Teacher of Art

The Forest School, Wokingham, Berkshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Art
Working pattern Will consider full-time, compressed hours
Salary Upper pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £37,654 to £40,490

Job description

The Forest School Academy Trust welcomes applications for the role of Teacher of Art. This role is suited to a dynamic individual who will inspire our students to achieve great outcomes. We are keen to hear from professionals who really want to make a huge difference to our students. We have a well-equipped Art department which includes a fully equipped darkroom, kiln and large bright and airy art rooms. We currently run Art & Design as well as Photography Courses at GCSE, AS and A2.

Our success is based on a strong sense of community with high expectations and mutual respect for all. We develop the whole person and ensure that every pupil is fully equipped for life through our six core values: Aspiring, Safe, Prepared, Independent, Respectful and Excellent. We are eagerly awaiting an Ofsted inspection to endorse the measures we have put in place since our last inspection.

The Forest School Academy Trust is a secondary school catering for boys in years 7-11 and is co-educational in our sixth form, which is housed in a fabulous purpose built sixth form centre. The school has continued to invest in new technology with projects including a brand new school WiFi network, Show My Homework, GCSE Pod, EzyEducation and have recently our Bring Your Own Device programme for students to support learning and reduce staff workload. In addition, we have invested in our sporting facilities; building a MUGA, upgraded our indoor swimming pool and have invested in our gym. We are the school for Reading Football Club Academy players and are working with the club to further develop our facilities to include an all-weather football dome.

The Forest School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service clearance being received.
A Job Description and our Teaching Staff application form can be downloaded from our website: www.forest.academy. Applications should be made electronically and addressed to Jaquie Blaney via jblaney@forest.academy.
Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Thursday 16th April 2020.
Interviews: We will interview via Skype immediately on receipt of applications; please make your application ASAP

Employee benefits

MPS/UPS - Salary is subject to qualifications and experience.

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 872 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website The Forest School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email jblaney@forest.academy

About The Forest School

Single sex Secondary School with students aged 11-18. Mixed sixth form.

School location

Robin Hood Lane, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG41 5NE