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Kenton School, Drayton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3RU.
Teacher of Art Textiles
MPS/UPS: £23,720 - £39,406 per annum, depending on relevant teaching experience.
This school has Academy status and you will be employed by the Board of Trustees.
Newcastle upon Tyne
Required for September 2019.
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. Every student at KS4 has a creative GCSE option: Art, Graphics, Textiles, Ceramics, Photography, Music, Performing Arts and Media. Over 900 students are currently studying GCSE Arts at KS4. Kenton School is a Gold Artsmark School on a two-year journey to Platinum accreditation and has recently been shortlisted as Creative School of the Year.
A vacancy has arisen for a talented and inspiring Art Textiles specialist to join our fantastic Art team teaching across all key stages and across Textiles and Art and Design. 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 also possess excellent 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.
In return Kenton School offers fantastic opportunities to committed and enthusiastic teachers and offers tremendous developmental possibilities due to its success, size, facilities and a forward-thinking management and staff working together to offer the best available chances for our pupils.
If you feel you have the experience, skills and attributes to succeed as part of our team, you can apply via the TES website by clicking on ‘Quick Apply’ or you can visit our website www.kenton.newcastle.sch.uk or email us for an application pack at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: 12 noon on 15 May 2019
Kenton Schools Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in all our schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school.
As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.
15 May 2019