Lead Teacher of Art and Design, Southampton

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Oasis Academy: MayfieldSouthampton

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main or Upper Pay scale + TLR 2a (2,721)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint a strong and dynamic lead teacher of Art for our expanding Art provision. 

The lead teacher for Art will be responsible for the strategic planning and delivery of the Art Curriculum at KS3 and 4. Art is a popular and successful subject at Oasis Mayfield with a strong GCSE track record. We are seeking to build on this strength with a lead teacher who has excellent subject knowledge, consistently great teaching and the highest standards and expectations. We are looking for a leader who will inspire, engage and excite our students about Art in its many forms and who will develop a rich and varied extra-curricular programme to enrich the students’ experience.

This is a great opportunity to grow a small but successful curriculum area and would suit someone who aspires to be a Head of Department or Senior Leader in the future. 

Job/Person Summary

The ideal candidate will

• Be a qualified teacher of Art with the ability to work within a range of media; the ability to teach GCSE photography would be an advantage

• Have a commitment to social justice and improving the life chances of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds 

• Combine subject expertise with a passion for teaching and unlocking the potential of all young people

• Share the Oasis Ethos and vision 

About us:

At Oasis Mayfield we strive for excellence in all that we do; our mission is focused around entitling our students, staff and community to an exceptional education. In order to achieve this we have four simple priorities. 

• Excellent teaching

• Excellent outcomes

• Excellent student entitlement

• Excellent staff / parent / community entitlement

We place a high value on the personal development and professional learning for our staff and all teaching staff have reduced contact time accordingly.  By being part of Oasis Community Learning, which has 52 academies nationally, you will benefit from a strong support network and partnership within the South Coast and South West regions.  You will have many opportunities to develop and share best practice to drive continual improvement, including through regional improvement networks and access to a competitive CPD programme nationally.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours which flow from the Oasis Community Learning ethos.

Application Procedure

Please take time to look over the recruitment information attached. 

For further information or an informal discussion about the role and the Academy, please contact the Vice Principal, Angela Hurd on 023 8042 6285 or email angela.hurd@oasismayfield.org

Further information and an application pack can be found on our website http://oclcareers.org/job/lead-teacher-art-and-design  The application form and details are contained within the “Work with us” section of the website or alternatively contact Caryn Morant (Principal’s PA) on 023 8042 6285






Job location

More about Oasis Academy: Mayfield
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Ashley Cresent, Southampton, SO19 9NA, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 23 80328128
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