Vacancy: Head of Art

Head of Department: Art and Photography


Required for September 2022
Salary: MPS or UPS (Fringe pay scale)
+ TLR 2b (£4,783)

Winston is passionate about the importance of the arts in the curriculum.  Consider working in a school where the Arts matter.  We are looking for an inspirational Subject Leader of Art who wants to develop their leadership skills and is full of energy and enthusiasm for their subject. You must be an outstanding classroom practitioner, who constantly demonstrates the highest standards of delivery, and is committed to raising achievement across all key stages.

Apply and take this opportunity to create a department which sets the standard across Surrey and Nationally.

  • Purpose built, well-resourced teaching rooms
  • Opportunities to teach the Grammar, Enigma and Aspire streams
  • Focus on enquiry based learning
  • Great facilities including a Library, Recording Studio and Planetarium
  • Excellent training and leadership development programmes
  • Range of benefits

Ofsted 2018 quote:  ‘pupils appreciate the wide range of opportunities available’’ 

Further information and an application form

Please feel welcome to visit our school before applying or to give us a call.

Applicants must ensure that they include a statement of application for the post in relation to the job description and person specification, with 2 sides of A4 as a maximum

Applications must be posted or emailed to Mrs R. Zimmerman, the Headteacher’s PA, on r.zimmerman@wcsc.org.uk

Closing date:         noon, Tuesday 17th May 2022

Interview date:     to be confirmed
(this school reserves the right to interview promptly should a suitable candidate apply)

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to demonstrably share this commitment. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. Shortlisted applicants will be required to supply details of any unspent convictions and conditional cautions and any spent convictions and adult cautions that are not protected (i.e. that are not filtered out) as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended).

If you are appointed you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

The Winston Churchill School Child Protection Policy can be found here