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  • Closing date

    25 October 2023 at 1:56pm

  • Date listed

    2 October 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£28,704 - £45,437 (Ark Outside London Main/Upper Pay Scales)

Additional allowances

(TLR available for outstanding candidate)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you a dedicated and enthusiastic Mathematics teacher looking to make a real impact in the lives of our young learners?

A fantastic opportunity for an ambitious practitioner to join a school with strong foundations, a clear vision and a new leadership team that are bringing rapid change.

We are seeking an ambitious and forward-thinking Mathematics Teacher to help realise our ambitious vision and make Charter a world class school. You will have significant skills, drive and a proven track record of having had impact in a Secondary setting. You will understand the importance of working hard. In return you will work in partnership with our newly appointed Principal, Christian Down, a highly successful local Principal.

This role would be suitable for an experienced qualified teacher or an Early Career Teacher (ECT) looking to start their career in a secondary school setting after completing their training placements. Join us as we make a difference in the lives of our students and help them unlock their full potential.

We’re looking for an individual who:

  • Can deliver engaging and interactive lessons to students, fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment
  • Can articulate a love of Mathematics
  • Is able to communicate effectively with students of all abilities
  • Cares about students, their learning, and their futures
  • Can manage behaviour effectively to create a safe, respectful and nurturing environment so that students can focus on learning
  • Is committed to participating in professional development programmes and will engage in mentoring opportunities provided by the school and network

What the school offers its staff

Considering making a move to Portsmouth? We are able to offer relocation allowances of up to £3,000 to support you with the process.

We have just appointed an ambitious Principal and are about to embark on a rapid journey of improvement. We are a school with significant potential, located in the heart of Southsea, just a mile from the seafront and close to Gunwharf Quay.

We are part of the Ark network, a highly successful MAT with a well-regarded CPD offer for leaders and teachers at all levels. We are passionate about developing and delivering tremendous outcomes for students and invest significantly in our staff.

In addition we offer:

  • Salary higher than the national pay scales
  • Twice as many training days as standard and network-wide events with Ark colleagues, held by the best minds in education
  • Weekly staff training designed to meet the needs of the school
  • Coaching for every teacher
  • Protected co-planning time
  • Access to the high-quality, professional development, including nationally recognised qualifications such as the NPQML and NPQSL
  • Opportunities to collaborate with colleagues across the network

Commitment to safeguarding

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. Ark requires all employees to 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 Charter Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
853 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Ark Charter Academy is a happy and vibrant school located in the heart of Portsmouth. We believe that every young person should feel a sense of belonging to our school community and enjoy their learning. We inspire and support our students so they can become the very best they can in every single way. With love and care, we develop motivation both inside and outside the classroom, encouraging an appetite for learning in a safe and stimulating Christian environment. We want our students to become the leaders and game-changers of the future.To achieve this we offer an academic curriculum that strives to expose all pupils to the richness of education, allowing them to experience a diversity of subjects during their time with us. Our teachers and support staff work hard every day to inspire each and every student to develop skills which will help them to achieve their full potential. We pride ourselves in recognising hard work and rewarding it accordingly, providing opportunities for professional and personal growth in school and across the wider Ark network.

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