Head of Art
Stamford High School
Head of Art
Growth and expansion at the Stamford Endowed Schools means that we are looking for an innovative and creative Head of Art in each of our senior schools from September 2018. The post would suit someone looking for a first Head of Department post or a further move in middle management.
The successful applicant will be required to manage the teaching of pupils from Y7 to Y13 and will be expected to teach Art to all age groups, including GCSE and A Level. A real passion for painting and drawing is essential and 3-D skills and knowledge of Photoshop would be desirable.
There is an expectation that the successful applicant will lead, and contribute to, departmental activities outside the classroom e.g. lunchtime clubs, evening lectures and a scholarship programme in addition to working closely with other team members in the continual development of lessons and work schemes. A willingness to offer support to other aspects of the extra-curricular life of the school, including boarding, is assumed. Single person accommodation may be available.
Candidates should download the application and monitoring forms and send the completed forms along with a covering letter of application to Kay Rainsby, Head of HR at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please ensure that you clearly mark on your application form which role you are applying for.
Closing date for applications is Monday 26th February at 12 noon.
Interviews will be held on Friday 2nd March.
The Stamford Endowed Schools are actively committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).