Teacher of Art
Part Time- 2/3 days per week
Required for 1st September 2019 (maternity cover - fixed term contract)
A successful, popular and highly regarded school with around 982 pupils, The Hurst Community College combines outstanding facilities with a real commitment to excellence in teaching and learning. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a friendly and supportive school.
Art is taken seriously at the school and uptake at GCSE is good. Pupils work in a focused manner and the department consistently achieve outstanding results. We currently offer GCSE in the following endorsements: Art and Design, Fine Art, Textiles and Photography. During the summer term we have an exhibition of GCSE work to celebrate their success.
The department also benefits from a part-time Art Technician.
The Art Department consists of 2 Art studios, a fully operational pottery and a well-equipped darkroom. We also have a small suite of Apple Mac computers used by Art and Media students.
The benefits package includes free on-site parking and a lap-top. Other facilities include an on-site gym and an on-site nursery. We are a rural school within easy driving distance of Reading, Newbury and Basingstoke.
This school and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Check as well as other relevant pre-employment checks.
Closing date: 23 April 2019 @ 5pm