Teacher of Art and Textiles

Teacher of Art Textiles and Art


Required ASAP


The post will be paid on the Schools Main Teacher Pay Scale MPS/UPS




Kingsway Park High School was established in 2010 and joined the Altus Education Partnership in February 2022. We are now a very popular oversubscribed school (1350 students in years 7-11 and 190 staff) located in central Rochdale. We are very proud of the high-quality facilities, resources, and environment that we provide for both staff and students.


At Kingsway Park High School we strive to transform students’ lives.  Through our relationships, we endeavour to instil both resilience and an intrinsic motivation to become confident, creative and highly skilled students, capable of meeting tomorrow’s challenges head on. We strive to establish a culture rooted in achievement and progress that encourages our students to grow academically, personally and socially; equipping them with the values of equality, fairness and openness. We pride ourselves on our relentless drive to achieve outstanding, high quality teaching that provides a safe, supportive and encouraging environment for all our students to be able to realise their academic potential in pursuit of educational excellence.


We are currently looking to appoint a new teacher of Art Textiles and Art for our growing Art department. We are looking for someone who has the desire to make a real difference to the lives of all our students. They must be committed to continually improving their teaching and learning and have high expectations and beliefs that every student can be successful.

We are looking for someone with a passion for Art Textiles to teach both Year 10 and Year 11 Textiles groups under the AQA Art Textiles specification. The successful candidate will also be required to teach KS3 Art, which covers both Art and some aspects of Textiles schemes of learning. We currently have 2 GCSE Art groups, 2 GCSE Photography groups and 1 Textiles group in Year 10. Students are able to access fantastic facilities, including a class set of DSL cameras, pottery wheel, 15 Bernina sewing machines and 40 computers with all Microsoft and Adobe suites.


To apply, please complete the Altus Education Partnership application form and return to recruitment@altusep.com.


For more information visit: www.kingswaypark.org. or www.altusep.com or contact Fatima Rashid, HR Officer: recruitment@altusep.com for an application pack.


Applications should be returned to arrive no later than 9.00am on Monday 17 April 2023.


Interviews are expected to take place on Friday 21 April 2023.


Altus Education Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.


In accordance with the recommendations set out in KCSIE the Trust carries out online searches on shortlisted candidates.


References will be requested if you are shortlisted for interview.

Kingsway Park High School

Turf Hill Road
OL16 4XA