Maternity Cover: Teacher of Art

Kings Heath Primary Academy, Northampton, Northamptonshire

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Job details

Job role Teacher
Subject Art and design
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main Pay Scale

Job summary

King Edward VI Academy is now recruiting looking to recruit an Art Teacher to cover Maternity leave from September.

This will be a fixed term contract until 31/05/2020. You will be joining a small, successful art department consisting of 2 teaching staff.

If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded, and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you. See what it means to be part of the David Ross Education trust from our children and parents here.

Providing our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.

We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

About the role

To be an effective teacher (and tutor) who supports and challenges all students to achieve their full potential.

To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students and to support a designated curriculum area as appropriate.

Monitor and support the overall progress and development of students as a teacher/Form Tutor.

To facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.

Contribute to raising standards of student attainment.

To share and support the school’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth.

Who we are looking for

Qualified Teacher Status
A good degree in a specialist subject teaching qualification
The skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to teach across Key Stages 3-4 (possibility of KS5)
A sound academic background in relevant subject
Familiar with recent developments in the teaching and learning of the subject including strategies for raising achievement
Experienced in using a range of teaching and learning styles
Able to use assessment data to improve achievement
Able to use ICT across the curriculum and for administrative purposes
Understand how the National Curriculum applies to all students
Accepting of how the Academy Specialisms can be incorporated into the subject

About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. W

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King Edward VI Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

Employee benefits

Main Pay Scale
Teachers Pension Scheme

Applying for the job

CV's will not be accepted without a fully completed application form.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 371 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Kings Heath Primary Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@dret.co.uk

About Kings Heath Primary Academy

King Edward VI Academy is a mixed, mainstream, secondary school in Spilsby, Lincolnshire. It caters to students aged 11 to 18 with a PAN of 520 students. Places are in high demand at our popular Academy leading to us being consistently well oversubscribed in every year group.

King Edward VI Academy opened in September 2012 and is sponsored by the David Ross Education Trust. It started as two separate schools, the King Edward VI Grammar School, which opened in 1550, and Sir John Franklin Secondary Modern School, which opened in 1954. The schools were combined in 1991 and began as a Humanities College and is a co-educational bi-lateral secondary school with a sixth form.

Visions and value

The school aims to provide a warm and caring atmosphere where every student can feel confident and valued as a member of the community. It strives to ensure every pupil knows that, whatever their circumstances, they can reach their full potential and achieve their individual aspirations. In order to do this, the school offers a wide range of different opportunities where every student can find something they excel at.

The curriculum uses the English Baccalaureate which recognises the achievement of a grade 4/5 or above in the academic subjects of English, maths, science, humanities and modern foreign languages.

School location

North Oval, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN5 7LN