Art Teacher with the ability to teach KS3 DT

Ark Putney Academy, London, SW15 3DG

3 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    2 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Ark Main 1 £35,368 to Upper 5 £52,977 (Inner London) depending on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Qualified to degree level in Art or related subject
  • Qualified to teach and work in the UK
  • Excellent classroom teacher with the ability to reflect on lessons and continually improve their own practice

What the school offers its staff

Rated 'Good' in our 2017 Ofsted inspection

On-programme of professional development

Weekly staff rewards

Modern Art department with views over London

Further details about the role

Working pattern: Full time

Contract: Permanent

Start date: 1 January 2023

Salary: Ark Main 1 £35,368 to Upper 5 £52,977 (Inner London) depending on experience

Ark Putney Academy opened in September 2012 as part of the Ark network in the London Borough of Wandsworth. We’re a mixed school with 950 students, ranging from year 7 through to sixth form. In our 2017 OFSTED inspection we were rated ‘Good’ in every category.

Our professional development offering is tailor based on the needs of the teacher and department to ensure everyone achieves their full potential. We also take the wellbeing of our staff seriously as we recognise that teaching can be a challenging profession. Therefore, staff receive regular rewards and recognition for effort.

We’re now looking to appoint an Art Teacher with the ability to teach KS3 DT from 1 January 2023. This role supports the teaching in our Creative Making Department to ensure the academy achieves its targets through appropriate Schemes of Work, assessment tracking and intervention.

You will:

  • Plan, resource and deliver lessons to the highest standard to inspire students to appreciate the subject
  • Be able to motivate and challenge learners of all abilities
  • Have the resolve and enthusiasm to make a real difference to the lives of students
  • Be committed to Ark Putney’s ethos of high expectations

Please submit your application by 9.00 am on Friday 2 December

Interviews will take place on a rolling basis so early application is advised. The academy reserves the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applicants.

For questions about the position or an informal discussion, please contact the Principal, Alison Downey, at For any other queries regarding your application, please contact Julie Rickard, Principal’s PA at

Commitment to safeguarding

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. To meet this responsibility, its academies follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants.

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About Ark Putney Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
903 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
020 8161 4974

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