Art Teacher

The Ashwood Academy, Basingstoke, Hampshire


Job details

Subject Art
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £23,719 to £34,664

Job summary

Art Teacher

Ashwood Way, Basingstoke RG23, UK
Service type: MAT School
Pay scale: MAT Teacher/Leader
Department: The Ashwood Academy
Pay zone: Main Pay range (MPR)
Contractual type: Full time - permanent

Company Description
The Catch22 Multi Academies Trust is the vehicle for our sponsorship of an expanding number of academies focusing on learners who can benefit from small, supportive alternative education provision.

The Ashwood Academy is a small, supportive alternative education centre for learners aged 11 to 16-years-old. We are an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ school and we provide short-term placements for young people in the Basingstoke area who need additional behavioural, emotional or medical support.

Job Description
You will be a passionate teacher to engage students in Art; not just to pass an exam, but to be able to express their emotions in a therapeutic and positive way.

Our students often require support to build trusting relationships with professionals and you will have high expectations and a belief that they can succeed.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will be:

Ensuring that the teaching area is organized appropriately to provide a safe, tidy, pleasant and stimulating environment.
Planning and delivering an appropriate curriculum based on individual needs having due regard to pupil entitlement.
Teaching a range of subjects at different levels across the key stages.
Developing and maintaining positive relationships with families/carers.

Qualified Teacher


Experience working with pupils with complex needs
Specialist SEN training
Writing and implementing effective behaviour targets for pupils

Catch22 Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Current knowledge of National Curriculum in specialist subject(s)
Ability to write clear reports
Ability to communicate with a wide range of people
Clear strategies for working with challenging pupils

Interpersonal skills
Ability to work constructively with pupils with complex
Ability to negotiate with mainstream school staff
Ability to work in a team

Evidence of successful work with disaffected pupils
Ability to cope with emotionally demanding pupils and
Ability to resolve conflict

Special Circumstances
Ability to teach (disaffected and emotionally vulnerable)
pupils effectively across a wide ability range
Ability to work with small groups of pupils
A willingness to respond flexibly to the needs of a small

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Not Applicable
School size 13 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website The Ashwood Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

Ashwood Way, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG23 8AA