We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual to join our outstanding Art and Media department.
Our Foundation Art programme was set up in 2015 and is in its fourth successful year. We already have a cohort of students who have applied for this programme for 2019-20, which mainly consists of high achieving students from the A Level courses within the department.
The Foundation Art & Design programme provides a one-year multi-disciplinary programme for students between completion of A Level (or other Level 3) studies and the study of Art & Design at university. Results in the Art subjects have been sustained at an outstanding level over many years.
This is a teaching role and we are seeking either someone with good teaching experience, or who can demonstrate the capacity to develop the necessary teaching skills.
Your degree may be in Art or Design or a related field.
The successful applicant, will have high levels of expertise in Fine Art (painting, drawing, sculpture, lens based media) but must also feel confident in teaching a wide range of disciplines. The pathway is designed for students who are interested in applying for degree courses such as Architecture, Fashion, Film and Art History. You will be responsible for the UCAS applications and personal statements of the Foundation cohort therefore strong English skills are paramount. A strong interest in contextual studies and a knowledge of current practice will be essential to the role.
It is expected that you will be the lead teacher on the Foundation Media course, and will need to monitor and tutor overall progress of students, and contribute to the development of the course. In addition it is expected that you will contribute to the teaching of some of the other Art and/or Media courses, either A level or BTEC, provided by the College.
Applications are welcome from qualified or newly-qualified teachers or from Art and Design graduates who aim to become teachers
The successful candidate will be appointed to the national pay scales for Teachers in Sixth Form Colleges, within the range £23,396 p.a. to £38,748 p.a., dependent on experience.
The contract will be on a full or part-time, permanent basis, commencing September 2019.
Please complete and return the application online via TES jobs
If you are unable to access the online application or would prefer to fill out the application form by hand, please telephone 01723 380748, and an application pack will be sent to you
Closing Date: Midnight, Monday 6th May 2019
Please ensure you use the Supporting Information Section of the Application Form to explain how your skills, experience and attributes make you suitable for the post. Please do not include a C.V.
Interviews are provisionally arranged for Wednesday 15th May 2019
If you have not heard within one month of the closing date, then please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.