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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Art and design

Working pattern

Part time: 80%

Contract type

Fixed term - temporary until 31 December 2024

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 - £46,525

Actual salary

£24,000 - £37,220

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an inspirational and enthusiastic Teacher of Art and Design, capable of teaching throughout Key Stages 3 and 4. The successful candidate will join a forward looking and committed team of ambitious, reflective and outstanding teachers in a department which values excellent outcomes for all, individual exploration and expression, and self-directed learning.

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Art and Design teacher to make a substantial contribution to the further development of this outstanding Art and Design Technology faculty with an excellent local reputation.

The successful candidate will have the qualities to motivate and inspire our students, as we seek to consistently bring out the best in them and will be required to teach at Key Stages 3 and 4. The ability to monitor and track the progress of year groups through data is essential, as is the ability to work effectively as part of the Art and Design & Technology team.

What the school offers its staff

Soham Village College is a splendid place to work. Our students are hardworking and ambitious, with a most recent progress 8 score of +0.83. Ofsted observed in their recent visit, that ‘in addition to learning the curriculum and achieving highly in examinations’, our students become ‘active, considerate, and resilient young people’ who ‘behave very well in and out of the classroom’.

There is a collaborative and supportive culture in the school and staff value highly the continuing professional development and research opportunities available. Ofsted noted that staff ‘are well supported in their work and that they enjoy working at the school’. There are varied opportunities for career progression for staff at all levels.

Further details about the role

This role is required from 1 September 2024.

Further details of this position and details of how to apply can be found at www.staploeeducationtrust.org.uk/vacancies

Closing date for applications is 9am, Tuesday 18 June 2024.

We are unable to accept CVs.

Please return a completed application form and a letter of application, addressed to Jon Hampson, Headteacher, Soham Village College, tohr@staploeeducationtrust.org.uk

Salary range: £24,000 - £37,220 (based on fte £30,000 - £46,525). Salary is dependent upon qualifications, skills and experience.

Staploe Education Trust. Executive Headteacher Dr Carin Taylor Schools in our Trust: Soham Village College; Kennett Primary School; The Shade Primary School; The Weatheralls Primary School

Commitment to safeguarding

Staploe Education Trust and its schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all adults working within our Trust to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and medical checks. We will undertake online searches of all shortlisted candidates prior to interview.

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About Soham Village College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1407 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Soham Village College is a delightful place to learn and to work. We have skilled, committed teams of teachers and associate staff who help create a supportive working atmosphere. Relationships between staff and students are a strength of the school and students have highly positive attitudes to learning. Students clearly enjoy their learning and good teaching motivates students well. As a result, behaviour is good in classrooms and during social time.

We pride ourselves on the wide range of curricular and extra-curricular opportunities which we offer to our students. We strive for excellence in and out of the classroom and we have been delighted by the successes of our students of all abilities and interests.

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