Teachers’ Main / Upper Pay Scale plus TLR 2c

Full Time, Permanent Contract – required to start in September 2022

At Poltair School, you will work in an exciting, fast-paced and highly motivated, yet supportive environment. We are committed to maintaining the highest standards for behaviour, engagement and academic outcomes. Poltair is a school steeped in history on an exponential journey of success, supported as part of Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), a family of Cornish Primary and Secondary Schools, with a strategic vision to ‘learn together to help every child achieve more’. This is an exciting time to join our large, dynamic Trust, which is responsible for educating learners across four secondary schools, one junior school and nine primary schools. There are extensive opportunities to work collaboratively with experienced professionals and leaders across the Trust with unparalleled CPD and career development prospects for all.

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational Head of Creative Learning to provide strategic leadership and management across our range of Creative Learning subjects, which include Art, Creative Media Production, Design Technology, Drama, Food Technology and Music. You will play a critical role in our drive to ensure that our curriculum challenges, inspires and engages all of our students. You must be an excellent and motivated practitioner with a proven track record of results, who can lead by example and inspire others to promote and develop a love of Creative Learning. The successful candidate will ensure quality of teaching and learning and raising of standards across all subjects within the faculty.

It is an exciting time to join the faculty where you will be able to make a significant contribution to leading the team in the next stage of their journey. We are currently creating a new Creative Learning Centre at Poltair, which is a huge investment and presents a fantastic opportunity to lead a state-of-the-art facility.

If you are interested in this position and wish to have an informal conversation, please contact Richard Cardigan, Deputy Headteacher at Poltair School, via email: rcardigan@poltair.cornwall.sch.uk

Application forms and full details are available to download below:

To apply, please complete an application form and email to recruitment@celtrust.org

Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications:     9.00am, Friday 1st April 2022

Interviews to be held:                  Week commencing 4th April 2022

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and, where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers and, if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974