English & Media Head of Faculty, Portsmouth

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Ark Charter AcademyPortsmouth

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Start date: 01.01.2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Ark Main scale 1-6: £24,313- £35,883 or UPS depending on experience (& TLR 1C £11,474)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Our teachers are transforming lives and we support and develop them every step of the way.

Reporting to: SLT Member  

Location:  Ark Charter Academy 

Contract: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full Time

Salary:  Ark Main scale 1-6: £24,313- £35,883 or UPS depending on experience (& TLR 1C £11,474) 

Deadline for applications is Midday on Thursday 10th October 2019. Interviews will be held at Ark Charter Academy on Thursday 17th October 2019. Please be available to interview on this date. 

Are you a passionate, motivated and inspiring Teacher looking for your next career move? Join our school to help pave the way of success for students in the City of Portsmouth. As a Head of Faculty in Ark Charter Academy, you will be instrumental in our mission to provide every student, regardless of their background, a great education and real choices in life. 

As Head of English & Media Faculty, you will lead, develop and manage the effective delivery of an outstanding curriculum, which enables the highest level of student progress and attainment. You will lead the professional community of English & Media teachers and promote outstanding teaching and learning and a strong school culture within a nurturing and rigorous environment.  

Could you make a REAL difference?

Become part of the Ark Charter community and work alongside our dedicated team of teachers, support staff and senior leaders to raise the expectations of a community, and spark a passion for learning in our young people which will last them a lifetime.

Our teachers work hard every day to inspire each and every student to develop skills which will help them to achieve their full potential - both in the classroom and beyond. We pride ourselves in recognising hard work and rewarding it accordingly, providing opportunities for professional and personal growth in school and across the wider Ark network.

As well as professional development, we also take the wellbeing of our staff seriously, as we recognise that teaching can be a challenging profession. That’s why we give our staff more periods for planning, preparation and marking than in Local Authority schools, ensure most meetings take place during our working day to protect our valuable free time, and receive regular rewards and recognition from the Principal for our effort and enthusiasm.

We would love you to visit our school, and meet the students and staff which make the Ark Charter community such a welcoming place to work – contact e.mcbride@charteracademy.org.uk or call 023 9282 4204 to arrange your visit.

To apply. Please access the online application via the below link: 


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

More about Ark Charter Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Hyde Park Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, PO5 4HL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 23 9282 4204
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Charter Academy opened in September 2009, replacing St Luke’s C of E School. Charter Academy’s ambition is to offer its students outstanding academic opportunities. Charter Academy is a mixed, non-selective school, offering places to 11 to 18 year ol...