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Teacher of Photography and Art & Design

Woolwich Polytechnic School, London, SE28 8AT

This job expired on 18 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

QTS Pay Scale plus inner London Weighting

Teacher of Photography and Art & Design job summary

PolyMAT is a small and ambitious MAT with a unique family feel. Our vision is ‘Success for Everyone’ which places inclusion and well-being at its heart. We currently have two schools in our Trust: Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys, a long-successful boys’ school, and Woolwich Polytechnic School for Girls that opened in 2019 and will comprise Years 7 – 10 from September 2022. We also have our flourishing Sixth Form provision which is co-educational. Our Trust and our schools pride themselves on a culture of high standards delivered through our Values of Care and Unity. We provide a rewarding environment where students and staff feel valued and supported and everyone feels part of the larger family as our schools and departments work very closely together and are located next to each other. Working for PolyMAT may present the unique opportunity for staff to teach across both schools and for candidates to join our recruitment pool for further openings.

Teaching is the most rewarding job in the world. We have the opportunity to change students’ lives for the better and you could make a positive impact at Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys as Teacher of Photography, Art and design. You will play a crucial role within our team in motivating and supporting students.

Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys are looking to appoint an exceptional teacher of Photography, Art and Design with a dynamic and inspirational approach to teaching, an individual that will become an integral part of the department, who will support the department in achieving its ambitious targets and goals. We would like a teacher who believes in collaboration both for students and when working with colleagues. The ideal candidate will be expected to contribute to extra-curricular activities within the department as well as the pastoral life of the school as a form tutor.

We are looking for a teacher who is passionate and committed to Photography, art and design, to join our outstanding Team. You must be a reflective practitioner and be committed to strong personal growth and continuing professional development. This position would suit a early careers teacher or a more experienced teacher looking to broaden their experience at an inner-city school. Art and Design is a core subject at key stage 3 and is a popular choice at key stage 4, with Photography being a very popular subject at both Key stage 4 & 5.

There are opportunities for pastoral leadership roles for the right candidate.

The department:
We currently offer the following EDUQAS accredited courses:
• GCSE Art and design
• GCSE Graphic communications
• GCSE Photography
• A’ level Fine art
• A’ Level Photography
The successful applicant will:
• Be suitably qualified and have experience required to perform the role to a high standard
• Have experience of teaching Photography
• Have a good awareness of what constitutes an ‘Outstanding’ lesson
• Be a creative practitioner and one who is prepared to put forward ideas to help the department develop
• Be able to work within a dynamic and challenging environment.
• Have excellent communication and teamwork skills
• Be able to demonstrate success within delivering the curriculum (including lesson preparation, assessing, and reporting on students’ work) using methodology and learning styles to maintain an effective learning environment within the ethos, rules and disciplinary systems of the Academy
• Plan and teach well-structured, differentiated lessons that are aligned to the agreed curriculum and lesson elements.
• Contribute to curriculum design and schemes of work and ensure they are completed to high standard.
• Provide frequent and incisive pupil feedback in line with departmental policy.

As a member of staff at Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys we can offer you:
• Opportunities for career progression
• Excellent professional development
• A contributory pension schemes
• Opportunities to collaborate with outstanding and dynamic teaching professionals
• Access to various discounts for a small monthly fee
• An employee assistance programme
• Childcare vouchers
• Season ticket loans
• Finders’ fees for personal introductions of staff that we employ
• Excellent catering facilities
• Secure on-site parking
PolyMAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all trustees, staff, and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service, along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal background checks, where applicable. All new trustees, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction, which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

The school is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination, and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The closing date for applications is 18 May. Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 23 May 2022.
Suitable candidates will be interviewed promptly upon receipt of application. The closing date will be brought forward if the post is filled.
If you feel that this is a school for you, then please apply by completing the application form at https://www.polymat.co.uk/vacancies2/38.html

We look forward to hearing from you.

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About Woolwich Polytechnic School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1547 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact email
hr@polymat.co.uk
Contact phone number
02083107000

PolyMAT is a small and ambitious MAT with a unique family feel. Our vision is ‘Success for Everyone’ which places inclusion and well-being at its heart. We currently have two schools in our Trust: Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys, a long-successful boys’ school, and Woolwich Polytechnic School for Girls that opened in 2019 and will comprise Years 7 – 10 from September 2022. We also have our flourishing Sixth Form provision which is co-educational. Our Trust and our schools pride themselves on a culture of high standards delivered through our Values of Care and Unity. We provide a rewarding environment where students and staff feel valued and supported and everyone feels part of the larger family as our schools and departments work very closely together and are located next to each other. Working for PolyMAT may present the unique opportunity for staff to teach across both schools and for candidates to join our recruitment pool for further openings.

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