Graduate Resident Assistant: Art, Cumbria

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Casterton, Sedbergh Preparatory SchoolCumbria

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £11,000
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Sedbergh Prep School is situated in a spectacular rural location in the Lune Valley, an ideal place for living out the ethos of allowing children to be children. We strive to realise the potential in all of our pupils, from the classroom to the stage or to the sports pitch.

We are now seeking a full time GRA to lead the art teaching throughout the Prep School, on a fixed contract for the academic year 2020/2021.  

The school’s art and design building is a beautiful, light and inspirational work space. The successful candidate will enjoy the chance to shape our enthusiastic young artists and will enjoy the support of the SLT and a fabulous facility.

This post will be ideally suited to anyone considering art teaching as a career and who would like a year of experience in a supportive school, prior to beginning a PGCE or other teaching training. Equally, talented artists who wish to continue their own careers will be able to use our facilities to do so.

Free accommodation is provided within the boarding house with all meals provided during term time.

Closing date for applications: 

- Monday 24th February 2020. 

Further details about this post can be obtained from: 

- The applicant information pack, downloadable at the bottom of this advert;


An application form may be obtained:

- as a download at the bottom of this advert;

- by email from;    

- from the Sedbergh School Bursary, either in person, or by telephoning 015396 20303. 

Early application is advised as an appointment will be made upon finding a suitable candidate.

Sedbergh School is committed to safeguarding & protecting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We look forward to hearing from you. 

More about Casterton, Sedbergh Preparatory School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Address: Kirkby Lonsdale, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA6 2SG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 15242 79200
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Casterton, Sedbergh Preparatory School is very much a family school. We care for the children in small classes which allows us to get to know and understand the individual needs of each and every child. We foster their talents and nurture their growt...