Teacher of Art & Design- Maternity Cover

Wolgarston High School, Stafford, Staffordshire

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Job details

Subjects Art, Design Technology
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,372 to £40,493
Newly qualified teacher Suitable

Job description

Teacher of Art & Design
Required from September 2020
Maternity Cover

Job Number 031
Salary: MPS/UPS (£24,372.00 - £40,493.00)

About the School;

We are a growing 13-19 High School in an attractive, semi-rural location in South Staffordshire with over 750 students on roll and in the top 20% of schools nationally for outcomes.

The School benefits from being part of Penk Valley Academy Trust that is the local academy trust for the following schools Marshbrook First School, Princefield First School, St John’s First School, St Mary& St Chad CE First School, Penkridge Middle School, Wolgarston High School and The Rural Enterprise Academy. The Trust’s vision is to take collective responsibility for ensuring that every child and young person in our Trust receives an excellent education, achieves high outcomes and realises their potential. All members of staff work incredibly hard to provide the very best education for every child in our care.

The Post;

We are looking for a hardworking and conscientious individual to join our successful department to cover maternity leave. The successful candidate will be an excellent Teacher of Art, Design and Technology and will also play an important pastoral role in leading a tutor group. It is an excellent opportunity for either an NQT or someone wishing to further develop their career, with development opportunities.

We currently offer GCSE for KS4 and a mixture of BTEC and A Level for KS5. The design element is particularly important to us and you will have access to excellent facilities including a well-equipped suite of rooms. The successful candidate will be able to offer at least two specialisms within the Art / Design / Technology area.

We are committed to becoming a Visible Learning school. You will receive full training in this research-based learning approach.

Recruitment and hiring during COVID-19: Despite the challenges we face, recruitment and hiring will continue for all Penk Valley Academy Trust vacancies with as little disruption as possible over the coming weeks and months. This is for all senior, teaching and support staff appointments. Applications will still be reviewed, and interviews conducted in a timely manner, although interview activities may vary. We will still aim to conduct face to face interviews where possible. Candidates will be given the option to interview via online video if you cannot attend in person, this can be discussed if your application is shortlisted. We will always adhere to Government advise.

Please visit our website www.penkvalley.co.uk to apply and obtain further details about this role.

Application forms and job specification are available on the school website.

Completed application forms should be returned via email to f-forrester@penkvalley.co.uk
or by post to the school address.

Closing date for the receipt of applications is Monday 20 April 2020 (noon)

Interviews expected to be held w/c Monday 27 April 2020

Due to current COVID-19 guidelines we are currently unable to offer visits to the school, but you are very welcome to speak with the Head of Department prior to application, but we appreciate that it is not possible for everyone to do so. If you would like to arrange a call, please email Fenella Forrester via email on f-forrester@penkvalley.co.uk

This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment”

We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Essential educational requirements

We are looking for a hardworking and conscientious individual to join our successful department. The successful candidate will be an excellent Teacher of Art, Design and Technology and will also play an important pastoral role in leading a tutor group.

Essential qualifications

The successful candidate will be able to offer at least two specialisms within the Art / Design / Technology area.

Essential skills and experience

It is an excellent opportunity for either an NQT or someone wishing to further develop their career, with development opportunities.

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 748 pupils enrolled
Age range 13 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Wolgarston High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email f-forrester@penkvalley.co.uk

School location

Cannock Road, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST19 5RX