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28 Feb 2023

Full-Time Secondary Teachers

ArkSchools – Posted by ArkSchools Birmingham, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Location: Sparkbrook, South East Birmingham

Salary: £28,704 – £32,534

Start date: September 2023

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full-time

Closing date: Tuesday 21st March 2023 at 9am 

Join our community who are all united by the same purpose – supporting all children with excellent education regardless of their background. 

We are looking for dedicated secondary teachers who will deliver outstanding teaching and learning in the classroom. You will play a significant role in designing an engaging and challenging curriculum as well as plan and resource lessons to the highest standard ensuring real learning takes place and pupils make superior progress.

We are particularly looking for the following specialisms :

·         Humanities

·         Citizenship

·         Drama 

Suitable for Early Career Teachers (ECTs).

Our ideal candidate will:

·         Be vision aligned with Ark’s high aspirations, high expectations of self and others

·         Have genuine passion and belief in the potential of every pupil

·         Have commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of all pupils

·         Have motivation to continually improve standards and achieve excellence 

View the full job description and person specification here. 

Why us?

By joining Ark Boulton Academy means, you become part of a network of education experts who are all united by the same purpose – a commitment to making a difference where it matters most.

Each day is unique for our team, as they collectively support the activities within and outside the school. Our consortium of creative and resourceful team members ensure we go above and beyond in order to constantly improve our service to the community we serve. Our strapline ‘growing together, reaching higher ‘applies as much to our staff as our students.

Our staff are a valuable and integral part of our community and are given the room to grow and develop in an encouraging, challenging and rewarding environment. They are role-models and ambassadors for Boulton on a professional and public level. They reflect the virtues we promote which include courage, self-discipline, commitment, and honesty.

By becoming a member of our school family, you will embrace multiple opportunities for personal and professional development, not just within the school, but from the internationally renowned Ark family of schools we are a part of. Through Ark, our staff can share best practice and receive training from some of the most talented individuals in the country.

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Specific benefits at Ark Boulton include:

  • Staff wellbeing is one of our main priorities. We provide breakfast for staff each morning, soup for lunch and lunch for those on duty. We have parking available, a gym on site and a well-equipped staff room including a pool table.
  • Our systems and processes for communication, marking and feedback and assessment are streamlined and the approaches we take are research led and based on the needs of our local context.  For instance, at present we do not use traditional book marking across the school.
  • On Fridays, children finish at 2pm, giving time and space for professional development amongst staff.
  • Staff voice is important to us; we like to listen to our staff. We are always seeking feedback and input from our staff.

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. 

How to Apply

Register your interest: If you want to find out more or to register your interest, please contact our HR Officer, Amal Hersi on and send an up-to-date CV.

Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 57 days.

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