Teacher of Art

Maltings Academy

  • Main Pay Range + TLR 1a (£8,706) + AET Wellbeing Cash Plan + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Additional AET Benefits
  • Essex / East of England
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 3 weeks ago

Main Pay Range + TLR 1a (£8,706) + AET Wellbeing Cash Plan + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Additional AET Benefits
Permanent, Full Time

January 2024 or sooner

We are looking for a Teacher of Art to join our academy in January 2024, this is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a well resourced, collaborative and student focused environment. 

At Maltings Academy, our Art department falls under the Art & Design and Technology team, we teach Art & Design along with Photography up to KS4. Our Photography curriculum is diverse, covering black and white, colour photography, digital and analogue techniques and image editing. We are fortunate to have a well resourced department with a growing number of specialist teachers. We’re not just an Art department; we’re part of a collaborative department including Art Design, Design Technology, and Food Technology. Together, we engage students with innovative projects that inspire creativity.

We are located conveniently with fantastic transport links to London. This proximity provides us with access to the entire city, making trips to world-renowned places like the Tate Modern a regular occurrence. Our students love these outings, and it’s an opportunity for them to connect with the art world on a deeper level.

For the right candidate, we offer a unique opportunity to take on the role of Head of Year. You will have pastoral oversight of Year 9, a group of 180 students. Our strong pastoral care system ensures that every child is known and treated as an individual, and at Maltings Academy, we’re committed to maximising our students’ progress. This is an incredible chance for someone with a pastoral background or those eager to lead in this capacity.

Maltings is a 11-16 academy based in Witham, Essex. Situated between the cities of Chelmsford and Colchester, the academy has 900 students on roll and benefits from a purpose-built building that was constructed in 2011. There are excellent transport links to London which enables our staff and young people to take full advantage of the wealth of opportunities that London provides. Free car parking facilities are available on site.

Visits to the academy are encouraged. For an informal discussion about the post please contact Mark Slatter -Vice Principal –

Closing date: 15 December 2023 

About Academies Enterprise Trust

AET was established in 2008 and is now a national network of 57 primary, secondary, and special schools.  We are proud of our diverse and inclusive network which spans nearly every region in England.  We want our people to be empowered to do their best work, supported by the best leadership they’ve ever had, so that we provide an excellent education to every child, in every classroom.

With excellent leadership and teaching in every school, we will help children go on to lead successful and happy lives. We acknowledge and appreciate the exceptional efforts of all our people.  

AET Staff Benefits 

Career development and training: Our approach to educational excellence is underpinned by our Instructional Excellence Programme, delivered through an exciting and pioneering partnership with One World.  We also have a long-standing partnership with Ambition Institute, and offer the full suite of Early Career and NPQ programmes, expertly facilitated and tailored to our network and local contexts. Our centralised CPD offer provides network opportunities for both teaching and leadership development, as well as offers tailored to individuals and schools.

  • Great pension | Healthcare cashback and helpline | Employee assistance programme
  • Free financial advice | Salary advances | Affordable loan scheme | Electric car and bike schemes
  • Lifestyle savings | Discounted gym membership | Travel and leisure scheme

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s. Apply today.

Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.  Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

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AET is recruiting for Teacher Training placements.  Please visit our website for further details.


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