Art and Design Teacher
County Durham, Darlington, Gateshead, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Northumberland, Redcar & Cleveland, South Tyneside, Stockton-on-Tees, Sunderland
Art and Design Teacher (to include Photography) – MPS
Full time – 1 year fixed term (initially)
Required from September 2021 (possibility of an earlier flexible start date if required)
We are looking for a creative, passionate, innovative and outstanding teacher of KS3 & 4 Art & Design (Art and Photography) to join our growing faculty.
This position offers an exciting opportunity to join a collaborative, friendly and supportive team of Art, Design and Technology and Music specialists, committed to high standards of teaching, learning and achievement.
You will have your own teaching space with access to a variety of well-equipped resources. The team needs an Art & Design teacher who can convert passion and enthusiasm into increasingly successful results and maximise the potential of all learners. We are looking for someone with a belief in the potential of every child and that, through hard work, all students can achieve success irrespective of their starting point. The Faculty believes that each of our students should leave school with a creative spark and passion which inspires them to discuss artworks, visit galleries and continue their interest in art throughout their lives. Giving them the ability to express themselves in a creative, imaginative and confident way.
The post will initially be temporary for one academic year, with the likelihood of it becoming a permanent position for a suitable candidate. We welcome applications from both experienced teachers and those that are just coming into teaching.
Boldon School and South Tyneside Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.
Anyone interested in this post should complete an application form and submit a letter outlining their skills and experience. Completed applications should be emailed to
Mrs E Miller at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Should you require any further information regarding this post please contact Miss Michelle Hawronskyj (Faculty Leader) by email: email@example.com
Closing date: Noon on Friday 23 April 2021
Interview: Wednesday 5 May 2021.
We would prefer to offer a face to face interview in school but this will of course, be dependent on Covid 19 restrictions at the time.
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We are incredibly proud to announce that Boldon School is officially recognised by Ofsted as a Good provider, with pupils’ personal development being judged as Outstanding. 2019 summer results place Boldon School at the top of schools in South Tyneside for Progress 8. These achievements serve to highlight that our pupils are benefitting from extremely high standards of education and care. Consequently, Boldon School is expanding. Pupil numbers are rapidly increasing with many parents and guardians now making Boldon their school of choice. As a result, we are seeking to appoint new members of staff, who are innovative, driven and who passionately share in our vision of providing the highest quality of teaching and support for all our students. Boldon School is an exciting place to teach and inspire; it is where our newest staff members will join in our continued drive for excellence, positively ensuring that our students achieve their full potential. They will play meaningful roles in equipping our pupils with the skills that will help them achieve here at Boldon and, ultimately, in whichever routes they take in their lives.
The school boasts outstanding facilities including a 220 capacity theatre, hair and beauty salons, swimming pool and fitness suite. We have a wide array of extra – curricular activities on offer every evening. We are very proud of our Sea Cadet Unit at Boldon School. Our students enjoy a range of activities on water; including power-boating and kayaking and also on land; mountain biking and camping. Whatever they want to do when they leave school, Sea Cadets gives our students the tools to help them with the big world and enjoy what it brings.
We pride ourselves on the excellent relationships we have with staff, students and parents. Boldon has a fantastic team of teachers and support staff who will work tirelessly to ensure that all students are supported and encouraged to maximise their potential, in all areas of school. Our behaviour policy ensures that students behave impeccably during lessons and breaks. Students are encouraged to develop excellent attitudes to learning and a strong independent ethos, which will prepare them for the future.
Boldon School was successful in becoming one of the 40 Careers Hub Schools within the North East, an accolade of which we are very proud. This success has enabled all students from Year 7-13 to experience opportunities with employers, training providers, further and higher education, effectively complimenting their studies at Boldon. Our careers programme aims to provide all students with the necessary information and guidance to make informed choices on their future careers and ensure that they are motivated to see value in their achievements.
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