Teacher of Art, Northants/Bucks border

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Thornton CollegeNorthants/Bucks border

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Art

Thornton College is a highly successful school situated in 25 acres of beautiful parkland, just outside Milton Keynes on the Northants/Bucks border. The school has grown from strength to strength over the past decade and the demand for places is high. Numerous major developments have recently taken place including an award winning Science and Prep Classroom building, Expressive Arts Studio and Pre-Prep Department.  A new Sixth Form opened in September 2018.

We require an additional Art and Design Teacher to deliver the curriculum up to and including A level. Candidates must show a clear love of the subject, evident through their approach to teaching and be committed to involvement in the many co-curricular opportunities the department offers. Candidates should be adaptable team players, interested in developing their own skills to teach across all disciplines and able to demonstrate a wish to continue their own art work to inspire their pupils. An interest in Fine Art, Ceramics and Textiles would be preferable. Newly Qualified Teachers are welcome to apply. 

The Art department is a well-resourced area with facilities for working in Fine Art, Sculpture, Textiles and Photography. The department consists of two purpose built rooms and a sixth form gallery. Displays are created throughout the school. There are also IT rooms for students to use to develop their ideas and plan personal projects. 

Closing date for applications: Friday 27th January 2018

Interview date:  w/c 5th February 2018

For further information about this position please contact Mrs Jo Storey, Head of Thornton College by email jstorey@thorntoncollege.com

Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and appointments made only following satisfactory references.

Thornton College, Convent of Jesus and Mary, Thornton, Milton Keynes, MK17 0HJ.

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More about Thornton College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Convent Of Jesus & Mary, Thornton, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK17 0HJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1280 812610
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