Teacher of Art, Taunton, Somerset

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The Castle SchoolTaunton, Somerset

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Qualified Teachers’ Pay Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Wellington Road, Taunton, Somerset TA1 5AU

Tel: 01823 274073


The Castle School is seeking a high quality full time Teacher of Art to start in September 2018. 

Situated in Taunton, the historic county town of Somerset, The Castle School is a popular and over-subscribed academy with an enviable record of academic success over many years. 

At The Castle School we are fortunate to have students who are motivated and enthusiastic about learning and taking part in the huge range of enrichment on offer.  We have very high expectations of ourselves and of our students. We invest heavily in our staff and have a superb reputation for outstanding support and development for teachers, particularly for NQTs. There are great career opportunities in working across the Trust and within our Partnership of four secondary schools. 

The Art department consists of 3 spacious rooms, equipped for drawing, painting, printmaking and mixed media/ construction. We also have a small photography studio and access to a computer suite. All students follow a general art and design course at key stage 3, leading to the opportunity to study GCSEs in Fine Art, Photography or Textiles. Art at The Castle is a popular and successful subject, we maintain a high profile in the school with regular displays and exhibitions and we are valued and well supported as a subject area. GCSE results are among the best in the school with a significant number of students each year achieving at A and A* grades.

You should be a committed and high quality teacher with the ability to teach Fine Art and Photography.  NQTs and experienced teachers are equally welcome to apply.

Application packs and more information about The Castle School, please visit www.castleschool.co.uk. 

The closing date for applications is Monday 19 March, with interviews due to take place later that week, however applications will be shortlisted as they arrive and interviews may be arranged individually.

The Castle School Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all who work here to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be subject to enhanced DBS disclosures.

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More about The Castle School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Wellington Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5AU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1823 274073
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