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Head of Art and Photography

Salford City AcademySalford

Head of Art and Photography

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

Salary: Competitive 

Salford City is a rapidly growing Academy with outstanding students and excellent community links. We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced Head of Art & Photography. The successful applicant will be an inspiring and committed teacher of Art & Photography, with leadership experience, who has a clear vision for what makes a successful Art department within a secondary school.  This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified teacher to join our hard working and creative staff.

Salford City Academy is an 11- 16 school which is growing at a fast rate. We enjoy state of the art facilities which are designed to engage and motivate learners. For September 2021, we will be oversubscribed and we are always looking for opportunities to recruit excellent candidates into our fantastic team. 

We are a good school with high aspirations and expectations for all our students. Our pursuit of educational excellence is based upon our fundamental belief that every student has the capacity to become successful and fulfil their aspirations. This is supported by our 'disruption free learning' behaviour system that is based around two fundamental values: teachers can teach in a disruption free classroom and students can learn in a disruption free environment.

All behaviour and detentions are managed centrally by the Inclusion Team thus reducing workload of staff and ensuring that teachers have the time and capacity to deliver high quality lessons to their students. 

Salford City Academy is committed to professional development; all teaching staff are expected to actively participate in a programme of continuing professional development (CPD). We work collaboratively, share good practice, and have a Trust-wide approach to development. We need to make sure that we have the right people in the right place, doing the job that is needed to build excellent provision for our children and young people. Staff are supported professionally to ensure they can do that and are valued and recognised for their work.  d members of the Salford community, constantly striving to be the best and bringing out the best in everyone. Tolerance, mutual respect, honesty, and co-operation are fostered in line with the Academy REACT values across the curriculum. 

Our vision is to provide an excellent education for all our students, which brings out the best in all of them and prepares them for success in life. The academy is an exciting place to be and it is an excellent time to join us,

If you want to find out more, please visit our website 

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For more information about this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

To apply, please complete the online application by clicking 'Apply' via this link

Closing date: Midnight on Monday 3rd January 2022

Interviews: To be confirmed

United Learning

 Salford City Academy is part of United Learning, a large, and growing, group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England.

Our schools work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. Our subject specialists, our Group-wide intranet, our own curriculum and our online learning portal all help us share knowledge and resource, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance.

As a Group, we can reward our staff better: with good career opportunities, better pay, benefits, and ultimately, the satisfaction of helping children to succeed. We invest in our staff wellbeing. Our academies each have at least eight INSET days per year (with three of those solely dedicated to planning), and an ongoing group-wide wellbeing programme. It's an ethos we call ‘the best in everyone’.

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