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We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and inspirational Teacher of Art to join our school to be part of our vibrant and forward thinking Trust. We are interested in talking to both experienced teachers looking for a new challenge as well as newly qualified teachers at the beginning of their career.
In 2018 Ely College not only secured the best GCSE results in its history but was also named as the "Secondary School of the Year" by the Cambridge News Education Awards.
The department boasts well resourced art rooms and the successful candidate will join an experienced friendly team who have consistently achieved a fantastic set of results.
Our vision is to ensure every student receives an inspiring education which will equip them with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed beyond the classroom. We have an unwavering focus on progress, which is underpinned by a strong partnership with parents and the community ensuring that our students are a credit to the College. Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust is a success story that continues to grow and part of their success is down to the ability to Recruit, Develop and Retain the very best teachers.
What we can offer you:
· A philosophy of 100% achievement and inclusion
· A commitment to extending the boundaries of learning enabling all young people to become well- rounded individuals
· A purposeful and caring learning environment, where every individual is known, valued and supported
· Well-motivated and engaged students and ambitious, dedicated and professional staff
· A commitment to leadership, innovation, staff progression - we are passionate about retaining good teachers - and partnership working, as part of our family of schools
You will benefit from:
· An induction programme for all new staff
· Weekly training sessions and staff meetings to ensure effective communication
· Employee Assistance Programme to help support you in everyday life as well as career decisions
· Staff social activities, including staff fitness and wellbeing sessions
· Free breakfast in the school restaurant and free tea and coffee throughout the day
· Ample on site car parking in a city location
· As a member of the CMAT Trust, there is potential to be promoted and/or work across a number of schools in a close geographical area
You will be:
· An excellent and creative classroom practitioner with the ability to spread the enthusiasm for art beyond the classroom
· Enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team
· Able to build effective working relationships with students and staff
· Able to provide stimulating and engaging experiences for our students, challenging them to achieve beyond their expectations and supporting them to become lifelong learners
· Willing and committed to developing and sharing outstanding teaching practice
· Able to work in partnership with students, parents, staff, governors and the wider Community
For informal enquiries about the role or a tour of the school please contact Victoria Cutforth, HR Officer. Interview date: TBC
To apply for this vacancy, please click the apply button below and if you have any queries beforehand please do not hesitate to contact us.
The post holder will have a shared responsibility for the safe guarding of all children and young people. The post holder also has an implicit duty to promote the welfare of all children and young people. The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be subject to an enhanced check with the DBS.
2019-01-04 Ely College Ely College Cambs CB6 2SH Downham Road
Secondary

Art Teacher

Are you passionate about teaching Art and making a difference to young peoples lives? Looking for an “Outstanding” innovative and forward thinking school which genuinely challenges, develops and invests in you? Then come and meet us at Swavesey Village College!

 

As a lead school within a newly developing Academy chain in Cambridgeshire (mostly), opportunities for advancement within the Trust at all levels is frequent, and encouraged by senior staff.

We care about your career; motivated staff who are supported to be successful and ambitious make great teachers!  

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and talented teacher of Art to join our very successful and vibrant department from September 2019 (we would also consider an April 2019 start date). We are an Ofsted Outstanding rated school with our own Teaching School status. Swavesey achieved ‘Outstanding’ in every category in its latest Ofsted report in March 2011. The successful candidate will join an ‘Outstanding school where there is absolutely no complacency’ (Ofsted 2011).

 

Swavesey Village College enjoys a considerable local and national reputation for academic excellence and innovation. This reflects:

 

  • A philosophy of 100% achievement and inclusion;
  • A commitment to extending the boundaries of learning enabling all young people to become well-rounded individuals;
  • A purposeful and caring learning environment, where every individual is known, valued and supported;
  • Well-motivated and engaged students;
  • Ambitious, dedicated and professional staff - teaching and support staff;
  • A commitment to leadership, innovation, staff progression and partnership working, as part of our Teaching School status and within our family of schools (CMAT).

 

Swavesey is committed to developing the talents and potential of all our staff. We have a very supportive induction and CPD programme for new staff and NQTs, and can provide many development opportunities within our Teaching School Alliance (www.camteach.org.uk).

For the right NQT this includes:

  • a reduced timetable for the first year, with three additional non-contact hours per week
  • a well-structured and high quality NQT induction year including:
    • timetabled mentor meetings
    • regular calendared NQT team meetings
    • access to our exceptional Teaching School CPD programme
  • support for staff who wish to pursue a Masters in Education in their second year with us.

 

NQTs will also be offered the opportunity to do paid work in July in order to ensure they have the most positive start to their career.

 

Experienced teachers can also look forward to a high quality induction package and a wide range of CPD opportunities offered by our Teaching School status and promotion opportunities within the wider family of CMAT schools.

 

Swavesey is a village community school located close to Cambridge with excellent transport links to Cambridge and the pretty market town of St Ives, however, we have a considerable local and national reputation for academic excellence and innovation as part of our Academy Trust – CMAT and as a Teaching School - CTSN.   

Please view the professional development and staff services attachment to get a full breakdown on what makes Swavesey Village College such a special place to work.

 

We encourage visits before interview and this can be arranged by contacting Claire Newman - Personnel Administrator on cnewman@swaveseyvc.co.uk.

 

To apply for this vacancy, please click the apply button below. Applications by 9.00am on Wednesday 23 January 2019. We are unable to receive applications after this time.

 

Please note we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date, depending on application numbers. Therefore, we would urge candidates to submit their application as soon as possible.

 

The post holder will have a shared responsibility for the safe guarding of all children and young people. The post holder also has an implicit duty to promote the welfare of all children and young people.

 

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be subject to an enhanced check with the DBS.

 

 

2019-01-10 Swavesey Village College Swavesey Village College
Secondary

Teacher of Art