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Head of Art

Thornhill AcademySunderland

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious, enthusiastic and talented teacher who would be an inspirational leader for Art and Design. 

This post is suitable for an experienced teacher who is able to obtain the best outcomes for their pupils and is looking to take the step of leading a well-established department. Offering Art and Design, Photography and Graphic Communications at GCSE, candidates would ideally have some experience of digital and light-based media. 

This is an important middle leadership role with the responsibility to work with the members of the department to ensure the highest standards of teaching and learning. A commitment to excellence and the ability to enthuse, engage and motivate pupils and staff would make you an ideal candidate.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a successful department with excellent facilities, a supportive wider Trust team and a committed Local Academy Board. 

To apply please complete the online application form through TES or download the attached application form. We ask that all completed application forms are sent to  

For further questions about the role please contact   or 01915007981. 

The closing date for applications is 9am on Wednesday 14th April 2021.

Interviews will take place on week commencing 19th April 2021.

Please ensure that within your application you provide the names, addresses and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer.

Consilium Academies and Thornhill Academy are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Appointments are made subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

The trust is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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