Head of Art

Salary: TMS plus £3,000 TLR

If you are able to inspire students of all abilities to achieve the highest possible attainment at Key Stage 3 and 4 this role with Heron Hall Academy, a member of the Cuckoo Hall Academies Trust (CHAT), is the opportunity you are looking for. We are looking for a dedicated and talented Head of Art to help us deliver an outstanding school that is recognised for producing students who can be successful in any social sphere.

Heron Hall has enjoyed a fantastic development creating spacious, light teaching areas with our new building complementing the existing listed building which has been fully renovated to an exceptionally high standard. The most recent Ofsted inspection graded the school as ‘good’ in every category.

As Head of Art you will use suitable classroom practice to deliver courses and create a pleasurable and stimulating learning environment for students. You will present subject content using a variety of teaching approaches, as well as set appropriate home and course work. We will look to you to motivate students and sustain their interest. Important too will be the ability to maintain an awareness of local and national contexts and changes affecting the subject.

You must possess a relevant degree and a recognised teaching qualification as well as be able to demonstrate knowledge of national initiatives being implemented in the subject. You will be comfortable planning, implementing and evaluating the subject curriculum including appropriate assessment methods. You must be able to work collaboratively within both the curriculum team and across other curriculum areas too. Good at meeting deadlines and building relationships you will possess strong organisational and classroom management skills also.

This position will be required for the 2017-18 academic year.

 

Heron Hall Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

 

For more information and to apply please complete an application form and the equal opportunities form:

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Please send your completed application form by email to recruitment@chat-edu.org.uk

or by post to: CHAT HR Department, c/o Cuckoo Hall Academy, Cuckoo Hall Lane, Edmonton, N9 8DR