Job Description

Job Title
Art Teacher
School / Department
Senior School
Job Status
Salary Code
Work Days / Hours
191 days @ 8 hours per day
Eligible Applicants
Position Start Date
As soon as possible
Application Deadline
Until filled
Reports to
Rachel Cannon, Headteacher
Requisition Number

We are looking for an Art Teacher who will form part of a dynamic and highly successful Art Department.  The position carries responsibility for teaching Art to students in KS 3 and for the delivery of the IGCSE programme for students in KS 4 and the GCE A-level programme for students in KS 5. 

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be able to effectively:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection)
  • Plan and deliver lessons in accordance with the goals and objectives of a clearly defined and documented curriculum
  • Demonstrate creativity and innovation
  • Deliver an active, hands-on and student-centred programme to promote learning
  • Maintain a safe learning environment for pupils at all times
  • Observe, monitor and record student progress;
  • Respond appropriately to the range of individual needs and abilities within the class
  • Be responsible for mentoring and monitoring the wellbeing of a tutor group
  • Contribute to the collective pastoral system
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Headteacher and Head of Department
Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A minimum of a University degree* in the subject area of employment (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Current teacher certification in the required subject area.  Certification should be from a recognised and nationally recognised institution
  • Police clearance to demonstrate suitability of applicant to work with children and in a school environment
Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:


  • Previous experience of teaching Art within an accredited school system (preferred)
  • Classroom teachers should be able to demonstrate relevant experience and certification in teaching similar school programs as the applied for position (preferred)
  • Experience with G Suite/Microsoft Office


  • Ability to demonstrate a track record of continued professional development
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both verbal and written
  • Good interpersonal skills in interacting with students, parents and colleagues
  • Ability to supervise students in non-classroom settings.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Ability to lead an after-school activity