2 days remaining to apply

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Art & Design

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (FTE) TLR 2 £7,847 p/a & Teachers Pension Scheme

Curriculum Leader of Art Design job summary

Curriculum Leader of AD&T

Required January 2025, (or sooner if available)

Ref: ET015

(Teachers Pay Scale & TLR £7,847 per annum)

Full Time

We are seeking a well-qualified and talented Head of AD&T to provide a stimulating and dynamic environment for our students. The successful candidate will lead the department in preparing our students to thrive in a world of Art and Design Technology, building their skills and discernment through expertise and excellent leadership. They will be committed to the opportunities Art, Design & Food Technology can provide and be keen to explore these both within and beyond the classroom.

You will be committed to high standards of learning and student progress and experienced in supporting students to achieve their full potential.

Our extremely popular school is situated in leafy Compton Park, adjacent to the Wolves Academy training grounds, with its wonderful open fields and sports facilities. We have recently invested in 2 brand new IT suites to ensure our students can access the highest quality of resource.

Excellent behaviour and student progress for all are underpinned by our CARE values (Calm - Aspirational - Respectful - Engaged) upheld by all who work or study at St Edmund’s.

Our community is wonderfully diverse, engaging and energetic. “A good school with an excellent sixth form” (Ofsted Nov 2019) we are at the forefront of both in-class and remote e-learning with a mission to ensure our students are all productive, active citizens who will go on to do good in the world and make a difference. Our mission “To CARE following in the footsteps of Christ” underpins both formal teaching and the personal and spiritual development of our students.

The successful candidate will have a real passion for their subject and a desire to work collaboratively with their well established team to ensure Art and Design Technology are outstanding at St Edmund’s. They will:

  • be an excellent teacher of their subject at KS3, 4 & 5.

  • have excellent communication and behaviour management skills

  • be actively supportive of the Catholic values and beliefs of St Edmund’s and to make a positive contribution to the wider life of the school.

The successful candidate will be passionate about leadership with strong organisational and highly effective planning skills. It is desirable for the successful candidate to have examiner experience or be prepared to take on this role.

A comprehensive programme of induction and departmental support will be provided. The wellbeing and professional development of all staff at St Edmund’s is our priority.

We can offer:

  • Supportive directors and Local Academy Committee members.

  • Opportunities for collaborative work in partnership with other Senior Leaders across the SFSC Catholic MAC, the wider community and with our strategic partners and agencies.

  • Students/Pupils who are enthusiastic, confident, happy and well-behaved.

  • Dedicated and committed staff, eager to build on our high standards.

  • A strong faith community.

As part of our commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023 (KCSIE) online searches will be undertaken for prospective shortlisted candidates.

You are welcome to contact Mrs Hazeldine, Principal at the Academy on 01902 558888 or email mhazeldine@stedmunds.org

For more information, please visit our website www.stedmunds.org or please telephone the St Francis and St Clare Catholic MAC recruitment line 01902 558709).

Closing Date: Monday 24th June 2024 12 noon *(suitable candidates may be interviewed promptly upon receipt of application and we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date in the event that the post is filled).

Interviews: tbc

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About St Edmund's Catholic Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1142 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

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