Primary Teacher - KS2 (Maternity cover, 1 year FTC)

Small Heath, Birmingham
Ark MPS/UPS Outside London (£23,026 – £39,204)
11 Jan 2017
26 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Annualised Hours

Innovation and collaboration are helping to transform lives at Ark Chamberlain.

Start date: March 2016 or sooner

Salary: Ark MPS/UPS Outside London (£23,026 – £39,204)

Location: Small Heath, Birmingham

Nearest train station: Small Heath

Deadline: 11am – Thursday 26th January 2017

Ofsted: Inadequate (2015) “Leaders and managers are taking effective action towards the removal of special measures.”

Visits to our school are warmly encouraged; to arrange, please call 0121 464 8771.

It’s an exciting time to be a part of Ark Chamberlain, which joined the Ark network in September 2015. Join us on our transformative journey and have a real impact on the lives of our pupils. The school which boasts outstanding facilities, including a brand new state-of-the-art science lab and a fully-functioning sound recording studio.

We are looking to recruit a Primary Teacher (KS2) to join us on our journey towards outstanding.  You will play a pivotal role in a committed team and make a real impact on the outcomes of our pupils. This is a 1 year fixed term maternity contract.

At Ark Chamberlain, staff wellbeing and professional development is a priority and we encourage rest and relaxation for our staff. This includes leaving before 5pm on a Friday, not answering emails outside of work hours and one afternoon off per week for lesson preparation.

We strive for exemplary behaviour from all our pupils; the fundamentals of which are displayed on school whiteboards around the site. This ensures every pupil knows what’s expected of them, so teachers can concentrate on teaching, and pupils can focus on learning.

Our school has a supportive staff community; group meetings and planning sessions all enable teachers to collaborate and help one another. Our sense of community is also reinforced by activities such as communal singing and a staff breakfast on Fridays. Hard work is celebrated communally at Ark Chamberlain, with staff nominations for a ‘colleague of the week’. Recognition is key to making our school a truly rewarding place to work.

As a teacher at Ark Chamberlain, 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 .

To find out more about Ark Chamberlain please visit

Ark Chamberlain Academy are working in partnership with HAYS recruitment. To apply for this role please visit our dedicated recruitment site:

If you would like any further information or wish to discuss this role, please contact Mani Parekh on 0121 236 4476 / 07971 687 919 or  

Applications will be reviewed as received, so you may hear from us before the closing date which is 11am – Thursday 26th January 2017

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


Ark Chamberlain Academy Open Day

We are holding an Open Day on Wednesday 8th February 2017; a great chance to learn more about the positive developments at Ark Chamberlain Academy and the range of benefits available to Ark staff. Please contact Mani Parekh at Hays to confirm your attendance.

T: 0121 236 4476

M: 07971 687 919



Ark is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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