Head of Art, Near Woking in Surrey

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Gordon's SchoolNear Woking in Surrey

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £35,306 - £53,266 (Depending on experience)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Art

£35,306 - £53,266

Required for January 2019




West End, Woking, Surrey, GU24 9PT 

Tel:  01276 858084 

Head Teacher:  Mr Andrew Moss

Head Teacher's PA: Mrs Jacqueline George

Email:  jgeorge@gordons.school


We have an exciting opportunity to lead GCSE and A Level Art at one of the most successful schools in England. There is a potential TLR for a suitably experienced and qualified candidate.

We seek an enthusiastic graduate. High energy levels and good inter-personal skills will be essential. 

Set in a beautiful 45-acre Surrey site, the school enjoys excellent facilities and an aspirational learning environment. Recognised by HM Chief Inspector of Schools as one of England’s finest non-selective schools, Gordon’s has circa 840 students including 240 residential boarders and a thriving sixth form. 

In 2018, the percentage of students achieving five or more GCSE grades A* to C, including English and mathematics, was over 90%. The A*-C pass rate at A-Level was 95%, with 76% of the grades A* to B. These results rank Gordon's amongst the top non-selective schools in England for progress and attainment.

Massively over-subscribed, Gordon’s size ensures that every pupil is well known and nurtured as an individual. The School has a very strong emphasis on academic standards, self-discipline and traditional values and aims to be much more than just outstanding examination results, providing abundant opportunities outside the classroom and exceptional pastoral care.  


For further details visit the vacancies page on our website

Closing date for applications:  Friday 28th September at 12pm

Interview:  w/c 1st October

To apply: Complete the application form below and email it to jgeorge@gordons.school with a covering letter


“Gordon’s is an outstanding school in every respect.”  OFSTED  

Gordon’s is a State Boarding and Day School and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children - applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate screening including a DBS check

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More about Gordon's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: West End, Woking, Surrey, GU24 9PT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1276 858084
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Gordon’s is a non-selective, 11-18 school of 840 boys and girls.  Unusually for a state school it offers residential boarding facilities to 200 students. Founded in 1885, its historical links with General Charles Gordon have shaped the ethos and...