Teacher of Art vacancy at Penistone Grammar School
Teacher of Art
Contract: Full Time, Fixed term to 31 August 2019 (Maternity Cover)
Salary Range: MPS/UPS (NQTs welcome to apply)
Start Date: September (earlier if available)
Penistone Grammar School is expanding! Due to additional demand, we will be increasing our student numbers by over 300 in the next few years; we are therefore looking for a number of passionate and innovative teachers to join our team.
Penistone Grammar School Advanced Learning Centre is looking to recruit a Teacher of Art with the enthusiasm and drive to join this department, contributing to its well-established tradition of success.
You will be a Teacher of Art with the determination and talent to make a difference in the life of each and every student you teach; a Teacher who shares our vision and can inspire our young people to achieve more than they believe is possible. As a school, we pride ourselves on innovative practice, consistently high standards of teaching and learning, and a commitment to the success of all students, both academically and pastorally. If this sounds like you, we want you to be part of our team.
The successful candidate will have either previous experience of teaching with a proven track record at KS3, KS4 and KS5, or will be excited at the opportunity of taking on teaching and/or responsibility in these key areas.
Our school is 'Good' poised to be 'Outstanding' very soon. We are a vibrant, oversubscribed 11 to 18 comprehensive school with excellent GCSE results across all subjects; we are recognised as one of the highest performing schools in the region in terms of Key Stage 4 outcomes. Our A level results and destinations are equally impressive, with the school placed in the top 10% for performance (according to ALPS) and over 95% of all students gaining entrance to their university or apprenticeship of choice.
We are committed to professional development for all staff, regardless of role. We have an innovative staff development programme, which truly empowers teachers to take control of their own professional development through a supportive peer-coaching model. For those striving for career development, we run annual middle and senior leadership development programmes. Regardless of what point you are at in your career and whatever your aspirations may be, Penistone Grammar School can support you to achieve them.
If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a school where our values are at the heart of all we do and where tradition and innovation perfectly complement each other, we are the school for you.
To find out more about our school and the expansion, please come and join us at our recruitment open morning on Saturday 3rd March 2018. For more information or to book your place, please click on:
Or alternatively contact our recruitment partner, Jessica Galvin directly on: or
For an application form and pack or to arrange a visit after the recruitment morning, please email our Recruitment Partner, Jessica Galvin at Hays Education on or Further information about Penistone Grammar School can be found on jobs/penistone-grammar-school or vacancies
The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is Monday 19 March 2018 at 12 noon.
Interviews will be held shortly after this date.
Penistone Grammar School ALC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete a DBS form in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.