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Teacher of Art

Channing SchoolNorth London

(Part Time - 3 days, maternity cover)

The Vacancy 

We seek to recruit a well-qualified and enthusiastic part time Teacher of Art from November 2021 or January 2022.  This is an excellent opportunity to work with a successful and forward thinking Art Department.  The applicant should be a suitably qualified, enthusiastic and inspirational teacher with the ability to work in a team. They will be passionate about the subject, and demonstrate flair whilst maintaining the very highest of standards. An ability to create and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children is essential. 

Channing school has a unique ethos, which aims at developing the individual within a supportive community environment. 

Art at Channing 

This exceptional department has a Fine Art ethos comprising five specialist teachers, who are practising artists, and two part-time technicians. Work is undertaken in four specialist studios. Years 7-9 are taught in small groups; GCSE groups can be up to 15 in size, though rarely so. The main focus of the department is driven and underpinned by the study and practice of drawing and painting. Specialist printmaking facilities exist in order to explore possibilities in engraving, drypoint, lino and woodcut, silkscreen and relief. Sculpture, ceramics and 3D work is also extensive and possibilities exist to construct using wire or willow and cast and carve plaster, as well as using varied mixed media sources. Textile resources are also extensive and we have sewing machines and associated media. All studios are equipped with dedicated Apple computer areas and we have a fully equipped darkroom for traditional photography. 

At Channing School girls enjoy success without undue pressure, on a beautiful site in Highgate, North London. Our distinctive Unitarian ethos of kindness, respect and tolerance underpins a happy, busy community.

Channing School has its own salary scale which pays well above the standard scale.

Please indicate on your application form whether you are looking for the position to commence in November or January.

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 28th September 2021

Interviews: Tuesday 5th October 2021

Further information about the school and the post can be found on the school website  and in the candidate pack below

Channing School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. To assist in this, the school follows a formal recruitment procedure for the employment of all staff which adheres to the recommendations of the Department for Education (DfE) in "Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education" and the school’s Child Protection Policy. A copy of this procedure is available on request.

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