Subject Leader - Art and Design, Huddersfield

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Moor End AcademyHuddersfield

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR2b £4485
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

 Moor End Academy is a fantastic place to work

Subject Leader – Art & Design

Required January 2019

MPS/UPS + TLR2b £4485

This is a great opportunity to lead the Art & Design Department in a highly successful academy. Art & Design is a very popular subject at GCSE and the department is a well-resourced department comprising a dedicated team of colleagues of various levels of experience and backgrounds, committed to ensuring the highest possible learning experience to the students at Moor End Academy.

The Art &Design department currently consists of four teachers. All rooms have their own interactive whiteboards. Art & Design is part of the core curriculum in years 7 and 8, and is taught as part of the open element in years 9 to 11. Students follow the AQA syllabus Art & Design course with the various endorsements and they also study AQA Food and Nutrition. The department is committed to teaching Art & Design concepts and issues through high quality and exciting teaching and learning strategies. 

The Academy is accredited by the Edward de Bono Foundation as an official Centre for Creative and Critical Thinking and these skills are at the centre of our teaching. Students enjoy Art & Design and they respond positively to our imaginative and stimulating approach. This is a great opportunity for you to come in with some creative, imaginative ideas to help build a curriculum that supports progress from Year 7 through to Year 11 within the Open element curriculum. Learning outside the classroom is a big focus of Art & Design and a variety of extra-curricular trips and activities support this within the curriculum. 

The team need a Leader who can convert passion and enthusiasm into increasingly successful results, put further challenge for learners in place to convert ‘good’ results into ‘outstanding’ results, and maximise the potential of all learners through development of a team who want to be led by a passionate subject leader. 

We need someone with a belief in the potential of every child and that, through hard work, all students can achieve success irrespective of their starting point.

As subject leader for Art & Design in an Outstanding Academy, a wealth of opportunities for personal and professional development will be open to you. Moor End Academy is a fantastic place to work and Art & Design plays an important part of this; we never stand still, constantly looking at ways to improve and offer our students the best learning experience we can.

Closing date for applications  9am Friday 28th September 2018 

Interview Date: Friday 5th October 2018 

Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Criminal Record Check via the DBS. The academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Dryclough Road, Crosland Moor, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD4 5JA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1484 222230
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Moor End is a converter Academy that opened on 17th August 2011. We converted as an outstanding school. Prior to this we were a community school. Moor End is a National Support school. Our CEO, Jane Acklam, OBE is a National Leader of Education. We p...