Science Consultant

£70,000 - £99,999
11 Nov 2019
16 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Part Time
Science Consultant

Location: Home based, but with some travel between schools across UK

Salary Details: £250 - £450 per day, project based

Vacancy Type: Flexible, freelance

Closing Date: 14 Nov 2019.

Start Date: January 2020 or sooner

Are you an outstanding leader of Science? Have you had considerable experience designing curriculum or teacher professional development?

We are looking for a Science consultant to support on project-based work within the Science Mastery team.

About the role

The freelance consultants will contribute to the development of curriculum resources and facilitate training in our pilot schools. You will work with us to support teachers in delivering excellent science learning.

You will use current education research and best practice in Ark and other schools to create and design effective science curriculum resources; from lesson resources to teacher training. You will be involved in testing these resources, analysing feedback and developing our support to ensure it is the very best.

About you

You are a passionate Science teacher and leader who is committed to educational success for all. You will have experience of successful Science leadership or working in an advisory capacity. You may have experience writing excellent resources to be used across schools. You may have experience designing and leading science teacher professional development.

Importantly, you will recognise that we improve by working with others and listening to feedback and expertise. Learning from our colleagues and research is core to the Science Mastery ethos.

About us

Ark is an education charity that aims to give every child, regardless of their background, the best start in life. We have a network of 37 schools in England, educating around 27,500 pupils in areas where we can make the biggest difference. We also incubate start-up programmes that improve the education system.

Science Mastery operates as part of the Ark family and as such supports science education across the Ark network. It is a full package of brand-new lesson and assessment resources for secondary science, that are embedded within a CPD suite that supports the delivery of world-class science learning.

We offer

We are committed to providing high-quality professional learning throughout your career with us and offer a variety of training sessions and experiences designed to meet your needs

The postholder will often have flexibility in terms of working locations and timing but will need to be available for meetings and school visits as required. Travel costs will be covered and we take care to ensure your workload is manageable.

How to apply

Apply via our online portal with a CV and cover letter describing how you meet the requirements of the role.

For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact by an email.

Science Mastery is committed to ensuring all our colleagues achieve a balance between work and life and we are happy to discuss flexible working on appointment.

Early applications are encouraged; we reserve the right to close this vacancy if we find the right candidate.

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; all successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.