Head of Creative Arts

Middlewich High School, Middlewich, Cheshire, CW10 9BU

3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    4 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    15 June 2022

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Head of Creative Arts job summary

Vacancy: Head of Creative Arts
Required for September 2022 / November 2022 / January 2023 (dependant on notice period)
MPS-UPS TLR 2C £6,627 Full time— Permanent

Are you a talented middle Leader looking to extend your experience? If so, we want to hear from you! Or are you an existing Second in Department seeking your first faculty leadership role.

Our school is at an exciting point in its evolution having recently joined the Sir John Brunner Trust and we are seeking to appoint a dynamic, well-motivated, determined leader who will play a pivotal strategic role in shaping the next stage of our schools’ journey.

The successful candidate will be an exceptional practitioner whose passion and love of their subject and learning inspires students and their team. Our mantra ‘Excellence in Learning – Achievement for All’ ensures no student gets left behind and the progress and attainment of all our students is paramount.  We are seeking to appoint someone who shares our commitment to high standards of professionalism and academic achievement and is eager to make a difference.

You will help shape the future direction of the school, working closely with our senior leadership team and meeting regularly with subject and achievement leads to discuss all matters relating to progress and achievement. Our ambition is to be in the top 20% of school nationally for student outcomes. If you have the energy, enthusiasm and experience to make that success a reality, we would welcome your application

If you require further information regarding the post or wish to make an appointment to visit the school, please contact Mrs L Platt, Personnel Business Manager at lplatt@mhs.school

Closing date for applications is Monday 4th July 2022, 12pm
Interviews will take place on Thursday 7th July 2022.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant must have enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references. The School is an equal opportunities employer.

Additional allowances

TLR 2C £6,627

Applying for the job

To apply for this position, please complete the Middlewich High School application.  CVs are not accepted.  In addition, candidates are invited to submit a letter (no more than two sides of A4, font size 12) outlining their experience and suitability for this particular post.

To arrange a school tour, please contact Laura Platt at lplatt@mhs.school

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About Middlewich High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
Up to 700 pupils
Age range
11 to 16
Contact email
Contact phone number
01606 537670

Middlewich High School’s vision is ‘Excellence in Learning – Achievement for All’.  We believe that all pupils irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, capability, physical impairment, or religious belief should acquire, through the curriculum, the knowledge, skills and practical abilities that ensure their success in life. It is our determination to ensure that every aspect of our practice, our planning and our curriculum is the best it can possibly be. We have an ethos of evaluation and reflection that ensures we continually challenge our thinking; there is no room for complacency in our work. We are characterised by high expectations and ambition, demonstrating a ‘why not’ mind-set at every opportunity. Our determination to ensure that all our students achieve excellence ensures we offer a fully inclusive, broad and well -balanced curriculum. We support students from entry to the point they leave school in year 11, to pursue Higher and Further Education and become happy, effective employees and responsible global citizens.  

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