Teacher of Art, Sutton, Surrey

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Greenshaw High SchoolSutton, Surrey

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale (Outer London)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Art

The ability to teach a Technology subject is desirable. Applications from NQTs are welcome.

Greenshaw High School is a highly over-subscribed 11-19 comprehensive school situated in Sutton, south-west London, and is part of the Greenshaw Learning Trust. Greenshaw has a reputation for providing a dynamic education within a happy and caring environment, and we are proud of our successes as a genuine comprehensive school. We are committed to achieving the best for the youngsters in our care, refusing to accept that there is a limit on what can be achieved. We are ambitious for our school and the professional development of our staff is at the forefront of our improvement. 

We are looking for a talented and committed practitioner with a drive for excellence and the ability to inspire our students to join the school as a Teacher of Art. The successful candidate will play a central role in our popular Art and Technology department, teaching Art up to Key Stage 4. There may also be the opportunity to teach up to Key Stage 5. Excellent subject knowledge and a passion for teaching your subject is essential.

Applicants who also have the ability to teach a Technology subject are strongly encouraged to apply. 

The successful candidate must hold an appropriate teaching certificate and Qualified Teacher Status (or equivalent).

Art and Design at Greenshaw is an integral and fundamental curriculum area. All Art and Technology subjects are taught by a range of enthusiastic, motivated and well qualified specialists and it is a popular and thriving department. The department consists of 11 well equipped specialist rooms, a number of which have been very recently refurbished, an artist’s studio and two sixth form work spaces as well as a fully functioning dark room. Many of our students choose to continue with an Art or Design Technology pathway into further education or employment and we are proud of our success in placing students onto some of the best art foundation courses and degree courses in the country. Last year we placed over 20 Sixth Form students on to related Higher Education courses.

For further details, please refer to the recruitment pack. 

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying please download a recruitment pack and application form.

Completed application forms should be submitted by email to recruitment@greenshaw.co.uk or by post to the HR Department, Greenshaw High School, Grennell Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 3DY.

A statement of suitability should be submitted with the application form. Please note that we do not accept CVs.

The closing date for applications is 10am, Friday 18th May 2018.

Interviews will be held the week commencing Monday 21st May 2018.

The school reserves the right to commence the interview process at any time prior to the closing date, so early application is recommended.

Pre-application visits to our school are encouraged. Please contact recruitment@greenshaw.co.uk to arrange a visit.

Greenshaw High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children therefore appointment to this position requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Grennell Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 3DY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 87151001
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Greenshaw High School is a highly over-subscribed 11-19 comprehensive school situated in Sutton, south west London. 

At Greenshaw, we have a tradition of combining both high expectations for all of our students and a curriculum that is forward-l...