Teacher of Art, Stockport

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Reddish Vale High SchoolStockport

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Job Title: Teacher of Art

Start Date: January 2018

Salary: MPR/UPR 

Contract: 2 x Fixed Term Contracts to cover periods of maternity leave

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional Teacher of Art who is dedicated and keen to join our hard working, approachable and supportive arts team. The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher with high expectations and they should possess the imagination, energy and skill to craft their curriculum and department. They will have the ability to motivate and inspire staff and pupils alike and possess the necessary drive and determination to bring about rapid and sustained improvements in teaching and learning.

Reddish Vale High School has recently become part of South Manchester Learning Trust, forming a partnership with Altrincham College of Arts and Cheadle & Marpel Sixth Form College. The vision for the trust is to build a local, high achieving schools and college network to benefit communities across the South Manchester region. The core values of the trust are based on respect; moral purpose; positivity; care for others; inclusivity and strength through partnership. Expressed simply, the trust is committed to personal growth and academic excellence for all students.

We are looking to appoint a passionate and dynamic Teacher of Art to teach Art across the age and ability range within both Key Stage 3 and 4 including GCSE level. You will work within a highly motivated and friendly team who aim to develop the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills as well as a lifelong appreciation and enjoyment of the arts through the exploration of various art forms.  The successful candidate will have the ability, drive and commitment to maintain and improve the current success rate, you should have:

· A real passion for teaching and learning in Art

· The ability to inspire, challenge and motivate pupils along with the ability to manage behaviour

· Evidence of real measurable impact as a teacher

· A willingness to contribute to the school and multi academy trust at all levels

· A willingness to be supportive of the Arts Department drive to enable all students to achieve their full potential.

We can offer:

· A friendly, supportive and hugely talented whole staff team

· A school with an exciting future and history of continuous improvement

· Outstanding and supportive leadership at all levels

· An inclusive learning ethos

· An opportunity to be at the heart of a new, emerging multi academy trust.

If this sounds like the job for you then come and join us. Please visit our website for further information www.reddish.stockport.sch.uk. Completed applications should returned to e.illingworth@reddish.stockport.sch.uk quoting the post title and your name in the subject line. Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: 8am Friday 13th October 2017

Interview date: Thursday 19th October 2017

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Our School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the wellbeing of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share their commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for all successful applicants.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Reddish Vale Road, Reddish, Stockport, Cheshire, SK5 7HD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 477 3544