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Head of Art

The Oakwood Academy, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Job details

Subject Art and design
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,372 to £40,490

Job summary


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and inspirational Head of Art to join a committed and successful Expressive Arts department.

The Oakwood Academy is working in partnership with The Redhill Academy Trust. The Academy is also a member of Redhill Teaching School Alliance and as such there are excellent CPD opportunities and the chance to work alongside other high performing schools in the region. Oakwood became an academy, sponsored by The Redhill Academy Trust, on April 1st 2015.

For a discussion about the role, please contact Mr Hillyard, Assistant Teacher, on the academy telephone number.

An information pack including an application form is available to download from the academy’s website or by contacting S Wright, PA to the Head Teacher s.wright@oakwoodacademy.org.uk

Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon – Monday 24th February 2020
Interview date: TBC

Essential educational requirements

• Degree level qualification.

Essential qualifications

• Degree level qualification.

Essential skills and experience

• Able to teach full range of ability 11-16.
• Able to create an excellent climate for learning within teaching area.
• Able to use a range of strategies to promote learning.
• Able to manage and encourage good behaviour.
• Able to develop positive and meaningful relationships with students.
• Able to make appropriate use of ICT for learning.
• Understanding of how to use data to inform planning and improve students’ performance.
• Understanding of a range of assessment for learning approaches, including grades where appropriate.
• Able to communicate with students, parents and carers about student’s progress.
• Participation/development of extra-curricular activities.

Employee benefits


More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 728 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website The Oakwood Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email s.wright@oakwoodacademy.org.uk

About The Oakwood Academy

School location

Bewcastle Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 9PJ