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Teacher of Art & KS3 Design Technology

Salary £32,189 — £49,274 (Academy Qualified Teachers Scale)

Position Available: September 2024

Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Closing Date: Midday, Monday 03rd June 2024

We wish to appoint an exceptional Teacher of Art & Design to join our talented Creative Arts Faculty.

The post is open to teachers of all levels of experience and we welcome applications from ECTs.

Our academy operates across two sites. The Lower Academy specialises in the teaching of our Key Stage 3 students, whilst The Upper Academy specialises in teaching Key Stage 4 and 5. 

The successful Art Teacher will initially be based at the Lower Academy, specialising in KS3 Art & Design Technology. 

The Creative Arts Faculty boasts a team of highly trained creative and motivated practitioners who work collaboratively to share and develop each other's specialisms through department CPD.

The Lower Academy benefits from two dedicated DT workshops, Art studios, a fully functioning Kiln as well as a laser cutter using TechSoft 2D Design. The Upper Academy students are able to access a photography studio with multiple backdrops and professional lighting, a darkroom, dedicated Photography studio with DSLR cameras and industry standard editing software, dedicated industry standard KS5 studio with individual work stations and display boards for each learner, large scale printing, 3D printer/ laser and spray booths for spray paint, textiles facilities including sewing machines and Digital Graphics tablets. Both the Upper and Lower Academy Creative Arts Teams are supported by a team of technicians. 

We pride ourselves on being a truly inclusive academy and this is actively underpinned by our motto ‘Aspire, Believe, Achieve’.

We are looking for colleagues who share the drive and passion necessary to ensure every student achieves their potential.

The Academies provide staff with the most appropriate and effective support to ensure that their professional development needs are fully met and that there is a high level of challenge in the opportunities they are offered.  We have a weekly CPD programme for all and a very strong record of developing staff.  We have an excellent track record of providing promotion and responsibility opportunities to staff that aspire to leadership.

Staff, including those new to teaching, feel valued. Leaders have shown consideration for staff well-being. Ofsted 2019

If you can engage, motivate and challenge students to make exceptional progress, then please download and complete our application form and return it to our Recruitment Coordinator, Dani Silk - 

The Basildon Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to DBS and health checks.

We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications or are able to fill the position faster than originally anticipated.