Head of Department - Art
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23 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)
6 March 2023
- Key stage 3, Key stage 4
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- MPS/UPS (£28000 - £43685)
TLR 2b £5025
What skills and experience we're looking for
An exciting opportunity to join the team at Oasis Academy Sholing
“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time’’ Thomas Merton
We have a fantastic opportunity for an imaginative and energetic Art teacher to take their next step into leadership. Art is a popular subject with our students, with three arts courses offered at GCSE: Fine art, photography and textiles.
The subject is taught by enthusiastic, motivated, and well qualified art teachers, making the department well-liked and successful. There is a full-time experienced art technician.
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced teacher looking to make a difference to the lives of young people. You will join a friendly and supportive team which strives to ensure that all students enjoy their learning and surpass expectations of achievement. If you wish to grow professionally, join us, and become part of the team developing an outstanding academy.
What the school offers its staff
Our offer to you
When you join the Sholing family there are several offers you will receive that make us stand out as an employer of choice. These include but are not limited to:
- Opportunities for training and development internally and externally – including certifications, with access to NPQML, NPQSL and NPQH programmes through Oasis
- Reduced workload through the Oasis curriculum resource bank
- Defined benefit teachers’ pension.
- Cycle-to-work Incentive
- Healthcare Cash Plan Scheme
- Free eye tests
- Flexible working
- Free use of our dedicated gym area
- Access to free counselling service
- Integrated IT provision to support teaching, including your own laptop and I-pad
- A friendly environment with colleagues who care
The role and what we are looking for
The successful candidate will lead the Art Department, which consists of three teachers (including the Head of Department) and a technician, as well as teach Art at KS3 and KS4. A willingness to support the Academy ethos and support of extra-curricular activities within the Academy is essential. You must be able to use a range of teaching strategies to inspire and motivate our students and demonstrate a commitment to sharing best practice with colleagues in the department. A passion for creative arts and a commitment to developing it across the curriculum is paramount.
Oasis Academy Sholing is a rapidly improving, forward thinking Academy which maintains high expectations of staff and students.
Sholing is part of the highly successful Oasis Community Learning multi-academy trust. The successful candidate will share the ambition of community transformation, delivered by exceptional education at the heart of the community.
We are searching for somebody who has high expectations, a commitment to raising standards and up to date knowledge of teaching and learning.
Further details about the role
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For further information and an application pack please visit www.oasisacademysholing.org or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 02380 448861.
For an informal discussion about the role and the Academy, please contact our Assistant Principal: Layla.Jones@oasissholing.org
This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.
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About Oasis Academy Sholing
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- Academy, ages 11 to 16
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- School size
- 1017 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 16
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We are an inclusive of all secondary school based in Southampton catering for students aged 11-16. We believe that Oasis Academy Sholing celebrates success through world class aspiration and recognises the enjoyment in learning so that all are inspired to achieve.
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