Textiles Subject Lead, West Sussex

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Burgess Hill GirlsWest Sussex

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking to appoint an experienced, talented and enthusiastic Teacher of Textiles to lead the subject in this high-performing school. This vacancy has arisen due to the retirement of the current post-holder.  We would consider applications from candidates who are able to work on either a full time or part time basis. 

Applications are equally welcome from newly qualified teachers (for whom statutory induction would be provided) or from more experienced applicants.

The successful candidate will teach students through the Senior School from Year 7 to Upper Sixth and must have the capacity or potential to teach Fashion and Textiles to A Level. The successful candidate will be able to communicate a clear passion for the subject to pupils throughout the Senior School and be willing to engage students in a wide variety of extra-curricular activities designed to inspire a love of Textiles. The subject has a strong record of success in national competitions such as the annual Festival of Quilts competition and various fashion design competitions including, Wool4school, The Clothes Show and Young Craftsman of the Year. Pupils taking the subject at A Level have taken up places on highly competitive university courses.

If you are interested in applying for this role please download the job information leaflet and application form and email your completed form to our HR Manager, Mrs Gillian Coleman at hr@burgesshillgirls.com   

Closing date: 9am, Tuesday 23 April 2019.

Short-listed candidates will be contacted by telephone and interviews will take place on Friday 26 April 2019.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about Burgess Hill Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Address: Keymer Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 0EG, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1444 241050
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