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Head of Art and Photography

We require a full-time, well-qualified and creative teacher to lead the department from September 2019 and to teach Years 7,8,9, GCSE and A level art.

The department offers a vibrant programme of fine art, print making, ceramics, sculpture and photography and achieves 100% A-C pass rate at A level and GCSE.

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate an innovative and effective teaching style and to have excellent subject knowledge of art and photography. A strong honours degree and a teaching qualification are required along with relevant experience. Curriculum leadership experience or an aptitude for leadership would be an advantage. Skills in digital photography are desirable but not essential. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the pastoral life of the school. In return, you can expect all the benefits of a thriving independent school.

“The quality of the pupils’ academic and other achievements is excellent”   (ISI January 2017)

Claremont Fan Court offers a competitive salary, professional development, pension, laptop, cycle scheme, lunches in term time and a supportive staff common room. Our staff and pupils enjoy the stunning setting of the Claremont estate. Single shared accommodation on site or a means tested rent subsidy may be available. 

Further details regarding the role are available in the Job Description and Person Specification attached below in pdf.

For details on how to apply please click here How to Apply

Closing date: Sunday 24 March 2019

Interviews:  Friday 29 March 2019

Claremont Fan Court School is active in securing the welfare of all students; the successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS and other pre-employment checks.