Head of Art, Digital and Technology (ADT) Faculty Orchard School Bristol, Bristol, Bristol

Job description

Are you leading art, graphic design or digital media? Looking for your next career step as a Head of Faculty? We are now recruiting a Head of Art, Digital and Technology (ADT) to join our growing school in January 2020. Something special is going on at Orchard School: a seriously good Ofsted report (have a look at our website), good outcomes, excellent student behaviour and full commitment to your professional development. Make a difference every day for our wonderfully diverse and ambitious students. Make an impact on your career by helping us become outstanding.

You are:
- an experienced Art, Graphic Design or Digital Media teacher, ideally with leadership experience
- prepared to develop and teach our Digital Media course, with time and
support provided, to expand your portfolio
- ambitious, wanting to develop an inspirational team of teachers to bring about the strongest outcomes for our learners
- creative and original, able to think and act innovatively
- passionate about your subject
- able to inspire, motivate and empower students in lessons
- committed to the highest achievement for all students
- committed to developing your staff team
- skilled at teaching at Key Stage 3 and 4 across the ability range
- keen to learn and share best practice as part of a vibrant team

Essential educational requirements

• Good Honours Degree
• Qualified Teacher Status

Essential qualifications

• Good Honours Degree
• Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

• Successful teaching experience and excellent knowledge of main curriculum at KS3 and KS4
• Awareness of national developments and research in teaching/your subject
• Evidence of engagement with recent and relevant continuing professional development
• Knowledge of what an excellent lesson looks like
• Experience of setting challenging and ambitious targets for students and of developing strategies to improve the quality of teaching and learning in your subject
• Knowledge and understanding of how children learn

Employee benefits

We offer:
- happy, enthusiastic students, willing to learn and achieve
- the opportunity to make a difference day in, day out to the future life chances of children and young people in north Bristol
- excellent student behaviour and a calm, purposeful learning environment
- a professionally stimulating environment which values the contributions of all staff
- a commitment to professional development and opportunities for career advancement
- a bright, happy environment in which to learn and work
- a warm and friendly staff body with award-winning staff wellbeing

About Orchard School Bristol

Filton Road, Bristol, Bristol, BS7 0XZ
Orchard School Bristol website (opens in a new window)