Teacher of Art, Design and Technology 0.8 FTE, M/UPR: £20,571 to £33,283 pa, Closing date 14/5/21
Permanent, Required for Sept 2021
Kenton School is a vibrant and inclusive secondary school at the heart of the community in which we serve. With just 1800 students, we are amongst the largest schools in the North East. At Kenton we are passionate about providing the very best education possible for young people in our city, our region and nationally and our strong and committed team share our vision of ensuring all our students not only reach their potential but that they are confident, happy and resilient students who treat each other with compassion and respect.
We are extremely committed to ensuring all our students receive a broad and balanced curriculum both in terms of Art and Design and Technology. The Arts have been a core subject at KS3 and KS4 for over three years alongside English, Maths and Science. Every student at KS4 has a creative GCSE option: Art, Graphics, Textiles, Ceramics, Photography, Music, Performing Arts and Media. Over 900 students study GCSE Arts at KS4. Within Technology, we offer Design and Technology, Engineering, Engineering Design, Motor Vehicles, Hospitality and Catering and Food and Cookery Skills.
A vacancy has arisen for a talented and inspiring teacher to join our fantastic teams in this combined role. The role will involve teaching Art, Graphics and Design, but also Design and Technology. The timetable will be approximately a 50/50 split. This post is open to both newly qualified teachers and experienced teachers looking for an exciting new challenge.
If you are the person we are looking for, you will possess a proven track record of effective training or teaching practice underpinned by a passion for the subject, broad base of subject knowledge and the ability to apply a range of teaching and learning strategies.
You will have previous experience in one of the subject specialism, ideally including excellent Photoshop and Illustrator skills, analytical skills with the ability to use data and assessment for learning effectively to inform practice. You will possess the ability to work effectively with all students, engaging them through exciting yet challenging lessons and embedding a culture of positive behaviour for learning. But most importantly you will be committed to our school ethos of ‘all different, all equal,’ instilling high expectations in all our students to enable them to achieve their potential regardless of the barriers they face.
How to Apply: You can apply through the TES website by clicking on the Quick Apply link. Alternatively, you can download and application pack from our website at www.kenton.newcastle.sch.uk and selecting Vacancies. Applications can be returned either by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: 12.00 Noon on 14 May 2021
Kenton Schools Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers in our schools to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families.