About Creative and Performing Arts
Creative and Performing Arts is a thriving Department at the heart of the school’s community. We offer A Levels in Fine Art, 3D Design, Photography, Drama and Music. Students benefit from a fully equipped dark room, wet and dry art studios, a digital suite, a music room and a large auditorium. The school holds an annual Art and Design competition offering art scholarships to the most talented students in Poland. Our graduates have been offered places at the top creative and performing arts institutions, including Architecture at Cambridge, The Bartlett School of Architecture, Parsons School of Design, Design Academy Eindhoven, Guildhall Conservatoire, Berklee College of Music, and NYU Tisch. The school collaborates with leading practitioners in Poland and abroad who deliver extended projects and individual workshops.
About the role
We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic part-time to full-time Teacher of Photography, who is excited by the prospect of contributing within a Liberal Arts College environment. The successful candidate will be an excellent classroom practitioner and will have a proven record of delivering the highest standard of teaching and fostering academic excellence.
We are looking for professionals demonstrably committed to pursuing a career in education. The successful candidate will be able to inspire and widen students’ interests in their subject as well as effectively guide them in exam preparation.
- A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Photography, Fine Art or Design
- Teaching experience specifically in A Levels or International Baccalaureate
- Thorough knowledge of the subject curricula: iGCSE and A Level
- Involvement in extra-curricular activities: professional, amateur, or voluntary
- Experience managing and leading groups of students/young people or arts-related projects
- High level of IT literacy
Newly qualified teachers are welcome to apply.
To apply please send your CV along with a covering letter to email@example.com
Selected candidates will be invited to interviews with the Headmaster and the Head of Department. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to deliver an online demonstration lesson.
Closing date: 6th January 2021
Akademeia High School is a new international, academically-selective school in Warsaw, offering IGCSEs and A Levels alongside Akademeia Assessed Courses. Our school focuses on developing both students’ academic abilities and their artistic, athletic and leadership potential. The majority of our students are preparing to study at Oxbridge, Russell group, and Ivy League universities as well as acclaimed architecture, art and music schools. The school offers a substantial scholarship programme with about 20% of students being scholars. We offer with a rigorous admissions process and A Level classes taught in the form of undergraduate seminars, the school pursues a pre-university university model. Our A Level results is comparable to the top 25 public schools in the UK.
The school boasts of a vibrant academic community that is actively engaged in shaping the school’s ethos. We are both informed by tradition, as many teachers have experience of studying and teaching in the UK, and inspired by new developments in education, e.g. the Harkness Table method, interdisciplinary projects, blended learning and formative assessment. The maximum class size is 12, which allows our students to benefit from more focused and personalised teaching.
In September 2017, the school moved to a state-of-the-art, purpose-designed building with modern facilities for both students and teachers.