Head of Art & Design, Otford, Sevenoaks, Kent

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St Michael's SchoolOtford, Sevenoaks, Kent

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: St Michael's payscale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

St Michael's Prep School is a co-educational day school, rated ‘Excellent’ by the ISI in March 2017, with 440 children aged 2-13, enjoying a beautiful location, overlooking 90 acres of land. Our state of the art Pre-Prep building sets each child on a learning journey that is rich, active and inspiring. Children continue into the Prep School, taught by a large number of specialist professionals who work throughout the school to provide a rich array of curricular and co-curricular opportunities.  

Do you believe in maximising the potential of every child? Can you inspire others and nurture a passion for art & design in both students and those you lead? 

We are seeking an inspirational Head of Art who is a talented and ambitious teacher and passionate about Art and Design Technology. This is a wonderful role giving you the opportunity to ensure excellent delivery of the whole school Art & Design Curriculum, implement policies for teaching, learning, assessment and inclusion and set high standards for all pupils. You may also be able to offer other curriculum areas. As a leader of this curriculum area you will have a relevant degree, experience of planning and delivering the KS1-KS3 Art curriculum successfully across the full ability range. You will have relevant leadership experience or potential. You will be equally comfortable observing and feeding back to staff as analysing pupil data. ICT skills will be strong and you will be the kind of person who wants to develop your career through training and research. You will also be eager to offer to run clubs and to be involved in the full extra-curricular and perhaps sporting life of the school.  We are looking for a top class candidate to seize this opportunity to join a thriving school with an excellent reputation. You will be welcomed into a school with friendly, articulate pupils, high standards and a truly exceptional team of staff. 

Please send applications and covering letter to Nicola Holland, HR Advisor at recruitment@stmichaels.kent.sch.uk.  APPLICATION DEADLINE: 9am Friday 16th March 2018 INTERVIEW DATE: 20th/21st March 2018

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More about St Michael's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 13 years
Address: Otford Court, Otford, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14 5SA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1959 522137
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