Teacher of Art and Design, Birmingham

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Greenwood AcademyBirmingham

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking for an inspirational and outstanding Teacher of Art and Design to join our thriving Creative Arts and Technology department. The successful candidate should be confident to teach at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. With experience in both GCSE and BTEC Art and Design. Our students are encouraged to develop skills, creativity, imagination and independence with a wide range of approaches in the use of materials, processes and techniques. We look forward to welcoming a new teacher to our dynamic team. 

About our school

Greenwood Academy is a vibrant, successful 11-18 Academy situated in the heart of Castle Vale.  We currently have 840 pupils on roll and are growing every year.  Having moved into our £20 million new build in September, we have world class facilities and students who are keen to learn.   We are looking for an individual to drive up standards, with a positive approach who will have the highest expectations of what students can achieve.  In return you will have the opportunity to work in an innovative and highly supportive Academy.  As a result of being heavily oversubscribed in Years 7 and 8, we are embarking on the next wave of recruitment for the highest calibre of staff who can help us to grow our school community.

A visit to the school is strongly recommended to discuss your career options. To arrange this please contact sbritland@greenwoodacademy.org. 

AET believes that each and every child is inspired to choose a remarkable life.  Our mission is to gather and motivate inspirational people committed to delivering an excellent education that launches children into remarkable lives.  

What we offer:

  • A regular and bespoke CPD programme as soon as you are appointed 
  • A knowledge-based curriculum in which teachers are encouraged to teach without constraint 
  • We do not grade observations,  we believe that regular, honest developmental feedback creates a strong, supportive and vibrant culture. 
  • Work-life-balance – slimmed-down marking, a centralised homework policy, no parents evenings and minimal reporting and data entry
  • Tight behaviour systems including SLT lead centralised detentions to allow you to focus solely on teaching
  • World class facilities and technology in the form of Google Classroom and a Chromebook for every teacher
  • Private health care through AET 
  • Substantial TLRs for the right candidate 

You will have the opportunity to work in a successful and dynamic team that delivers Art provision through rigorous and challenging lessons. Raising the bar for all students regardless of their ability, is high on the agenda in Art. Students are highly motivated and are eager to achieve, thanks to a vibrant and enthusiastic group of practitioners, that display a huge passion for high quality Teaching & Learning in these practical and creative subjects. 

Start date: September 2019                                 

Deadline: 9am Monday 25 March 2019

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s.  Find your remarkable, apply today, by clicking the apply now button.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website https://sites.google.com/aetinet.org/academies-enterprise-trust/work-at-aet/graduates for further details.

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More about Greenwood Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Farnborough Road, Castle Vale, Birmingham, West Midlands, B35 7NL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 464 6101
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