Opportunity to join an ‘Outstanding’ all-through academy specialising in mathematics and citizenship.
Start date: January 2023
Salary: Ark Inner London Main Pay Scales £35368 – £45876 dependent on experience.
Location: Wembley, London
Nearest Tube station: Wembley Park (Jubilee/Metropolitan)
Deadline: 8:00am Monday 21 November 2022
Interviews: will be arranged as applications are received so early application is encouraged.
Ofsted: Outstanding (Feb 2022)
Ark Academy is an all-through school in state-of-the-art school in Wembley, set against the backdrop of the iconic Wembley Stadium, with excellent transport links
We are now seeking to appoint a science teacher who is committed to ensuring every child is challenged to achieve their maximum potential. We want a teacher who has passion, enthusiasm, alongside the skills and desire to develop and nurture every child in their care. They will deliver consistently excellent teaching and learning, to help all students to achieve excellent academic results.
The successful candidate will be expected to have the potential to teach science at KS3-KS5 and the ideal candidate will:
- be an outstanding teacher of science or have the potential to become outstanding
- be experienced in raising or the desire to raise attainment in a challenging classroom environment
- have proven experience working or the desire to work successfully with students of all abilities
- be committed to Ark’s ethos of high expectations and no excuses and the belief that every child can succeed
- have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:
- become part of a team developing a new ‘Outstanding’ all-through academy
- join a highly successful science team that has an exceptional track record for training teachers.
- Access continuous staff development. We have a minimum of 10 training days and weekly in school sessions of a high standard. We strongly support NPQML, NPQSL and Lead Practitioner course.
- join the Ark network and have access to a range of benefits including professional development opportunities, reduced gym membership and large retail discounts
We welcome applications from NQTs as well as more experienced candidates, with TLRs available for an appropriately qualified and experienced candidate.
As a member of Ark Academy you will receive extensive professional development geared towards excellence. Weekly sessions designed by those who understand the context of the school, are ensured to cater for our teachers’ every need. In addition, the school provides continual support and career progression. Numerous comprehensive training programmes are available to our staff from NQTs to aspiring middle and senior leaders.
Our successful behaviour policies treat student behaviour not as the responsibility of individual teachers, but of the entire school. This ensures as a teacher at Ark Academy, your time is never wasted dealing with discipline. Our students know what is expected of them, allowing both students and teachers to focus on learning.
As a teacher at Ark Academy, you will be part of Ark, an international charity and one of the UK’s most successful multi-academy trusts, with a network of 35 schools in 4 locations across the country. Benefits of being part of the Ark network include:
- A salary 2.5% higher than the main scale teacher salaries
For further information please go to www.arkacademy.org. For an informal, confidential discussion, please contact our Head of Science, Shannon McGrath on 020 8385 4370 or [email protected]
Please submit your online application by 8: 00am on Monday 21 November 2022
Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis so early applications are encouraged.
This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for the role.
Ark is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Lead Teacher of Biology
King Solomon Academy
Location: London, Marylebone
Reports to: Head of Science
Start date: Flexible, including January, April or September 2023
Salary: Ark Main Scale / UPS Inner London (£32,960 – £52,976) and TLR 2a, £2,873 in addition to basic salary
Closing date: Friday 18th November 2022 at 11am
A great opportunity to be part of an outstanding academy, which seeks to redefine what is possible for a school serving an inner-city community.
We are recruiting for an enthusiastic and talented teacher and leader, ready to influence the curriculum and teaching across the science department and have an impact on the future of our students.
The Lead Teacher of Biology will provide outstanding teaching and learning in Biology including having responsibility for A-level teaching to ensure high attainment of their students. We are looking for an individual with a genuine passion for working at King Solomon Academy, a belief in the potential of every child and that through hard work all pupils can access and benefit from a university education.
This is a role for a leader who is able to take on significant responsibility in a high performing school.
- Alongside the Head of Science, lead nationally ground-breaking science outcomes
- Develop an already talented team of science teachers even further
- Have the opportunity to take on additional leadership responsibilities
- Join the Ark network, with comprehensive in-school CPD as well as the unique opportunity to apply for international exchange and scholarship prospects
- There is the opportunity for increased responsibility and progression over time.
We invest time and effort into teaching science to mastery, so that our pupils can have the best possible life opportunity that academic scientific excellence brings. Our mission is to provide a rigorous education that prepares our pupils for success at university and beyond, irrespective of their starting point. This mission is lived and breathed by our staff who do whatever it takes to change the lives of the pupils we serve.
As a leading Science Mastery school and with the support of other leaders, this opportunity represents the chance to build something transformational.
View the full job description and person specification here.
About our school:
KSA is rare in that it is a genuine all-through school. Our pupils join at 2,3 and 4 years old and stay with us until they are 18. By joining KSA you play a part in showing what is possible when children’s education is seen as a long-term commitment. We are growing a team of exceptionally committed teachers and leaders who value each and every year of a child’s education equally. If you too are motivated to redress educational disadvantage in the UK, King Solomon Academy is beginning to show what is possible and you could be part of defining the future of education in our country.
How to apply:
To apply, and to see more information about the school and this role please visit http://kingsolomonacademy.org/current-vacancies. We are advertising this role mid year, so we understand we may need to be flexible on timings of recruitment and around the start date. As such, applications will be considered as soon as they are available. The deadline for applications is 11am
on Friday 18 th November 2022.
For those with an October resignation deadline, we can discuss the role immediately – finding the right person is our priority. To discuss the role, please feel free to email the Principal’s PA, Shaheen Riaz ([email protected]
) or phone on 02075636901.
Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. In order to meet this responsibility, its academies follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants.