Teacher of Creative Arts

Northgate School, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 0AD

This job expired on 10 June 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    10 June 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    27 May 2022

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Teacher of Creative Arts job summary

Full-time Teacher of Creative Arts (permanent)
We are seeking to appoint an outstanding teacher of Creative Arts with expertise in visual arts, who is committed to working in an inclusive environment. The successful candidate will be passionate about their subject and determined to impart knowledge, skills and understanding to our young people, engaging them in their learning and providing a safe and nurturing classroom environment. The ability to teach GCSE Art to a high standard is essential. The post will also require the successful candidate to teach creative arts to students at post 16 and contribute to an enrichment programme. There may also be a requirement to deliver other curriculum subjects according to the needs of the individual pupils and the needs of the setting.

Northgate School is an alternative provision based at Edgware Community Hospital. The school, rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in January 2018, educates up to 35 day and inpatient students with mental health challenges, providing an inclusive, caring and nurturing environment. This role would be suitable for an individual who has a desire to join a small and supportive team and has an interest in working with vulnerable children in a specialised environment. The role requires a committed individual who can respond to the personal needs of every individual student and is prepared to support the extra-curricular life of the school. Early Career Teachers are welcome to apply.

New staff will be offered training and induction around mental health and working in this specialised environment. We are committed to achieving the best for all our students despite the challenging circumstances that they face and believe that our staff are instrumental in securing positive outcomes both academically and socially.

We are looking for:
• An individual, with high expectations of their students who is committed to personalising learning to meet the needs of every young person in the school
• Excellent subject knowledge and the ability to support students to see the relevance of the arts to their everyday lives
• Someone who is flexible, kind and compassionate, with a sense of humour, who understands the importance of developing a positive culture in our organisation

Additional allowances

Includes SEN Point 1

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About Northgate School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
School size
10 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number

Pupil Referral Unit for students with mental health challenges.

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