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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    6 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Skilled Worker visas can be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Art and design

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS + TLR1a

Additional allowances

TLR1a (£9,272)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Opportunity

This post is pivotal to the Academy’s continuing drive to raise attainment for all our children. You will have responsibility for driving improvements in Teaching and Learning and attainment within the Art department. We offer GCSE Art and Graphic Communication and A level Art, Graphic Communication and Photography. All of these subjects are popular choices at GCSE and A level. All students study Art until year 9. The successful candidate will ensure that a high quality curriculum, excellent teaching and assessment allow students to successfully achieve excellent outcomes at GCSE and A level. We also have modern classrooms and other facilities, for example specialist computer software, to help deliver lessons and the curriculum.

Our mission is to develop the leadership potential in both our staff and students and we want to be at the forefront of developing the next generation of national school leaders. We can help prepare you for future career opportunities, investing in your development through regular coaching and a wide range of professional development opportunities, such as the NPQ qualifications.

What the school offers its staff

Why work at London Academy?

  • The opportunity to work with experienced and value driven colleagues that have a proven track record of raising attainment for a disadvantaged community.
  • A wide range of professional development opportunities, for example we were one of the first partner schools working with The Institute for Teaching on the Masters in Expert Teaching.
  • Experience of working with Ambition School Leadership and supporting colleagues completing Teaching Leaders and Future Leaders.
  • A commitment to engage with the latest educational research so it that informs all aspects of the Academy, for example curriculum design and pedagogy.
  • A focus on reducing workload by having centralised behaviour systems, centralised curriculum, a reasonable feedback policy and a two-week October half term.

Next Steps

To apply, please complete an application form and submit on TES. If you would like to discuss the post in confidence, please email a.castle@londonacademy.org.uk to arrange a time to have an informal conversation with a senior member of staff.

London Academy is an equal opportunities employer. London Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Enhanced DBS, Barred List and Prohibition checks will always be carried out on new employees.

The closing date for applications is 9am Monday 6 May 2024. Applications will be viewed on a rolling basis so early applications are recommended.

Alex Warburton

Principal

We are committed to the protection of children

We are an equal opportunities employer

All posts will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and prohibition from teaching checks

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About London Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 19
School size
1736 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Phone number
02082381100

London Academy is a richly diverse all through school educating over 1500 students within the age range
4 – 19.
Our state of the art building, designed by Foster and Partners, is based in Edgware and has excellent tube access to Central London alongside easy access via major roads and motorway networks.
London Academy aims to provide an outstanding level of education, in 2019 our provisional progress 8 score of 0.99 placed us in the top 1% of all schools in the country. We consider it our duty to ensure that our students achieve their best academically, whilst we nurture their talents and interests.
The recruitment of exceptional staff is vital to our journey and if you choose to pursue your career at London Academy, it is because you are motivated to work within a supportive, collaborative and dynamic team which consistently strives to achieve the best outcomes for its students.
Consistently reported as Good by Ofsted, with some areas considered exceptional, to include our Effectiveness of Leadership and Management, we can offer you a structured programme of personal professional development, no matter what level of career you have reached. Peer coaching to support you to achieve excellence as a teacher. A strong collaborative teaching culture and generous planning and preparation time.

Find out more about us on www.londonacademy.org.uk

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