Teacher of Art – September 2018 start
The subject is a popular option at Key Stage 4 and 5 with a reputation for high outcomes for students. Art at Therfield is a highly valued part of the curriculum and provides numerous wider opportunities for our students across the school. The successful applicant will be expected to teach Art courses to all key stages and to become fully involved with our curricular and extra-curricular programme of clubs, workshops and exhibitions.
Attributes and Experience.
- An enthusiastic and motivated teacher
- A committed team player
- An innovator with drive and determination
- All staff are expected to be a tutor as we see this as a vital part of promoting student progress.
- A commitment to providing outstanding opportunities for all young people to develop the character and resilience they need to succeed in modern Britain.
Therfield is a rapidly growing successful mixed 11-18 school at the heart of the community where “teachers have high expectations of students, attainment is significantly above the national average, students enjoy their learning and are proud of their school.” Ofsted 2013. Our School Vision and Aims reflect our ethos, which is to strive for the highest possible academic standards in an environment of exciting learning opportunities, where individuals can develop their talents in safe and friendly surroundings. These aims are reflected in our ethos of “Excellence, Leadership, Opportunity.” Leadership development for staff and students is a key focus of the school and we have a highly positive reputation for staff development.
Therfield is one of the 4 schools in South East England to receive the prestigious National DfE Character Awards. This award celebrates excellence and diversity in this field, recognising that character is already being encouraged, nurtured and developed alongside academic rigour through a variety of programmes in and outside the school. This means that the successful candidate will need to be able to deliver high academic standards, but also a commitment to providing outstanding opportunities for all young people to develop the character and resilience they need to succeed in modern Britain.
The next steps:
If you are interested in the post please contact the school for further information. If you believe you can meet our requirements please apply. You can download an application pack from www.therfield.surrey.sch.uk, or alternatively email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Closing date for applications is 9am on Monday, 26th February 2018.
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection training and screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.