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We are looking for a Teacher of Art to join our academy in January 2024, this is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a well resourced, collaborative and student focused environment.
At Maltings Academy, our Art department falls under the Art & Design and Technology team, we teach Art & Design along with Photography up to KS4. Our Photography curriculum is diverse, covering black and white, colour photography, digital and analogue techniques and image editing. We are fortunate to have a well resourced department with a growing number of specialist teachers. We're not just an Art department; we're part of a collaborative department including Art Design, Design Technology, and Food Technology. Together, we engage students with innovative projects that inspire creativity.
We are located conveniently with fantastic transport links to London. This proximity provides us with access to the entire city, making trips to world-renowned places like the Tate Modern a regular occurrence. Our students love these outings, and it's an opportunity for them to connect with the art world on a deeper level.
For the right candidate, we offer a unique opportunity to take on the role of Head of Year. You will have pastoral oversight of Year 9, a group of 180 students. Our strong pastoral care system ensures that every child is known and treated as an individual, and at Maltings Academy, we're committed to maximising our students' progress. This is an incredible chance for someone with a pastoral background or those eager to lead in this capacity.
Maltings is a 11-16 academy based in Witham, Essex. Situated between the cities of Chelmsford and Colchester, the academy has 900 students on roll and benefits from a purpose-built building that was constructed in 2011. There are excellent transport links to London which enables our staff and young people to take full advantage of the wealth of opportunities that London provides. Free car parking facilities are available on site.
Visits to the academy are encouraged. For an informal discussion about the post please contact Mark Slatter -Vice Principal - email@example.com
Closing date: 15 December 2023
About Academies Enterprise Trust
AET was established in 2008 and is now a national network of 57 primary, secondary, and special schools. We are proud of our diverse and inclusive network which spans nearly every region in England. We want our people to be empowered to do their best work, supported by the best leadership they've ever had, so that we provide an excellent education to every child, in every classroom.
With excellent leadership and teaching in every school, we will help children go on to lead successful and happy lives. We acknowledge and appreciate the exceptional efforts of all our people.
AET Staff Benefits
Career development and training: Our approach to educational excellence is underpinned by our Instructional Excellence Programme, delivered through an exciting and pioneering partnership with One World. We also have a long-standing partnership with Ambition Institute, and offer the full suite of Early Career and NPQ programmes, expertly facilitated and tailored to our network and local contexts. Our centralised CPD offer provides network opportunities for both teaching and leadership development, as well as offers tailored to individuals and schools.
Great pension | Healthcare cashback and helpline | Employee assistance programme
Free financial advice | Salary advances | Affordable loan scheme | Electric car and bike schemes
Lifestyle savings | Discounted gym membership | Travel and leisure scheme
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.
In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. Apply today.
Academies Enterprise 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 robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.
Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.
We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.
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Information about the School
At Maltings Academy we are committed to deliver excellence by creating a calm, purposeful learning environment where staff and students share a common goal that enables all students to succeed.
Everyday, we guide students to be able to make a difference by being respectful of themselves and others, arriving at school with a readiness to learn and engage positively in their lessons and to develop and demonstrate resilience on their learning journey to becoming a generation we can all be proud of.
To achieve our common vision, all members of the academy community will uphold of core values of respect, readiness and resilience.
Maltings Academy is a school where the community works collaboratively and with a sense of shared responsibility and pride for our students to achieve, dream big and lead successful and fulfilled lives anywhere in the world.
WHY JOIN OUR ACADEMY?
We are committed to developing all staff at all levels through high quality development opportunities, resources, and experiences that will support you on your professional learning journey with AET.
We champion agile/flexible working across the Trust to help our people achieve an optimal work/life balance.
All staff have access to our pension schemes (Local Government Pension Scheme and Teachers’ Pension Scheme). Everyone has free access to financial advice & support and can access a wide range of retail discounts through our AET Benefits scheme. We also offer Technology Loans to help with any big digital purchases.
We recognise that mental wellbeing is just as important as physical and have set up employee assistance programmes which offer free and confidential counselling 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our employees can access our health cash place scheme from BHSF.
We are proud to be part of Academies Enterprise Trust (AET).
AET is a national family of 57 schools committed to delivering an excellent education that launches all the children in our care into a remarkable life. It is our deeply held belief that every child has something remarkable to offer and we see it as our duty to help each and every child find this within themselves.
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At AET, we want all of our employees to feel included bringing their passion, creativity and individuality to work. We value all cultures, backgrounds and experiences, and we truly believe that diversity drives innovation.
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