We are looking for a passionate and inspiring qualified Programme Leader of Art to join our supportive and talented team at Bristol Metropolitan Academy. We are a growing organisation, looking for professional and ambitious people, with a passion for transforming our students’ learning.
The successful applicant will lead the Art department. The department is currently made up of 3 teachers and a part time dedicated technician. We offer Art at KS3 with a focus on the use of different mediums and exploration of artists through project pieces. At GCSE we offer options classes in fine art, 3D art and Photography. We also have a vibrant and popular art club extra curricular where students can explore mediums and areas that we cannot fit into the curriculum.
This is a fixed term contract required from 04 January 2021 until 31 December 2021 or the return of the current post holder, whichever is sooner, to cover maternity leave.
We can offer you the opportunity to advance your career within a supportive academy environment. We provide excellent training and development opportunities within the Federation, including a full induction programme for newly qualified and experienced teachers. Training is both local and/or delivered through our excellent stand-alone training facility at the CLF Institute. For teachers, the CLF Institute aims to provide a continuum of development through each career stage from initial teacher training (ITT), for newly qualified teachers (NQT), recently qualified teachers in their early career development, to successive stages of leadership through to Headship and beyond.
What we are looking for:
We look for passionate individuals who want to be a part of transforming education and will make an active contribution to the development of the Cabot Learning Federation and chosen Academy. You will be used to planning and consistently delivering high quality lessons, will have experience in delivering the curriculum in your chosen area and will be a strong communicator with the ability to embrace change and motivate colleagues and students. A well-qualified specialist, holding QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree, you will have the ability to teach from Key Stage 3- Key Stage 4. We look for professional’s who have excellent class management skills and have high expectations of work and behaviour.
Cabot Learning Federation Benefits:
As part of the Cabot Learning Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:
- Access to our pension scheme – Teacher Pension Scheme (if eligible)
- Dedicated Training and Development programme
- Health and wellness sessions and discounts
- Flu Jabs
- Annual CLF conferences which provides CPD opportunity
- Comprehensive Induction process
- Competitive salaries which are reviews annually
- Cycle to Work Scheme
About the Cabot Learning Federation
The Cabot Learning Federation is a diverse Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) in the South West. We currently sponsor eight secondary academies and eight primary academies, an all through provision, Digitech Studio School and a discrete Post 16 provision and an alternative provision which consists of one primary and two secondary phases.
CLF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The trust is proud to serve a diverse student population and their communities. We actively encourage applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. We are proud to be part of a vibrant community and celebrate the richness of cultures, faiths and backgrounds of our students. We aim to develop a curriculum that is responsive to our pupils needs and reflects their diverse interests and backgrounds.
Bristol Metropolitan Academy is part of the Cabot Learning Federation (CLF). Bristol Metropolitan Academy is an oversubscribed forward thinking Academy based in Fishponds, Bristol, rated “Good” with Outstanding features by Ofsted in 2017. In Summer 2019 the Academy secured attainment that exceeded national average for the first time, with the best results the Academy has ever had. We also secured our best ever Progress 8 score at over +0.5. The students are excited to learn and are real ambassadors for our diverse community. They benefit from a hugely positive and supportive learning environment. We welcome applications from anyone excited to work in a fast paced, exciting yet challenging environment and look forward to your application.
Please submit your application form via the CLF recruitment portal. CV’s will not be accepted and any submitted will not be considered alongside your application.
Bristol Metropolitan Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.