Ark Kings Academy
Salary: £30,570- £48,390 (Ark main payscale to upper payscale)
Working Pattern: Full-time (Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm)
Start Date: September 2024
Closing date: 9:00am, 15th March 2024
Interviews: W.B 18th March 2024
Ofsted December 2022:
- Safeguarding is effective.
- Leaders have been resolute in making sure that the safety of pupils is paramount.
- Leaders have developed and unified expert teams of staff, including pastoral, welfare and behaviour, to work alongside the safeguarding team. This has strengthened leaders’ ability to identify concerns very rapidly. It has also ensured that help is quickly at hand for pupils and their families.
- Pupils say that they know who they can talk to if they have a problem.
- Leaders have radically overhauled the systems used by the school to improve pupils’ behaviour. This has been very well-received by pupils.
- You have established much higher expectations of pupils’ learning behaviours.
At Ark Kings Academy we take safeguarding very seriously. All adults who regularly work on our site are required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to prevent unsuitable people from working with students. Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our academies. To meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process. 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.
About the role:
We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified professional who is both passionate and knowledgeable to join our excellent Music department.
As Music Teacher at Ark Kings Academy, you will be responsible for planning and delivering high quality lessons and achieving excellent results for your students, instilling in them a love for the subject and a desire to learn. We are looking for someone who will inspire and enthuse our students, delivering an outstanding and enriched curriculum.
You will be responsible for planning and delivering lessons to the highest standard so pupils feel motivated and inspired by the subject. We want you to provide a nurturing classroom environment that helps the pupils grow as learners. You will contribute to developing your department and ensuring that as a team, you are committed to raising achievement.
View the full job description and person specification here.
About our school:
We are an all-through school admitting pupils from Nursery - Year 11. Our mission is to create a school in which every child thrives, academically and socially.
We offer an exciting and aspirational all-through curriculum which is carefully planned to ensure that our students develop and grow their knowledge throughout their whole school career. This is supported by a wide range of enrichment and extra-curricular opportunities – extending our curriculum well beyond the classroom.
Our school values are: ‘Wisdom, Resilience, Kindness’ – and they permeate everything we do in school with our pupils, our parents, our staff, and the wider community. We recognise our role in addressing inequality by ensuring that all pupils, regardless of circumstance have the opportunity to attain an excellent education.
How to apply:
Please visit www.arkkingsacademy.org/vacancies and submit your application. This should include an explanation of your motivation to apply and examples/evidence of how you meet aspects of the job description.
We advise you to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a high volume of applications are received. This is to ensure that we can manage application levels whilst maintaining a positive candidate experience. Unfortunately, once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications.
For an informal and confidential discussion, please contact on 0121 459 4451 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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. To read more about Ark’s safer recruitment process, please click this link.
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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