Art Teacher - 0.4

Grey Court SchoolRichmond upon Thames


September start

We are seeking to appoint a qualified, innovative and inspirational part-time teacher of Art at our Outstanding school. If you are motivated; committed to education for all; and have a true subject passion; we would love to hear from you. This vacancy has become available as our department is growing in size and more students are opting to study Art and Design at both GCSE and A Level. 

Grey Court is a vibrant, successful, and well-established school situated on a large, green site close to the River Thames and Richmond Park. Rated Outstanding in all areas, we continue to have an ambitious vision for staff and students and our community. Come and be part of the team! 

About the role

Art is a popular and thriving subject at Grey Court School which delivers excellent results far above the national average. This vacancy provides an exciting opportunity to work within a well-resourced department with disciplines including photography, ceramics, textiles, painting, print-making and drawing.  For this reason we are seeking to appoint a highly qualified and innovative part-time Art teacher to join us in our expanding Art Department and Visual and Performing Arts Faculty, teaching throughout KS3-5.

About you

We are looking for someone to inspire our young people and be committed to giving every young person in our care the very best quality of education possible.  

You will have a passion for Art, sound subject knowledge and a desire to teach a broad range of media and disciplines. You will need to be a good team member who is able to deliver an outstanding experience in Art lessons and be part of our highly active Visual and Performing Arts Faculty. 

You will be expected to show initiative and take control in advancing Schemes of Work and resources to ensure the Art curriculum remains current, relevant and challenging for our artists.

About us

Grey Court is committed to recruiting the very best teachers and support staff to benefit student experience in the classroom. We are an Ofsted rated outstanding school offering a comprehensive range of GCSEs, A levels and BTEC level 3 diplomas. We serve a diverse community and ensure we bring out the best in every student, whether they follow vocational or academic pathways.

Grey Court is part of the Every Child, Every Day multi academy trust which is made up of three local secondary schools. We are based in the London borough of Richmond, with good public transport links and close to the river Thames and Richmond Park. 

As a national teaching school, we value the continuous development of our staff and offer a full range of professional training opportunities including the national leadership programmes for Middle and Senior leaders (NPQML. NPQSL). We also have a structured support programme for recently qualified teachers (RQTs).

Grey Court is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The school fully recognises its responsibilities for safeguarding and child protection.  All staff are required to undergo pre-employment checks, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check, before starting work at Grey Court.

Closing date:  Friday 16th April 2021 at 12pm

Interviews: w/c 26th April 2021

Interview date (including live teaching lesson and portfolio presentation): Week commencing 26th April 2021 

For more information about Grey Court School, and a copy of the job description and application form, please visit our website, email or call 020 8948 1173. For an informal discussion please contact the Head of Art Department, Cat Bowie at

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