Subject Leader for Art, Durham

Closing date:

Durham Johnston Comprehensive SchoolDurham

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS (£22,917 - £38,633) plus TLR1a (paid at £7,774)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Durham Johnston is a truly comprehensive school with very high levels of achievement in the heart of Durham City. We are one of the highest performing schools in the North East, consistently oversubscribed, with students who are motivated to learn and keen to do their very best. 

We are looking for an excellent teacher of Art to become our subject leader and to maintain and improve upon the first-rate provision at Durham Johnston. If you enjoy teaching students of all abilities, and want to be part of exciting times in an outstanding school, we would like to hear from you. This post is suitable for a strong practitioner who is fairly new to the profession and ambitious or an experienced Subject Leader who wants to work in a school where subject stretch is at the heart of our teaching philosophy.

We believe that our school is an excellent place to work. Like all schools, we work extremely hard – but school leaders aim to be pragmatic about change and are very grateful for the efforts of our staff.

Application Process

Click the 'apply now' button to download our application form & applicant information pack.

Please read the 'Information for Candidates' attachment and email your application form and cover letter to Tina Flanagan at

For more information about the position, please contact Rosslyn McFadden, Deputy Headteacher. 

“Durham Johnston Comprehensive School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check”.

Closing date: 09.30am on Monday 21st May 2018 

Crossgate Moor, Durham City DH1 4SU
Tel: 0191 384 3887 Fax: 0191 375 3020
NOR 1,600: including 350 in the VI Form
Headteacher: Mr A O'Sullivan

Job location

More about Durham Johnston Comprehensive School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Crossgate Moor, Durham, County Durham, DH1 4SU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 191 384 3887
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