St Nicholas Preparatory School is a vibrant, mixed ability co-educational day school for pupils aged 2 years 9 months-11 years. It is set in a beautiful location overlooking Hyde Park in the centre of London. We are seeking to appoint a Head of Art/DT who will deliver specialist teaching to children in KS1 and KS2 and act as a specialist lead across the whole school. To start: January or April 2018, Tues-Thurs incl, 8am-5pm St. Nicholas Preparatory School provides a rigorous academic curriculum to meet the needs of all pupils. The school prides itself on its wide ranging extra curricular programme and excellent pastoral care. The post presents an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and skilled practitioner who is passionate about their subject and can inspire pupils and staff alike. Art /DT is taught in a dedicated classroom with opportunities to work with teachers on cross curricular projects. Further details and application forms should be downloaded form the TES website. CVs will not be accepted. Please submit your completed application form by e-mail to Janice.Beckett@stnicholasprep.co.uk or by post to arrive by midday Friday 29th September 2017. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 4th October 2017. Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity (if the candidate has lived in the UK and/or criminal policy checks for all other countries lived or worked in for a period of 3 months or more since the age of 16 (irrespective of whether they worked in those countries).