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This job expired on 13 October 2023

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    13 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Art and design

Working pattern

Full time: 27.5 hours a week

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPR/UPR

Additional allowances

TLR2B

What skills and experience we're looking for

Candidates will need to demonstrate:

  • the ability to enthuse students with a love of learning of Art, Textiles and Photography and be an expert practitioner in the classroom
  • have excellent interpersonal skills with pupils and adults in and out of the classroom
  • be able to lead and develop our strong team to continue to build an enthusiastic and thriving department, including a specialist technician
  • a commitment to, and be passionate about, maintaining and developing high standards of achievement for learners of all abilities across all Key stages
  • ability to think strategically and inspire and promote high expectations to raise standards further
  • to take a lead role in quality assurance within the Department, including lesson observation, work scrutiny, student voice and learning walks
  • to use assessment to track progress throughout KS3, 4 and 5
  • commitment to our ethos of high expectations and no excuses with the belief that every child can succeed
  • the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of students
  • committed to promoting and leading on extra-curricular trips and activities

What the school offers its staff

We Offer:

  • An ethos of high expectations for students and staff
  • Excellent facilities and resources
  • A strong commitment to the professional development of all staff through our CPL Wednesday programme
  • A well-being package which includes a well-being day for every member of staff

Commitment to safeguarding

Copthall School is committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to promoting safeguarding and the protection of children and vulnerable adults.

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About Copthall School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
962 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

We are an exceptionally diverse, comprehensive, inclusive school rooted in the local community which over the past five years has seen superb outcomes for our young people. We believe that all students can achieve highly regardless of their starting points. Our commitment to this belief underpins all aspects of our work with students, staff and families.

Copthall School prides itself on educating 21st century women for successful careers in STEM, human, social and health sciences, performing arts and creative industries.

Copthall is a beacon of success and has been featured regularly on a range of media platforms: https://www.copthallschool.org.uk/238/news-events. Our commitment to staff development and staff welfare is exceptionally strong and is evident in the calm and purposeful atmosphere you will find at our school. We are looking for staff who are committed to developing confident and capable learners and who are prepared to work hard for every single student.

At Copthall, all staff, whether in teaching or support roles, are highly valued and their contribution to our students is appreciated by the whole school community. The school provides an environment for staff to thrive and develop professionally, whilst enhancing the experience of Copthall students.

Arranging a visit to Copthall School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@copthall.barnet.sch.uk.

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