Head of Faculty - Arts, Rickmansworth

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Rickmansworth SchoolRickmansworth

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS + Fringe + TLR1a
Contract term: Permanent

Head of Faculty - Arts

Salary: MPS + Fringe + TLR 1a

Full Time, Permanent

Required for January 2019

Rickmansworth School is an 11-19 heavily oversubscribed co-educational partially (35%) selective converter academy with 1260 on roll, expanding to 1450 over the next five years. Judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted (November 2017). Staff Development recognised as an area of excellence by Challenge Partners (March 2018), with 3 staff achieving national finals in last 2 years. Academic results are strong with GCSE Progress 8 +0.25 (sig +ve), EBacc 39% and A level almost 50% A*-B grades, with 100% students securing first choice destinations. 

The School is in a strong, stable financial position. £3.5m school expansion completed September 2018 which included New Sixth-form centre, ten classrooms, drama theatres and film editing suite. Outstanding staff well-being programme includes fortnightly well-being period, Childcare vouchers, Flu jabs, Access to the Fitness Suite and swimming pool, Pilates classes, Yoga class, and Free eye tests.

Our students enjoy learning and are a pleasure to teach. We believe every child deserves the best and we aim to achieve excellence in all aspects of school life.

About the Arts Faculty

The Arts are an essential aspect to the curriculum at Rickmansworth School, ensuring that students have access to a creative and inspiring curriculum. This is recognised by our specialist status as a Performing Arts college and the excellent teaching facilities for this subject. 

Students at Rickmansworth embrace the Arts and thrive from the opportunities to express themselves through Art, Dance, Drama, Music and Photography. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced teacher to enhance the profile of Performing Arts ensuring students achieve their potential in the classroom and through a diverse extra curricula programme.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and are an equal opportunities employer. Applicants must declare any criminal convictions and submit to a check with the Disclosing and Barring Service as the post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Application forms and details can be obtained from the website www.rickmansworth.herts.sch.uk, by calling the School on 01923 773296 or by email to khughes@rickmansworth.herts.sch.uk

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Deadline for applications: 8.00am Monday 15 October 2018

Interview date: Thursday 18 October 2018

Suitable applicants will be interviewed upon receipt of an application



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Scots Hill, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 3AQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1923 773 296
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