3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    19 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    1 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Art and design, Design and technology
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
£25,714 - £41,604

Job summary

An exciting opportunity to be part of a strong team in a growing and thriving Academy with a clear vision and ambition for our students.
We are looking to appoint a full time teacher of art and/or design technology to join our outstanding team of teachers. This post would suit either an experienced or newly-qualified teacher. The ethos of the team is extremely supportive and positive, with a proven track record of outstanding outcomes.

In return we can offer you:

• the opportunity to work in a thriving school
• a vibrant and supportive environment with excellent opportunities for career development
• a strong team with a clear vision and ambition for all students
• all art/DT lessons are taught in our suite of workshops and classrooms with outstanding facilities

The successful candidate will need to be reflective, innovative and be willing to continually develop their practice. You will be joining a highly effective team who work collectively to move student progress forward each year, both within the art and design technology teams and the wider school.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

Applying for the job

Please visit our website at www.vandyke.beds.sch.uk for further information and an application form, or contact Mrs Helen O’Connell, Finance & Personnel Manager on 01525 636717 or via email recruitment@vandyke.cbeds.co.uk.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 13 to 18
Education phase
School size
1293 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18
Contact phone number
01525 636717

About Vandyke Upper School

A high achieving school where everyone matters.

The ethos of Vandyke is based on strong, positive relationships between staff and students. The atmosphere is of a “college” whereby we seek to allow students autonomy and independence. Students respond very well to this creating a “special” atmosphere around school often commented upon by visitors. Staff go out of their way to provide great teaching and support and additional learning opportunities for students. Parents and carers are supportive of the school and feedback from parents and carers is always that the school is welcoming and friendly.

Arranging a visit to Vandyke Upper School

Visits to the school can be arranged by contacting Mrs Helen O’Connell, Finance & Personnel Manager on 01525 636717 or via email recruitment@vandyke.cbeds.co.uk.

School location

Vandyke Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 3DY

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