We are seeking an enthusiastic, ambitious and inspirational teacher to lead our committed and talented Art department. The Head of Art will be responsible for the leadership, oversight and good management of the Art department. They will work with the departmental staff to ensure that the quality of teaching is at its very best, leading on new learning and teaching innovations in the subject, helping to facilitate all staff in the Department to discuss their teaching and develop new pedagogical techniques. The main focus of this post is to deliver a strong Fine Art Curriculum which leads up to AQA GCSE and A-Level, and IB, examinations. The courses are structured though a robust and expanding scheme of work, which explores observational and abstract approaches to the project work, which challenges the student cohort, in ability and thinking.
For more information please see the job description.
To apply please complete an application form and a monitoring form. This should be accompanied by a brief covering letter addressed to the Headmaster, Mr R I MacKinnon. Please send to the HR Department, BGSHR@bgs.bristol.sch.uk (Bristol Grammar School, University Road, Bristol, BS8 1SR). Please note a PDF version of the application is preferable, however if you experience problems with the PDF, a word version is available.
The closing date for applications is Monday, 29 January 2018, at 9am.
Interviews are currently planned for Monday, 05 February 2018. Candidates must be available for this date.