Teacher of Art and Design | LONDON BOROUGH OF BRENT SCHOOLS

LONDON BOROUGH OF BRENT SCHOOLS

Job Title: Teacher of Art and Design
Employer: LONDON BOROUGH OF BRENT SCHOOLS
Location: London, United Kingdom
Salary: MPS/UPS (Inner London)
Employment Type: Permanent
Reference Number: 3573_8937912

 

Job Details:

Name of Headteacher: Alex Thomas

Salary: MPS/UPS (Inner London)

Kingsbury High School is a vibrant learning environment with a strong community ethos.

The School:

As a large 12 form entry 11-18 split site school we are situated in an inner London location, but with an out of London feel – surrounded by parkland with large playing fields and great local amenities, excellent transport links to enable easy access from central London and fringe areas. Our school is truly diverse in its makeup, whilst united as one family working to achieve the best for all our students.

The Post:

Further to the duties and responsibilities listed within the Main Pay Scale Job Description for all teachers at the School, the post holder is responsible to the Head of Department/Leadership Group Line Manager/Headteacher and any other designated Line Manager(s) for the following:

  • Assist in ensuring a high quality of teaching and learning which meets the needs of all students
  • Teaching throughout the age and ability range as directed, but especially at Sixth Form level
  • Promote student’s interest in and commitment to the subject
  • Implementing whole school policies (including equal opportunities, health and safety and security)
  • Assist, as a team, identifying underachievement and praising good work and effort
  • Implementing the policies of the Department (including assessment); help, as a team, to continuously develop the Department
  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date attendance, punctuality and assessment records for all teaching groups
  • Contributing to the general development of the Department; keeping abreast of relevant curriculum developments and assisting in their successful implementation where appropriate to the School/Department’s Development Plan
  • Supporting links with Feeder Primary Schools and with colleges of Further and Higher education
  • Participate in lesson observation and scrutiny of work
  • Supporting subject related pupil activities (such as educational visits)
  • General assistance with the administration of the Department
  • Maintain high standards of classroom management order and discipline

The Person:

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong subject knowledge
  • Knowledge and understanding of the ways in which effective teaching can promote pupil progress
  • Knowledge and understanding of the key features of inclusive teaching and learning
  • Knowledge and understanding of the use of data to support teaching and learning

Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to plan for and meet the Kingsbury expectations for effective teaching
  • Ability to inspire and motivate students
  • Able to provide students with effective written feedback
  • Ability to communicate effectively with an appropriate sense of audience
  • Evidence of understanding the principles of equality and putting equal opportunity into practice
  • Ability to influence and support the development of good practice, appropriate to career stage
  • Ability to form effective relationships with colleagues, students and parents
  • Ability to be an effective member of a team
  • Ability to show initiative and develop new ideas
  • Well organised with good time management and ability to work under pressure
  • Competence with ICT and ability to use ICT skills in working practice

How to apply:

To apply, please visit our website via the button below.

Important Information

Safer recruitment: Kingsbury High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any roles which involve working with children, young people or vulnerable adults, or roles in which the duties will involve access to sensitive information relating to children, young people or vulnerable adults, the School will take up references prior to interview.

You should provide details of referees including your current and previous employers, covering the last 5 years. Candidates can request for us not to send a reference request to their current employer prior to interview by emailing us at

As part of our Safer Recruitment Policy, a full employment history is also required for this role. Please provide a full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation of any gaps in employment. Unless otherwise stated, a Basic DBS check will be undertaken as part of the pre-employment checks for successful candidates.

Diversity Statement: Kingsbury High School values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

High Volume Applications: Kingsbury High School reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

DBS: This role requires an Enhanced DBS. (This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act,1974).

Advert Close: All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated.

Full Employment History: A full employment history is required for this role. Please provide a full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation of any gaps in employment.

Closing Date: 09.00 am Friday 26 April 2024.

Interview Date: TBC.

Start Date: April 2024.

 

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