Deadline is today

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Full-Time or Part-Time For the right candidate we will also welcome applicants that would like to be considered for a part-time role.

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

TLR 2c

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors are seeking to appoint a highly skilled practitioner who is, or has potential to be, a dynamic and inspirational Head of Art & Design.

We welcome applications from candidates currently in similar roles or those aspiring to middle leadership. The successful candidate will also benefit from the support and line management of an Assistant Principal. For the right candidate we will also welcome applicants that would like to be considered for a part-time role.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a passion for their subject.
  • Have excellent relationships with students and a belief that everyone can achieve their full potential.
  • Be a great team player and work with other key colleagues to support the development of the Art & Design curriculum.
  • Be a skilful and committed practitioner, able to inspire pupils.
  • Be well organised, prepared to go the extra mile and see teaching as a vocation.

What the school offers its staff

Bishop Challoner Catholic College is a highly successful, heavily over-subscribed mixed 11-19 Catholic comprehensive school in the South of Birmingham. We were designated one of the first 100 Teaching Schools in the country and we are also a lead school for the Central Maths Hub, the Central Midland Science Learning Partnership, the Schools Sports Partnership and the Birmingham and Central Midlands Computing Hub. The school has recently been designated as a Microsoft Showcase School in recognition of its excellence in innovation and the effective use of technology. From September 2024 we will be launching our SCITT which will recruit and train the next generation of inspirational teachers. This is a measure of the high achievements of the school and its excellence in training and developing staff.

Bishop Challoner Catholic College provides a clear and structured professional growth model for middle leaders. We have a structured in-house programme of support specifically for middle leaders involving regular sharing best-practice meetings, coaching and mentoring for new middle leaders, and personalised support from senior leaders. Our Performance Management process is characterised by a focus on Professional Growth, using the process to identify and map out a long-term career plan, so you can be confident that you are getting the support to develop professionally in a way that supports your personal goals. All middle leaders have access to professional shadowing opportunities, coaching, innovations CPD, and CPD pathways in an area of pedagogy of your choice. Middle leaders are able to take part in NPQs with our Training School.

Commitment to safeguarding

Bishop Challoner is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. It has policies and procedures to ensure that this occurs. All short-listed applicants will be subject to a Google Search (Safer Recruitment Guidelines). The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@bishopchalloner.bham.sch.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About Bishop Challoner Catholic College

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1228 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01214414161

Bishop Challoner Catholic College is a highly successful school founded upon Christian principles.We were designated one of the first 100 Teaching Schools in the country and we are also a lead school for the Central Maths Hub, the Central Midland Science Learning Partnership, the Schools Sports Partnership and most recently, the Central Computing Hub.

Arranging a visit to Bishop Challoner Catholic College

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

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