Teacher of Art Wade Deacon High School, Widnes, Cheshire

Job description

We seek to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and inspiring colleague to join our highly regarded and successful Art Faculty. The faculty has an outstanding leadership team and collaborative culture that emphasises creativity and high standards. We pride ourselves on our commitment to ensuring student progress and high quality teaching and learning provision for all. The successful applicant will share these values and play an active part in the Art curriculum at all levels. You will be able to enthuse and motivate our students with your passion for the subject and creative teaching, presence and personality.

Applications from experienced colleagues and Newly Qualified Teachers are equally welcome. We have an outstanding NQT induction programme to support new staff. We can offer the successful candidate an opportunity to work with highly trained and supportive staff, as well as a whole school commitment to professional development, since we believe that staff development is a fundamental aspect in raising standards further for our students.

Wade Deacon High School is the Foundation School of a cross-phase, cross-regional Teaching School Alliance, and also the lead school in a growing Multi-Academy Trust: The Wade Deacon Trust. With a range of exciting opportunities for aspiring teachers and current educational leaders, we provide the very best support and training to ensure that our staff achieve their goals.

Wade Deacon High School is friendly, dynamic and innovative. Our last OFSTED described us as “an outstanding school" in every category. Our passion is to not only maintain this status, but achieve our goal of being truly exceptional. We have developed outstanding International links with top schools in Japan, China and India. In 2014 we were shortlisted for both 'Employer of the Year' in the Investors in People Awards, and ‘Excellence in Learning and Development’ in the Personnel Today Awards. In April 2018, we achieved Arts Mark Platinum status, reflecting the excellence within our school and our commitment to providing the best opportunities for our students.

The successful applicant will have to meet the requirements of our Personnel Recruitment specification and be subject to an enhanced DBS (CRB) check and medical clearance.

Application form and further details are available via the school website https://www.wadedeacontrust.com/work-with-us/vacancies/
or on request by telephoning the school on 0151 423 2721.

Closing Date: Tuesday 15th October 2019 at 9.00am.

Interviews will be on Wednesday 23rd October 2019.

Essential educational requirements

Committed to safeguarding the welfare of young people
Satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure
Satisfies and continues to satisfy the Teachers’ standards

Essential qualifications

Graduate with Qualified Teacher Status
Experience of successful teaching as evidenced by adding value to student achievements
Experience of successful teaching as evidenced by adding value to student achievement at KS4
Evidence of appropriate professional development

Essential skills and experience

Have a thorough working knowledge of the curriculum as it relates to this subject
Knowledge of examination syllabus requirements in specialist subject(s) at KS4
Understand how ICT can be used to enhance students’ learning
Professional Skills and Abilities
Demonstrate excellent classroom practice
Relate to and motivate students
Have commitment to raising standards and achievement of all students
Possess good behaviour management strategies

Employee benefits

Salary: MPS/UPS
To start: 1st January 2020
Full Time – Permanent

Our school community is also a highly rewarding work environment. A comprehensive programme of CPD supports colleagues at all career stages; through the Teaching School and the Multi-Academy Trust, we provide excellent career opportunities for our staff. Colleagues seeking a varied, challenging and rewarding career can find this in the Wade Deacon family.


About Wade Deacon High School

Address
Birchfield Road, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 7TD
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Wade Deacon High School website (opens in a new window)