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Teacher of Art & Design

Published on 3rd May 2019

Closing Date

Noon - 15th May 2019

Salary Information


We require an enthusiastic and committed teacher of Art & Design for a full time permanent position commencing September 2019. This post may be of interest to an experienced colleague or a newly qualified teacher who wishes to join a thriving and successful school.

Fernwood is an 11-16 School enjoying an excellent reputation for high standards of achievement and behaviour.   We offer a school with:

  • An ethos of ‘High Achievement with Care and Discipline for All’
  • A teaching profession that is dedicated, innovative and talented
  • A teaching profession that is treated with respect and afforded autonomy in the classroom
  • A wonderful group of students who behave well and have high aspirations
  • A strong Progress 8 score
  • Staff and Governors that are professional and enjoy working together for the benefit of the young people we serve
  • An Ofsted outstanding judgement
  • Leading Edge Status

The Fernwood School has a thriving, well equipped and forward thinking Art & Design department and you would be joining a high performing and cohesive team of teachers and technical staff. The department delivers a wide mix of modern experiences in both 2D and 3D along with photography.  The department is part of the ‘Art, Design & Technology’ faculty, where staff work closely together.

The department benefits from 3 well equipped modern mixed material art rooms, along with its own ICT suite (with access to adobe Photoshop & Illustrator, graphics tablets etc.).

Further information on the work of the department can be found on our website, and also on our twitter feed @fernwoodarttex

The Governors and staff and committed to continuous improvement and welcome applications from candidates with drive and determination who are able to challenge and inspire students of all abilities and from all backgrounds.

Interview date: w/c 20 May 2019 (date to be confirmed)

How to Apply

Application forms and further details are available to the right under supporting documents. Please note: the application form is in Word 97-2003 format (.doc). Please return your completed application form, together with your letter of application (no more than 2 sides of A4) to the Head Teacher’s PA, Mrs C Smith, by post or by email to:

The Fernwood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring) check.

Head Teacher – Mr P Burke
The Fernwood School, Goodwood Road, Wollaton, Nottingham, NG8 2FT
0115 9286 326 |
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