Subject Leader: Visual Arts and Design Technology, Tidworth

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The Wellington AcademyTidworth

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Start date: From November 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS (Potential of a TLR)
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No


The Wellington Academy is a highly inclusive, innovative school, which opened in 2009 to serve the Tidworth area of Wiltshire and is situated on the Wiltshire/Hampshire border, within close proximity of the A303 and A34. Graded ‘Good’ by OFSTED, the Wellington Academy has transformed itself into a high performing school over the past three years. 

OFSTED noted that: The quality of school leadership has improved since the previous inspection. As a result, expectations of what pupils can achieve are higher. Leaders have created a culture in which high standards of behaviour are expected and pupils are encouraged to succeed.’

Our staff charter underlines our belief that all students can achieve, be happy and have limitless aspirations – and our job as professionals is to ensure this happens. All our staff sign up to these aspirations and play a full role in contributing to this vision through inclusive teaching. We seek to recruit dedicated and talented staff, highly committed to making a difference in the state system.

We are seeking to appoint a temporary Subject Leader for Visual Arts and Design Technology from November 2018 to cover maternity leave.  You will be an inspirational teacher who demonstrates an infectious passion for teaching and learning who strives to positively lead a thriving team of staff in a well-established department.  

We would welcome applications from experienced teachers, the successful applicant will be able to teach across KS3 to KS5, experience of teaching Catering and Hospitality/Food at KS4 is essential. A TLR could be available for the right candidate. 

If you believe you have the commitment and desire to work in an environment which seeks to contribute to limitless aspirations as well as set and maintain high standards and expectations then please apply using the Academy’s application form, available with more details from our website by clicking on the Apply button below.

Closing date for applications: Midday, Friday 28th September 2018. 

Interviews will take place week commencing Monday 1st October 2018.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to references and an enhanced DBS check before confirmation.

The Wellington Academy is an equal opportunities employer. The campus is a no smoking site.

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More about The Wellington Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Tidworth Road, Ludgershall, Wiltshire, SP11 9RR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1264 405060
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Wellington Academy opened in 2009 to serve Tidworth, Ludgershall and surrounding villages - a unique rural area within the growing ‘super-garrison’ for the army on Salisbury Plain. We have the second highest number of service families of ...