"Ark has a strong ethos on high expectations from both staff and children. We are expecting the best from our children but we need to hold ourselves to these expectations too and set an example to them. This is a strength of Ark Little Ridge."

Aneeka Patel, Teacher


“Our school is warm and welcoming. What makes it special is that the children are so lovely.”

Stacie Booth, Teacher


Why work at Ark Little Ridge  Primary Academy?

The Academy is at an exciting phase of its development, with a dedicated staff team committed to providing the best possible education for our pupils. This is a unique opportunity to make a difference in the local community. You’ll be able to see the impact that you’re making in our pupils’ lives every day.

Train to teach in this school

Are you interested in training to become a teacher at Ark Little Ridge Primary Academy? Find out more at arkteachertraining.org

Training and development

Our training doesn’t stop once you reach a certain level or learn a certain skill – we’ll support you throughout your whole career, from starting out as a trainee to running your own school.

More training days

In order to deliver the best training and network events, we offer twice as many training days as standard.

Hub days

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.

A teacher and pupils at Ark Little Ridge Primary AcademyBespoke training

Your school will develop and deliver its own training sessions which are responsive to need.

Network opportunities

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.

Interested in training with Ark or finding out more? Get in touch or browse our list of vacancies.