Vacancy: Head of Department – Art

Head of Department: Art

Required for September 2019

Salary: MPS or UPS (Fringe pay scale)

+ TLR 2b (£4,530)

We are looking for an inspirational Subject Leader of Art who has strong 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, is committed to raising achievement across all key stages and has sound understanding of the strategies required to achieve this. Infectious enthusiasm, an engaging personality, a creative approach to the delivery of the curriculum area and attention to detail are essential.

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

• Up-to-date well-resourced teaching rooms
• Opportunities to teach the Grammar, Enigma and Aspire streams
• Focus on enquiry based learning
• New 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’

Applications must be posted or emailed to the Headteacher, Zoë Johnson-Walker, on

Applicants should ensure they include a statement detailing their suitability for the post in relation to the job description and person specification, with 2 sides of A4 as a maximum.

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 share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check will be required prior to commencement.