Head of history of Art

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    Greater London Greater London Greater London Greater London , England England England England , United Kingdom United Kingdom United Kingdom United Kingdom
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    1 year ago
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  • Deadline:
    March 29, 2019
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One of London’s leading independent girls’ day schools, has an exciting opportunity for an inspirational Head of History of Art to lead a successful History of Art Department in both its curricular and extra-curricular activities to start in September 2019.

We are looking for a well-qualified graduate of History of Art with a passion for the subject and excellent subject knowledge, with good organisational and time management skills to join a school near Ealing. The school is looking for someone to teach 0.6 of a timetable but this is negotiable if the candidate is able to offer an additional subject.

If you are a good communicator who can enthuse and inspire about the teaching of History of Art and the ways in which it can be further developed and encouraged, we would be delighted to hear from you.

The department has a legacy of outstanding results: 80% of their A-level candidates gained an A* or A grade in the 2018 summer examinations, while 83% of their cohort achieved an A* grade in the previous year. Many of these students have gone on to read History of Art at leading universities including Cambridge, the Courtauld, Edinburgh and Leeds.

“Teaching here is all about being able to have in-depth conversations with students about your subject and helping to enthuse them with the same passion as you have. Teaching here is exactly what I imagined teaching would be like when I got my first teaching job; it’s what teaching should be!”

– Head of Department

About the School

This is a leading academic day school. The girls are ambitious, bright, enthusiastic and eager to learn and they offer a warm and supportive community. They occupy a site in suburban, leafy, west Ealing with excellent transport links.  As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, they can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Membership of Teaching Staff Pension Scheme
  • Access to the GDST central training and development programme
  • Up to 50% discount on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Training grants for obtaining further qualifications
  • Season Ticket Loans: Interest free loans for travel are available to staff to enable them to buy annual season tickets
  • Computer Loans: Interest free loans are available to staff to enable them to buy a computer for personal use at home
  • Cycle Scheme: The School is part of the scheme which enables staff to purchase bicycles and equipment at a tax advantageous rate and pay for the equipment over 12 months
  • Lunches: free lunches are provided to all staff during term time
  • Four weeks’ study leave for teachers after ten years’ continuous service
  • Accredited NQT induction


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