Head of Art and Design, Wandsworth

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St Francis Xavier Sixth Form CollegeWandsworth

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Start date: 27 August 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £27,957 - £43,188
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Rated Good by Ofsted, SFX is a dynamic and ambitious Sixth Form College, one of the closest Sixth Form Colleges to both the City of London and to Parliament. We thrive on our many engagements and connections with higher education, with employers and with external agencies and we relish the challenge of working out how best to equip our young people to compete and flourish in the future. The College achieves excellent standards and is proud to support many young people from non-traditional backgrounds to successful progression to higher education and to employment

Head of Art and Design (0.8 FTE or Full Time)

Start Date: 27 August 2019

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and inspirational Head of Department to manage a thriving Art and Design department offering courses at A Level Fine Art and Graphic Communications and Level 3 UAL Extended Diploma.  The successful candidate should be an experienced practitioner, with a successful track record in respect to outcomes and experience in managing teams.  Such a candidate will need talent, vision and the skill to inspire excellence in both colleagues and students. 

The salary will be paid on the Sixth Form Colleges’ scale (£27,957- £43,188) per annum inclusive of Inner London Weighting) Progression will be by one scale point each year, subject to satisfactory appraisal outcomes, until scale 9 is reached. An additional Responsibility Allowance for this role is payable starting from £2040 per annum dependent upon experience.

Benefits include excellent training opportunities, free use of our state of the art gym, cycle to work scheme and an on-site nursery in a supportive community environment, 2 minutes’ walk from Clapham South Underground Station.

The closing date for receipt of application forms is noon on Wednesday 22 May 2019

Interviews are scheduled to be held on Friday 24 May 2019

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted on Wednesday afternoon or Thursday morning 

In promoting equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community. All disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria will be shortlisted for interview. 

SFX is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of young people. Successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

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Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Malwood Road, Balham, London, SW12 8EN, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 8772 6000
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