Ark Academy

  • £37,667 - £58,278
  • London / London
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 4 weeks ago

Salary:  Ark Main/Upper Pay Range £37,667 – £58,278 + TLR1c £13,546

Location: Wembley, London

Nearest Tube station: Wembley Park (Jubilee/Metropolitan)

Start date: September 2024

Deadline: 8:00am Monday 29 April 2024

Interviews: will be arranged on rolling basis.  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.

Ofsted: Outstanding (2022) 


Opportunity to join an ‘Outstanding’ all-through academy.


Ark Academy is an all-through school in Wembley Park, set against the backdrop of the iconic Wembley Stadium, with excellent transport links.


About the role:

We are looking to appoint an excellent leader to join our Sixth Form as Head of Year 13.  You would be joining a highly successful and competitive Key Stage 5 provider.  We are looking for an ambitious leader who can take a key role in the day to day running of the sixth form through purposeful leadership by building strong relationships with students, parents and staff and continuing to drive up sixth form standards and destination ambitions.


The ideal candidate will:

  • Will be an outstanding teacher of their subject area.
  • Be experienced in raising attainment for this age group.
  • Have proven experience of work successfully with students of all abilities.
  • Be committed to Ark’s ethos of high expectations and no excuses and the belief that every child can succeed.


The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:

  • become part of a team of an ‘Outstanding’ all-through academy
  • join a highly successful sixth form team that has an exceptional track record for training and developing teachers and student leaders
  • access continuous staff development.  We have a minimum of 10 training days and weekly in school sessions of a high standard.  We strongly support NPQML, NPQSL and Lead Practitioner course.
  • join the Ark network and a networkwide team of leaders including subject leadership network for both A level and BTEC
  • have access to a range of benefits including professional development opportunities, reduced gym membership and large retail discounts
  • Our successful behaviour policies treat student behaviour not as the responsibility of individual teachers, but of the entire school. This ensures as a teacher at Ark Academy, your time is never wasted dealing with discipline. Our students know what is expected of them, allowing both students and teachers to focus on learning.


View the candidate information pack here.


As a teacher at Ark Academy, you will be part of Ark, an international charity and one of the UK’s most successful multi-academy trusts, with a network of 35 schools in 4 locations across the country. 


Benefits of being part of the Ark network include:

  • A salary 2.5% higher than the main scale teacher salaries
  • Twice as many training days as standard and network-wide events with Ark colleagues, held by the best minds in education


Click here to find out more about the benefits of work for Ark Academy.


A Golden Hello is available to the successful candidate if the application is received directly through the schools website.


How to apply:

To apply, please visit www.arkacademy.org/vacancies and submit an application.


For an informal, confidential discussion, please contact Laura Sach on 020 385 4370 or via email l.sach@arkacademy.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. 


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