Teacher of Art & Design, New Malden, Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, Surrey

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Richard Challoner SchoolNew Malden, Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, Surrey

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: salary dependent on experience, Outer London payscale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a teacher of Art & Design at Richard Challoner School. We are looking for a highly motivated and talented practitioner of Art who is committed to raising the expectations and achievements of our young people within this innovative, imaginative and extremely successful subject area. 

We passionately believe that Art enriches and enhances the lives of young people. The successful candidate should have skill, confidence and proficiency in a number of mediums and knowledge of a range of different Artists, designers and craftspeople. They should also be able to bring new ideas to the department and help develop schemes of work and different ways of working. 

The department offers a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities and a desire to be involved with this is extremely important. Collaboration, developing resources and sharing ideas is an essential quality. The successful applicant will be involved in teaching and inspiring all year groups and should also have a passion for personal and professional development. Our staff are dynamic, dedicated and committed to ensuring all of our student’s achieve success; we attract and retain well qualified and enthusiastic teachers. 

If you feel you have the drive, energy and ambition to contribute to the future development of our school then we would very much welcome your application.

“The care provided for pupils is outstanding and staff work tirelessly  to ensure that pupils are happy and achieve.” Ofsted

Richard Challoner is an outstanding Catholic school for boys aged 11-16, with a thriving mixed Sixth Form; it is designated a Leading Edge School and has World Class status. Students at the school make excellent progress (top 10% of schools for KS2-4 progress and attainment) and demonstrate excellent behaviour for learning. The school enjoys supportive parents and staff turnover is extremely low.

The successful applicant will benefit from an outstanding programme of support, both within the Art  Department and as part of the whole school CPD programme. Our professional development and staff support programme is second to none. 

Please provide cover letter, supporting CV and application form to the Headmaster’s PA,

Mrs Marion Silvester, via msilve2@challoner.kingston.sch.uk

Closing Date: 5pm Monday 16th April  2018    Interviews to be held w/c 23rd April 2018

Applicants who are called for interview, will be required to present a supporting portfolio of their own work and/or work they have completed whilst working in their current position in school.

Richard Challoner School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and to equality of opportunity. Appointment to this post will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about Richard Challoner School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Manor Drive North, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 5PE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 83305947
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