April 3, 2024
Job Type
Short Summary
Join the vibrant artistic community at Leigh Academy Minster as a Teacher of Art, Photography and Media!
MPS/UPS commensurate with experience
Working Pattern
Full time
Closing Date
April 22, 2024


Join the vibrant artistic community at Leigh Academy Minster as a Teacher of Art, Photography and Media!

Are you passionate about unleashing the creative potential of young minds? Do you have a flair for both traditional and digital art forms? Whether you're an experienced teacher or an Early Career Teacher (ECT) ready to make your mark, this is your opportunity to inspire and shape the artistic talents of tomorrow!

At Leigh Academy Minster, we believe in fostering a culture of innovation, exploration, and self-expression in our students. As a Teacher of Art, Photography and Media you'll have the exciting opportunity to lead dynamic art classes, guiding students through the fascinating worlds of painting, drawing, sculpture, and digital photography.

Join our passionate team of educators and immerse yourself in a supportive and collaborative environment where creativity knows no bounds. With state-of-the-art facilities and a commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, Leigh Academy Minster is the perfect place to kickstart or advance your career in art education. We welcome applicants who are enthusiastic, dedicated, and committed to delivering engaging and inclusive art education. You'll benefit from excellent Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities, including mentorship and support to help you grow and thrive in your role.

If you're ready to inspire the next generation of artists and photographers, seize this opportunity to join us on our exciting journey! Apply now and become part of a community dedicated to nurturing creativity, innovation, and artistic excellence.

This is a full-time, permanent position offering MPS/UPS, commensurate with experience. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place on Friday 3rd May.

Do you know a great teacher who would like to hear about opportunities with Leigh Academies Trust? If so, make a referral today for the chance to receive £100 as a 'thank you'.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st April 2024, our Trust comprises 32 geographically organised academies (16 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating more than 20,000 students and employing 3,000 talented staff. Nearly 40% of our academies are judged outstanding overall by Ofsted, versus 15% nationally. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates - you can read more about this in our Recruitment Guidance. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not discriminating on any grounds.

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