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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.


Wembley, London, United Kingdom

2 Dec 2013

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Compensation details:
Salary:                       Circa £65,000

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Finances & Resources Director

Use your skills to make a difference in the education world; work for a leading schools charity and have an impact on children's lives.

Wembley, London, United Kingdom

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Compensation details:
Salary:                       Circa £65,000

Job Type:
Senior Level
Escape Factors:
Social Impact
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Ark Academy is as a new all-through school in Brent, set against the backdrop of the iconic Wembley Stadium. The school, which is part of the ARK Schools group, opened to reception pupils in September 2008 and then to year 7 in September 2010. It is growing year on year until it eventually has students from 3 to 18 years.

 In its first Ofsted inspection the school was rated as ‘Outstanding’ with inspectors praising the dedicated staff team.

About You 

As Finance and Resources Director you will be a central figure in the school, providing strategic leadership and management for all operational aspects to ensure that the academy can achieve its educational aims. You do not need to have educational experience, just the skills and financial know-how to be a senior leader in an organisation such as this.


Ideal candidates will:

  • Be educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Have a professional accountancy or management qualification and a record of Continuing Professional Development activities
  • Have experience as a member of a senior management team
  • Be committed to Ark Academy’s high expectations and culture of no excuses

The successful candidates will have the opportunity to:

  • Be part of an academy that has the highest expectations of pupils and is striving for absolute excellence in its staff, the environment and teaching lessons
  • Join the ARK Schools network, with access to an exciting range of benefits and opportunities to take on additional responsibilities

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