CORE Education Trust is a values-driven multi-academy
trust rich in cultural and social diversity. Responsible for four academies in Birmingham,
the Trust was set up to innovate through adversity and to challenge the
conventional boundaries of what is possible for our students. Motivated and
inspired by the success of our students, our ambition goes beyond textbooks and
whiteboards, we are proud to work with the young people of Birmingham.
This role will be based at Rockwood Academy
which is an 11-16 co-educational school.
You will be joining an academy team whose sole aim is to
ensure that all students get the very best support, care and guidance that
enables them to achieve their very best.
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
Our school is a place of possibility and we never
underestimate the impact inspirational staff can have on the life chances of
our students. We are seeking a dynamic Head
of Visual Arts and Design to build
upon our strengths and lead the Visual
Arts and Design department
forward on the next stage of our journey.
candidate will be passionate and be able to demonstrate how they will drive the
standards, expectations and aspirations of
staff and students alike to ensure that there is regular success and a sense of
You must be a strong
role model for staff within Visual Arts and Design and direct the pedagogy and
methodology of delivery for all lessons within Visual Arts and Design. The successful applicant will demonstrate an
understanding of the value of providing our students with a broad educational
experience, where high academic standards are supported by a rich variety of
extended curriculum options.
WHAT WE OFFER
The successful candidate will be joining a vibrant
with national award-winning credentials. The Trust works collaboratively
with leaders to ensure our CORE Values are promoted, embodied, and celebrated
by all the staff and children in our schools. You will:
- be given the
opportunity to engage with cross-trust activities that connect students and
staff to their wider family of schools/peers across the city. This includes
programmes such as the award-winning Echo Eternal Holocaust memorial arts
initiative, The Great Get Together and The COREus Choir
- be provided with
a provision of support and training to foster a positive culture of wellbeing
for all students and staff.
We place a strong emphasis on supporting and
encouraging personal development, which includes:
- a CPD strategy
that is designed to support the career aspirations of all staff to help them
realise their potential.
- access to
experienced mentors who have a strong track record of developing staff
This is a great
opportunity to develop within the Trust. We are about to embark on the next
phase of our evolution as an outward facing, forward thinking family of schools
guided by a vision underpinned by optimism, ambition, and oneness.
CORE Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the
welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this
commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Services) Check is required
for all successful applicants.
CORE Education Trust is committed to
promoting equality, challenging discrimination, and developing community
cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are an
Equal Opportunities and Living Wage employer.
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