that will serve them well beyond school.

For more information about the role, please contact Mark Gregory on, or Roger Punton on For further information about the school, please visit our website:

Applications will be shortlisted on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to interview and appoint before this closing date if a suitable applicant is found, and so early application is advised.

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our academies. In order to meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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