Teacher of Art, Colchester, Essex

Closing date:

The Gilberd SchoolColchester, Essex

Date posted:
Start date: Required for an immediate start
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified and enthusiastic Teacher of Art and would invite applicants from all levels of experience to join a friendly, supportive team within our successful school. Proven teaching success and the ability to inspire students are essential.

The post is temporary to cover sickness absence. Full or part-time considered.

At The Gilberd School, you will find:

  • A school rated by Ofsted as being “Outstanding”.
  • An exceptionally welcoming school. 
  • Enthusiastic, polite and well-behaved students, who are eager to learn.
  • Hardworking, positive and motivated colleagues who support each other.
  • Superb classrooms and resources to support teaching and learning.
  • Excellent CPD and career development opportunities. 


As a consequence, outcomes across the curriculum are outstanding.

“We are very much a community school at the heart of a local neighbourhood and we aim to provide a place where our students can feel safe, valued and happy. We pride ourselves on being a very friendly school and have been consistently commended on our excellent care and guidance. We are committed to providing a safe yet challenging learning environment where all our students can achieve. Our aim is to ensure that all students leave having made good progress with first-rate academic qualifications and the wider skills needed for life.” Linda Exley, Headteacher

Full details available on our website www.gilberd.com 

Alternatively, please contact Alison Tuckwell, HR Manager, on 01206 842211 or email vacancies@gilberd.com 

Closing date: Monday 20th January 2020 at 9.00am.

We many choose to close the advert early if we fill the vacancy before this date. Early application is therefore recommended.

The Gilberd School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any appointment is subject to references and an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.



More about The Gilberd School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Brinkley Lane, Colchester, Essex, CO4 9PU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1206 842211