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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    24 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 March 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

£10,059.60 - £16,752.80 per annum (£25,149.00 - £41,882.00 per annum FTE)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a passionate Graphics Teacher to join this high achieving department. The ideal candidate will be able to deliver inspiring lessons, bring knowledge and experience to the curriculum, and have a desire to teach beyond the specification, believing every student can succeed. They should also have appreciation that the commitment to delivering outstanding educational outcomes goes beyond the classroom.

All staff within the Trust need to have a commitment to professional development, an enthusiasm for team work and a passion for improvement.

Day to Day Expectations of a Teacher

A full time teacher will have 22.5 hours per week contact with students, split over 5 Teaching groups (15 periods ) with 5 additional periods for preparation & marking.

On a Tuesday all staff are expected to attend a briefing at 8.40am and departmental meetings, as well as all staff CPD after college, finishing at 5.20pm.

Throughout the year there are a number of whole college events, (open evenings, parent evenings, Interview day, enrollment) at which attendance is required.

Common resources are shared within departments and there are regular opportunities for professional development, delivering extracurricular student clubs, wellbeing and social activities.

Learning and Teaching Expectations of a Teacher

  • Develop skilled and effective teachers toimplement our pedagogic priorities and deliver outstanding education and outcomesfor all of our learners

  • Improve progression opportunitiesfor all our learners, raising aspirations and smoothing transition cliff edges

  • Embed a culture of collaborative workingand sharing good practice across all Trust academies

  • Develop an innovative, inspirational workforcewith outstanding opportunities for career progression

What the school offers its staff

How do we support you:

As a new member of staff you will receive plenty of support from your colleagues both from the department and from the wider college community. This will include:

  • a mentor to help you through the first year (in particular);

  • support from your curriculum manager and director of faculty; and

  • an extensive programme for all new staff to help induct you into College life as well as to develop your approach to teaching

  • Location: Farnborough, Hampshire

  • Working Pattern: Part-Time, 0.4 FTE

  • Salary: £10,059.60 - £16,752.80 per annum (£25,149.00 - £41,882.00 per annum FTE)

  • Application Deadline: 9am, Wednesday 15th March 2023

  • Start date: September 2023

How to Apply

If you would like to have a further discussion before applying for this role please contact the HR team on team_HR@prospecttrust.org.uk

Please complete the attached application form and equality monitoring form and email all completed applications to recruitment@prospecttrust.org.uk.

Application Deadline: 9am, Wednesday 15th March 2023

Early applications are encouraged, as the Trust may at its discretion elect to both interview and select candidates before the advertised closing date.

Further details about the role

The College seeks to appoint an enthusiastic teacher able to teach Graphic Design in a large and highly successful art and design curriculum area. The Art and Design department has over 750 students studying Fine Art, Photography, Textiles and Graphic Design. There are currently 343 students studying Graphic Design.

Graphic Design is taught by a team of five specialist teachers with technician support in an outstanding department where staff have a mix of vocational and academic experience and qualifications. The department is equipped with industry standard technology - all Graphic classrooms are Apple iMac suites.

Beyond the curriculum, commissions are often worked on by the students, including contributions to national art exhibitions and designs for local schools and businesses. Results are regularly in the top 25% nationally and the students rate the course and the close support they receive from the dedicated team very highly. This highly motivational and aspirational environment ensures that all students, regardless of prior attainment, perform well. Undergraduate progression with those pursuing Graphics as their choice is high, with H.E destinations such as UCA, Bournemouth, Southampton, Portsmouth and Bath Spa regularly featuring amongst the students’ choices.

Graphics is a vibrant, exciting and very contemporary subject where we embrace a full range of technology to help support the students in their studies. Classes are equipped with a range of iMac’s and students also have access to Wacom tablets and the Adobe creative suite. We encourage students to explore a full range of approaches and techniques from typography and illustration to packaging and design . The course is primarily branding focused. We are looking for like-minded professionals excited and invigorated by the subject keen to join a mutually supportive team where resources, ideas and experiences are freely shared to help enrich the lives of all the young people we teach.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Prospect Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people within our care and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The job description fully sets out the safeguarding responsibilities of the post. Any future offer of employment remains subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS clearance, a health check and references.
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