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Job details
Employer Wolsingham School
Location Wolsingham, County Durham
Salary MPS - UPR
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Maternity Cover Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts Monday 30th October 2017

Wolsingham School

The Grammar School Building, West End, Wolsingham,

Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL13 3DJ

Telephone 01388 527302

11-19 Mixed Comprehensive

560 on roll (Sixth Form 64)

Acting Headteacher: Miss Kate Morris

Required from 30th October 2017 for approximately 2.5 terms or the day before the substantive post-holder returns

Temporary Teacher of Art to cover maternity leave – MPS – UPR

Closing date: 12 noon, Thursday 21st September 2017

Wolsingham School is located approximately 15 minutes drive to the west of Durham City and in April 2016 students and staff moved into a brand new school building. The Creative Arts Faculty benefit from a purpose-built suite of art rooms complete with new digital technologies, facilities and equipment. We are seeking an excellent practitioner with a passion for teaching and learning to work as part of the Creative Arts Faculty at this exciting time. 

If you have a strong commitment to the continuous improvement of students’ learning experience and wish to work as part of a supportive team to enthuse students with a love of creativity and the arts we would love to hear from you. This post is suitable for both NQTs and those with more experience looking for new opportunities. 

Wolsingham School is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met. Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring check (formerly enhanced DBS).

To request an application pack please contact Mrs Gillian Norbury, PA to Headteacher on 01388 527302 / email 

To arrange a visit or to discuss the post please contact Mr Chris Cullen, Assistant Headteacher on 01388 527302 /email  

Please see for more information. 

Shortlist: Friday 22nd September 2017

Interviews: Friday 29th September 2017

About the employer

The former Grammar School was first opened in 1614 and has seen numerous changes since then. In April 2016 we moved into brand new and remodelled buildings as a result of over £6 million investment from Durham County Council. Miss Morris, Acting Head...

Information about Wolsingham School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - Community
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

The Grammar School Building
West End
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL13 3DJ
United Kingdom
+44 1388 528173