Teacher of Art (Ceramics)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 19/10/2018 12:00
£23,719 - £39,405 per annum
Hours per week:
Full time
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Kenton School, Drayton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3RU
Number of posts:
Closing date:
19 Oct
Further Information

This school has Academy status and you will be employed by the Board of Trustees

Kenton School
Drayton Road
Newcastle upon Tyne

Full time
Required for January 2019

Kenton School is at the cutting edge of modern education. With just over 1800 students, we are one of 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. We are extremely committed to ensuring all our students receive a broad and balanced curriculum and we pride ourselves that Art is a core subject and has been since 2016.

At KS3, all our students study Art, with all KS4 students having a creative ‘Art’ option consisting of Art and Design GCSE, Art - Graphic Communication GCSE, Ceramics GCSE, Photography GCSE or Art Textiles GCSE. At KS5 students have the option to study AQA Art and Design, Ceramics, Photography, Art Graphic Communications and Art Textiles with many of our pupils going on to a range of degree courses in related areas. Results at GCSE and A level are above the National average with Art and Ceramics performing in the top 10% nationally. We have a 100% A-level pass rate with the vast majority of pupils achieving or surpassing their ALPS targets. There is also a strong craft tradition within the department.

Following the promotion of a member of our team, a vacancy has arisen for a talented and inspiring Ceramics specialist to join our team teaching across 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 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 and our wider Trust 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.

Application forms and further details for all posts are available directly from our website at www.kenton.newcastle.sch.uk or by contacting us by telephone on 0191 214 2200
or by email at hr@kenton.newcastle.sch.uk

Closing date: Friday 19 October 2018 at 12noon

Kenton Schools 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.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.