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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Skilled Worker visas can be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subjects

Art and design, Design and technology

Working pattern

Part time: This is a part time 0.6 FTE position. Exact days to be worked can be discussed at interview.

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will teach Art and Design across Key Stages 3-5, with the experience and ability to also teach Textiles at Key Stage 4 and 5 being highly advantageous in this role.

Essential qualifications for this role include relevant ‘A’ levels (or equivalent) and Degree, plus Qualified Teacher Status or PGCE Pass (or equivalent).

What the school offers its staff

What we can offer you in return:

  • A fantastic working environment where students are enthusiastic and want to learn. All our Hampton schools have modern buildings all HAT sites have light and airy classrooms, outstanding facilities and are situated at the heart of the community.
  • We value our staff and recognise the importance of providing ongoing training opportunities. As a growing Trust we are also able to offer opportunities for promotion and fresh challenges as new roles arise regularly.
  • Our extensive induction programme supports staff every step of the way.
  • Full access to the Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme which is designed to help staff deal with any personal or professional problems. Staff have access to free legal advice, medical information, counselling sessions, online self-help tools, factsheets and the wellbeing portal.
  • Discounted local gym membership.

Further details about the role

Our modern school benefits from two Textiles rooms, three Art classrooms and a preparation room. We also have two Product Design rooms and a resistant materials preparation room. We have a wide range of resources available including a sublimation printer and press, a computer aided embroidery machine, a printing press and a range of printing resources, plus batik pots. We also have facilities available to teach ceramics.

The Art and Technology departments at Hampton Gardens are enthusiastic, creative and friendly. We strongly believe in the full engagement of all students to achieve their potential through a range of exciting and innovative teaching and learning strategies.

The Art and Technology departments pride themselves on developing technical competencies in a wide variety of media and encourage students to extend their knowledge and experiences of materials, processes and practices.

We look at a wide range of projects, in Textiles these have included making a pencil case, a draw string bag based on the Bauhaus art movement and fleece hats based on fairy tales or monsters. In Art projects include portraiture, insects, environment, identity, landscape, and food. GCSE students follow the EDUQAS specification, with A Level students studying OCR.

Commitment to safeguarding

Hampton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will require an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education, the school will consider carrying out an online search as part of the due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

Full details are contained with our Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy and Recruitment and Selection Policy, which are available via our website, or on request.

Applying for the job

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About Hampton Gardens Secondary School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1157 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Hampton Gardens is an 11-19 free school which opened in September 2017 to an initial intake of 180 Year 7 students. When full, the school will accommodate 1200 students in years 7-11 and 300 students in Sixth Form.

Hampton Gardens is part of the Hampton Academies Trust who also run the highly successful and popular Hampton College all-through school, Hampton Lakes Primary School and Dogsthorpe Infant School. HAT schools have very close links and some shared staff.

Arranging a visit to Hampton Gardens Secondary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobs@hamptonacademiestrust.org.uk.

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