Teacher of Art, Photography and Textiles King Edward VII School, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Job description

Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Range
0.6 Permanent Contract
Required to start 1st January 2020 or 1st April 2020

King Edward VII School is a thriving, over-subscribed School, with a diverse intake. It is a stimulating place in which to work, offering many opportunities to students and staff alike. The School enjoys an excellent reputation and sees the calibre of its staff as a key strength. King Edward VII School has two sites within the S10 area, approximately 1.5 miles apart. The successful candidate will be required to teach at both sites. At King Edward VII School we offer an excellent benefits package, including a pension, a cycle to work scheme, eye test vouchers and a cash plan including therapy benefits. We also offer a full employee assistance programme (EAP) along with access to a 24/7 virtual GP surgery.

We have a vacancy for a confident, enthusiastic, suitably qualified applicant for the post of teacher of Art, Photography and Textiles, to join a large, successful faculty from January or April 2020.

The successful candidate will:

• be an excellent teacher across the full age and ability range
• have a passionate commitment to making art, design and technology stimulating and relevant for all
• be familiar with Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 GCSE and Advanced Level requirements
• have the ability to teach art, photography and textiles
• be a skilled ICT practitioner
• be willing to contribute to the wider life of the School
• have the calibre and ambition to develop his or her career in and beyond this post

At King Edward VII School art and design play a prominent part in the life of the School and consistently achieves excellent results. We offer students the chance to study art and design including photography, textiles, graphics, design technology and engineering. We regularly take students on trips to expand their knowledge and learning which we believe helps them develop further. The department consists of eleven specialist staff along with excellent administration support. The post will involve enhancing the quality of the Art and Design provision in terms of curriculum delivery, assessment and achievement.

Essential educational requirements

• Good relevant degree and QTS
• Evidence of commitment to CPD to
support areas of the job role
• Recent and relevant professional
development/understanding of
curriculum area

Essential qualifications

• Ability to teach Art, Design and Technology across the key stages
• Experience of using student
performance data to inform classroom
teaching
• Ability to inspire confidence in and
establish excellent relationships with
students, colleagues and parents
• Excellent communication, planning
and organisational skills
• Good ICT skills and experience of
using these to deliver teaching and
learning
• Commitment to safeguarding and
promoting the safety and welfare of
young people

Essential skills and experience

The successful candidate will:

• be an excellent teacher across the full age and ability range
• have a passionate commitment to making art, design and technology stimulating and relevant for all
• be familiar with Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 GCSE and Advanced Level requirements
• have the ability to teach art, photography and textiles
• be a skilled ICT practitioner
• be willing to contribute to the wider life of the School
• have the calibre and ambition to develop his or her career in and beyond this post

Employee benefits

At King Edward VII School we offer an excellent benefits package, including a pension, a cycle to work scheme, eye test vouchers and a cash plan including therapy benefits. We also offer a full employee assistance programme (EAP) along with access to a 24/7 virtual GP surgery.


About King Edward VII School

Address
Glossop Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2PW
Phase
Secondary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
King Edward VII School website (opens in a new window)