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Teacher of Art

Tes Schools RecruitmentNorthamptonshire

Tes are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational Teacher of Art on a full-time permanent basis from September 2021. Both experienced and newly qualified teachers are encouraged to apply.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a 'Good' co-educational, non-selective secondary school for pupils aged 11-18. Located in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, it is part of a non-profit education charity with a chain of secondary and primary academies across the Midlands and East Norfolk.

As one of the most improved schools in the UK last year, the school attribute their success to their emphasis on coaching and professional development. Staff have considerable access to a broad range of opportunities to further develop their practice. They are on-going participants in a number of programmes including ‘Teaching Leaders’, Olevi’s ‘Outstanding Teacher Programme’ and ‘Future Leaders’. In addition, staff have abundant opportunities to debate their practice through the ‘Breakfast Learning Team’ and to participate in school-to-school development as part of the growing multi-academy trust that is well supported by leaders in education across the country.

It is because of these opportunities that Ofsted noted the ‘real buzz about the school: learners are enjoying their learning and teachers are enjoying the challenge of developing highly effective lessons and learning opportunities’ when they visited in July 2016. The school was judged ‘good’ in May 2017 (Ofsted).

The art teaching team is highly driven, and forward thinking in prioritising the quality of teaching and learning in year 7-13 and as a result outcomes in 2019 saw 97% of students taking a creative exam achieve grade 9-4 at GCSE. The team now seek an additional practitioner. The successful candidate will be skilled in drawing, painting and mixed media and be able to teach all key stages including post-16. The ability to teach a wide range of artistic disciplines and approaches to Fine Art is essential. This includes painting, drawing, printmaking, digital imagery and sculpture.

The Successful Candidate:

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Expertise in planning the progression of subject skills within individual and across sequences of lessons
  • High standard of written and verbal communication
  • Successful experience of teaching Art at KS3 and KS4
  • To be able to develop good learning relationships with students so that they are all motivated to learn and make good progress
  • Proven track record of good Art teaching, marking and assessment leading to good progress
  • A track record in school improvement and the raising of standards to the highest level

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity and 'Quick Apply' below! For more information please contact katie.rossiter@tes.com REF KR 1419911

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