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Teacher of Art and Design Technology

Malcolm Arnold AcademyNorthamptonshire

Malcolm Arnold Academy is now recruiting for a Teacher of Art and Design Technology to cover for one of our teachers going on maternity leave. 

If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you.

About the role

Providing high standards of teaching and learning, using your up-to-date knowledge, skills and expertise.

Work in compliance with all Academy policies and procedures as set out by the Trust and Governing Body and the reasonable direction from colleagues with the relevant position of responsibility.

Maintain a thorough and up to date knowledge of the teaching of your subject(s) and take account of wider curriculum developments which are relevant to your work.

Plan lessons / activities / tutorials and sequences of lessons to meet students’ individual learning needs

Assess, monitor and record the progress of students in your teaching and give them clear and constructive feedback

Take responsibility for your own professional development and use the outcomes to improve your teaching and your students’ learning

Make an active contribution to the policies, aspirations and plans of your Department and the academy.

About our Academy

Malcolm Arnold Academy, Church of England School, is an Ofsted rated Good school - in every category (May 2018). We welcome young people from Year 7 through to Year 13.

More of our students than ever before are now heading to some of the country’s top universities, opening up a wealth of new possibilities and helping to raise aspirations and shape characters.

Strong grades, self-confidence and outstanding life experiences gained through our enrichment programme are all hallmarks of a Malcolm Arnold Academy education.

About the Trust

The DRET vision for education is:

Crafting an unbeatable learning climate through our Warm-Strict philosophy, we hold unapologetically high expectations for and of the students in our care.  We have clear boundaries, rules and routines because students deserve to feel safe and calm in school.

We value the acquisition of powerful knowledge as a goal in itself, as an entitlement for all children.  We invest significant time and resource into ensuring that students gain a wide, broad knowledge base to enable them to become active members of their community in the future.  Alongside a rigorous and challenging academic curriculum, students also experience a broad range of sport, art and musical opportunities ensuring that they have the richest experience a secondary education can give.

Our teachers are subject experts and make use of evidence-based research to ensure that they pass on their knowledge to students in the most direct and effective ways, ensuring that it is learnt, remembered and that it supports every child to achieve their fullest potential. 

We are committed to becoming one of the top-performing multi-academy trusts in the country.

About you

If this aligns with your vision and philosophy, we would love to hear from you.

A good degree in a specialist subject teaching qualification  

Nationally recognised teaching qualification

A very good classroom teacher, demonstrating ability to innovate

Understanding of current curriculum issues in relation to teaching subject/s

Able to show evidence of the use of technology in teaching and learning

What we can offer you

Full-time teaching hours – maternity cover


Access to Teachers’ Pension Scheme

Excellent provision for your professional and leadership development

Apply now

To complete our online application form click here  to apply through our website.  Please note that we cannot accept CVs without a completed form.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Malcolm Arnold Academy, Church of England School, is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

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