This job expired on 8 June 2023

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    8 June 2023 at 3:01pm

  • Date listed

    22 May 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - September 23 - August 24

Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR 2b (£5,182)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Person

Are you ambitious and driven to succeed?

Are you passionate about Art?

If so, this is the school for you!

The Role

The Art team at TDA are an ambitious and aspiring team.

We are looking to appoint a Subject Leader for Art, for a fixed term, maternity cover, working in the Art Dept. A colleague who shares the departments enthusiasm and unwavering determination to help every student enjoy,achieveand progress inArt & Design from KS3 through to KS5.

The successful candidate will be an engaging and forward-thinking individual who will lead and continue to build the department Have proven expertise and be someone with a passion for their subject who will inspire and engage our students and be able to lead and manage a team effectively and know how to get the best from each teacher in the department. You will actively assist in the further development of Art & Design within the School.

You will:

  • Be a passionate, inspiring teacher.
  • Have leadership experience and a clear strategic overview.
  • Be able to monitor, track and analyse assessment data.
  • Have high expectations for the behaviour and academic progress of young people.
  • Use regular QA to identifying strengths and areas of development in line with the principles of effective teaching.
  • Line manage staff, leading and developing the team, holding individuals to account for delivery and outcomes.
  • Further developing links across TDET, encouraging consistency within assessment, standardisation, and moderation.

What the school offers its staff

The Academy has a great history of success and a bright and exciting future. This is an excellent opportunity and comes at an exciting time for the Academy.

With a clear focus on teaching at all levels, the Trust is well placed to provide great opportunities to promote Thomas Deacon Academy as a leading school and you will be given effective support to develop you personally as an outstanding leader.

Moving forward, our vision for the academy is a simple one: we want every member of our learning community to be the very best that they can be and achieve their full potential.

The academy’s core values of Trust, Discipline and Aspiration define who we are as a community and how we learn together. We believe that every member of our learning community should have the highest expectations and standards, showing trust and discipline in all that we do.

The Trust offers:

Excellent salary package.

Fantastic training/CPD opportunities in a friendly supportive environment.

Opportunity for progression across Thomas Deacon Education Trust.

Use of Academy facilities (including a gym and onsite car parking).

Teachers’ pension scheme.

An engaging, creative and welcoming environment to learners who take pride in their school.

An inclusive and collaborative approach.

Atalented, highly motivated, committed and professional team of colleagues, both within the school and across the trust.

An actively supportive Local Governing Body and Trust leadership.

Thomas Deacon Education Trustis committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Academy will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

If you have any questions regarding this post please contact the HR Team on e-mailhrteam@tdet.education

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About Thomas Deacon Academy

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 19
School size
2406 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 19

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