Deadline is today

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    18 June 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    4 June 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subjects
Art and design, Drama
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
£32,000 - £35,000 per annum

Job summary

Post Title: Curriculum Lead and Fashion Teacher

Salary: £32,000 - £35,000 per annum dependent on experience

Full/part time: Full time, permanent position

Start Date: 1st September 2021

Reporting to: Curriculum Manager

Location: Big Creative Academy, Clifton Avenue, E17 6HL

Purpose of the role: Manage the quality of Curriculum and delivery of learning programmes, assistance to students and tutorial support.

Teaching: The post includes 21 hours of teaching per week in Fashion (Art & Design)

Annual leave: 35 days per annum

Job Description

Principal Accountabilities:

• Lead the Curriculum and its quality systems within the Art and Design and Theatrical Make-Up and Drama areas

• Prepare, teach and assess within the BTEC/UAL Level 3/Level 2 Fashion (A&D), Theatrical Make-Up Curriculum

• Provide and organise pastoral support to students

• Report on achievement rates, attendance, retention and the quality of delivery outcomes against national benchmarks and internal targets.

• Manage student attendance and high expectations of behaviour in the department

• Support and encourage the ethos of wellbeing and personal development of all learners

• Deputise for the Curriculum manager when required

Key Tasks:

• Plan Curriculum delivery in line with study programme requirements

• Arranges, monitors and supervises learners on study programmes, educational visits and field trips.

• Plans and prepares for inspections, SV reports and visits.

• Assesses students, including formative and summative assessments, internal verification and supervision of assessments.

• Maintains and provides records and statistical checks in relation to own teaching and across Curriculum, including enrolment checks, attendance records and the like.

• As part of the Curriculum team, the tutor acts as the main point of reference for students in a particular year or Curriculum group. The tutor’s role includes:

(a) participation in inducting students

(b) providing educational and welfare guidance

(c) assisting students in preparing individual action plans

(d) following up student absence and tracking their Curriculum work

(e) acting as the focal point in the maintenance of student discipline within

     the context of the Academy student disciplinary procedure

(f) undertaking exit interviews with students

(g) preparing administrative returns and reports as may be needed in relation to students, including destination records

(h) writing student references

(i) completing UCAS and other forms with students

• Participates in activities to publicise Curriculum.

• Assists in planning and developing Curriculum and Curriculum materials.

• Participates as a member of one or more Curriculum teams in employer liaison (as appropriate), maintaining standards and targets, reviewing and evaluating Curriculum provision and joint action planning.

• Provides advice and guidance to prospective students together with interviewing and APL work.

• Participates in student enrolment and induction.

• To plan, manage and ensure the effective deployment of the resource requirements for the services that are the responsibility of the role.

• Promotes and implement all Academy policies, particularly those which refer to health and safety, equality of opportunity, maintaining standards of student behaviour and safeguarding young people and vulnerable adults. Participates in Academy programmes of staff appraisal and continuing professional development.

• Develop effective working relationships internally and with external partners.

• To operate at all times in line with the Academy’s values.

Person Specification

Qualifications/Competencies Degree or equivalent and qualified teacher status

Relevant Experience Evidence of the ability to deliver consistently good or better teaching, learning and assessment and a proven track record or developing teams to plan and deliver an excellent learning experience

Experience of teaching with the 16-19 age group

Experience of the pastoral care of students, monitoring their achievements and attendance

Experience of Curriculum management

Relevant industrial experience in the area concerned


Applying for the job

If you wish to apply, please complete the application form and email it to bca-hr@bigcreative.education

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Free School, ages 16 to 19
Education phase
16-19
School size
Up to 400 pupils
Age range
16 to 19

About Big Creative Academy

Big Creative Academy (BCA) is a post-16 free school specialising in the creative industries. We believe that teaching skills employers want and empowering young people to think reflectively enables positive outcomes for students and our wider community. Big Creative Academy is committed to wellbeing and excellent teaching. Our mission is to improve the lives of young people through high quality training and creative industry experiences. We have 350 learners studying vocational programmes progressing to higher education and employment.

 Some of the benefits of working at Big Creative Academy  Big Creative Academy has a Wellbeing Manifesto promoting positive relationships, resilience and reflection which extends to staff as well as students. We want our team to be productive and happy. The Academy provides the following benefits:  ·       State of the arts on site Gym facility. ·       Discretionary half days on Fridays. ·       A staff wellbeing day. ·       An employee assistance line. ·       Full pension benefits in either the Teachers’ Pension Scheme or Local Government Pension Scheme. ·       An individual CPD plan. ·       Admin days built into the academic year ·       Teaching, learning and assessment groups to share best practice and try new teaching    techniques. Opportunities to learn from your creative colleagues, for example, learning how to DJ, sew, improve your Photoshop skills. 

School location

38, Clifton Avenue, London, E17 6HL

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