Collingwood College is seeking a dynamic and innovative Head of Art to for our highly successful Art & Photography Department
Head of Department - Art and Photography.
Collingwood College is a High-Performing Specialist Academy for Technology and Applied Learning and a “Good School with Outstanding Leadership and Management” (OFSTED February 2017).
Collingwood College continues to grow and flourish. (OFSTED February 2017) Collingwood seeks a dynamic and innovative Head of Art to lead our highly successful Art & Photography Department. All courses have specialist teaching bases stocked with the relevant equipment and resources.
About the Department
The Art studios have access to computers with Photoshop facilities and digital imaging equipment. The department also has two IT suites, colour scanners and a specialist A2 printer. In addition there are two Photography rooms with laptops plus a ten enlarger bay darkroom and a black out studio. We offer a range of courses including GCSE Art and Design, Btec level 2 and 3 and GCSE and A Level Photography.
We have highly motivated students who achieve excellent results at all key stages. This is an exciting opportunity for a talented teacher to build on these high standards. Knowledge and experience of teaching/leading Btec Art & Design would be desirable.
About the Candidate
You will be a be dynamic and innovative individual who will be able to lead this highly successful department.
All new staff are provided an induction programme which includes an induction day and then bi-weekly twilight sessions, tailor-made for new staff. We also offer weekly twilight sessions to all staff, and these courses are driven by our appraisal process, to fulfil the specific needs of our teaching staff here at Collingwood. We invest in the professional development of all our staff. We offer a positive, friendly and welcoming working environment.
Applications would also be welcomed from candidates returning to work after a career break.
Please note: where the response to an advertisement has been exceptional, occasionally shortlisting and interviews may be arranged at short notice or prior to the closing date. Candidates are therefore, encouraged to submit their application forms as soon as possible.
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