Assistant Principal, Hastings

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Ark William Parker AcademyHastings

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Ark Leadership Outside London L12-16 (£51,636 - £57,076)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Assistant Principal 

Giving you the support and training you need to make an impact 

Start date: September 2018  

Salary:          Outside London Ark Leadership L12-16 (£51,636 - £57,076) 

Location: Hastings 

Deadline: Friday 18th May 2018 at 11.00 am 

Interviews: w/c Monday 21st May 2018

Ofsted:       Requires Improvement (2017) 

“The school’s innovative, professional development programme is sharpening teachers’ skills and attracting and retaining good quality staff”. “School leaders, governors and members of the academy trust are focussing on the right things and there are already encouraging signs of improvement”  

Visits to our academy are encouraged; to arrange, please call our Resources Manager on 01424 448237. 

Ark William Parker is an all boys’ school with a strong history in the local community and a bright future ahead as we work towards excellence.      

We are looking for an expert practitioner with a proven track record of excellent outcomes to lead our teacher development work.  We are fortunate to have a strong intake of trainees who are keen to begin their teaching careers with us and we seek to provide them with outstanding in-school support so that they rapidly develop and become strong practitioners themselves.  Staff development is of paramount importance to us and we seek to find someone who is fully committed to this – both for the staff they will work with and for themselves.  If you are interested in growing your career in a high-performing network, this is the job for you!

We regularly review our practices to ensure that teachers can concentrate on teaching and students on learning. This includes a rigorous behaviour policy where every member of the school community takes responsibility for their actions.    

Support and professional development is a priority at Ark William Parker. We have coaching and collaboration which means that your practice is constantly developed, alongside weekly training sessions that are tailored to you.  

As a senior leader at Ark William Parker Academy, you will be part of Ark, an international charity and one of the UK's most successful multi-academy trusts, with a network of 35 schools in 4 locations across the country.  Benefits of being part of the Ark network include: 

• A salary 2.5% higher than the main scale teacher salaries  

• Twice as many training days as standard and network-wide events with Ark               

       colleagues, held by the best minds in education   

Visit our website for more information on the academy.  For an informal, confidential discussion, please contact our Resources Manager, Amanda Ransom on 01424 448237 or     

Please submit your application online by visiting our website 

Ark is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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More about Ark William Parker Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Parkstone Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 2NT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1424 439888
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Ark William Parker Academy is an all-boys' secondary school in Hastings. The school joined the Ark network in September 2013, along with its sister school, Ark Helenswood Academy. The two schools have a joint sixth form - Ark 6th Form East Sussex. &n...