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Head of Art

Tes Schools RecruitmentSunderland

Head of Art.

Tes is currently supporting a friendly and supportive secondary academy, based in Sunderland. The school is looking to add a Head of Art to their progressive and supportive Art Department ideally starting in September 2021.

The role will include managing the delivery of Art at KS3 and GCSE across year groups 7 to 11. You will lead your department to enhance provision and will get the chance to lead on exciting project work throughout the year. Project work may include revising schemes of work and ensuring the curriculum is engaging to all learners alongside projects that support student attainment, well-being and engagement within the wider school. However, as Head of Department you will have full autonomy to ensure your department meets targets and exceeds needs of our learners. You will lead by example, supporting and empowering your department’s teachers, staff and pupils to achieve to the best of their ability.

“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."

The school is offering:

• A super supportive and highly visible SLT team and Headteacher;

• on-going CPD with programmes of study such as NPQSL and MA in Educational Leadership

• progression support throughout the school and wider group

• support package for NQT’s/RQT’s including CPD and NQT mentorship;

• the chance to take on further responsibility such as Leadership roles in the future.

The school expects:

• A UK teaching qualification such as PGCE/PGDE, SCITT, BEd or MEd with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

• a relevant Art Degree or a related subject

• experience of delivering Art up to GCSE pushing and engaging learners to progress within the subject

• experience managing a department: specifically people and departmental management

• a love and passion for education.

Please include REF: 1419019 in the email subject line.

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