Head of Art, Holbrook

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Royal Hospital SchoolHolbrook

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: RHS own salary scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Royal Hospital School is a leading independent co-educational boarding and day school for 11 – 18 year olds, set in 200 acres of Suffolk countryside overlooking the River Stour.

The Royal Hospital School has the following vacancy


This is an exciting opportunity for outstanding practitioner to lead our Art Department with effect from September 2018. 

It is expected that the appointee will give the department dynamic and creative leadership, providing a clear vision for the development of art at RHS in order to establish the department as a centre of excellence. Alongside excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills, the successful candidate will introduce fresh thinking to the department, will have the ability to motivate and support colleagues and the creativity to use a superbly resourced department to showcase pupils’ creativity. They will demonstrate their passion for developing pupils into creatively independent and confident learners. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to form positive and effective relationships with pupils, parents and colleagues as well as the wider art community in the region. The successful candidate will be an inspirational teacher, able to teach pupils across the age range with a demonstrable record of high outcomes for the pupils they have taught. Candidates will have the energy and enthusiasm required to commit to a large boarding and day school.

RHS has its own salary scale, outstanding development opportunities and subsidised accommodation may be available. 

Please send a completed application form and covering letter (no more than one side of A4) to recruitment@royalhospitalschool.org

Closing date for applications: Monday 22 January 2018 at 12noon

Interviews will be held week commencing 29 January 2018

Further details of this position can be downloaded by visiting www.royalhospitalschool.org/vacancies or by contacting the HR Manager on recruitment@royalhospitalschool.org or 01473 326200.

For more information about the Royal Hospital School, please visit www.royalhospitalschool.org

The Royal Hospital School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share our commitment. Employment is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Royal Hospital School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Holbrook, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 2RX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1473 326200
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Set in 200 acres of Suffolk countryside overlooking the Stour Estuary and within an hour of London, the Royal Hospital School is a leading, co-educational boarding and day school for ...