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Lead Teacher - Creative Studies (Performing Arts / Design Technology)

Carlton BollingBradford

Carlton Bolling is an Outstanding school which has been on a rapid improvement journey over recent years, gaining an Ofsted “Outstanding “rating (2017) with results within the top 5% nationally less than two years after coming out of “special measures”.  This progress was recognised by Ofsted who praised the “Highly aspirational vision for the school”. 

We achieved the World Class School Quality Mark in 2018 and in 2019 we were voted Pearson Secondary School of the Year: Making a difference. These awards confirm our continuing commitment to move the school forward to the very highest levels with focussed new initiatives and innovations. We are the founding school of the Carlton Academy Trust.

Staff enjoy working at Carlton Bolling and are supported and encouraged to lead and develop practice “Pupils and staff are enthused and excited to excel. Pupils and staff work together within a harmonious community, where they are fully supported”: Ofsted, November 2017. 

Although we are rated Outstanding, we are still moving forward at the same trajectory on our path to become one of the top 1% of schools in the country. If you share this vision, and are prepared to put in the effort to attain this goal, we would like to hear from you. 

As the Lead Teacher/ Practitioner in Creative Studies you will have experience of teaching at least one of the following subjects: Food, RM, Graphics, Art, Photography, Performing Arts and Music. You will be working at faculty level to share recognised best practice in teaching and learning through research and investigation, partnership teaching, mentoring and coaching, leading professional development, working parties, running a teaching and learning development group and working across faculties and departments to embed school priorities. You will work with teachers to support the development of their practice and be committed to securing high expectations for learning and raising achievement in a multi-ethnic school, including the tracking and monitoring of student progress. 

The Creative Studies Faculty is  a large faculty with 21 teachers and 3 technicians. We follow the national curriculum for KS3 and students take options for GCSE or BTEC qualifications to study in KS4. We have 9 subject areas within Creative Studies which are mentioned above with the addition of Textiles and Sport and an excellent team with a variety of skills. Average class sizes are around 20-22 students at KS3 and up to 20 at KS4 and staff are supported with some excellent resources and training. 

If you would like to apply for this vacancy please complete the Equalities Monitoring Form and the Application Form.  In order for your application to be considered you must complete all sections of the Application Form.  No additional information or supporting statements will be considered.

Once you have completed the two documents please forward to recruitment@carltonacademytrust.co.uk

If you have any questions , please contact Anita Riedel, Recruitment Manager 

T:07807 791742

E: recruitment@carltonacademytrust.co.uk

W: www.carltonacademytust.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Thursday 15th April 2021 - 10.00am

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