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  • Start date details

    September 2023 or January 2024

  • Closing date

    20 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    25 May 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Ark Outside London Main/Upper Pay Scales: £28,704 to £45,437 (pro rata if part-time)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We’re looking for an individual who:

  • Can lead by example, through outstanding practice and professionalism
  • Cares about students, their learning, and their futures
  • Is driven to make a difference, to overcome barriers, to be relentless in enabling all students to make exceptional progress
  • Is committed to their own personal development and to collaborative, consultative working

What the school offers its staff

What 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

Further details about the role

Applications will be reviewed as submitted therefore the school reserves the right to close this advert early and interviews may take place before the advertised closing date. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply early for this role to avoid disappointment.

Are you a dedicated and enthusiastic science teacher looking to make a real impact in the lives of our young learners? Ark Alexandra Academy is open to applications from enthusiastic teachers from any Science discipline whether newly qualified or experienced and we will aim to work to the strengths of the successful candidate.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our friendly, supportive and hard-working Science department where the successful candidate will play a vital role in fostering curiosity, critical thinking, and to help instil a love for scientific exploration among our students.

The department offers a combined science program to all students and triple science to the most able. This continues into our sixth form where we teach A-levels in Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Psychology.

We are seeking a classroom teacher who can articulate a love of their science specialism and who is able to communicate effectively with students of all abilities to inspire the next generation of scientists!

For more information please read the job description and person specification in the information pack available for download.

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 Alexandra Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1557 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Ark Alexandra is a two-campus secondary academy with a Sixth Form provision in Hastings, East Sussex and is the largest secondary with 6th form in the Ark network. A popular school, we have grown to have over 1,600 students this year. We work across a split site, which brings with it unique opportunities for growth and development. At our most recent Ofsted inspection in September 2021, Leadership & Management, Behaviour & Attitudes, Personal Development and Sixth Form were all judged to be Good.

Ark Alexandra works closely with our feeder primary schools, Ark Blacklands, Ark Little Ridge and Ark Castledown, all of which have exceptional leadership graded as Outstanding by Ofsted.

As a Church of England school, our values of faith, excellence and kindness underpin our ethos, culture and behaviour. We have an inclusive admissions policy that welcomes, without preference, students of all faith and none. Our vision is to create a truly great school for the young people in Hastings. We believe that everyone deserves to be accepted, included, and empowered to live a purposeful and fulfilling life.

Arranging a visit to Ark Alexandra Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email p.elford@arkalexandra.org.

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