Head of Year, Barnet

Closing date:

Ark Pioneer AcademyBarnet

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: ARK MPS £28,286 - £39,937 / UPS £41,925 - £45,086 plus TLR 1a – 1c
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Next September, Ark Pioneer, a non-selective secondary school, will open its doors to our brand new building in Barnet and welcome in our first year 7. By the time they reach year 13, we’ll have over a thousand pupils. We will deliver a standard of education matching the very best schools in the country. Our vision is that every pupil leaves Ark Pioneer with real options, be it embarking on the university course of their choice or starting out in their chosen career. 

We are recruiting a highly effective pastoral leader to work closely with our founding team of staff to achieve this vision and develop a genuinely outstanding school. Together, we will create an environment that is calm, respectful and focussed on learning, set high standards for behaviour and develop a sense of responsibility in all of our pupils.

Pastoral leadership experience will not be a determining factor. The successful candidate will grow with our school: we will develop you, providing one-to-one support, coaching and access to extensive network training.  

The ideal candidate will

  • Have a strong academic background, with good A Levels or equivalent, and a good degree 
  • Recognise the impact strong discipline in creating and sustaining an excellent school 
  • Combine subject matter expertise with a passion for teaching their subject
  • Share the Ark Pioneer vision and be aligned with the six pillars underpinning it.
  • Value and support practices driving continued progress across the network of Ark schools.

To apply please go to: https://arkcareers.engageats.co.uk/Vacancies/W/2721/0/212933/20560/head-of-year 

Please submit your application by midnight on Thursday 17th January. For further information, a confidential discussion or any technical queries please contact Aishling Ryan, the principal, at aishling.ryan@arkonline.org  

Closing Date: Thursday 17th January

Interviews: Thursday 7th February

Salary: ARK MPS £28,286 - £39,937 / UPS £41,925 - £45,086 plus TLR 1a – 1c

Contract: Full-time hours, permanent contract

We value diversity and are committed to safeguarding and promoting child welfare. The successful candidate will be subject to DBS and any other relevant employment checks.

Job location

More about Ark Pioneer Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Address: Barnet Lane, Barnet, London, EN5 2DW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 203 116 0764