Teacher of Art (maternity cover)

The Castle School, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5AU

Deadline is today

  • Job start date

    17 April 2023

  • Closing date

    5 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Maternity leave

Full-time equivalent salary

TMS 1 - UPS 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a passionate, dynamic and inspirational full-time or part-time Teacher of Art covering maternity leave to join our outstanding Art department at The Castle School from Easter 2023. The successful candidate will join our outstanding Trust comprising two secondary schools and a growing number of primary schools.

At The Castle School we have very high expectations of ourselves and of our students. We invest heavily in our staff and have a superb reputation for outstanding support and development for teachers, particularly for ECTs. The successful candidate will join our outstanding Trust comprising two secondary schools and a growing number of primary schools.

At The Castle School you will be joining an enthusiastic and hard-working team that includes Art, Drama, Dance, and Music. All students follow a varied Arts curriculum with specialist teachers through key stage 3, and benefit from a fantastic range of extra-curricular opportunities including clubs and groups, music tuition, concerts, plays and musicals including a major school production, a Dance showcase, Variety Show, Community Concert and Art, Photography and Textiles exhibitions. We offer 5 Arts GCSE courses and 2 BTEC Courses and up-take at key stage 4 is excellent.

What the school offers its staff

We offer an exciting and rewarding place to work, with access to the highest quality professional development, which ensures you are at the forefront of teaching and learning innovation. Our students are keen to learn and succeed; they appreciate their teachers’ support and dedication.

We can offer you: An opportunity to work in an experienced and supportive team from whom you can learn, develop and grow. A friendly, busy and dynamic workplace where each day is different from the last. A competitive salary. Wider opportunities to be involved across our Trust. An energised and professional working environment.


Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure Certificate.

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About The Castle School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1199 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
01823274073

Arranging a visit to The Castle School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Recruitment@castle.somerset.sch.uk.

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