Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Art and design
Chiltern Hills Academy invites applications for the opportunity to join the staff of a successful, mixed 11-18 Church of England Academy. Based in the market town of Chesham, Buckinghamshire, we are located in the Chiltern Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty conveniently situated at the end of the London Underground Metropolitan Line.
Due to our continuing expansion, we are seeking to appoint from September 2021, a well-qualified, enthusiastic and passionate Art teacher (the ability to teach Photography would be favourable) to work in a lively and energetic department to teach Art to GCSE and A Level. The Department is well resourced and you will be supported by a committed and passionate Head of Department. Art and Photography consistently perform well at GCSE and A Level at Chiltern Hills Academy. An interest in teaching another subject at GCSE/A Level would be an advantage and can be discussed at interview stage.
The successful applicant will be a dynamic practitioner who can deliver high quality learning and who has students’ progress at the forefront of their teaching. They will be able to communicate their passion for the subject through innovative, diverse and stimulating teaching methods. This is an exciting opportunity to make a positive and significant contribution to our wonderful school. The successful candidate will be fully involved in departmental development, target setting and evaluation of student progress and will possess the following attributes:
- An outstanding classroom practitioner
- Highly developed inter-personal skills
- High expectations for student achievement
Applications from NQTs, experienced teachers or those returning to the profession will be welcome. We are committed to the development our staff; to support them to further their career, progress professionally and develop their teaching and leadership skills.
We have been graded ‘good’ following our latest SIAMS inspection (March 2020). “The academy is highly inclusive, and tireless in supporting all of its pupils and staff. Because of this, each person is known, nurtured and inspired. This enables them to make strong progress from their starting points”. Our OFSTED inspection in February 2017 also judged the school as ‘good’ in all categories.
Applying for the job
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Academy, Church of England
964 pupils enrolled
11 to 18
About Chiltern Hills Academy
Chiltern Hills Academy is a Church of England, co-educational secondary school in Chesham, Buckinghamshire. There are circa 1025 students on the school roll, approximately 100 of whom study in the sixth form. Chiltern Hills Academy converted to academy status in 2011 and is jointly sponsored by the Diocese of Oxford and Buckinghamshire County Council.
We are situated in the market town of Chesham, Buckinghamshire in the Chiltern Hills, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Situated close to the M40 and the M25, Chesham is on the end of Metropolitan line of the London Underground and is 28 miles north-west of London. There is ample parking on-site. Renting here is cheaper than in central London and if you enjoy travelling, it takes about 40 minutes by car to Heathrow.
The Elgiva Theatre, Lowndes Park and an open-air heated swimming pool are just some of the many public amenities available in the town. Chesham is renowned for its community spirit and there are many recreational and community groups catering for the diverse and active population.
Chiltern Hills Academy aims to provide an environment that excites, motivates and challenges students, encouraging lifelong learning and an interest in the world around them. The secondary school is founded on Christian values and principles, with an ethos that promotes personal responsibility, self-respect, respect for the beliefs and views of others, self-confidence and a commitment to success and achievement.
Arranging a visit to Chiltern Hills Academy
Please contact Mrs Mistry on 01494 782066