Teacher of Art and Design - specialising in Photography and/or Graphics Shaftesbury School, Shaftesbury, Dorset

Job description

We are looking to appoint a Teacher of Art and Design to teach all ages and abilities within the school to start in September 2020. The successful candidate will have the knowledge and experience, or ambition to teach up to A Level. You will be enthusiastic, resourceful and keen to ensure that the highest possible standards of student achievement, personal development and well-being are achieved. This post would suit either a newly qualified or more experienced teacher looking for an opportunity to develop their career in a forward thinking and ambitious school and department.

A TLR is avalible for the right candidate. If you wish to discuss this post or visit the school in advance of application you are welcome to do so. Please contact Human Resources on hr@southernacademytrust.co.uk or 01747 859243. Please apply for this position on Dorset for You website: https://jobs.dorsetforyou.gov.uk/teaching-shaftesbury-school-and-sports-college-teacher-of-art-and-design-shaftesbury-school/31736.job

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

The successful candidate will have:
- a strong subject knowledge and passion for all aspects of the visual, virtual and tactile arts – painting,
sculpture, photography, graphics, design etc.
- personal enthusiasm and the ability to embrace and contribute towards our vision for creative design in
its widest form, encouraging experimentation, creativity and exploration
- excellent communication skills and the ability to celebrate and promote high quality teaching and learning
- the ability to support, challenge and inspire our students, encouraging them to achieve the best they
can through the promotion of outstanding teaching and learning
- the ability to be a team player who will go the extra mile to support students and who will enjoy the opportunities of this role

Employee benefits

NQT/QTS/UPS plus potential TLR for the right candidate

About Shaftesbury School

Salisbury Road, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8ER
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