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Graduate Teaching Assistant - Science
Ark Pioneer Academy
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£22,779.00 pa
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£22,779.00 pa

Graduate Teaching Assistant - Science

Location: Barnet, London — a five minute walk from High Barnet tube station

Start: September 2020


Opportunity for an exceptional candidate to be a founding teaching assistant supporting science and shaping a brand new ARK secondary school in Barnet


Ark Pioneer Academy opened its doors to our brand new building in Barnet in September 2019 and welcomed in our first year 7. By the time they reach year 13, we’ll have over a thousand pupils. We will deliver a standard of education matching the very best schools in the country. Our vision is that every pupil leaves Ark Pioneer with real options, be it embarking on the university course of their choice or starting out in their chosen career.

We are recruiting a founding team of exceptional staff to achieve our vision and work together to create a genuinely outstanding school. The Graduate Teaching Assistant will work closely with the founding science team, as well as the SENCO and pupil support team to develop exceptional pupil support provision.

We are looking for a science graduate who is extremely passionate about their subject. We will consider candidates who have not worked previously as a Teaching Assistant if they have experience working successfully to support pupils and/or are interested in pursuing a career in education. The successful candidate will grow with our school: we will develop you, providing one-to-one support, coaching and access to extensive network training.

The ideal candidate will

·         Have a strong academic background in science, with good A Levels or equivalent, and a good degree

·         Have the commitment, skills and character required to work successfully with young people

·         Share the Ark Pioneer vision and be aligned with the six pillars underpinning it

Ark Pioneer Graduate Teaching Assistant Science JD PS.pdf
Ark Pioneer Vision.pdf

Please submit your application by 9am on Friday 12th June. For further information or any technical queries please contact info@arkpioneer.org.

Closing Date: 9am on Friday 12th June

Interviews: Week beginning Monday 15th June – These are likely to be virtual interviews

Salary: £22,779.00 pa

Contract: Full time, permanent contract


We value diversity and are committed to safeguarding and promoting child welfare. The successful candidate will be subject to DBS and any other relevant employment checks.