Subject Leader Art, Radstock

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Writhlington SchoolRadstock

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR2B (£4,441)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

‘A school where leaders and teachers have created a positive learning environment which makes a strong contribution to pupils’ confidence and enjoyment of school’ – ‘Pupils’ personal development is enhanced by the extensive programme of extra-curricular opportunities available to them’ - Ofsted

Subject Leader for Art 

Required for September 2018

MPS/UPS plus TLR 2b

Are you an inspirational, dedicated teacher of Art who is committed to raising expectations and attainment? Do you consistently deliver well planned lessons, track individual pupil progress and provide structured feedback?

Are you an individual who can provide effective and imaginative leadership? You will have a strong record of successful classroom teaching across all Key Stages and be capable of leading this department through the next phase of its development. 

We are looking for an inspirational and dynamic Subject Leader to help us move the Art department forward. The successful candidate will be a talented and ambitious art teacher, with a passion for their subject.

You will have a creative and energetic approach to the teaching and learning of Art and the skills to promote a learning environment where every pupil is engaged and valued. Knowledge and experience of teaching across all art endorsements would be advantageous, for example, Fine Art, Art History, Textiles, Fashion, Photography etc.

You will join our enthusiastic and collaborative Art department, teaching across all Key Stages. Students follow GCSE Art at KS4, with many students progressing to A Level in Sixth Form.

Dragonfly Multi Academy Trust (MAT) incorporates Mendip Studio School, Writhlington School, a Sixth Form and Peasedown St John Primary School. With the exception of the Primary School, all are located on a large modern state of the art campus that benefits from exceptional media facilities, a 400-seat theatre and a Community Sports Centre. All students and teachers have their own iPad for use in school and at home to enhance the teaching and learning experience.

New staff ideas are encouraged and there are endless opportunities to lead and to contribute to its wide range of extra-curricular activities: a large Combined Cadet Force, international links with China, Tanzania & Rwanda that support the 14-19 curriculum and an internationally recognised orchid project.

If you would like to work in a collaborative, forward-thinking and supportive school environment, apply by 26th April 2018

Interviews will be held on 2nd May 2018

Download a full job description and application form at:

Tel: 01761 433581 

Writhlington School, Knobsbury Lane, Radstock, Bath BA3 3NQ

Dragonfly Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS with a check against the Barred list is required for the successful candidate. 

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More about Writhlington School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Knobsbury Lane, Writhlington, Radstock, Bath, Somerset, BA3 3NQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1761 433581
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