Curriculum Leader of Art plus TLR St Cecilia's RC High School, Preston, Lancashire

Job description

We are delighted to offer the opportunity to join St Cecilia’s RC High School, a popular and growing school in Lancashire’s Ribble Valley.

The Governors are seeking to appoint an experienced and suitably qualified practitioner with a proven track record of success to lead the Art Department.

They will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with a drive to improve the life chances of young people through education.

The role is to develop and implement a successful well sequenced and interleaved curriculum which enables all students to make at least expected progress and provides an enjoyable learning experience for all that goes beyond school life.

The successful candidate will be joining a thriving and growing school which has recently been judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted in October 2019 and oversubscribed in September 2019 when we welcomed 109 pupils for 93 places.

The Governors and Senior Leaders are committed to your professional learning with a culture of research and reading at the heart of what we do, including staff well-being and workload.

The successful candidate will be supported via a well-developed, bespoke professional learning package appropriate to their individual needs and aspirations.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified teacher status recognised by the Department of Education

Graduate with a degree in Art or a related subject

Successful classroom practitioner who can teach Art to GCSE and KS3

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher status recognised by the Department of Education

Graduate with a degree in Art or a related subject

Essential skills and experience

Be an excellent classroom practitioner, with potential to develop further

Able to teach and plan Art lessons across the age range

Able to teach Art in personalised groupings

Enthuse pupils for Art and all it entails

Excellent creative skills

Possess good ICT skills and be able to use them in their own teaching

Able to communicate well, both in writing and orally

Set objectives that stretch and challenge pupils of all backgrounds and abilities

Use relevant data to establish high expectations, monitor progress and plan carefully sequenced and well interleaved lessons that support development of the long-term memory that is rich in knowledge

Be responsive to the needs of all pupils

Able to manage time effectively and work to deadlines

To contribute and attend to curriculum leaders’ meetings

Have excellent subject knowledge and a passion to teach Art

Employee benefits


About St Cecilia's RC High School

Chapel Hill, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 2XA
LA Maintained School
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