Teacher of Art

Chapel-en-le-Frith High School, High Peak, Derbyshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Art and design
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

Do you want to work in an exceptional department, with excellent prospects for professional development? Ours is a school in which the arts are highly valued and art options are a popular choice at GCSE, delivering superb results.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, committed and innovative teacher of art. The post would be equally suitable for an experienced teacher seeking a move at Easter, or for a strong trainee looking for a first teaching post as an NQT in September.

We are lucky to work in modern well-equipped accommodation, with superb facilities, situated on a beautiful site on the edge of the Peak District National Park. We are within easy commuting distance of Manchester, Sheffield, Chesterfield and East Cheshire.

The successful candidate must have a genuine interest in raising the aspirations of all young people and an absolute commitment to inclusive education and outstanding progress for all.

In return, we offer a highly supportive environment, well-motivated students and a chance to join a school at a very exciting time in its development. The school is noted for both its inclusive approach and its high academic standards.

A start date of Easter 2020 could be accommodated.

Full details of the post are available from the TES or school website. For an informal discussion of the post please contact Simon Grieves, Headteacher (sgrieves@chapelhigh.org.uk).

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Essential educational requirements

Appropriate degree or equivalent qualification

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher status (or working towards QTS
for September 2020)

Essential skills and experience

Experience of teaching art at KS3 and KS4
Experience of teaching across the age and ability rangeExperience of using a range of teaching and learning
styles to ensure students learn effectively
Experience of innovation and developing practice
Ability to work co-operatively with a wide range of staff
and as part of a team
Ability to relate positively to students and show a fundamental commitment to them and their development
Ability to work in partnership with Governors, parents and the community
Commitment to achieving the highest standards
Enthusiasm for Art and ability to communicate this
Sense of humour
Knowledge of and appropriate skills in a broad range of Art and design techniques and media
Strong classroom management skills
Administrative and organisational skills, with good attention to detail
Good oral and written skills
Good ICT skills

Employee benefits


More on how to apply

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Secondary
School size 943 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Chapel-en-le-Frith High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email dhibbert@chapelhigh.org.uk

About Chapel-en-le-Frith High School

School location

Long Lane, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK23 0TQ