To actively and positively promote Art within the academy and develop appropriate syllabuses , materials, schemes of work and homework to provide an up-to-date engaging curriculum that gives students the best chance of success.
To inspire students and staff through a passionate commitment to the subject.
To strategically manage the department to secure continued improvement linked to the whole school and vision and improvement planning.
To ensure the effective planning, teaching and implementation of the curriculum at Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4.
To liaise with the Examinations Officer about the organisation, administration and co-ordination of all internal and external examinations within the subject and to ensure effective use of the information gathered.
To maintain a mutually supportive and developmental dialogue on curricular issues both within the department and with colleagues elsewhere.
To lead and monitor the department’s budget to ensure value for money and school financial policies and procedures are followed.
To manage the ordering organising and secure storage of the department’s resources.
To ensure the continued delivery of an effective and meaningful curriculum for all classes of an absent member to the department.
To ensure effective liaison with local primary schools and FE establishments on matters pertaining to the subject.