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Teacher of Art

Witchford Village CollegeCambridgeshire

Teacher of Art

Salary: Main/Upper Pay Scale

To Start: Easter or September 2022

Closing Date: 10th December 2021

Hours: Negotiable 

Contract: Permanent, subject to completion of 6-month probationary period


This is a fantastic opportunity to join our Trust – The Eastern Learning Alliance (ELA). 

We are committed to providing an inspirational and highly engaging experience for all of our students and wish to appoint a passionate Teacher of Art to support our Creative Art & Design Faculty.

We pride ourselves on fostering a love of Creative Arts within young people through excellent teaching and working collaboratively to sustain a culture of very high expectations for both staff and students. This post is suitable for an experienced Teacher or an ECT. ECT’s will be nurtured and developed through an exemplary support package.

The Creative Art and Design Faculty has two Art rooms and an outdoor Art learning area. Students take GCSE Art or Photography and KS3 students work with Art based processes including painting and drawing, digital iPad art and more traditional clay and textiles work.

As a school, we are innovative in realising the potential of all our students. We are at the forefront of e learning and all students Years 7-11 have individual iPad’s to learn in an engaging way in and out of the classroom. 

We are equally committed to realising the potential of our staff. We offer a supportive environment in which to work and there is an outstanding CPD programme. 

The successful candidate will be:

 Exemplary and inspiring in their teaching;

 Highly organised and motivational

 An inclusive individual, with high expectations of all students, who is committed to all pupils reaching their full potential;

 Reflective in classroom practice;

 Dedicated to raising standards and working in partnership with others;

 Have high expectations of themselves and others;

 Be a good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills;

 Have excellent subject knowledge;

 Be flexible and a good team player.

With your knowledge and passion for the Arts you will have the opportunity to build upon the successful curriculum embedded at WVC and deliver a high quality learning experience to our inspirational students.

In return, WVC and The Eastern Learning Alliance can offer you:

 Support in an organisation where wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do, with a dedicated Staff wellbeing package.

 We support flexible working arrangements and are open to transparent discussions about what will work and be of benefit to both yourself and WVC.

 Subsidised access to the ELA sports centre leisure facilities available for use before, during and after the school day

 Cycle to work scheme

Applications can be made via TES or application forms can be found at https://www.witchfordvc.co.uk/jobs-at-wvc/  and sent directly to Kylie Major – HR Manager kmajor@wvc.tela.org.uk 

Witchford Village College uses safer recruitment procedures to ensure the welfare of all children. All applicants are required to complete an enhamced DBS check. We expect all employees to share our commitment to promoting and safeguarding children, young people or vulnerable adults.

All shortlisted applicants should expect to be called for interview no more than 5 working days after the closing date. If you have not heard from us by then you can expect that your application has been unsuccessful. We Reserve the right to close the vacancy early.


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