Teacher of Art, Chippenham

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Sheldon SchoolChippenham
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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Part-time Teacher of Art & Design/Fine Art (0.8)

Part-time Teacher of Art & Design/Photography (0.6)

Both posts fixed-term, maternity cover


Required for January 2019, two suitably qualified and enthusiastic teachers of Art to join this high-achieving and oversubscribed school. The posts are part-time and fixed-term due to maternity leave. One post is 0.8 FTE until approximately January 2020, and the other post is 0.6 FTE until approximately July 2019. For the 0.6 post it is essential that the candidate has the ability to teach A Level Photography. The school offers a full programme of induction, support and staff development.

Sheldon is a high performing school with a strong record of success and we have an outstanding local and national reputation. It is a very happy school and staff morale is high. Our vision is to be a forward-thinking and outward-looking school, where aspirations are high and ambitions unlimited. A confident community where teaching is inspirational, every individual valued and students are resilient, successful and proud of their school.

“The all-pervading caring ethos ensures that pupils are happy and able to thrive from the moment they arrive at school. The vibrant atmosphere created reflects the commitment to pupils’ enriching and positive school experiences.” Ofsted June 2017.

We are situated in attractive parkland on the edge of the rapidly growing market town of Chippenham, surrounded by beautiful countryside. There are good rail and road links to London, we are 5 minutes from junction 17 on the M4 and a 10 minute train journey to the beautiful Roman City of Bath.

Application process: Please click ‘Apply Now’ and download our application form and submit, together with a letter of application to hr@sheldonschool.co.uk 

Further details are available from the school website, www.sheldonschool.co.uk

Sheldon School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post requires a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

Closing date for applications: Thursday, 27th September 2018 (12 noon)

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More about Sheldon School
Address: Hardenhuish Lane, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 6HJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1249 766020