Lead Teacher of Art, Westminster

Closing date:Expiring soon

King Solomon AcademyWestminster

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020 (flexible)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £30,406 - £50,523 dependent on experience, plus TLR 2a (£2,721)
Contract term: Permanent

Lead Teacher of Art


We are looking for an individual with a genuine passion for teaching and leading Art at King Solomon Academy and a belief in the potential of every child.
KSA is a rare example of a genuinely all-through school, with one curriculum, culture, staff body and leadership team supporting our pupils’ journey from nursery to university.

KSA is a pioneering school looking to hire exceptional people. This is a unique opportunity for an ambitious and high-performing teacher and leader who is committed to pushing themselves further and achieving amazing things with and for their pupils. We believe in high expectations and a sense of collaborative and positive enthusiasm which brings out the best in our team. Through weekly coaching and time allocated to professional development we can help our teachers excel in creating a successful environment for our pupils.

As a growing school, we are now recruiting for an enthusiastic and talented Art teacher to join our small and passionate team of teachers. This is an exciting role in an exceptional school. This role carries with it the responsibility for the development of the academy’s Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 Art curriculum and teaching. As an all-through school, there is the opportunity to personally shape the art provision, while being supported by the previous Art leader, who is now Assistant Principal. With three Art galleries beside the school and a central London location, there is a real opportunity for Art enrichment and inspiration.

KSA is a pioneering school looking to hire exceptional people. In this role you will:

  • Become part of a team of like-minded individuals
  • Benefit from expert teacher development so that you make rapid progress in your practice
  • Be responsible for ground-breaking educational outcomes for pupils from an economically deprived background
  • Have the opportunity to take ownership of the Art curriculum
  • Experience a range of development opportunities as part of the Ark network.

King Solomon Academy is a place where teachers learn how to improve their teaching, constantly striving to be the best they can be. Each teacher has a coach who supports their teaching with frequent observations and action steps. Our teachers rapidly progress into being exceptional classroom practitioners. Our school is one which is transformational for staff and pupils alike.


To apply, and to see more information about the school and this role please visit http://kingsolomonacademy.org/current-vacancies.

The deadline is 11am on Wednesday 23rd October 2019.

 To discuss the role, please feel free to email the Principal’s PA, Shaheen Riaz (s.riaz@kingsolomonacademy.org) or phone on 02075636901. 



More about King Solomon Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Penfold Street, London, NW1 6RX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7563 6900
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King Solomon Academy is an all-through school for 3 - 18 year olds in Lisson Grove. It opened in September 2007 with two reception classes and is growing each year, until there are classes for children from nursery age right through to sixth form. Th...