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  • Closing date

    31 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 January 2023


This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Full time (standard hours 9am – 5.30pm, although some earlier starts, or later finishes may be required to cover events)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£50,000 - £54,000 (depending on experience)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Qualified Teacher Status and significant experience and successful outcomes as a teacher in a primary or secondary school
  • Experience as a school induction lead and/or ECT mentor
  • Experience of supporting ‘off-track’ ECTs in completing their induction
  • A deep evidence-based understanding of effective classroom practice in order to achieve strong student outcomes
  • Have experience in teacher training and development, including coaching and mentoring teachers
  • Good understanding of the DfE’s strategic approach to whole career development, and of the technical detail of programmes intended to deliver this (ITT, ECF, reformed NPQs)
  • Effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build positive relationships
  • Knowledge of a wide range of school improvement strategies and approaches
  • Ability to use ICT effectively to perform their role

What the school offers its staff

  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays, rising with each year of service and full office closure between Christmas and New Year
  • Hybrid working, with currently three core days in the Teaching School Hub Office at Ark Boulton Academy
  • A flexible approach to working with understanding and consideration for work life balance and personal commitments
  • As an Ark employee, you will have the opportunity to be part of the TPT (The Pension Trust) scheme, our workplace pension scheme where we make an 11% contribution; you are not required to contribute towards this scheme unless you choose to. Depending on your role you may also be entitled to TPS which is a defined benefit scheme where you contribute a percentage based on how much you earn (as do we) in exchange for a guaranteed amount in your pension pot every year
  • Access to high-quality professional learning throughout your career, offering both face-to-face sessions and a bespoke online learning platform
  • Access to Ark Rewards scheme offering savings from over 3,000 major retailers, interest-free loans available for season tickets or a bike, gym discounts offering up to 40% off your local gym and free eye tests

Further details about the role

Reports to: Head of Programmes and Partnerships

Location: Birmingham - currently operating an agile working policy with three core days in the Teaching School Hub Office at Ark Boulton Academy (events permitting and travel around England might be required)

Contract: Permanent

Pattern: Full time (standard hours 9am – 5.30pm, although some earlier starts, or later finishes may be required to cover events)

Closing date: 31/01/2023 at 10am

Interviews: Interviews will be arranged as suitable candidates are identified, so early application is strongly advised

Salary: £50,000 - £54,000 (depending on experience)

Start Date: April 2023

About the role:

This is an exciting time to join the Ark Teaching School Hub, the Department for Education (DfE) designated hub for South Birmingham. Our Teaching School Hub is a centre of excellence for teacher and leader professional development across the region and beyond. Our Teaching School Hub allows us to leverage expertise in teacher training and professional development, both within our network and the wider educational communities to which we belong. That’s important because we believe that working together is key to everything Ark does: our work has its greatest impact when we share our expertise and knowledge.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the Ark Teaching School Hub’s (TSH’s) Early Career Teachers programmes
  • Manage the Ark Teaching School Hub’s appropriate body services
  • Design and facilitate a range of high impact, high quality professional development sessions in response to local and national needs
  • Develop strong partnerships with a range of stakeholders including local schools, Lead Providers and Delivery Partners
  • Leading on external relations and communication activities to promote the ongoing operations of our Early Career Teacher programmes and appropriate body services.
  • Quality assure various programmes and processes across the Teaching School Hub region and wider Ark network

Commitment to safeguarding

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. In order to meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. All employees must undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred.
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About Ark Schools

Multi-academy trust

We’re an international charity, transforming lives through education. We exist to give every young person, regardless of their background, a great education and real choices in life. In the UK, we’re a network of 39 schools, educating around 28,500 pupils in areas where we can make the biggest difference and we’re recognised as one of the highest achieving academy groups in the country. We want to change the lives of children everywhere, not just in our own schools. So, we create and incubate Ventures designed not only to help pupils in Ark schools, but also to improve education systems.

School Details

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
908 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Arranging a visit to Ark Schools

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@arkonline.org.

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