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ARK Schools

ARK Schools

ARK Schools

ARK Schools is an education charity which runs a network of 18 academies in London, Birmingham and Portsmouth. We are one of the country's top performing academy groups and our vision is to create outstanding schools so that every pupil has the opportunity to go to university or to pursue the career of their choice.


London, United Kingdom

19 Jul 2013

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Compensation details:
Circa £30-40k + 11% employer pension contribution

Employer tags:
Esc Factor:
Social Impact
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Projects Manager

ARK Schools is seeking an outstanding Projects Manager to work with our new schools and manage their pre-opening process

London, United Kingdom

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Compensation details:
Circa £30-40k + 11% employer pension contribution

Job Type:
Mid Level
Escape Factors:
Social Impact
Project Management
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As one of the recognised top-performing academy groups, ARK Schools is helping to raise standards and drive innovation across a rapidly-changing education landscape. We are seeking to establish an outstanding network of schools in London, Birmingham, Portsmouth and Hastings and currently have 18 academies open, with an aim to have 50 schools open by 2015. All ARK’s schools are situated in areas of high deprivation or educational need, and over half of our pupils are eligible for free school meals compared to 18% nationally. 10 of the 11 ARK academies inspected by Ofsted so far have been rated as good or outstanding.

We are now seeking an outstanding individual to join our Projects team as a Projects Manager and help us to achieve our ambitious growth plans. You will manage all aspects of the pre-opening process and ensure that each school joins the network smoothly and effectively. You don’t need prior experience of working in schools – though an interest in education will clearly help – but you do need to be enthusiastic, dedicated and focused on delivery.

Our ideal candidate will:

·         be flexible and hard working with a can-do attitude

·         be highly organised and have excellent communication skills

·         have strong interpersonal skills

·         share ARK Schools’ commitment to improving educational opportunities for underprivileged children.

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