• joannejackowiak

Teacher of Art, Graphics and Photography (0.4, 2 days),M/UPR: £10,285-£16,641 pa, Closing 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. However, despite our size we pride ourselves on retaining a family atmosphere and in ensuring that we cater for the needs of all our students, recognising their special gifts or talents.

Kenton School is recognised at a National Level for excellence and innovation in the Arts and offers an extensive and inclusive Arts curriculum with the core belief that Arts education is a fundamental right for all young people regardless of ability and socioeconomic background.

We are extremely committed to ensuring all our students receive a broad and balanced curriculum with the Arts at the heart of our curriculum. The Arts have been a core subject at KS3 and KS4 for over three years alongside English, Maths and Science. Students achieve fantastic results at both KS4 and 5 with many continuing their creative endeavours at University or creative apprentices.

A vacancy has arisen for a talented and inspiring Art, Graphics and Photography specialist to join our highly skilled, enthusiastic and forward-looking team, teaching key stage 3, 4 and 5. 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 teaching Art, Graphics and Photography, and also possess excellent Photoshop & 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.

Click here to download Candidate Information Pack.pdf

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 human.resources@kenton.newcastle.sch.uk.

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.

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