Job details

Job details
Employer Ark William Parker Academy
Location Hastings
Salary Ark MPS (Outside London) (£22,798 - £33,651)/UPS (£36,097 - £38,816) with TLR 1b (£9,378)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted Ad expiring soon
Closing date
Job starts September 2017, or sooner if possible

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

Ofsted: Requires Improvement (2015) “Senior leaders and governors are taking effective action to tackle the areas requiring improvement in order to become good.” (March 2016)

Visits to our school are encouraged; to arrange, please call 01424 439 888.

At Ark William Parker we have high expectations of our students and are committed to empowering them to reach their full potential, in a nurturing environment by promoting mutual respect and high aspirations.

Ark William Parker is an 11 -18 all-boys school in Hastings, with a strong history in the local community and a bright future ahead as we work towards excellence. The area itself is one that has been identified by the current government as an ‘opportunity area’ (2017) for additional support and investment, making Hastings an attractive and affordable alternative to nearby seaside towns.

To join us on our journey, we are looking for an outstanding Head of Science with a commitment to academic excellence and helping every child succeed. The person appointed will have the ability to lead this department to further success, ensuring high attainment and outstanding teaching and learning at all key stages.

Our ideal candidate will have a proven track record of planning engaging curricula and developing and implementing highly effective strategies for raising attainment and securing the best possible outcomes in science. You will have excellent knowledge of new curriculum requirements at KS3 and KS4. Familiarity with the A Level science curriculum would also be extremely advantageous.

The successful applicant will be a strong team player fully aligned to the Academy’s ethos of high academic expectation and aspiration for all. They will want to be part of body of teachers that work tirelessly to help our students develop the sort of qualities that will help them flourish and succeed in life

Our clear behaviour management system across the school allows our staff to concentrate on what they do best and students to focus on learning.

At Ark William Parker, we invest greatly in your career development, providing tailored and responsive training as well as high levels of support throughout every stage of your professional progression. Individual action plans and SMART targets are set in place to positively impact our staff’s achievements, making the school a rewarding place to work.

Furthermore, as a teacher within the Ark network: an international charity and one of the UK's most successful multi-academy trusts, you will benefit from:

  • 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 Recruitment Manager Francesca Waters on 0203 116 6345 or recruitment@arkonline.org.  

Please submit your application online by visiting https://goo.gl/enSvSS. The closing date for the position is 11am on Monday 29th May 2017.  Interviews will be arranged as suitable candidates are identified, so early application is strongly advised.

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

About the employer

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...

Information about Ark William Parker Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Boys
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Parkstone Road
Hastings
East Sussex
TN34 2NT
United Kingdom