Teacher of Art and Photography, Crawley

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Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary SchoolCrawley

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,018 to £34,934 M1 to M6
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Closing date: 9am 22 May 2018

Interview date: Wednesday 6th June 2018   

The Governors of Holy Trinity School wish to appoint a dynamic, forward looking candidate to Teach Art and Photography. This post is to cover the maternity leave of the Head of Department and presents a good opportunity for either a newly qualified/or more experienced practitioner to experience working in this successful department. The contract is likely to continue until the end of May 2019.  

The Art department at Holy Trinity School is a forward-moving department which is keen to expand and develop the teaching of Art and Photography. The department forms part of the DT faculty and we have three specialist art rooms. These include a ceramics room with kilns and glazing facility and a dedicated sixth form study area with a suite of state of the art mac computers. Art is a popular subject taught across the key stages and Photography A level is currently being established with students learning both traditional darkroom methods and digital skills.  

We offer: 

• a starting salary in line with the school’s policies on Pay and Appraisal; a mentoring programme for NQTs; a comprehensive induction, and a good programme of CPL. Any full terms would count towards completion of an NQT year. 

• Engagement of all teaching staff in the TEEP programme to enhance our teaching and learning in the classroom.  

• Professional learning delivered for all stages of career development and supported through the LA and universities. 

• A supportive, collegiate culture with open minds where your enthusiasm, commitment and passion for making a difference to the lives of our students, will be supported 

• an easy commute via public transport from Brighton, and from other parts of East and West Sussex and from Surrey. Many staff operate car share schemes and we have on site parking.  

Applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to the teaching of Art and Photography. Those expecting to be paid at the upper end of the given pay range will need to evidence how that is merited in their application.  We require practitioners who have the enthusiasm, skill and ability to make a positive contribution to this motivated and successful team. The successful candidates will be committed to teaching across the 11-18 range. Experience of, or the potential to teach, both Art and Photography at A level is essential. 

Applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to excellent teaching and learning; to securing good or better outcomes for students; to developing student potential and skills from KS3 onwards, and to promoting the study of the subject at A Level.  

Visits to the school are welcome and can be arranged via HR. An information pack is available on request. We are seeking candidates who will commit to upholding our values and ethos as a faith school; however applicants do not need to be a practising Christian.  

This is an excellent Church of England Voluntary Aided 11-18 mixed Comprehensive School where we pride ourselves in the pastoral care and development of all students. The post offers an unmissable opportunity for candidates wishing to make a positive impact on student and team progress, and who are able to provide innovative ideas to achieve this goal. 

The preferred method of communication in connection with this vacancy is by email. This is how invitations to interview will be sent. Please ensure that you check your emails and junk or spam folders on a regular basis.  

Application forms and details about the post are attached/ on the website. More information about the post and our school is also available on the website (http://www.holytrinitycrawley.org.uk/Vacancies/). All enquiries and completed application forms with covering letter / statement should be sent to HR hr@holytrinitycrawley.org.uk by the closing date or earlier.  

NB: The closing and interview dates are a guide only. We intend to review applications as they are received.  An early application is advised, as once we have appointed, we will close the recruitment process.  

The Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we cooperate with other agencies and initiatives at local and national level. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Any successful job applicant will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring service check (formerly known as Criminal Records Bureau check) at an enhanced level, in line with all schools across West Sussex. Disclosures include details of cautions, reprimands or final warning as well as convictions, spent or unspent.

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More about Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Buckswood Drive, Gossops Green, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 8JE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1293 423690
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Welcome to the Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary School. We are a Voluntary Aided Church school with a rich history and a reputation for excellence.  

The school was opened in 1969 by the Queen and is believed to be the first purpose buil...