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Art Teacher

Durrington High SchoolWest Sussex

A fantastic opportunity to join a team and school determined to become world class in all that we do! Can you bring drive, enthusiasm and a genuine passion for teaching young people to our school? Are you committed to each and every child thriving, having a happy and successful education? If so, read on, because we want to hear from you. You would be joining an outstanding department; Art, Textiles and Graphics regularly achieve 100% and we were delighted to add Photography GCSE to our rich curriculum last year. We are so proud that the Arts thrive at our school with over 175 students at KS4 studying Arts subjects. Without doubt, this is one of the best departments nationally. A rich enrichment programme supports a strong and vibrant curriculum, you would be joining an amazing team.

Durrington High School is part of Durrington Multi Academy Trust (DMAT) and is a large and oversubscribed school with 1650 students on roll in years 7 to 11. Within the Durrington Multi Academy Trust, we place high regard on recruiting and retaining excellent staff to ensure all students achieve beyond their best. Durrington High School is one of just a few national Research Schools and a number of staff and teams are recognised both locally and nationally for their work in teaching and learning. 

As a trust we understand the importance of looking after our staff. We invest heavily in staff, our most valuable resource, from a rich and varied internal CPD programme, including great support for NQT's (led by our research school team) to externally accredited NPQSL/ML. We pay above national scales and staff have access to an excellent well-being package as part of their contract. We are proud of our school and are always relentless in our efforts to give our students the very best education they deserve. 

As a member of our team, you will be passionate about your teaching and committed to improving your own practice alongside like-minded professionals to ensure a high-quality learning environment for all. A very experienced and successful leadership team ensures that any necessary change is well-managed and staff are supported.  

If you feel that you can bring something special to our school and Trust, we want to hear from you now! If you would like further information and to apply, please visit our website or or contact Aggie Gemel on 01903750610 or email: to arrange a telephone call with the Executive Headteacher/ line manager or a visit to the school, which are welcomed. 

Closing date 9am Thursday 6 May 2021

Durrington High School as part of Durrington Multi Academy Trust has a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All staff that meet ‘regulated activity’ will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) with Barred Lists check before employment commences. 

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