Head of Creative Faculty

South Shore Academy, Blackpool, Lancashire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £23,720 to £39,406 per year (full-time equivalent)

Job summary

We are looking for a Head of Faculty within the Creative department who is either an outstanding teacher of Design Technology, Electronics, Music, Graphics, Textiles, Art or Performing Arts to start in January 2020. Motivation, positivity and energy is required from a teacher who can demonstrate commitment and a genuine desire to improve outcomes for our students, along with a passion for their subject.

The Head of faculty will be supported by their SLT link . The successful candidate will need to have strong classroom and behaviour management skills with a proven track record of successful outcomes. The faculty rotates across Textiles, Food, Art and Resistant Materials and is part of the Creative Faculty which encompasses the Arts and Design subjects. Our curriculum is designed to be well-balanced and inclusive, allowing all students to maximise their potential and there are lots of opportunities to be involved in a range of extra-curricular activities.

Essential educational requirements

Teaching qualification in relevant subject

Essential qualifications

Degree in relevant subject

Essential skills and experience

Successful teaching experience, including up to GCSE level. Experience and success of raising standards and achievement so pupils consistently perform above expected. Proven experience and success in developing whole school polices and strategies, impacting positively on outcomes. Successful experience of developing and inclusive and effective learning environment.

Employee benefits


School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 711 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website South Shore Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email vacancies@ssa.bfet.uk

About South Shore Academy

South Shore Academy is part of Bright Futures Educational Trust. At South Shore, we believe that all students should be supported, stretched and challenged in every lesson during their school-based education so that they can achieve and make choices to help them to live a happy, successful life. We are looking for enthusiastic and committed teachers to work as part of a friendly, successful and hardworking Academy.

South Shore Academy has a brand new state of the art building and has a range of incredible facilities including a Sports Hall Complex, Dance and Drama Facilities, Science Labs, ICT Suites, 3G Pitch and much more.

School location

St Anne's Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 2AR