Teacher of Art, Design and Technology, Sonning Common

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Chiltern Edge SchoolSonning Common

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: M1 – UPS3 £22,917 - £38,633 pa
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Chiltern Edge School is a small, 11-16 Secondary set at the heart of its community in Sonning Common, South Oxfordshire. Currently in the process of academising into the highly successful Maiden Erlegh Trust, Chiltern Edge is rapidly improving to re-establish its place as the school of choice for parents in the area.

Recently under new Leadership, there is a strong focus on Teaching and Learning across the school to ensure students at both KS3 and KS4 consistently receive high quality and inspiring teaching in the classroom to match the wide variety of extra-curricular opportunities available to them and the comprehensive pastoral support provided.

Joining Chiltern Edge School you will:

  • Be welcomed by a close-knit staff and community
  • Be under the guidance of a strong Headteacher with proven record of school improvement
  • Supported by strong and forward-thinking Governors
  • Experience an extensive INSET programme
  • Work with students who are keen to learn and achieve
  • Receive excellent NQT support (if appropriate)

Chiltern Edge School is located in the foothills of the Chiltern Hills in easy reach of Reading, Henley-on-Thames, Didcot, Abingdon and Oxford. We have secured the opportunity of accommodation for teaching staff at Shiplake College, Henley-on-Thames.

We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated teachers who can show talent in their teaching practice and a strong desire to go above and beyond to help the students meet their potential. As the school continues to improve, develop and grow, we anticipate leadership opportunities for ambitious candidates becoming available.


Teacher of Art, Design & Technology

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and skilled teacher of Art, Design & Technology. You will be confident in delivering 3D Design at KS4 and Art, Design and Technology at Key Stage 3.

3D Design has historically contributed excellent GCSE results and routinely secures a strong uptake during the Options process. This post would be suitable for an outstanding NQT or a more experienced teacher, perhaps with aspirations to step into Middle Management.

The Art, Design and Technology department is housed in generously sized rooms including specialist areas for Food Technology, Art, 3D Design Workshop, Textiles and a Computer suite. The Department is supported by 2 technicians.

How To Apply

Please download the application form using the link below and email it directly to the school, putting the job position applied for in the subject heading. Please send completed applications to Chloe Barrett, PA to the Headteacher: headspa@chilternedge.oxon.co.uk

As an Oxfordshire school, Chiltern Edge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will also be expected to promote fundamental British values. All posts within the school involve the type of work with children and young people that requires a Disclosing and Barring Service check. All applications are considered confidentially and according to the nature of the role and information disclosed.

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More about Chiltern Edge School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Reades Lane, Sonning Common, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 9LN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 972 1500
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