Teacher of Art (with Graphics)
Permanent from January 2020
South Wigston High School is a vibrant, exciting and over-subscribed 11-16 school on the outskirts of Leicester.
At South Wigston High School we place great importance on cultivating a love of learning. The School’s motto “Success for All” encapsulates the ethos of the school that all students can achieve without exception. We do everything in our power to ensure the best learning experience for all students, regardless of age, gender or ability, both inside and outside the classroom.
We are looking to appoint a dynamic and highly motivated Art Teacher, preferably with experience in teaching graphics although this is not essential. The successful applicant will have the drive and motivation to be part of a forward thinking department and will be focussed on developing exciting and engaging learning experiences for students. They will be committed to providing a quality experience for our students to ensure they reach their full potential.
Our vision is to build on an already thriving Design department which engages our students and delivers exceptional outcomes. We are looking for someone to help move the department forward and help to develop the curriculum at both KS3 and KS4.
The successful candidate will:
- Have high standards and strong classroom management skills.
- Be able to engage students in order to maximise progress.
- Have a desire and commitment to achievement.
- Embrace the School’s motto, ‘Success for All’.
South Wigston High School is committed to staff development and to supporting staff to achieve the best for our students.
This position would particularly suit applicants in the early stages of their career.
Closing date for applications is 9.00am on Wednesday 27th November.
Interviews week commencing 2nd December
Informal visits to the school are welcome and encouraged. For further information about the school, the post and to apply, please contact Mike Sherwin on the details below.
T: O7525 889925 / O116 253 2389
We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.
The post is subject to a DBS Check.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS