Why work for us?
“We believe that every child who attends our school will be academically and socially equipped for success at secondary school and, beyond that, in a career of their choice or university.”
Why work at Ark Blacklands Primary Academy?
The Academy is at an exciting phase of its development, with a dedicated staff team committed to providing the best possible education for our pupils. This is a unique opportunity to make a difference in the local community. You’ll be able to see the impact that you’re making in our pupils’ lives every day.
Train to teach in this school
Are you interested in training to become a teacher at Ark Blacklands Primary Academy? Find out more at arkteachertraining.org
Training and development
Our training doesn’t stop once you reach a certain level or learn a certain skill – we’ll support you throughout your whole career, from starting out as a trainee to running your own school.
More training days
In order to deliver the best training and network events, we offer twice as many training days as standard.
Three times a year, people working in specific roles or subject areas get together to share best practice and deepen their subject knowledge with peers from across the Ark network.
Ark online training
Our online, cloud-based learning platform supports your development - delivering exciting content straight to you, from exemplary teaching video clips to best practice resources.
Your school will develop and deliver its own training sessions which are responsive to need.
You’ll work with colleagues from different subjects, schools and cities, and have the chance to take on network-wide responsibilities such as leading programmes or training.