Acting Head of Art, Westminster

Closing date:

Francis Holland SchoolWestminster

Date posted:
Start date: Required from September 2019 for one year fixed-term contract
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Generous salary scale with season ticket loan
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking a highly motivated and well-qualified teacher who can inspire the students with a love of Art.

The successful candidate will;

  • coordinate the work of the Art department
  • teach Art and Design to GCSE and A level standard
  • oversee the resources of the department, being responsible for ordering and controlling materials and equipment
  • be responsible for the budget of the department
  • organise the annual end of year exhibitions for moderation purposes, in conjunction with the Head of Photography
  • oversee regular visits, of all year groups, to London based art galleries and museums;
  • participate in other exhibitions, competitions and workshops
  • ensure that a varied programme of co-curricular Art activities is offered to the pupils.

The Acting Head of Art will lead an enthusiastic and highly successful department, and join a School community renowned for its creativity, innovation and enterprise.

Applications are welcome from experienced teachers, or those with Head of Department experience.

Francis Holland Schools Trust has its own generous salary scale with season ticket loan.

Please see the attached information sheet and application form.  Completed applications should be emailed to

Closing date: 10.00am on Monday 25th February 2019.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

More about Francis Holland School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: 39 Graham Terrace, London, SW1W 8JF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7730 2971
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Francis Holland School Sloane Square is an independent, selective, Church of England all-through school for girls without nursery and with sixth form situated in Westminster. It is one of two Francis Holland schools in London, both of which are gover...