Teacher of Art

Required from: 7 June 2021

Contract term: Maternity cover

Hours: Full time

Salary: GDST PL1 grade (dependent on experience)

 

The role:

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Teacher of Art to join a vibrant, challenging and enormously fun teaching community in one of the country’s leading girls’ schools.

You will join an Art and Design department which has an excellent reputation for delivering a progressively challenging art education throughout the school and play a key role teaching up to A Level, inspiring a passion for the subject through your knowledge, enthusiasm and expertise.

The ideal candidate will be a well-qualified graduate in either Art and Design or History of Art, with the ability to teach Art and Design up to A Level and use a range of teaching strategies to meet the needs of all students. We also welcome applications from NQTs.

 

About the School:

One of London’s top day schools, Wimbledon High School is a highly academic school for girls aged 4 to 18, located in the heart of Wimbledon, less than 20 minutes from central London. Our motivated students are challenged to believe in themselves within a stimulating environment and there is a ‘can-do’ attitude throughout the school, with girls involved in all sorts of clubs and activities.

 

Benefits:

As part of the GDST, the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

 

For further details and an application form please visit https://www.wimbledonhigh.gdst.net/about-us/join-our-staff

 

The closing date is Monday 19 April 2021 at 9.00am.

 

First-round on-site interviews on Friday 23 April 2021 will include teaching a lesson and showing a portfolio of own and students’ work.

Second round final virtual interviews will take place via Microsoft Teams on Monday 26 April 2021.

 

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.