Head of Humanities, Birmingham

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Ark Victoria AcademyBirmingham

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Ark Main Pay Scale (£23,490 - £34,670) / Ark UPR £36,826 - £39,599) and TLR 2B (£4,442)
Contract term: Permanent

Here at Ark Victoria, we are very excited to announce that we recently joined the Ark network on 1st March 2018! Our vibrant and diverse All Through Family School originally opened in September 2015 as Perry Beeches V.

We currently have a Nursery, three years in the Primary phase (Reception – Year 2 and three years in the Secondary Phase (Year 7 – Year 9) and will continue to grow year on year to become a 2 – 19 school by 2021!

We are all deeply committed to the creation of the new academy and creating a vision for success using the all through school to ensure a culture of academic achievement with the use of brand new facilities.

We are looking to recruit a Head of Humanities who is also a Geography Specialist with a commitment to academic excellence and helping every child succeed. In this role you will be heading up the teaching of Humanities in the secondary phase. This will be leading key stage 3 in the current academy year and preparing the school for key stage four teaching from September 2018.

This is a great opportunity to develop the academy’s Humanities provision in readiness for a growing team. We are looking for an inspiring teacher who will develop their strengths by leading on curriculum development, planning, teaching and assessment and secure excellent outcomes for all students in these subject areas.

You will plan and deliver high quality lessons and be committed to achieving excellent results for students, instilling in them a love for the subjects and a desire to learn.

We are committed to continued professional development and you will be given the training and support you need to ongoing development of your teaching practice.

Visits to the school are highly encouraged before submitting an application!

If you would like to arrange a visit or discuss the role, please contact Kelly Mubarik, Headteachers’ PA and HR Manager, on 0121 289 3535.

The ideal candidate will:

  • show capacity to be an outstanding teacher
  • inspire a love of the subject in our students
  • be a committed team player
  • be an excellent role model to help students meet their own aspirations

You will have the opportunity to:

  • lead the academy’s humanities provision
  • develop the humanities faculty in order to achieve outstanding outcomes for pupils
  • help shape the strategic direction of the academy
  • play a key part in improving attainment
  • teach in state of the art classrooms with new facilities
  • join the Ark network with its excellent professional development provision.

To apply, please visit: http://arkvictoria.org/vacancies

The closing date for applications is Friday 19th May 2018 at 12:00pm. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; candidates may be contacted before the closing date. Interviews will be held week commencing 21st May 2018.

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



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Talbot Way, Small Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, B10 0HJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 289 3535

A new member of the Ark family, Ark Victoria Academy is an all-through school with a bright future. 

About the school 

Ark Victoria Academy opened in March 2018, providing high-quality all-through education for the families of Small Heath, ...