Textiles & Art Teacher
Required from September 2017
This is an exciting opportunity to work in a forward thinking, high achieving “can do” culture.
The successful candidate will join an experienced and well-motivated team of staff who are committed to raising standards.
FGS has a long tradition of producing talented artists. Students excel, with 95% achieving A*- C in Art & Design last year.
Photography has recently been a popular addition to the GCSE subjects on offer. The success story continues with students also achieving 95% A*- C.
Within the Art & DT Department, we encompass all areas of design including Art, Photography, Textiles, Design Technology, Graphics and Food Technology. We are a strong believer in a collaborative approach to planning and delivering projects that link Art and Design Technology together.
Regular departmental meetings are held to ensure that good practice is shared and that staff are supported and provided with opportunities for professional development.
In Year 7, students are currently taught in forms. Year 8-11 are taught in ability sets with attention to students’ needs and learning styles.
At Key Stage 3 they complete a variety of engaging schemes of work which assesses all the key skills.
At Key Stage 4, students complete the AQA course in Art & Design and the AQA course in Design Technology Textiles.
Our resources are regularly reviewed and updated to meet the need of all students. The Department also benefits from a dedicated suite of classrooms within its own building on the school site, which includes access to computers.
The Department offers students a range of extra-curricular and enrichment activities, including trips to fashion shows and galleries, workshops and competitions.
In choosing Flixton Girls School you will be joining a school that is well respected in its local community and has a national reputation for work in many areas.
Applications are welcomed from NQT’s.
Candidates who submit a CV only will not be shortlisted. Additional sheets may be attached to the back of the application form if there is insufficient space.
Completed applications should be returned, unfolded, to:
Mrs J Buckley
Personal Assistant to Headteacher
Flixton Girls School
Manchester M41 5DR
Email completed application forms to - firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: 0161 912 2949
Fax: 0161 747 9834
The closing date for applications is noon on Tuesday 20th June 2017. Please ensure that you put the correct postage on the envelope as this could result in your application not being considered due to late arrival. Please supply a stamped, self-addressed envelope if an acknowledgement is required.
If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, regretfully you must assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion, in which case the Governors would like to thank you for your time and interest in the school.
Unfortunately we are unable to provide individual feedback to candidates on unsuccessful applications.
Flixton Girls School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in the commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.