Art Teacher, Grays

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William Edwards SchoolGrays

Date posted:
Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are happy to talk flexible working

Pay Range: NQT/MPR/UPR

Position Start Date: September 2019

Contract Type:  Full-time/Part-time (please detail preferences in letter of application)

Contract Term: Permanent 

Application Close:  19/05/2019

Date of Interviews: 22nd May 2019

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic teacher of Art to join our highly committed and experienced staff. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a commitment to improving student outcomes across the age and ability range and be highly motivated and committed to the very highest standards. Applications are welcome from people at any stage of their career and a relocation package is available to the right candidate.

Why William Edwards School?

William Edwards is a very popular, oversubscribed 11-16 school, judged ‘outstanding’ by OfSTED.  It is the strategic lead school for the Thurrock Teaching School Alliance and was voted ‘Educational Establishment of the Year’ at the 2014 National Education Resources Awards. Pupil outcomes across the school are significantly above the national average.  Art is very popular at William Edwards and is well resourced and has seen significant investment which has provided the school with three large, self-contained, art rooms. Outcomes at Key Stage 4 are impressive and the department has introduced new courses such as Photography and Art and Design at G.C.S.E level. 


This is an exciting time to join SWECET, which is a multi academy trust that was established in 2015 with the belief that every young person in our community needs and deserves an education that will maximise their future life chances. Our colleagues are critical to achieving this vision and securing the best futures for our young people. In return for their dedication to achieving our vision, we offer our colleagues: competitive salaries, tailored pathways for individual career progression, reduced gym membership at a trust school, generous holiday entitlement, defined benefit pension scheme (TPS) and becoming part of a growing organisation.

If you have energy and passion in abundance and would relish the opportunity to be part of our team, we look forward to hearing from you. Visits from prospective candidates are warmly welcomed and encouraged. To arrange a visit, please Email

South West Essex Community Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants for this post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and an enhanced DBS check with the Disclosure & Bar

More about William Edwards School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Stifford Clays Road, Grays, Essex, RM16 3NJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1375 486 000
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SWECET is a growing, cross phase Multi Academy Trust, established in 2015 to serve the needs of its communities.  SWECET currently has three ‘Good’ primary schools, one ‘Outstanding’ secondary and one ‘RI’ Secondary that joined the Trust in Apri...