Art Teacher

Whickham School and Sports CollegeGateshead

Do you want to work in a successful school, as part of a progressive and energetic Creative Arts Faculty? Are you unapologetically passionate about teaching Art? 

We seek to appoint an Art teacher to teach at KS3, KS4 and A’ Level. The ability to also offer textiles or photography would be advantageous. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a skilled team who are committed to ensuring our students both enjoy and succeed in their studies. Our art team has recently moved into a new art barn that is situated on the top floor of our new school building. The facility ensures students have the very best facilities and learning environment to inspire them in their learning.

Specific details regarding the role and skills and qualities that the successful candidate will need to demonstrate are in the attached job description and person specification. A summary of key information is detailed below. We are looking for someone who:

Is passionate about art and supporting children in developing their knowledge and skills.

Is committed to personal development and open to sharing ideas and continuing to develop their own practice.

Understands the importance of strong behaviour management and that developing positive relationships with children is fundamental to their role.

Understands and values the use of restorative practices.

Is determined to make a positive difference in the lives of young people.

Is supportive of our inclusive and diverse nature as a school where differences are celebrated. 

Our aim is to ensure every young person is the best they can be and whilst we have already achieved much in achieving our goal we recognise that there is so much more we can do. We are proud of our good reputation within the region and positive feedback we receive from students, parents, staff and external organisations such as Ofsted. 

The successful candidate will undertake an enhanced DBS check. Please also see our safer recruitment policy.

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Whickham School and Sports College


Whickham School and Sports College
Burnthouse LaneWhickhamNewcastle upon TyneGatesheadNE16 5ARUnited Kingdom
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