Head of Art and Design Department – The English School

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Full Time
  • Post Date: April 20, 2021
  • Location cyprus, nicosia
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Position Manager
  • Qualification Bachelor Degree
  • Offered Salary €20,000 - €30,000
  • Gender Both
  • Industry for the position Education
  • Contact Person Lilian Tourapi
  • Company The English School
Job Description

The English School invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the following posts:

Head of Art and Design-Full time post

As Head of Art, you will lead, develop and manage the effective delivery of an outstanding curriculum, which enables the highest level of student engagement, progress, and attainment. You will lead teachers to promote outstanding teaching and learning and a strong school culture within a nurturing and rigorous environment. The school has a focus on high academic standards, social and emotional education as well as inclusivity to allow all students to succeed through a range of academic and vocational pathways. The Head of Art leads a rich and thriving extra-curricular provision including collaboration with other departments such as theatre set design and Arts Week.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

•Relevant Degree

•Holder of relevant PGCE would be preferred

•Teaching experience in a similar School would be considered an advantage

•Significant experience teaching GCSE and A-Level or equivalent at a British Curriculum School

•A proven track record of outstanding teaching and learning

•Willingness to commit to extra-curricular activities

•A creative and enthusiastic approach both in and out of the classroom

•Excellent IT and interpersonal communication skills to work closely with students and parents

•Previous experience as a Head of department would be preferred

•Excellent command of the English Language

Job Description

•To provide leadership and management for a subject to secure high-quality teaching, effective use of resources, and improved standards of learning and achievement for all pupils.

•The central duty of the Head of Department is to lead and manage the teachers in his/her department, and to ensure the development of the subject and the department. S/he is responsible for the constructive and professional atmosphere of the department, providing care and support to its members. As part of the subject development responsibility, s/he should also ensure the good working of pupils in the subject as well as provide innovative ideas.

•Heads of Department are accountable as the key professionals in their subject for maintaining high standards and management of staff in the department.

•To offer professional teaching of his/her subject to the pupils of the School

•To contribute to the efficient running of the department of which s/he is a member

•To communicate appropriately with parents to strengthen the home/school partnership

•To contribute to the overall educational life of the School

•To maintain and update his/her awareness in his/her teaching area

Full details of the posts and an application Form can be downloaded from the School’s website: www.englishschool.ac.cy

Completed applications and a letter of application ONLY to be submitted electronically via the employment online form, which can be found on the School’s website

For any queries please contact the Human Resources Manager on 22 799 515

Closing date for completed applications to reach the School by 12.00 noon, Friday 7th May 2021

Note: The English School, Nicosia is committed to the safeguarding and protection of children and young people. Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate criminal records checks. Questions regarding safeguarding of children will be asked during the interview.

Any canvassing will disqualify



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