Head of Art, Wirral

Closing date:

Wirral Grammar School for GirlsWirral
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Required September 2018

Scale: TLR 2C 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and innovative person with the ability to shape and lead our Art Department who can demonstrate:

· a real vision for Art teaching

· excellent teaching skills up to ‘A’ Level

· excellent management and administration skills

· leadership

· ambition for yourself, pupils, colleagues and the school

· examples of extra-curricular work

The candidate must have outstanding classroom practices; a passion for the subject and a willingness to provide extra-curricular opportunities; a track record of raising achievement and the desire to lead a team of people.

We are a friendly, supportive and committed staff. We offer high quality facilities and a strong commitment to professional development and progression for all staff.

The department is well equipped in new buildings alongside the Design and Technology Department. The two departments work together very closely and the joint facilities created are considerable especially when working on 3D elements. 

Wirral Grammar School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants for this post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and an enhanced criminal record check with the CRB.

Application forms and all further details can be found on the school website under Vacancies. www.wirralgirls.co.uk. Applicants are also encouraged to make an appointment to visit the school in action.

Please also include a letter of application and c.v. Your application should also include names and address and where possible e-mail addresses of two referees.

Please return application to hb@wirralgirls.co.uk 

Closing date: Thursday 21st November 2017 at 12 Noon.

Interviews: Tuesday 28th November and Wednesday 29th November 2018

Job location

More about Wirral Grammar School for Girls
Address: Heath Road, Bebington, Wirral, Merseyside, CH63 3AF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 151 6448282