Salary: Main Teacher pay Scale
Contract type: Maternity, full time
To start: September 1st (or sooner for suitable candidate)

Are you a creative and engaging individual seeking a role for September or even sooner in the summer term? A unique opportunity has arisen for an ambitious, pro-active and energetic Art teacher, within our successful and highly respected Art department at Wymondham High Academy. There will be options for negotiation for the suitable candidate in regards to an earlier starting date.

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, flexible and enthusiastic teacher of Art. You will benefit from excellent departmental leadership, superb facilities and resources and the support of a very talented and motivated team. Attitude, confidence and the ability to fit in to the team ethos is as important as experience in helping inspire success in our students from KS3 to KS5. Having an experience of teaching GCSE Art Textiles is advantageous.

The Art Department at Wymondham High Academy has a local, regional and national reputation for excellence with students regularly obtaining places at the most prestigious Art Schools in the UK. The Department offers three pathways at GCSE (Fine Art, Photography and Art Textiles) and three pathways at A Level (Fine Art, Art Multimedia and Art Textiles). The Art Department has first class facilities, like no other in the local area – moving into purpose built accommodation in October 2013. The Department is an extremely popular option subject at KS4 and KS5. The Departments 2019 summer examination results were highly impressive and well above the national average. Overall GCSE results were 99% 9 – 4 with all three A Level pathways achieving 100% A* – C.

The successful applicant will be a well-qualified and outstanding subject specialist who is able to adopt a collaborative approach to developing the Art curriculum; that is able to plan effectively as well as collaboratively and who is committed to achieving high standards and developing each child to their potential.

If you are an outstanding and ambitious teacher, who can achieve the highest standards from your students and would value the experience of working as part of a dynamic, motivated and dedicated team which encourages students to explore materials, techniques and concepts and have the flair to create a culture of success through challenge and innovation as well as instil a love of visual learning, we would like to hear from you. Applications from both experienced teachers and NQTs are welcome.

Please submit your application at your earliest convenience; we look at all applications as they arrive and reserve the right to progress them at any stage.

Please apply by letter of application, enclosing a current CV and supporting statement and an Academy application form, quoting the appropriate job reference, to Mrs Jemma Raw, Principal’s PA via [email protected] Visits to the Academy and to meet the Department prior to submitting applications are strongly encouraged. For further information or for an informal discussion about the Academy or this post please contact Mr. Neil Moulton, Head of Art at [email protected] Please take time to read our Information for Applicants pack.

Ref: 4060/T/JRA/278
Closing Date: 9am, Monday 10th February 2020
Interview Date: Wednesday 26th February 2020