Subject Leader of A Level Art

Location
Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire
Salary
£27,931.00 - £36,213.00 Per Annum
Posted
19 Jun 2017
Expires
09 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Subject Leader of A Level Art

Reference: JUN20171529

Expiry date: 23:59, 09 July 2017

Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme College

Salary: £27,931.00 - £36,213.00 Per Annum

Benefits: Teachers' Pension Scheme    

Newcastle & Stafford Colleges Group is financially one of the strongest of its kind in the country with very high success rates, amongst the top 10% nationally.

In November 2016 Newcastle-under-Lyme College merged with Stafford College to form the Newcastle & Stafford Colleges Group. The group is currently home to a population of over 5,000 full-time students and around 620 students on higher education programmes. We have over 2,000 part-time or adult learners and 2,000 apprentices where we work with over 800 individual employers. Our Sixth Form provision has a reputation for high academic achievement and excellence.

We are looking for a Subject Leader for our A Level Art course.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher with a fine art background and experience of teaching A Level Art. You will have strong drawing skills and conceptual flair as well as a good understanding of what is required to deliver the highest quality standards. You will not only be an outstanding teacher but you will have the ability to lead and co-ordinate others.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver a flexible and innovative curriculum that is responsive to feedback from current learners and anticipates likely changes in demand from future learners
  • Deliver excellent standards of teaching and learning across all areas within the curriculum area
  • Undertake the day-to-day co-ordination of staff within the course team so that the College can achieve its overall objective of being excellent in all areas

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Teaching qualification (PGCE / DTTLS or equivalent).
  • A background in fine art with strong drawing skills.
  • A proven record of delivering teaching and learning to a consistently high standard
  • Able to communicate effectively with students and peers;
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of current teaching practice within the curriculum area

What’s in it for you?

The college offers and excellent benefits package which includes:

  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • Excellent Training and Development Opportunities
  • 37 Days annual Leave (plus bank holidays and a 2 week Christmas closure period)

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The closing date for completed applications is 9th July 2017.


This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All college based positions are subject to enhanced DBS check and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all sectors of the community.