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Head of Art (0.8)

Abbot's Hill SchoolHertfordshire

The post is 0.8 and is available from Easter or September 2021.

Abbot’s Hill School is a happy and thriving 4-16 Independent Girls' School with a co-educational nursery, rated ‘Excellent’ in every category by ISI in January 2020.  The Good School’s Guide has recently described Abbot’s Hill as a ‘school of the moment’ where ‘dedication is not in doubt’. Our approach brings out the best in every individual and exceptional added value.

This rarely available vacancy provides the opportunity for a well-qualified, inspirational teacher of Art to lead a flourishing department in delivering outstanding quality of teaching and learning both through its curricular and co-curricular activities. The creative arts are a very important part of the curriculum at Abbot’s Hill. The school has successfully gained Platinum ArtsMark status and the Art department plays a vital role in maintaining and building on this achievement. Enrichment opportunities extend the taught curriculum and we frequently organise trips to places of interest, museums and galleries to provide inspiration for the pupils.  We have a rolling programme of Art workshops. 

We are ambitious for the future development of the department and, as such, we seek someone with the ambition and drive to realise the potential of this wonderful school and community. 

In return we offer:

• A competitive salary

• Teachers’ Pension Scheme

• Tuition Fee Remission

• Comprehensive professional development opportunities

• An employee benefits platform

• A private health cash plan scheme after a qualifying period

• Breakfast, lunch and beverages provided during term time

For more information about our school visit our website at https://www.abbotshill.herts.sch.uk/  

Details of the role and application process are available on our vacancy page https://www.abbotshill.herts.sch.uk/about-abbots-hill/job-opportunities/teaching-vacancies/.  

The school’s Privacy Notice can be viewed on our website.

Closing date for applications:    26 January 2021

First Round Interviews:         4 February 2021

Any queries about the role should be directed to the HR Department on 01442 839155 or recruitment@abbotshill.herts.sch.uk  

Abbot's Hill is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  All posts are subject to the enhanced statutory checks.   Charity No. 311053.


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