Teacher of Art (with DT Textiles)

Haygrove School, Bridgwater, Somerset


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subjects Art, Design Technology
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

We have an exciting opportunity for a creative and forward thinking practitioner of Art and Textiles with a passion for their subject to join our outstanding team with effect from 1 September 2020. Our ideal candidate will have a Textiles background and be able to offer GCSE Textile Design and GCSE Art. Art and Design is at the heart of Haygrove School, so if you are a talented and dynamic individual with the ability to inspire the next generation of Artists and possess a drive to ensuring students reach their potential, and if you can make a significant contribution to our successful Art & DT Departments, then we’d love to hear from you.

Essential educational requirements

• Educated to degree standard or equivalent or a related qualification.
• Completed a PGCE

Essential qualifications

• Recognised Qualified Teacher Status
• A commitment to continuing professional development, working to develop professional standards.
Ability to teach Textile Design and GCSE Art

Essential skills and experience

• Proven ability to teach Art at GCSE level
• Excellent subject knowledge in the post advertised
• Demonstrate success in raising achievement
• Strong leadership qualities with a commitment to continually improving teaching and learning
• Ability to demonstrate and implement a vision for the continued improvement and development of a department
• Ability to manage own performance and professional development as well as those of others.
• Ability to lead and inspire a team, sharing and developing good practice
• Understand the National Curriculum requirements and national strategies to raise student achievement
• Able to demonstrate planning to achieve a purposeful and effective learning environment.
• Able to make good use of Assessment for Learning strategies.
• A commitment to providing stimulating and innovative lessons.
• Appreciates the key role of the tutor in promoting the well-being and progress of each student.

Employee benefits

• A personalised professional development programme
• An inspirational staff team who willingly support each other
• A caring ethos that inspires success for all
• Well motivated and enthusiastic learners
• A wide range of extra-curricular activities
• A full programme of induction and support for new staff
• A culture of high expectation and professional standards

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1063 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Haygrove School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment506@educ.somerset.gov.uk

School location

Durleigh Road, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 7HW