Head of Science, Birmingham

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Ark Victoria AcademyBirmingham

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Ark MPS (£24,313 - £35,883)/UPS (£38,115 - £40,985) per annum plus TLR 2c - £6,646
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Science

Start date: 1st September 2019 or earlier depending on circumstances

Salary:  Ark MPS (£24,313 - £35,883)/UPS (£38,115 - £40,985) per annum

plus TLR 2c - £6,646

Location: Small Heath, Birmingham

Deadline: 12:00pm 21st June 2019

It is an exciting time to join Ark Victoria Academy. We are an all through school which provides pupils with a unique journey in their education from nursery through to Year 11.  September 2019 will the first year that the academy has all year groups from Year 7 through to Year 11.

Ark Victoria is an Ofsted judged ‘Good’ school where teaching is a strength and teachers demonstrate expert subject knowledge.

We have extremely high expectations of all our pupils and staff to ensure that everyone realises their full potential. We are looking to recruit an inspiring Head of Science to join us, who will develop their strengths by leading on curriculum development, planning, teaching and assessment and secure excellent outcomes for all students.. You will play a pivotal role in a committed team, and make a real impact on the outcomes of our pupils. 

As a member of Ark Victoria Academy you will receive extensive professional development geared towards excellence. We don’t do ‘training for the sake of training.’ Weekly sessions designed by those who understand the context of the school, are ensured to cater for our teachers’ every need.  

In addition, the school provides continual support and career progression. Numerous comprehensive training programmes are available to our staff from NQTs to aspiring middle and senior leaders. 

As a teacher at Ark Victoria 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 school.  For an informal, confidential discussion, please contact our HR Manager Nita Bateman on 0121 281 5176 or by email to n.bateman@arkvictoria.org.

Please submit your application online by visiting. The deadline for applications is Midday on 21st June 2019. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis so early applications are encouraged. 

Ark 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, ...