Design Faculty Lead Teacher - with responsibility for Art

Lawnswood School, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS16 5AG

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    16 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    29 April 2022

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Design Faculty Lead Teacher - with responsibility for Art job summary

Ring Road, West Park, Leeds LS16 5AG

Design Faculty Lead Teacher - with responsibility for Art
Full Time
Pay scale range: MPS/UPS + TLR 2b
Required from: September 2022

We are looking for someone with experience, enthusiasm, ambition talent and to join our middle leadership team to support the leadership of the faculty and lead Art as a subject area.

This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified Art specialist to lead the Department and to teach students of all abilities at Key Stage 3,4 and 5. Our students follow the AQA fine Art specification at both GCSE and A level. We also follow AQA GCSE and A level Textile Design.

The successful candidate will have experience of subject middle leadership, or be an aspiring middle leader and with a strong track record of delivering improvement. They will also be a confident leader of staff and able to inspire a love of Art in students of all ages to ensure Art is regularly showcased to all stakeholders. Art is part of the Design faculty and support with the leadership of whole faculty therefore responsibilities such as Literacy and FOYF. These responsibilities will be agreed with the successful candidate.

We need someone with enthusiasm, a ‘can do’ mentality, an ability to inspire others and translate a vision into reality. We will expect you to lead the subject area of Art and oversee the curriculum, including planning & assessment, standards and outcome as well as key aspects of teaching and learning.

Lawnswood School can offer you a professional challenge and a rewarding opportunity, working with a collaborative leadership team that’s passionate about the progress and development of every student.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

For further information about the role and to download an application form please visit www.lawnswoodschool.co.uk and send your completed application with a covering letter (no more than two sides of A4) to Mrs J Bell, Headteacher by email to hr@elawnswood.co.uk or by post to Lawnswood School, Ring Road, West Park, Leeds LS16 5AG.

Closing date: Monday 16 May at 9.00am

Additional allowances

TLR 2b

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About Lawnswood School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1425 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Contact phone number
0113 2844020

Again, rated a 'Good' school by Ofsted in May 2018, Lawnswood School is set in North Leeds and has a wide catchment area and a diverse intake of students from cultural backgrounds and socio-economic groups.
Under stable leadership and a supportive and inspiring leadership team, Lawnswood School offers opportunities for professional challenge and personal development.

Arranging a visit to Lawnswood School

Should you wish to arrange a visit, please contact Claire Johnson (claire.johnson@elawnswood.co.uk)

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