Deadline is today

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    27 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The position would suit an ECT or an experienced teacher who is a team player, resilient, willing and able to learn, and with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills.

What the school offers its staff

The successful candidate will be supported through a bespoke and individually tailored induction programme as well as being given opportunities and support for further career and professional development.

Further details about the role

KJIA is an 11-18 Academy located in the centre of Bishop Auckland; a market town surrounded by the Durham Dales, a short journey from the coast, and with excellent transport links via road and rail to other major regional towns and cities, including Durham, Darlington, Newcastle and Sunderland.

We are seeking to appoint a Teacher of Art & Photography who is a talented, creative, and ambitious practitioner who takes pride in building relationships with students, and believes strongly in the ability of all learners both within and beyond the classroom. The successful candidate will be able to inspire and motivate students and colleagues alike.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Academy is committed to safeguarding children. All candidates will need to demonstrate a commitment to the welfare and safety of children and young people. Any offer of employment will be conditional upon receipt of two supportive references and the successful completion of pre-employment checks. An application to the Disclosure and Barring Service will be submitted when the successful candidate has accepted the position.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About King James I Academy Bishop Auckland

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
955 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
Phone number
01388 603388

The school has operated as a standalone Academy since June 2011 and has since benefitted from the PSBP programme; enabling a move to new state of the art facilities in January 2015. Student recruitment is strong and the Academy has been oversubscribed in Year 7 for each of the last 3 years. This is also the case for September 2021, whilst Sixth Form numbers are also increasing.

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