Art Teacher

Cheney School, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 7QH

This job expired on 30 November 2022

  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    30 November 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 - M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

You will need to demonstrate that you:

  • Are passionate about helping students make excellent progress and reach their potential in art and photography;

  • Have a proven track record as an outstanding and creative practitioner;

  • Have the desire and enthusiasm to play an active and collaborative role in contributing to a strong culture of sharing best practice, resources and ideas;

  • Can demonstrate the talent, interpersonal and leadership skills required to inspire and motivate students.

What the school offers its staff

What benefits does the Trust offer to its employees?

  • Annual pay increase for support staff (in line with grade boundaries) and for Teachers (subject to government framework and successful performance review);
  • A Defined Benefit Pension Scheme with favourable terms for all employees (Teachers Pension for Teachers; LGPS for Support Staff);
  • Moving from the public sector? Those without a break in service can be reassured that RLT will recognise their continuous service;
  • Employee centred and family friendly policies and practises that support you in and beyond your workplace;
  • Offering flexible working wherever we can, in order to support the work life balance of our employees;
  • Enhanced sick pay, maternity leave, paternity leave and parental leave;
  • Competitive holiday entitlement for support staff (minimum 24 days rising to 32 day plus bank holidays per annum - dependent on grade of role and length of service);
  • Cycle to work scheme;
  • Funded eye tests and glasses for DSE users (subject to T/Cs).

Commitment to safeguarding

The River Learning Trust and Cheney school are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. All staff must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Employment will also be conditional on the receipt of at least two acceptable references (one from current/latest employer) and evidence of the formal qualifications required for the role.

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About Cheney School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1622 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn and to be challenged. The school is part of the Community Schools Alliance Trust - a small MAT with one secondary school, and two secondary schools - the most recent of which opened in September 2020. The Trust’s common vision is to improve every learner’s life chances. We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. We are also mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives so are happy to consider part-time applications.

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