Head of Art

Merchants' Academy, Bristol, BS13 9AJ

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    April 2023 or sooner, if possible

  • Closing date

    1 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS (£28,000 - £43,685) plus £4,988 per annum (TLR2.2) + Health Cash Plan and Benefits package

What skills and experience we're looking for

Applications are invited from high quality candidates to join the ambitious and committed Art Department at Merchants’ Academy Secondary.

We are seeking an inspirational teacher and leader who is committed to raising the attainment and aspirations of our students.

Candidates for this post should be:

  • passionate about teaching Art and excited by the prospect of developing an ambitious curriculum.
  • committed to ongoing professional learning and have the ability to support and develop others.
  • inspiring and able to motivate and challenge students to make rapid progress.
  • able to establish strong relationships and have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • bold, optimistic, and tenacious in setting and achieving high standards.

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer you:

  • A genuine opportunity to make a difference where it is needed.
  • Administrative support and well-resourced classrooms
  • A fantastic community of children, parents and carers who deserve the best.
  • Every opportunity to further your professional development and career with an excellent benefit package including: Wellbeing Health Cash Plan, Retail Discounts, ICT Loans, Professional Introduction Incentive plus others.

If you are hardworking, reflective, resilient, and looking to further develop your talents and skills at Merchants’ Academy then we would love to receive an application from you.

We particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Commitment to safeguarding

Merchants’ Academy is part of Venturers Trust and is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all staff.

Applying for the job

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@venturerstrust.org

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About Merchants' Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 18
School size
1268 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 18

School location

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