Required: September 2023
About the role: We are seeking to appoint an innovative and dynamic Teacher of Art who is able to teach at KS3 to KS5. Both NQTs/ECTs and teachers that are more experienced are welcome to apply. The work is varied and rewarding. If you are looking for your next challenge, this is an exciting opportunity to help in the delivery of the highest quality Art education to young people.
The Person: You will need to have QTS and a good honours degree in the relevant subject area.
The successful candidate will need to be able to work independently as well as part of a team. You will need to be able to work under pressure, have excellent communications skills, and be computer literate.
You should have experience in delivering high quality teaching and learning, be a consistently good to outstanding teacher and have high personal and professional standards. You should be enthusiastic about working within a school environment and be an inspiring role model to our students.
About The Elms Academy: The Elms Academy is a very diverse and vibrant community situated on Clapham Common. In 2022 our A level results were ranked the first in United Learning Academies. A tremendous 79% of students achieved a grade 4 or above in both English and maths, with 60% achieving grade 5 or above in the two subjects. At the higher levels, nearly 30% (actual figure is 28%) of all students achieved a grade 7 or above in English and Maths. Our progress 8 score was +0.73 which put us at the top of the Lambeth borough.
These results are due to the unique culture and community that has developed at The Elms Academy. The highest expectations of students and real academic rigour are combined with a strong focus on developing the whole child. There is a culture in which every single child matters, and must be supported to achieve their full potential. Unlike local selective schools, our pupils are from a variety of backgrounds and are mixed gender, meaning that Grammar Stream pupils will learn how to socialise and communicate effectively with others. 41% of our students are pupil premium (nearly twice the national average) and so we are working to help some of the UK's most disadvantaged students achieve the best GCSE results possible and thus change lives. All staff at the academy are driven by a strong mission to provide educational excellence to students with the least privilege.
Our results show that The Elms Academy is a place where students from all backgrounds thrive academically and socially in an atmosphere of mutual respect, tolerance and diversity. Our academic approach is for every student in every lesson to enjoy their learning. We strive to ensure that our teaching standards are exceptionally high, and that children feel safe and supported in school. Lessons follow a knowledge-rich and academically rigorous curriculum, and we place a significant emphasis on teachers inspiring their students to love their subject through strong personal subject knowledge and a passion for their subject.
The Elms Academy is a close-knit and diverse community that learns together, has fun together and continues on our journey towards all-around excellence for each individual student year after year.
The Academy has cultivated a friendly and welcoming environment for all its staff, with a strong collaborative culture that has community at its heart. Our teachers feel empowered, supported and are provided with the highest-quality professional development and effective performance management. We pride ourselves on ensuring that every member of staff is supported to be the best they can in the classroom and to achieve their career aspirations. That helps us to build our own talent pipeline. We have made staff wellbeing a priority by promoting good physical and mental health and listening to the feedback from all staff.
Here is the opportunity for you to join one of the most happy and successful schools in United Learning and to be part of the incredible journey that The Elms Academy has been on.
Additional information: For an informal discussion about the role please e-mail Cristina Popa at email@example.com
It is important that all applicants complete the full application process.
Closing date: noon 19th June 2023
Safeguarding info: The Elms Academy are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check is required for all successful applicants
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