Teacher of Art

Testbourne Community School, Whitchurch, Hampshire, RG28 7JF

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    20 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 May 2022

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Teacher of Art job summary

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and inspirational Teacher of Art to join a committed and successful department. This post is suitable for either an experienced teacher or an ECT seeking to start their career in a caring and supportive team with expertise in training and development. Part-time requests may be accommodated. A recruitment and retention payment may be available for a suitable candidate.

The successful candidate will:
• be an excellent or potentially excellent teacher of Art and photography;
• be passionate about Art and engaging students in the subject;
• have a passion for learning and teaching and be committed to continuous learning and professional development.
• be forward thinking and keen to develop as a practitioner;
• have fantastic subject knowledge and be passionate about helping all students to appreciate Art and achieve excellent standards in the subject.

In return we:
• offer professional development and expertise to enable staff to achieve excellence;
• provide a highly supportive environment with opportunities to develop as an education practitioner;
• provide a highly professional and collaborative working environment focused on developing a love of learning;
• offer first rate personal career development to assist you in the fulfilment of your ambitions;
• facilitate a culture of research, development and personal reflection to ensure that everyone can reach the high standards expected;
• provide excellent support for ECTs with well trained and experienced professional tutors and mentors. We offer paid induction and orientation activities in the summer term for ECTs joining us in September.

Additional allowances

A recruitment and retention allowance may be available for the right candidate.

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About Testbourne Community School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
927 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Testbourne Community School is an oversubscribed Outstanding School (Ofsted 2010) set in the heart of its community. Most of our students come from Whitchurch or one of its surrounding picturesque villages. Due to our location, we are also well-served by transport links to the towns of Basingstoke, Andover and Newbury, and the city of Winchester, which provides ample opportunity for networking with other schools and services. We are a growing school with approximately 940 students currently on roll.

We pride ourselves on the strength of staff and student relationships; our shared philosophy is embodied by our strapline ‘Achievement, Excellence and Integrity.’ We are passionate about teaching and learning, basing our approach on the latest educational and scientific research about how children learn. We operate with high levels of professional trust and autonomy and have an ambition to become an Institute of Learning Excellence in the future. We are a popular career destination for our trainees and many other staff. Find out about what it is like to work for us: Working for Us - Testbourne Community School

Arranging a visit to Testbourne Community School

Please contact the school on recruitment@testbourne.school to arrange a visit.

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