Hours: Full time
Contract type: both Permanent and Fixed term from January 2024 to December 2024 - one year's maternity cover
Solihull Sixth Form College
Widney Manor Road
Telephone number: 0121 704 2581
Email address: email@example.com
Required from January 2024
We are looking for a committed and passionate teacher to deliver on a range of courses within our Creative Arts Curriculum Area. The successful candidate needs to be an experienced, suitably qualified teacher with expertise in A-level Art and Design Practice. A secure skillset in Adobe software (Photoshop and Illustrator) are essential. High expectations of learners and dedication to the ongoing development of the curriculum area is also essential.
The post is to deliver the following programmes:
- A-Level Art & Design (with pathways in Fine Art, Graphics and Photography) - AQA BTEC National Extended Diploma in Art & Design Practice – Pearson
Join our friendly, thriving, and supportive colleagues here at Solihull Sixth Form College. We aspire to be outstanding professionally and personally, taking time to invest in everything we do, to develop transformative life chances for all of our learners and to stretch their potential to the full.
Solihull Sixth Form College is a large, culturally diverse specialist in A Levels and Level 3 Applied qualifications and is part of the Summit Learning Trust.
Candidates that are invited for interview are asked to bring a portfolio of work that evidences the experience and skills outlined in the job description and specification. The portfolio should be based on relevant Visual Arts teaching practice, but examples of personal and professional Visual Arts practice are also welcomed.
Why work for us?
We offer a range of wellbeing and work-life balance benefits to recognise and reward the essential contributions our colleagues make to our success and growth.
These include access to:
- employee assistance programme high quality training and support in and across academies enabling career progression wellbeing Advocates lifestyle benefits and discount schemes, including gym discounts and cycle to work scheme health Protection Scheme alongside Flu Jab and Eyecare Vouchers generous employer pension schemes
Closing date: 29 November 2023, midday
Please apply online
Interviews will be held on Tuesday 5 December 2023.
Please note we do not accept CV’s.
We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Summit Learning Trust is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender reassignment, age, disability, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy/maternity, or race.
We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all colleagues to share this commitment.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.
Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.
Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.
An online search will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.