Teacher of Geography, Birmingham

Closing date:Expiring today

Ark Victoria AcademyBirmingham

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020 (or earlier depending on circumstances)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Ark MPS (£24,313 - £35,883)/ UPS (£38,115 - £40,985)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Advert: Teacher of Geography

Reporting to: Assistant Headteacher

Start Date: January 2020 (or earlier depending on circumstances)

Location: Ark Victoria Academy

Contract: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full Time

Salary: Ark MPS (£24,313 - £35,883)/ UPS (£38,115 - £40,985)

Closing Date: Friday 18th October 2019 at 11:00am

Interviews: 21st October 2019 Onwards

Ark Victoria Academy is at an exciting time in its journey - for the first time the school is full in every year group, with its first ever Y11 cohort set to sit GCSEs in 2020.  As a result there are a number of key vacancies for subject specialists and leaders to join the academy, which has recently received its Ofsted Good rating.

The opportunity

We are currently seeking an exceptional teacher for GCSE Geography, you will be instrumental in our mission to provide every student a great education and real choices in life, regardless of their background.  As a passionate practitioner, you will deliver high-quality, rigorous lessons that drive achievement and inspire a love of learning that extends beyond the classroom.

Aim high, be brave, be kind, keep learning

The role 

You should be suitably qualified to teach within a secondary setting and in addition, you should have excellent communication skills and a track record of sustained improvement leading to a positive impact on students’ progress. As an inspirational teacher, you will be committed to student-centred learning and to raising the attainment and aspirations of our students. In return we offer a wide range of staff benefits, as well as the opportunity to work within a thriving and committed environment.

The successful candidate will:

• Plan and teach well-structured, differentiated lessons that are aligned to the agreed curriculum and cultivate every student’s intellectual curiosity

• Use data to inform teaching and learning, identify areas for intervention and provide feedback to students, staff and families in order to promote progress and outcomes

• Manage behaviour effectively to create a safe, respectful and nurturing environment so that students can focus on learning

• Work collaboratively with both school and network colleagues as a committed team member, building successful, high performing teams

• Participate actively throughout the network, by attending relevant meetings, and, as appropriate, delivering network-wide training and initiatives

• Work with colleagues, students and families to develop a strong school community

To apply 

For further information on this brilliant opportunity as well as the fantastic benefits available, please see the job description and person specification below and to arrange a visit to the school, please contact Mrs Mubarik, HR Manager, on 0121 281 3535, or via email at k.mubarik@arkvictoria.org. We look forward to receiving your online application. 

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our academies. In order to meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process which will include questions about safeguarding. This process is outlined here, but can be provided in more detail if requested. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.



More about Ark Victoria Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 16 years
Address: Talbot Way, Small Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, B10 0HJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 289 3535

About the school 

Ark Victoria Academy is a large all-through school, which was judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted in May 2019. Teaching and leadership are strengths and teachers demonstrate expert subject knowledge. Time is given for reading, research and...