Art Teacher, Merton

Closing date:

Wimbledon High SchoolMerton

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We have an exciting opportunity for a full time Art Teacher within our thriving and outstanding Art department. 

You will contribute to providing an excellent education for all the school’s pupils by teaching with expertise and enthusiasm, offering support to the learning of individual students, using an appropriate range of teaching strategies and resources.

The successful applicant will be a talented artist, demonstrating a breadth of creative skills; they will inspire a passion for the subject in our girls through their knowledge, enthusiasm and expertise. An Art History qualification is desirable but not essential.

Art at Wimbledon High School:

The Art and Design department has an excellent reputation for delivering a progressively challenging art education throughout the school.

Existing facilities offer good opportunities for a variety of processes and procedures to take place within the area of fine art. The practices include drawing and painting, printmaking, mixed media, collage and sculpture. The department has recently expanded its printmaking facilities with a larger printing press. Students have access to Photoshop in the studio for the creation of digital images.

About the School:

One of London’s top day schools, Wimbledon High School is a highly academic school for girls aged 4 to 18, located in the heart of Wimbledon, less than 20 minutes from central London. Our motivated students are challenged to believe in themselves within a stimulating environment and there is a ‘can-do’ attitude throughout the school, with girls involved in all sorts of clubs and activities.


As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

• Competitive salaries and pay progression

• Access to extensive professional development opportunities

• Training grants for qualifications

• Generous pension schemes

• Free life assurance benefit

• A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools

• Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans

• A Cycle to Work scheme

• Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further details and an application form please click the apply button. 

Closing date: 9am on Thursday 26th September 2019.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 2nd October 2019.

The School reserves the right to commence the interview process at any time prior to the closing date so early application is recommended.

Wimbledon High School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

More about Wimbledon High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Mansel Road, London, SW19 4AB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8971 0900
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Wimbledon High School GDST is a popular and academically very successful school.

We are a centre of excellence, demonstrating thought leadership and taking a lead in girls’ education. Our innovative pastoral programme, GROW, is at the core ...