Start of term details
Start of term details
Thursday 5th September Year 7 first day: Pupils need to be in school by 8:20am.
Years 8-11 Parent review day (pre-arranged appointments).
Friday 6th September All pupils return to school
Why work for us?
“We believe that all of our pupils, staff and all members of the school community should be provided with the opportunities they require to achieve greatness and realise their ambitions.”
Why work at Ark Elvin Academy?
Our school motto is Magne aude – dare for greatness. Not only do we dare for greatness, we support our teachers who dare as well. The school is improving quickly, something which is reflecting well on each staff member, including its supportive senior leadership team.
Since joining the Ark network in 2014 we have made tremendous progress, but it’s important we don’t stand still and continue to develop, improve and innovate. There couldn’t be a more exciting time to join us. You will become a part of a close knit professional community of enthusiastic teachers and benefit from guidance and support of experts from the Ark network, one of the country’s top performing school groups.
Train to teach in this school
Are you interested in training to become a teacher at Ark Elvin Academy? Find out more at arkteachertraining.org
Training and development
We are committed to providing our staff with everything they need to be the best teacher possible with access to unparalleled levels of CPD. We want our teachers to continue to develop and grow alongside our students and our 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.