Teacher of Art (Maternity Leave), Sheffield

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Parkwood E- ACT AcademySheffield

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Start date: Required for November 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS (NQT’s Welcome to apply for this post)
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Believe, Achieve, Succeed

Teacher of Art (1 year fixed term maternity cover unless the post holder returns earlier.)

Required for November 2017

Salary: MPS (NQT’s Welcome to apply for this post)

Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you want to be part of an OFSTED ‘Good’ academy on its way to becoming world-class? We want you to join our exciting journey - your future starts here.

Set within a £28 million state-of-the-art facility, Parkwood Academy provides a ‘vibrant climate for learning and a positive ethos’, where students thrive and has received national recognition for being in the top 5% of schools for outstanding pupil progress as well as recently being named ‘The Best School in Sheffield’ (The Star, 2016).

We want every child to achieve and unlock their full potential and we have worked hard to build a culture of aspiration and ambition. As part of our exciting journey towards achieving world-class status, we are seeking to appoint an inspirational and innovative Teacher of Art to further raise achievement, delivering high quality education within the Art Department for the duration of maternity leave.

There is a key focus on enabling students and instilling in them a lifelong passion for Art. The ideal candidate will need:

· To be familiar with KS4 art curriculum 

· To be able to write briefs for lessons in KS4 (GCSE, BTEC, NCFE)

· To have a relevant art and design qualification 

· To be able to work with EAL pupils

· To be able to work with pupils with SEN needs

· To be able to work with a variety of media (2D and 3D)

The Academy is a “high energy” and rewarding place to work and staff working here can see the positive impact they make on young people. We have a strong belief that if students enjoy learning, they will achieve at a high level.

You will receive first-class support at every turn - This is a fantastic opportunity to join an academy that truly values the development of its staff. High quality personal and professional development is a key reason for our success and we place great emphasis on supporting and developing you throughout your career with us. 

Further information can be found on www.parkwoodacademy.e-act.org.uk 

For more information and to request an application form, please contact Wendy Jackson on 0114 231 0221, or email parkwoodrecruitment@e-act.org.uk

Visits to the academy are welcomed and can be arranged by contacting Wendy Jackson.

  • The closing date for this post is: Friday 20th October 2017 at 10am 
  • Interviews take place: Monday 23rd October 2017

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure Barring Service form in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.

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More about Parkwood E- ACT Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Longley Avenue West, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S5 8UL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 114 231 0221
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Parkwood Academy will:

  • Strive for high educational standards
  • Nurture greater integration and community cohesion
  • Reflect a culturally inclusive ethos
  • Actively seek to collaborate and establish partnerships with organisations that will contrib...