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  • Start date details

    Required Easter or September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 March 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 4


Art and design

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - .

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for



  • Degree in relevant subject
  • Qualified Teacher Status



  • Ability to teach at an appropriate level for secondary students aged between 11-16
  • Enthusiasm for Art and teaching
  • Ability to reflect on your teaching practice and use constructive feedback to develop.
  • Willingness to participate in coaching and development activities
  • Ability to differentiate for students of all abilities and backgrounds to ensure that they make good progress.
  • Effective, adaptable classroom practitioner


  • Evidence of good or outstanding practice through lesson observations and results
  • Evidence that you have worked on areas for development in your current teaching

Personal Skills


  • Strong alignment with the core values
  • High expectations of self, colleagues and students
  • Ability to work on own, as part of a team and also to develop good relationships with students
  • Ability to reflect on your own practice identifying strengths and areas for development.
  • Commitment to continued professional development.
  • Strong subject knowledge of the Art curriculum and examination specifications
  • Commitment to wider school life and extra-curricular activities.


  • Awareness of current national agenda in Art teaching and education

What the school offers its staff

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to our Art team to support the development of the curriculum and teaching experience in lessons to ensure that all students achieve and progress in line with expectations. The successful candidate will work to provide outstanding learning opportunities across year groups and instil a love of learning. Art is a vibrant part of our curriculum offer, and the successful applicant will join a thriving, high performing, well-resourced department and a team of highly committed professionals who are passionate about raising standards and learning outcomes for all students. This is an exciting opportunity for you to develop your own career in a challenging, innovative and highly supportive secondary environment. We will invest in you and provide you with the best resourcing and a personal programme of professional development and improvement.

Longdendale High School is part of the Stamford Park Trust, and is a popular comprehensive 11-16 academy set at the edge of the Peak District on the border of Tameside and Derbyshire. We have a current intake of 850 students with cohorts typically above the national average in terms of prior attainment.

Our students are provided with excellent opportunities in all areas of the curriculum. The successful candidate will play a key role in our continuing journey of improvement as we work relentlessly to ensure all students are supported to achieve their full potential and flourish in all aspects of school life. Longdendale High School is a highly inclusive school, with a strong vision for ongoing improvement.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointment is subject to satisfactory enhanced status checks from the Disclosure and Barring Service. The school promotes equal opportunities.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Longdendale High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
805 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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