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Teacher of Art & Design – Maternity Cover

Published on 10th June 2021

Closing Date

23:00 - 27th June 2021

Interview Date

27th June 2021

Salary Information


Fernwood is an 11-16 school enjoying a 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

We are looking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and highly skilled teacher of Art & Design. The successful candidate would be capable of delivering KS3 lessons, and assisting with KS4.

The Fernwood School has a thriving, well equipped and forward-thinking ADT faculty and you would be joining a high performing and cohesive team of teachers and technical staff. The ADT faculty as a whole, has a strong reputation throughout the midlands, and is one of only 4 leading edge schools for D&T nationwide having achieved multiple awards for the quality of our teaching and our broader curriculum approach.

The faculty comprises Art & Design, Design & Technology, Food & Health, and ICT, within which staff work very closely and collaboratively.

The Art department benefits from 3 well equipped modern mixed material art rooms, along with its own ICT suite (with access to all adobe software, 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 are 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.

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, font size 11) to the Head Teacher and HR Manager, 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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