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  • Expected start date

    1 October 2021

  • Application deadline

    28 June 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    11 June 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Art and design
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (Maternity Leave Cover)
TMS1- UPS 3 (£25,714-£41,604)

Job summary

Teacher of Art & Design

(Ability to teach fine art and photography at GCSE level would support the application)

School: Finham Park School

Salary: TMS1- UPS 3 (£25,714-£41,604)

Contract Type: Full Time (Part time would be considered)

Contract Term: Maternity Leave Cover

Start Date: October 2021

Are you looking for your next challenge? Do you relish the chance to support colleagues to make rapid sustained school improvement? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

What we offer:

· The art department is an established and outstanding subject area and forms an integral part of the Creative Design Faculty including Technology subjects at Finham Park School. We offer a broad specialist art curriculum to our young learners from year 7 to year 13. A large number of students opt for GCSE and A level subject pathways in Photography, Graphics and Fine art. GCSE courses are delivered over 3 years from year 9 to year 11 and we set high level expectations for our students and the standards set at all levels forms the basis for excellent retention of students to our courses. Students achieve excellent results year on year and we encourage students approach work creatively in order to produce and make diverse and exciting work outcomes in our workshop style learning sequences. Students have access to a wide range of new and traditional media and materials and engage in combining materials and processes regularly. In the art department we have 4 full time dedicated and highly skilled members of specialist teaching staff and we have a full-time technician. We have 4 specialist art rooms that are designated for art teaching. The staff in the department and faculty are a highly supportive and experienced cohesive team.

· Finham Park is a popular, successful and exciting secondary comprehensive school of over 1,500 students and is consistently oversubscribed. The school was rated as 'Outstanding' for the second time in 2015. Standards are consistently above national averages with us being a high performing school that received 'World Class' status for the second time in 2018.
· We provide a wealth of CPD opportunities for staff across a range of stages in their careers. The CPD responds to the needs of the school, the staff and the Multi Academy Trust through our Teaching School, The Lion Alliance.
· We have a commitment to improving staff well-being through a school well-being charter and a commitment to improving work-life balance.
· The school offers a number of onsite benefits including free parking, a high quality staffroom, on site café and access to a gym.
Find out more about life at the school from social media:
Twitter: @FinhamPark Facebook: www.facebook/FinhamPark1
What you offer:
· Someone who is committed and motivated professional with an ambitious vision for the subject.

· An experienced teacher who wants to work in a leading Academy focused on ensuring that all students achieve or exceed their potential.
· A team player.

How to Apply:
Click the apply button to complete an on line application form.

Closing and interview dates:

Completed application forms should be returned to apply@finhampark.co.uk by Monday 28th June 2021 at 9am with interviews being held on 2nd July 2021.

For further information on this role and other opportunities within the MAT, please visit https://careers.fpmat.co.uk

Finham Park is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be request to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check. 

Applying for the job

Click the apply button to complete an on line application form.

Closing and interview dates:

Completed application forms should be returned to apply@finhampark.co.uk by Monday 28th June 2021 at 9am with interviews being held on 2nd July 2021.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1541 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact email

About Finham Park School

Finham Park School is the Lead School in the recently established Finham Park Multi Academy Trust. Primary and Secondary schools in Finham Park MAT will set out to pioneer, innovate and deliver a “World Class” education for all.

Finham Park School was judged as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in 2015 for the second time. It is a Specialist College in Mathematics & Computing, a National Support School, and Leading Edge School. It is situated in the heart of the city of Coventry and is an 11-18 Academy for pupils aged 11 to 19. It is highly over-subscribed with a Sixth Form of over 300 students. In 2016 Finham Park was certified as a “World Class” school - a place where all our students develop a love of “learning for life”. 

School location

Green Lane, Coventry, West Midlands, CV3 6EA

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