Science Curriculum Lead, Holborn

Closing date:Expiring soon


Date posted:
Start date: January 2020 or sooner
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £48,000- £58,000 per annum + plus career average pension scheme + other benefits
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Science Curriculum Lead

Location: Home based, but with significant travel between schools across UK

Salary Details: £48,000- £58,000 per annum + plus career average pension scheme + other benefits 

Hours Per Week: 37.5 hours per week 

Vacancy Type: 0.6 – 1.0 FTE. 12-month contract (maternity cover)

Closing Date: Monday 21st October 2019, 12 noon.

Start Date: January 2020 or sooner

Do you have a high level of expertise and passion for teaching secondary science? Do you want to be at the leading edge of designing and developing a ground-breaking science curriculum?

If so we want to hear from you! 

We are recruiting for a science curriculum lead for secondary who will own the curriculum resources strategy and facilitate training in our pilot schools; identifying the needs of science teams and working with us to support teachers in delivering excellent science learning.

About the role

The science curriculum lead has responsibility to plan, write and disseminate curriculum resources in partnership with the subject community, seek agreement for curriculum plans with the Science Director and then take ownership for bringing the Science Mastery curriculum to life via the highest quality teacher learning.

The senior leadership team of the Science Mastery curriculum programme are responsible for the design and development of a ground-breaking science curriculum, which is embedded in a suite of high-quality CPD.


About you 

You are a dedicated professional with a belief in the power of education to change young lives. You are a true scientist with a curious and analytical mind coupled with the skills to co-ordinate and lead others towards a shared goal. 

About us

Ark is an education charity that aims to give every child, regardless of their background, the best start in life. We have a network of 37 schools in England, educating around 27,500 pupils in areas where we can make the biggest difference. We also incubate start-up programmes that improve the education system.  

Science Mastery operates as part of the Ark family and as such supports science education across the Ark network. It is a full package of brand-new lesson and assessment resources for secondary science, that are embedded within a CPD suite that supports the delivery of world-class science learning. 

We offer

• 27 days annual leave

• 11% employer pension contribution 

• Access to a range of discounts through the Ark Rewards Scheme which includes reduced gym memberships, discounts at major retailers 

• Travel loans

• We are committed to providing high-quality professional learning throughout your career with us and offer a variety of training sessions and experiences designed to meet your needs 


How to apply

Apply via our online portal with a CV and cover letter describing how you meet the requirements of the role and your vision for what you would hope to achieve with Science Mastery.

For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact

Science Mastery is committed to ensuring all our colleagues achieve a balance between work and life and we are happy to discuss flexible working on appointment.

Early applications are encouraged; we reserve the right to close this vacancy if we find the right candidate.


Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; all successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

More about Ark
Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: 65 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6TD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 3116 6345
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 Ark is an education charity and one of the country’s most successful school groups.  Our goal is to help give children the best start in life, regardless of their background. 

Our network of 38 schools educates around 26,000 pupils in...