Head of Art, Design & Technology, Chatham, Kent

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Fort Pitt Grammar SchoolChatham, Kent
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Highly competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational Head of Art, Design & Technology for September 2018 with a subject specialism of Fine Art or Textiles who can deliver high quality lessons and secure outstanding outcomes for all students in the Art, Design & Technology department. We want you to inspire students and raise their aspirations across all aspects of their schooling in addition to unlocking their potential in all of the above.

To be a successful HOD at Fort Pitt, you will:

· teach to A* standard & ensure the teachers in your department can

· ensure students in your department make outstanding progress across all key stages

· commit to our supportive but challenging ethos and culture

· thrive on working in teams but be able to work independently 

· constantly challenge yourself to become a better practitioner and leader

· be committed to our comprehensive extracurricular programme

In return, we will offer you:

· a school where all students are keen to learn

· an incredibly supportive group of colleagues and leaders

· a personalised INSET programme delivered through twilight sessions and dedicated training days

· fast track promotion opportunities 

· a two week October half term

· the chance to perform on a wider stage through our proud membership of FPTA (Fort Pitt Thomas Aveling) Academies

· Flexible working conditions 

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Nick Watkiss at headteacher@fortpitt.medway.sch.uk in order to arrange a time.

Key information

Start date: September 2018

Salary: Highly competitive with the potential for a TLR payment

Closing date: 10.00 a.m. Monday 19 March 

Interviews: Week beginning 19 March

Fort Pitt is committed to safeguarding and expects all members of the school community and applicants to share this commitment 

Job location

More about Fort Pitt Grammar School
Address: Fort Pitt Hill, Chatham, Kent, ME4 6TJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1634 842359