Art & Design Teacher

We are looking to appoint a permanent, full-time Teacher of Art and Design to start in January 2018.

Situated just off the A21 between Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells, The Schools at Somerhill, a leading independent school for children aged three to thirteen, are looking to appoint an individual to deliver inspirational teaching in Art & Design from January 2018 until July the same year. The hours are full-time and there is the possibility that the post could be become permanent for the right person.

Candidates do not necessarily need a formal teaching qualification; we are looking for someone who possesses masses of empathy, enthusiasm and flair. The post could be the ideal starting point in teaching for a recent graduate, someone looking to return to work, or someone who is considering a change of career direction.

The Schools at Somerhill, comprise a co-ed pre-prep school, a boys’ prep school and a girls’ prep school located in a listed Jacobean building, together with Victorian and recent additions, and set in more than 150 acres of stunning grounds. Rated ‘Outstanding’ in their last inspection, the schools are justly popular and very successful. The role involves teaching across all three schools, so to both boys and girls within the age range of 3 – 13. Our Art Department enjoys a high reputation locally, with several pupils being awarded Art Scholarships to secondary schools; the Art Club is one of the most popular after school clubs!

The Art Department has two dedicated and well-equipped Art Rooms – including two kilns, offering a range of art techniques and media. The Art Department also assist with creating props and scenery for school drama productions. The successful candidate will be supervised by the Head of Art and will have the assistance of the Art Technician.

Closing date: Friday 13th October 2017.  Interviews will be held the week commencing 16th October.

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If you require any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact recruitment@somerhill.org.

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