Teacher of art The Thetford Academy, Thetford, Norfolk

Job description

Thetford Academy is looking for an inspiring, innovative, and dedicated teacher of art to help our pupils achieve their full potential.

We serve a busy and growing market town, with a broad academic and vocational curriculum from Year 7 through to sixth form. The right teacher will share our belief that all pupils have the right to succeed and to have access to the very best education. You will be able to enthuse, engage, motivate, and challenge pupils in this important and popular subject across Key Stages 3, 4, and 5.

Applicants should be enthusiastic and ambitious for their pupils and school. You should also possess a genuine enjoyment for school life and be willing to play a part in our extracurricular activities.

Closing date for applications: Friday, January 25 2019
Interview date: w/c January 28 2019

Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Teaching in a secondary academy. See job description for further details

Employee benefits

We are part of the Inspiration Trust, twice ranked as the country’s top family of comprehensive schools for pupil progress to GCSE, and work closely with our fellow schools across the region. We are committed to offering excellent professional and learning opportunities for our staff.

Our location close to the A11 makes us easy to reach from Norfolk, Suffolk, and Cambridgeshire. The rich pine forests and heathland of the Brecks are close by to help you relax in your time off, with good connections both to London and to Norfolk’s fabulous beaches and Broads.

About The Thetford Academy

Thetford Academy is a community secondary school and sixth form, close to the Norfolk-Suffolk border. We help our students get the best possible GCSE results, and guide them through A Levels and vocational studies that prepare them for university and the world of work. We are part of the Inspiration Trust, a close-knit family of schools in East Anglia, dedicated to providing high-quality education for all of our young people, combining academic attainment with rich cultural experiences.

Croxton Road, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 1LH
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