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 firstname.lastname@example.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.