• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    18 June 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 June 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Art and design
Working pattern
Part-time only
Contract type
£28,000 - £31,000 per annum (depending on experience) £14,000 - £15,500 pro-rata

Job summary

Post Title: Theatrical Media and Makeup Teacher (PTE) Salary:  £28,000 - £31,000 per annum (depending on experience) £14,000 - £15,500 pro-rata.  Full/part time: Part time Hours: 17.5hrs a week Teaching: The post includes 12 hours of teaching Theatrical Media and Makeup per week Start Date: 1 September 2021 Reporting to: Curriculum Manager for Drama, Fashion, Art & Design and Theatrical Media and Makeup Location: Big Creative Academy, Clifton Avenue, London, E17 6HL Purpose of the role: To teach Creative Practices UAL programs within the art and design area, delivery of learning programmes, assistance to students and tutorial support. Job Description Principal Accountabilities: • Prepare, teach and assess BTEC/UAL Level 3/Level 2 Creative Practices (Art & Design) • Provide pastoral support to students Key Tasks: • Plan course delivery in line with study programme requirements • Arranges, monitors and supervises learners on study programmes, educational visits and field trips. • Plans and prepares for inspections, SV reports and visits. • Assesses students, including formative and summative assessments, internal verification and supervision of assessments. • Maintains and provides records and statistical checks in relation to own teaching and across courses, including enrolment checks, attendance records and the like. • As part of the course team, the tutor acts as the main point of reference for students in a particular year or course group. The tutor’s role includes: (a) participation in inducting students (b) providing educational and welfare guidance (c) assisting students in preparing individual action plans (d) following up student absence and tracking their course work (e) acting as the focal point in the maintenance of student discipline within the context of the Academy student disciplinary procedure (f) undertaking exit interviews with students (g) preparing administrative returns and reports as may be needed in relation to students, including destination records (h) writing student references (i) completing UCAS and other forms with students • Participates in activities to publicise courses. • Assists in planning and developing courses and course materials. • Participates as a member of one or more course teams in employer liaison (as appropriate), maintaining standards and targets, reviewing and evaluating course provision and joint action planning. • Provides advice and guidance to prospective students together with interviewing and APL work. • Participates in student enrolment and induction. • To plan, manage and ensure the effective deployment of the resource requirements for the services that are the responsibility of the role. • Promotes and implement all Academy policies, particularly those which refer to health and safety, equality of opportunity, maintaining standards of student behaviour and safeguarding young people and vulnerable adults. Participates in Academy programmes of staff appraisal and continuing professional development. • Develop effective working relationships internally and with external partners. • To operate at all times in line with the Academy’s values. • To work towards the behaviours outlined in the Excellence in Teaching framework at Appendix A. This job description is designed to outline a range of main duties that may be encountered. It is not designed to be an exhaustive listing of tasks and can be varied in consultation with the post holder in order to reflect changes in the job or the organisation. Qualifications/Competencies Degree or equivalent and qualified teacher status Relevant Experience Evidence of the ability to deliver consistently good or better teaching, learning and assessment and a proven track record or developing teams to plan and deliver an excellent learning experience Person Specification Experience of teaching with the 16-19 age group Experience of the pastoral care of students, monitoring their achievements and attendance Knowledge: A well-developed understanding of the particular needs of the 16-19 age group both in full-time education and employment and of the professional challenges by inner city students many of whom come from deprived backgrounds An understanding of and commitment to safeguarding young people and vulnerable adults. • motivation to work with children/young people/vulnerable adults • ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people/vulnerable adults • emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours • attitudes to use of authority and maintaining discipline Skills/Ability Ability to teach on a range of courses in the subject area. Ability to provide learning and tutorial support for students Excellent planning, organisation, IT and administrative skills, the ability to see projects through to a successful conclusion, and a general high level of efficiency Excellent oral and written communication skills Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative Ability to promote and recruit for courses Personal Skills Demonstrate enthusiasm Aptitude for hard work, the ability to take initiatives, a flexible approach and an ability to implement change 

Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Free School, ages 16 to 19
Education phase
School size
Up to 400 pupils
Age range
16 to 19

About Big Creative Academy

Big Creative Academy (BCA) is a post-16 free school specialising in the creative industries. We believe that teaching skills employers want and empowering young people to think reflectively enables positive outcomes for students and our wider community. Big Creative Academy is committed to wellbeing and excellent teaching. Our mission is to improve the lives of young people through high quality training and creative industry experiences. We have 350 learners studying vocational programmes progressing to higher education and employment. Some of the benefits of working at Big Creative Academy Big Creative Academy has a Wellbeing Manifesto promoting positive relationships, resilience and reflection which extends to staff as well as students. We want our team to be productive and happy. The Academy provides the following benefits: • State of the arts on site Gym facility. • Discretionary half days on Fridays. • A staff wellbeing day. • An employee assistance line. • Full pension benefits in either the Teachers’ Pension Scheme or Local Government Pension Scheme. • An individual CPD plan. • Admin days built into the academic year • Teaching, learning and assessment groups to share best practice and try new teaching techniques. Opportunities to learn from your creative colleagues, for example, learning how to DJ, sew, improve your Photoshop skills. 

School location

38, Clifton Avenue, London, E17 6HL

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