Art Teacher, Richmond - Surrey

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Grey Court SchoolRichmond - Surrey
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Mainscale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


September 2018

Grey Court is a successful and oversubscribed academy serving a diverse community in an outstanding environment, situated in the London Borough of Richmond, in close proximity to the Thames. The school opened its sixth form in September 2014 and is now a National Teaching School.  In the recent January 2018, OFSTED inspection the   school received its second ‘outstanding’ grading.

In 2016 we became part of the Every Child, Every Day Multi Academy Trust and consequently, have further developed our extremely strong working relationship with The Hollyfield School. We are very excited about the future and the opportunities the MAT will bring for staff.

We are seeking to appoint a qualified, innovative and inspirational teacher of Art and Design who will motivate our young people, promote a personal passion for their subject and ensure that all students excel in this subject area. The role would suit an NQT or more experienced teacher. Experience or qualifications in teaching or practicing photography (both darkroom and / or digital) would be an advantaged, including an understanding of Photoshop.  

The right candidate will be, or demonstrate the potential to be, an exceptional classroom practitioner,

  • have a clear passion for art; with subject knowledge across a broad range of media and disciplines,
  • want the very best for all young people irrespective of background or challenge,
  • demonstrate an understanding of the value of Art and Design across the curriculum and within the wider world, 
  • maintain their own personal interests and working practise within Art and Design,
  • be ambitious for curriculum and pedagogical innovations and developments. 

The Art and Design Department at Grey Court School delivers excellent results at all Key Stages both in Art and Photography. We are an ambitious Department and Faculty with high aspirations for all our students. You must be committed to being a team member who will want to ensure that all students, at all levels, receive an outstanding and inspirational learning experience. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to exceptionally high standards of classroom practice alongside a genuine passion for Art. They will be progressive and enthused to be part of the many positive changes being made in our Department and Faculty to maintain the excellent standards of education we currently   

As a National Teaching School we value the continuous development of our teachers and associate staff. We offer significant CPD opportunities.deliver.   

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All offers of employment will be subject to the successful candidate undertaking an enhanced Criminal Record Check via the Criminal Records Bureau.

Closing date: midday on the 22nd March 2018  Interview date: week beginning 26th March 2018

If you are interested in applying for this post, please contact Chris Rhodes (deputy Headteacher) for more information about Grey Court School and this role. 

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More about Grey Court School
Address: Ham Street, Ham, Richmond, Surrey, TW10 7HN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8948 1173