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Teacher of Art & Design

The Bishop's Stortford High School, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire

Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject Art and design
Working pattern Will consider full-time, part-time
Salary MPS/UPS + London Fringe Allowance

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, engaging teacher of Art & Design to join our vibrant department. Art plays a major part in the life of the school, with exhibitions of A-level/GCSE work and annual trips to London Tate Gallery. The successful candidate will need to be an excellent teacher, with a desire and ability to teach both Fine Art GCSE and A-Level, ideally with sculpture as a specialism. They need to be willing to contribute to the extensive extra-curricular programme. The department of two is well equipped with a Kiln room and A-Level studio space, which has an installation room within it for A-Level collaborative work.
Educating 1200 students, The Bishop’s Stortford High School provides a single-sex education for boys in Years 7 to 11 and has a large, thriving co-educational sixth form, with over one hundred girls on roll. In 2019, 89% of our GCSE students achieved grade 4+ in both English and Maths, contributing to a Progress 8 score of +0.16, compared to a national average for boys of -0.28. At A-Level we had a 55% A* - B pass rate in 2019 and 66% in 2020. At GCSE we have an 85% 4+ rate in 2020 with 67% getting a grade 5 or above. We have a strong ethos, based on high expectations and standards for all, a committed and supportive staff who deliver high quality, engaging lessons and well-behaved students with excellent attitudes to learning.

Employee benefits

London Fringe Allowance
Free school lunch
Parking on site

Applying for the job

Please complete school application form and submit along with a covering letter to debbie.landers@tbshs.org

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Local authority maintained school
Education phase Secondary
School size 1193 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website The Bishop's Stortford High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email debbie.landers@tbshs.org
Contact phone number 01279 868686

About The Bishop's Stortford High School

Educating approximately 1200 students, The Bishop’s Stortford High School provides a single-sex education for boys in Years 7 to 11 and has a large co-educational sixth form, of which a third are female students.

The school prides itself on being an academic school built on traditional principles and high standards, within a Christian ethos, which is reflected in excellent results. In March 2017 Ofsted judged the school to be Outstanding in every category with their report, highlighting the many strengths and the great opportunities provided.

We were graded Outstanding in every category by Ofsted in March 2017.

Arranging a visit to The Bishop's Stortford High School

Please contact debbie.landers@tbshs.org

School location

London Road, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 3LU

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