Subject Leader - Art, Waltham Forest

Closing date:Expiring today

Willowfield SchoolWaltham Forest

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: School Pay Range (£27,596 - £43,348) plus TLR 2B (£4,531 p.a.)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are a successful and oversubscribed school at an exciting stage in our development. We moved to our fantastic new site in September 2015 and achieved our best ever GCSE results in 2018.

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding practitioner to lead our dedicated team of Art teachers. You will teach across the age and ability range and have the highest expectations of all students.

You will be an excellent teacher with a successful track record in raising attainment and be a role model for effective classroom practice. You will have a clear vision for the contribution art makes to young people’s education and this will inform your leadership of the subject and your contribution to the development of art and the school as a whole.

We are:

  • ‘a good school’ – OFSTED, June 2016
  • a specialist partner of UCL – Institute of Education
  • active partners in the Seven Kings, Waltham Forest and Whitefields Teaching School Alliances
  • holder of the Platinum Quality Mark for Professional Development


Visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Janice Feltham, Head’s PA at the school to arrange an appointment on 020 8527 4065. Alternatively, to request a recruitment pack or to find out more about what we can offer email us at

Closing date: Noon on Thursday 21 March 2019

Willowfield School as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults as its number one priority and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A DBS check will be taken up on the successful candidate.

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More about Willowfield School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 209 Blackhorse Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 6ND, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8527 4065
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Willowfield is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational secondary school for pupils aged 11-16, located in Walthamstow, East London. The school provides 900 places. 

Willowfield moved to a brand new building in September 2015, with state-of-th...