Art Teacher

Monarch Education
21 Jan 2019
29 Jan 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
We are looking for a Qualified Art Teacher to work in a superb Secondary School in Kidderminster. The work is intensive, and requires flexibility, sensitivity, patience and resilience. An ability to work with and engage all students with creativity and passion towards the subject is essential. You will be part of a small but effective team where communication and professionalism is paramount. The work, whilst challenging, is extremely rewarding. Primarily, you will be required to teach, produce schemes of work and lesson plans. Building rapport with students/families/carers is key to this role and you will need to liaise with a variety of agencies to problem-solve student issues and barriers to learning. As a Teacher in our school, your main accountabilities will include: Teaching and learning: Creating an inspirational learning environment with high expectations of learner achievement, success and progression, respecting individual differences in culture and background and reflecting this in the environment of the classroom. Overseeing and co-ordinating the development of your subject(s) area. Planning, producing and updating schemes of work to meet curriculum, inspection, and accreditation requirements, taking into account guidance from the DfE and other regulatory bodies to ensure compliance with all current requirements. Preparing and delivering lessons/learning activities to individuals and groups of learners as required by the curriculum/timetable that: Are informed by relevant and up to date subject, curriculum and pedagogical knowledge. Reflect the wide range of needs of students within your classroom. Use a range of teaching and learning strategies and resources in line with the school's teaching and learning policy adapted to learners' individual needs. Preparing lessons for off-site students, for support staff to deliver. Implementing and maintaining systems for monitoring and evaluating learning activities to ensure they are effective and worthwhile and best practice is maintained. Identifying clear teaching objectives, learning outcomes and Individual Education Plans (IEPs). Supporting and guiding learners so that they can reflect on their learning, identify the progress they have made and set positive targets for improvement. Maintaining a regular system of monitoring, assessment, record-keeping and reporting of student's progress using targets, tracking and other school systems. Providing management information and other statistical data Maintaining good order and discipline among the students, safeguarding their wellbeing. Setting high expectations for behaviour and being responsible for behaviour management within your classroom and aiding in behavioural management across the school. Building effective and supporting relationships with students and families/carers; embedding that trust and support within the education process. Liaising with outside agencies as appropriate. Working as part of a team to ensure effective pastoral support for learners. Ensuring the effective use of support staff within the classroom. Undertaking relevant administrative tasks associated with the teaching function including examination/accreditation entries for learners, register taking and invigilation. PERSON SPECIFICATION Qualifications Qualified Teacher Status Additional relevant qualification (Desirable) Practical and Professional Experience Successful record of Science teaching experience, including an outstanding track record of positive behaviour management Clear evidence of initiative and innovation Assessment of new pupils' strengths and needs Experience in writing IEPs and personalising learning plans (Desirable) Holder of a valid manual driving licence (Desirable) In-depth knowledge of the curriculum for Entry Level and GCSE Science qualifications Familiar with relevant Schemes of Work Understands implications of curriculum leadership IT literate Evidence of thorough, high quality planning, with a focus on individual pupil progress and differentiation Awareness of National Strategies Passionate about own curriculum subject Safeguarding Knowledge of safeguarding and child protection procedures and protocols Satisfactory enhanced DBS check and references Staff Development Motivated to pursue continuous professional development Willing to actively contribute to staff development, including that of classroom support staff Seeks additional qualification/s (Desirable) Evidence of active participation in staff development activities, including contributions to INSET (Desirable) To apply for this position send your cv to or call