Teacher of Art & Photography

Our Lady's RC High School, Manchester


Job details

Subject Art and design
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

Start date: Easter/September 2020
Salary: MPS/UPS (Plus photography TLR for the right candidate)
Contract term: Permanent. Contract type: Full Time

We are seeking to appoint a creative and highly motivated teacher of Art & Photography to join our successful art department. The right candidate will be an exceptional teacher with a commitment to excellence and inspiring a love of visual art in young people. They will play a pivotal role in securing the very best outcomes for an already successful department. We are looking for someone who will be significantly involved in providing an enriched curriculum and opportunities to stretch and challenge all students.
We offer a vibrant and diverse community with a calm, positive and innovative learning environment. The facilities are modern and the art department is based in two large studio/classrooms with panoramic windows offering good lighting and scenic views. The department regularly achieves outstanding outcomes and the new teacher will be actively involved in building upon this success.
Our Lady’s is a heavily oversubscribed successful Catholic school with a “Good” judgement from Ofsted and an excellent reputation across the Diocese of Salford. We strive for academic excellence whilst also offering students a vast array of enrichment opportunities to help them discover and nurture their talents. We pride ourselves on meeting the needs of each individual and ensuring positive outcomes for young people of all abilities. The successful candidate will benefit from:
• A supportive and nurturing working environment that provides high quality, professional, developmental experiences.
• The opportunity for career progression
Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit the school to witness our vibrant community. To arrange an informal visit contact Sally Royle (PA to Headteacher) on 0161 507 9670 or s.royle@olsc.manchester.sch.uk
On behalf of our students, thank you for your interest in our school
Closing date: Friday 24th January at 9.00am.
Interviews are anticipated for week commencing Monday 27th January

Essential educational requirements

Qualified teacher status

Essential qualifications

Teaching experience at Key Stages 3 and 4
A good track record of recent professional development

Essential skills and experience

Proven success as a classroom practitioner, evidence of high quality teaching at KS3 and KS4.
The ability to embrace new teaching and learning styles to develop students of all abilities. Evidence of use of variety of teaching and learning styles to develop outstanding practice.
Proven interpersonal skills and the ability to support colleagues and work cooperatively in a team setting.
Excellent organisational skills and the ability to develop and enhance the practice of self and others.
The ability to gain the confidence, trust and respect of students, other staff, parents and to be able to build successful working relationships at all levels.
Can demonstrate high classroom standards and the ability to manage challenging behaviour in a firm and consistent manner.
Ability to forward plan and be able to review processes and initiate change for the benefit of students.

Employee benefits

A supportive and nurturing working environment that provides high quality, professional, developmental experiences.

The opportunity for career progression.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type LA Maintained School, Roman Catholic
Education phase Secondary
School size 849 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Our Lady's RC High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email s.royle@olsc.manchester.sch.uk

About Our Lady's RC High School

School location

Alworth Road, Manchester, M9 0RP