This job expired on 20 May 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Art and design

Working pattern

Part time: Both Part time and Full time considered

Contract type


Pay scale

United Learning Pay Scale (Above MPS/UPS) - Starting at £32,850 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

North Oxfordshire Academy are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, outstanding Art teacher with energy and commitment for September 2024. As a Teacher of Art, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping the artistic journey of our students, fostering a love for creativity that lasts a lifetime.

The role requires a passionate and dedicated individual who can inspire students and contribute to the school's commitment to providing an enriching educational experience. The ideal candidate should demonstrate strong teaching skills, high expectations for student achievement, creativity in lesson planning, and a commitment to keeping up with the latest educational trends in Art. Additionally, a willingness to engage in extracurricular activities and support the school's enrichment program is essential.

If you possess these qualities and are excited about shaping the artistic journey of students, this opportunity may be a perfect fit for you!

The staff at North Oxfordshire Academy are a passionate team of professionals. We are an inclusive, friendly, and diverse community with an ethos of high aspirations, high expectations and high achievement. We are proud to be part of United Learning, a group of secondary, primary, and independent schools, whose motto is: ‘The best in everyone’ - a philosophy to which we wholeheartedly subscribe.

We would warmly welcome applications from ECT's and experienced teachers. Both full time and part time candidates will be considered. A July start for ECT's is available.

What the school offers its staff

What we offer: More pay, more time, and more support.

  • We offer the best pay in the sector - We pay an average of 5% above national scales, with starting salaries of £32,850 for an ECT.
  • Three extra INSET days a year for planning.
  • Health Cash Plan - We offer a health cash plan giving you money towards essential medical treatment.
  • Guaranteed personal day – 1 paid personal day each year, to use as you want.
  • Great training for your career - Excellent ongoing CPD and career development opportunities across the academy and United Learning.
  • Wellbeing Support - Access to a comprehensive wellbeing programme, providing support with issues from legal and financial to family and housing; access to free counselling; and other wellbeing support.
  • The opportunity to save money across hundreds of major retailers, through Perkbox.

Commitment to safeguarding

North Oxfordshire Academy ensures a whole school approach to safeguarding. This means ensuring safeguarding and child protection are at the forefront and underpins all relevant aspects of process and policy development.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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About North Oxfordshire Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1001 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Welcome to North Oxfordshire Academy and thank you for taking an interest in developing your career with us.

For those who want to combine quick access to London and Oxford with country living, North Oxfordshire Academy is the ideal location. We are situated in Banbury, a vibrant market town steeped in history which enjoys affordable rental and house prices.

The academy sits on a 48-acre site and offers great facilities including extensive playing fields, a national standard athletics track and a 50-place nursery to which teachers benefit from heavily subsidised places.

The academy offers a great training programme for students, ECTs and Schools Direct trainees who all benefit from high-quality, supportive CPD. Our staff are optimistic, hardworking and great team players and new staff very quickly become part of the NOA family.

We pride ourselves on excellent staff retention; our staff are happy and determined to encourage the very best in our students. I would be delighted to welcome any prospective applicants to see for themselves how we work at North Oxfordshire Academy.

Ellie Jacobs, Principal

Arranging a visit to North Oxfordshire Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email emma.hunt@northoxfordshire-academy.org.

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