Lead Teacher of Art, Hammersmith and Fulham

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Hammersmith AcademyHammersmith and Fulham

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Start date: SEPTEMBER 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Hammersmith Academy, a state-of-the-art Academy specialising in Creative & Digital Media and IT, is a truly comprehensive, fair-banded Academy where staff “are committed to getting the best outcomes for students”. We were judged to be a good school with many outstanding features by Ofsted in March 2017. 

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspiring Head of Art. The successful applicant will be well-qualified, experienced specialists who are committed to achieving high standards and developing each child to their potential.

We are enormously proud of our Art Department and the success already achieved since opening. 

If you are an outstanding leader with high expectations, who can achieve the highest standards from your students and staff team and can create a culture of success through challenge and innovation as well as instil a love of learning, we would like to hear from you. 

The Subject Leaders will need to demonstrate the following in the development of a successful Academy in line with the sponsors’ vision:

  • Leadership, vision and drive to raise educational standards;
  • An inclusive approach to a school ethos of achievement;
  • Commitment to a varied and effective range of teaching methods underpinned by modern technology and on-line learning approaches, and to the development of      students as effective autonomous learners;
  • Provide excellent leadership which promotes the highest standards teaching in the      subject area;
  • The ability to combine clear vision and the translation of ideas into action;
  • Commitment to the benefits to students of a longer taught day and an extensive      enrichment programme;
  • Determination to achieve ambitious targets and outcomes;
  • Responsibility and accountability for all decisions taken;
  • Ability to work effectively with others and represent the Academy to the local and      wider community;
  • Lead, develop and implement an innovative and creative online curriculum and      learning programme;
  • Utilise the most appropriate resources for the subject area and ensure that they are used efficiently, effectively and safely whilst providing value for money;
  • Secure excellent progress and attainment of students in the subject area;
  • Play a role in the leadership of the pastoral structure within the academy;
  • Develop and implement policies, plans, targets and practices within the context of the Academy’s vision and ethos.

This is an opportunity to become part of Hammersmith Academy at its most pivotal and exciting time covering Maternity leave. 

For further details visit our website www.hammersmithacademy.org  to download an application form.
For general recruitment enquiries contact hr@hammersmithacademy.org 

Closing date: 28th February 2018



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 25 Cathnor Road, London, W12 9JD, United Kingdom
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Hammersmith Academy is a non-denominational, all-ability, co-educational secondary school for 11-18 year olds.

Our Vision 

To develop highly qualified, aspirational young adults who make outstanding progress and as active citizens take a lead wi...