Head of Performing Arts

Merchants' Academy - SecondaryBristol, City of

Full time, permanent to start in September 2021

MPS/UPS (£25,714 - £41,604) per annum plus Allowance of £4,750 per annum + Health Cash Plan and Benefits package

Merchants’ Academy is a 3-18 Academy sponsored by the Society of Merchant Venturers and the University of Bristol. This is an exciting time to join us as the Academy grows and standards continue to rise.  The Academy is very well resourced, where staff and their development is a priority.

Applications are invited from high quality teachers to join the enthusiastic and dedicated Performing Arts Department at Merchants’ Academy as Raising Standards Leader.

We are seeking an inspirational Performing Arts specialist who is committed to raising the attainment and aspirations of our students. In return you will join a first class staff team and have every opportunity to further your professional development and career.

Candidates for this post should be:

• inspiring and able to motivate and challenge students to make rapid progress.

• able to establish strong relationships and have excellent interpersonal skills.

• bold, optimistic and tenacious in setting and achieving high standards.

In addition, candidates should have the following leadership qualities:

• Strong leadership skills through which you are able to inspire and develop a team.

• Recent and relevant knowledge of different curriculum developments within your subject.

• An understanding of national developments within education.

• Ability to support other staff through both general CPD and teaching pedagogy.

• Drive and enthusiasm through which you can support the senior leadership team in developing Performing Arts.

In return we can offer you:

• A genuine opportunity to make a difference where it is needed.

• Well-resourced classrooms, necessary IT equipment and structured administrative support.

• A fantastic community of children, parents and carers who deserve the best.

• To join a wonderful team and have every opportunity to further your professional development and career with an excellent benefit package including; Wellbeing Health Cash Plan, Retail Discounts, ICT Loans, Professional Induction Incentive plus others.

Closing date: Wednesday 19th May 2021 at 9:00. Interviews: Tuesday 25th May 2021

Please note due to the expected volume of applications it may not be possible to acknowledge and respond to all applicants.

Merchants’ Academy is part of Venturers Trust and is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all staff.

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