Teacher - Art (LUM157/701)
About the Role
The School of Academic & Social Science is looking to recruit an Art Teacher to join our brand new curriculum area. They will deliver on our BTEC programmes and contribute to the growth and success of the provision.
There is a strong focus on developing the learners practical and creative skills, and their communication and employability skills helping them to grow as people to support their journey towards employment. All staff are involved in devising the curriculum in response to academic demands and industry needs, as well as delivering and assessing modules.
We work closely as a team with a strong emphasis on mutual support. All staff are dedicated to the continuing evolution of the curriculum and have active personal practices to keep themselves up to date on developments in the worlds of education and industry.
What You Will Do
- Prepare for and deliver classes to student groups, with clear intentions and well-defined outcomes.
- Deliver taught classes in our well equipped studio theatre and scenic workshop
- Manage student progress and achievement through the modules you deliver.
- Evaluate students' work and provide timely, constructive feedback.
- Take part in activities relating to recruitment of students (open evenings, interviews etc)
- Be an active member of staff teams, contributing to curriculum development, course reviews and School of Creative Arts activities.
- Participate in personal development, working to develop your own professional knowledge and skill set.
- Graduate qualification in Art or related course
- Industry experience of working in theatre
- A creative, enthusiastic and forward thinking practitioner.
- The ideal candidate will work well as part of a team and be resilient, adaptable and enthusiastic with experience of the backstage industries.
- You are student focussed, building a supportive and creative environment for students to develop their practical skills.
- We are looking for someone who has excellent communication skills and would be happy working with people as well as being able to work independently when required.
- Competent artist, knowledgeable of safe working practices in the arts industry.
There are plenty of benefits available to our staff members, here are just a few:
- Annual leave entitlement - If you work full time, you'll get at least 27 days holiday plus bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary closure days at Christmas (pro rata for part time staff).
- Support Staff 27 days (increasing to 32 days after 5 years service)
- Academic 37 days
- Senior Management 37 days
- Generous Pension schemes
- Teachers’ Pension Scheme
- Local Government Pension Scheme
- Memberships and discounts - employees can sign up to various membership cards and discount schemes such as TOTUM card (formerly NUS card).
- Travel and commuting - discounted travel available through Metro card, Northern Rail, First Bus, Arriva Bus and Cycle to work schemes.
- Learning and development opportunities - including staff development days
- Employee wellbeing initiatives
- Flexible and hybrid working opportunities - this will vary depending on role requirements
Keighley College has excellent modern facilities and provides a professional and friendly environment. We pride ourselves on working closely with employers, the local community and other stakeholders to provide curriculum and support that meets the needs of our students. Our core purpose is to improve the life chances of our learners. We are passionate about helping our students to achieve their goals. We have state-of-the-art facilities in a central location, close to public transport links and great industry connections.
Choosing to work for Keighley College means that you will be part of an enterprising, inclusive, inspiring, collaborative, empowering, and dynamic environment. We hope that we will be part of the next step in your career and look forward to welcoming you to Keighley College.
At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our students including children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow the Safer Recruitment requirements and best practice as set out within Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. All successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory pre-employment checks which include an enhanced DBS check, online checks and must have two satisfactory references. Please be aware that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.
EQUALITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
We recognise, value and champion diversity & Inclusion. As we engage with a diverse student population we want to ensure we reflect that in our staff population too. For us diversity is about building happy teams, full of people that want to learn and be inspired by each other, by our different experiences and backgrounds. It is important to us that both staff and students achieve their full potential. Diversity is important to us, but inclusion is equally, if not more important. It’s not just about having the representation but also providing the people we recruit with opportunities and valuing everyone’s contributions and perspectives.
For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.