Science Teacher, Hastings, East Sussex

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Ark Helenswood AcademyHastings, East Sussex

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Start date: Spring / September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main scale / Upper scale - £23,486 - £39,596
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Science Teacher 

Exciting opportunity to work at Ark Helenswood Academy in Hastings.

We are currently looking for a Science Teacher to join Ark Helenswood Academy, a large all-girls academy in Hastings.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful and aspirational school. We are seeking an experienced teacher who is enthusiastic, energetic and ambitious to join our well qualified, committed staff and add capacity to our Science Department, delivering outstanding teaching and learning of their subject to ensure students achieve excellent academic results.

The ideal candidate will:

 • be experienced in raising attainment in a challenging classroom environment • have proven experience working successfully with students of all abilities 

• be able to show evidence of continually improving the teaching and learning of their subject though schemes of work and extra-curricular activities 

• be committed to Ark’s ethos of high expectations and no excuses.  

We are looking for someone with a passion and determination to see all students, regardless of background or ability, succeed in their education, gain access to university and lead fulfilling lives in careers of their choice.   

This role is suitable for either a NQT or an experienced teacher.  

Ark Helenswood Academy is part of Ark’s Hastings ‘hub’ – alongside Ark William Parker Academy, Ark Little Ridge Primary Academy and Ark Blacklands Primary Academy. The schools work in close collaboration with a shared vision and shared resources. While each school retains its ethos and values, the Ark Hastings hub allows staff to share ideas and develop their careers across several academies.  Both Ark Helenswood and Ark William Parker have a long history in Hastings and we believe that working together we can provide outstanding educational opportunities for students in the area. Together, we will continue to raise standards and attainment, ensuring every pupil has access to the highest quality education. 

For more information about the school please visit  Visits to our school are encouraged; to arrange, please contact the school on 01424 753040. 

To apply please visit .  Please submit your application by 11am, Monday 29th January 2018.  

Applications are viewed on a rolling basis, so please do apply early.  

For an informal, confidential discussion please contact Mrs J Laker at  

Location: Hastings 

Closing Date: 11am, Monday 29th January 2018 

Interview: W/c 05th February 2018 

Start Date: Spring / September 2018 

Salary:         Ark MPS – UPS, £23,486 - £39, 596 dependent on experience.    

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

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More about Ark Helenswood Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Upper School, The Ridge, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 2AF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1424 753 040
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Ark Helenswood Academy is a secondary school for girls aged 11-18, located in St Leonards-on-Sea, near Hastings, East Sussex. The school is part of Ark, an international charity that has 35 schools in Birmingham, Hastings, London and Portsmouth. Ark ...