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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    29 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    14 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Art and design

Working pattern

Full time: Full time, Monday to Friday

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - maternity cover

Pay scale

MPS / UPS plus amazing benefits

What skills and experience we're looking for

We seek to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and inspiring colleague to join our highly regarded and successful Art department. The department has an outstanding leadership team and collaborative culture. We pride ourselves on our commitment to ensuring student progress and high-quality teaching and learning provision for all. The successful applicant will share these values and play an active part in the Art curriculum at all levels. They will be able to enthuse and motivate our students with their passion for the subject along with their creative teaching, strong presence and personality.

Applications from experienced colleagues and Early Careers Teachers are equally welcome. We have an outstanding ECT induction programme to support new staff. We can offer the successful candidates an opportunity to work with highly trained and supportive staff, as well as a whole school commitment to professional development, since we believe that staff development is a fundamental aspect in raising standards further for our students.

What the school offers its staff

Our school community is also a highly rewarding place to work. A comprehensive programme of CPD and a commitment to wellbeing supports colleagues at all career stages; through the School and the Multi-Academy Trust, we provide excellent career opportunities for our staff. Colleagues seeking a varied, challenging and rewarding career can find this in the Wade Deacon family.

Wade Deacon High School is friendly, dynamic and innovative. Our latest OFSTED report from November 2022 described us as “an outstanding school" in all areas, praising the school for providing pupils with a ‘first-rate education’ and an ‘aspirational curriculum’, describing pupils as ‘extremely happy’ and their behaviour as ‘exemplary’.

We pride ourselves on the quality and diversity of our curriculum, including our personal development and extracurricular provision which not only enable our students to enjoy their learning but also allows them to be able to meet the many challenges that they will face in the future, understanding the wider world and their place within it.

Above all else, we are a school that believes that every student, regardless of their context or starting point, can and should achieve their full potential. If you believe that you have the motivation, belief and leadership quality to contribute to our future success, we would welcome an application from you.

Wade Deacon High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will have to meet the requirements of our Personnel Recruitment Specification and be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and medical clearance.

Commitment to safeguarding

Wade Deacon High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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About Wade Deacon High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1614 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

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