Ark Maths Trainee Teacher – Birmingham, ARK SCHOOLS in Guardian Jobs at Birmingham, England, United Kingdom

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About the job


Job title: Trainee Teacher – Maths

Location: Ark Birmingham school, United Kingdom

Working pattern: Full Time

Salary: Up to £26,000

Who are we?

Ark Teacher Training is an ‘Outstanding’ school-based Initial Teacher Training programme that allows graduates and career changers to learn from some of the best teachers and leaders in the profession. You’ll be based in a school from day one, having an impact straight away.

Ark aims to tackle educational inequality by ensuring all young people, regardless of their background, have access to excellent teaching. Our ‘outstanding’ (Ofsted, 2017) teacher training programme gives the best graduates and career changers the chance to make a difference where it matters most and start a successful and rewarding career in teaching.

Our Schools

Training for your teaching qualification in Birmingham, you’ll have the chance to transform children’s lives in a diverse and exciting teaching environment in one of the UK’s most vibrant cities. You would be based in one of our four Birmingham secondary schools:

  • Ark Boulton Academy (Secondary school) Sparkbrook, Birmingham
  • Ark Kings Academy (All-through school) Kings Norton, Birmingham
  • Ark St Alban’s Academy (Secondary school) Highgate, Birmingham
  • Ark Victoria Academy (All-through school) Small Heath, Birmingham

How is the programme structured?

The Programme Provides The perfect Balance Of Theory And Practice And At The End Of Your First Year You’ll Have Achieved The Following

Unlike a university-based PGCE, you will be based in a school of your choice spending the whole academic year with your students watching them progress, as well as seeing your own development.

  • QTS (Qualified Teacher Status)
  • PGCE (postgraduate certificate in education) in your chosen teaching subject

What support is available to me during the programme?

Teacher training can be challenging, but the Ark Teacher Training team and wider network will support you including:

  • In-school coach
  • Weekly training sessions
  • Ark Teacher Training tutor
  • Peer-to-peer support

Qualification Criteria

  • have a grade C or above in Maths and English language GCSE
  • hold (or will hold) an undergraduate Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) prior to beginning your Initial Teacher Training
  • A qualification in the subject you wish to teach e.g Degree or A-level
  • have the right to live and work in the UK for the duration of the programme
  • not currently hold Qualified Teacher Status.

Diversity And Inclusion Statement

At Ark Teacher Training, we have a particular responsibility to advocate for diversity and inclusion in teacher training to make a positive difference to the lives of our pupils. We believe that inclusivity and the representation of people, circumstances, identities, cultures and ethnicities from all sections of society make us stronger as individuals and as an organisation.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining a diverse workforce, with a broad range of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. We have therefore taken steps to address our own internal bias and consider how our recruitment practices are impacting diversity which you can find more information on here. We welcome any candidate requests for reasonable adjustments to the selection process in order to ensure equal access to all candidates.

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. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to safeguarding the welfare of children, and this will be tested at interview. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Company: Guardian Jobs

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Job Location: Birmingham, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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