Head of Art History, Winchester

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Winchester CollegeWinchester

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

 Winchester College seeks to appoint a well-qualified and enthusiastic Head of Art History for September 2019.    

The study of Art History has a long and distinguished history at Winchester. Many pupils go on to study Art History and related subjects at top universities.   

The Department benefits from exceptional resources, including the school’s nationally important collections of Greek vases, Chinese ceramics, medieval manuscripts, English watercolours and other works of art.  

The College, which was founded in 1382, is a boys’ boarding school of 700 pupils. We are committed to the highest standards of academic excellence, first-class pastoral care and the maintenance of a broad and balanced liberal education for all our pupils. Through our non-examined general cultural studies programme (known as Div) we offer an approach to education which develops an intelligent and critical awareness of the world, strong communication skills and a confident ability to think independently and with originality. The successful candidate is likely to be required to teach Div.   

This full-time post will suit an ambitious teacher of the highest quality who will relish the challenge of working with able and articulate pupils in a historic site of unparalleled architectural beauty in the heart of Winchester.    

All our full-time teachers are expected to act as tutors in one of the eleven boarding houses, thereby making a significant contribution to the pastoral care of our pupils. In addition, the successful applicant will be expected to contribute in some capacity to our sports and co-curricular programme.    

Further information about the school can be found at www.winchestercollege.org    

This position includes a generous benefits package and appropriate housing.   

For full details on the above post and to apply please click here

Only applications completed on the College website will be accepted.  Please attach a full CV and covering letter with your application. 

Closing date: Thursday 20 January 2019

Winchester College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This appointment will be conditional on successful pre-employment and DBS checks.  

 No agencies please

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More about Winchester College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: College Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9NA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1962 621100
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Situated in Hampshire, Winchester College is an independent, secondary school for boys aged between 13 and 18. The school was founded in 1382 by the Bishop of Winchester, William of Wykeham. It was expanded in the 19th Century to accommodate the popu...