Do you want to join a school that passionately believes in the Creative
Arts and sees it as the beating heart of the school? We have the
opportunity for a Head of Art to join our progressive, practical and innovative
Creative Arts faculty and work with our incredible students. We want
somebody to join us who is energic, dedicated and willing to go the ‘extra
mile’ to take Art to the next level within the school. This is a
fantastic opportunity for you to make your mark with the complete support of
our Creative Arts faculty which is celebrated for its practical and vocational
learning ethos. The role will suit an existing outstanding Head of
Department with a proven track record across different key stages or somebody
with the drive, ambition and vision to lead a department for the first time.
If you join us you will be signing up to the belief that “everyone
succeeds” and that “every student who joins Torquay Academy is capable of going
on to university”. It is important you share our goals and values.
We have a position for a Head of Art to join us from September 2023.
Torquay Academy’s results have improved
dramatically over the past few years thanks to our brilliant teachers. This has resulted
in us being an oversubscribed school.
We know that the results can improve further and we are looking for
people who are committed,passionateandhighly
motivated to join our team.
We believe in strong
discipline and support teachers with a strong pastoral team and centralised
behaviour systems. We work hard to reduce unnecessary workload so that
our teachers can focus on teaching great lessons. We invest in the professional
development of all of our staff through 1-to-1 coaching, leadership development
and high quality CPD.
Benefits of working at Torquay Academy include:
- Priority admission to
the Academy for secondary places
- Free gym membership to
support health and wellbeing
- Cycle to work scheme
through salary sacrifice
- Electric Vehicle
leasing scheme through salary sacrifice
To find out
more about working with us and to apply please visit
Informal visits are welcome and encouraged, please
Torquay Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring checks along with other relevant employment checks.
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