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Head of DT / Art

Whitelands AcademyOxfordshire

Permanent, Full - time

Main/Upper pay scale +TLR 2

Required September 2021

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding teacher and leader of DT / Art to join this new school.  We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and well qualified teacher to lead this well-equipped, friendly and progressive department within the DT/ Art Faculty.

Whitelands Academy is a new secondary school in Bicester opened in September 2020 to year 7 initially and then growing each year. Our aim is quite simple: we want to provide the students with an unrivalled education where individuality is celebrated and potential realised.

We wish to appoint a middle leader who has the personality, drive and skills to truly develop a world class department.

The successful candidate will be

  • A dynamic, inspirational and enthusiastic classroom practitioner with high expectations in your own classroom as well as others.
  • As experienced teacher/leader with a proven record of success.
  • Fully committed to learning, high quality teaching and raising standards of all students.
  • Passionate about your subject; able to inspire and motivate students and staff.
  • Committed to ensuring all students reach their potential.
  • Able to recognise opportunities and face challenges, whilst maintaining your sense of humour and care for young people.
  • Capable of promoting partnerships and collaborative working.
  • A role model for our students and staff.

We can offer

  • A good school and a highly supportive Senior Leadership Team
  • An opportunity to develop your leadership skills with an eye towards further leadership.
  • A well-resourced, hard-working and supportive faculty team.
  • Excellent care and support for all staff.
  • Comprehensive induction and on-going opportunities for Professional Development.
  • A positive and stimulating learning environment which values the contribution of all staff.
  • Enthusiastic students, willing to learn.

For more information please refer to the attached application pack and website link.

Closing date for applications is: 11.59pm, Friday 15  January 2021.

Please Note - Candidates will be interviewed as applications are received. Should a suitable applicant be identified , we may close the vacancy early.

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