Teacher of Art & Photography, Bath and North East Somerset

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Somervale SchoolBath and North East Somerset

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

11-18 Comprehensive, 545 on Roll, 400 in the joint Sixth Form

Teacher of Art & Photography 

Full Time, Permanent Position 

September 2018 start (possibility of negotiating a later start)

Somervale School is a small school by design with a roll of 545 students, allowing for a personalised approach to teaching and learning. The school is growing in size and is held in high regard by the local community. Post 16 students are taught as part of the Midsomer Norton Sixth Form (400 on roll) with lessons being taught at both Somervale and Norton Hill. Somervale is part of the Midsomer Norton Schools Partnership (MNSP), a Multi-Academy Trust consisting of 3 Secondary Schools (Somervale, Norton Hill and St Dunstan’s) and 8 Primary Schools (Clutton, High Littleton, Academy of Trinity and Dundry, Longvernal, Midsomer Norton Primary, Farrington and Welton). The Trust schools have a total of 4,200 students on roll. This is an exciting time to be joining the MNSP.  The school offers BTEC, VCERT, GCSE and A Level courses.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated and creative Teacher of Art, who is also able to offer Photography at KS5. An enthusiasm for teaching ceramics would also be welcome. 

Somervale School serves Midsomer Norton, Radstock and the surrounding rural area where there is an abundance of attractive and affordable housing. The school is on the edge of the Mendips but close to both Bath and Wells 

You will:  

Be committed to exceptional standards of teaching and learning 

Be able to motivate, challenge and inspire students to achieve their best 

Be able to establish and develop outstanding relationships with students and staff 

Be a team player able to contribute to key leadership decisions 

Contribute to our core vision and values 

We can offer you:  

A forward looking and innovative school 

A school with outstanding behaviour and safety for all 

Good facilities for teaching and learning 

Leading edge professional development support to improve your practice including NCSL accredited training 

A school where care, guidance and support are central to ensuring students make outstanding progress 

A school where learning is really personalised 

Closing date: 09:00 on Friday 22nd June 2018 

Provisional date for Interview:  Week Commencing 25th June 2018

Midsomer Norton Schools Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Redfield Road, Midsomer Norton, Bath, Somerset, BA3 2JD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1761 414276
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