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  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    23 May 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    16 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Art & Design

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Lead Teacher of Art job summary

Lead Teacher of Art

MPS/UPS (TLR/Head of Department opportunity available for outstanding candidate)

September 2024

Following our successful visit from Ofsted, we are now embarking on our next round of recruitment to ensure the highest standard of quality teaching for our students. We require an experienced and enthusiastic Lead Teacher of Art to join our newly developed and innovative Creative Arts department. You will be joining an excellent faculty supported by a Head of Creative Arts. This post would suit a teacher of Art with aspirations for future Head of Department or an experienced practitioner wanting to widen their impact in improving Art provision in a thriving department.

This is an incredibly exciting time to join Waseley Hills as we continue to grow our Quality of Education leadership team which consists of Lead Teachers and Practitioners from across multiple subject disciplines. Successful candidates will play a significant role in continuing our drive with raising standards and raising student outcomes in Art. You will be proactive with accessing and sharing the most recent research in your subject area. As a Lead Teacher, you will have the opportunity to work with the leadership team who are passionate about research informed strategies to improve teaching and learning, ensuring that our young people achieve the best outcomes. You will have the opportunity to work together to contribute to whole school CPD, sharing your expertise with colleagues including coaching and development. Alongside these opportunities, you will be part of our exciting new state-of-the-art school which is currently being built and due to be finished in 3 years, benefiting from outstanding classroom facilities.

We are a school in the Central Regions School Trust, whose mission is social justice through exceptional schools. Therefore, this provides us with the opportunities, capabilities and desire to develop both our staff and students. We have a range of pathways and programmes tailored to the needs of staff at various levels of their career. These include Middle Leadership Programmes as well as a Senior Leader Development Programmes. This is an incredible opportunity to put your career on the path you want it to take and work alongside a team of highly effective and who have lots of experience of coaching and mentoring.

Interested candidates who wish to have an informal conversation about this role are welcome to arrange a visit via Mrs M Attridge (Heads PA).

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The completed form should be submitted by 9.00am on Thursday 23rd May. Interviews will take place the next day, Friday 24th May. However, early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to interview earlier for this post should suitable candidates apply.

All teachers are subject to the Conditions of Employment set out in their contract of employment and the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document. These detail the professional and particular duties required of teachers, together with requirements for Management time, Working time and Guaranteed planning and preparation time. The Trust and its schools comply with these requirements in order to make reasonable demands of teachers.

Commitment to safeguarding

Central Region Schools Trust is committed to the promotion of equal opportunities and diversity. It is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. It is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. The completion of an Enhanced DBS will be required.

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About Waseley Hills High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
775 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

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