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  • Start date details

    September 2024 start

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Art and design

Working pattern

Full time: Core hours of work will predominantly be undertaken between Monday to Friday, 8:35am to 3:15pm, during 195 days of the year and in accordance with your directed time budget. Work will occasionally be required outside of these core hours to ensure all contractual duties are fulfilled.

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

When completing your application form, please ensure that you give clear examples of how you meet the criteria.

Essential Qualification Criteria

1. All applicants must:

2. Be deemed suitable to work with children

3. Be qualified to degree level or above

4. Be eligible to teach in the UK

5. Be eligible for the right to work in the UK

6. Have a good command of spoken and written Standard English.


7. Teaching/training at the secondary school level

8. Working/training in a multicultural environment


9. Have in-depth knowledge of the main teaching subject

10. Have up-to-date knowledge of current educational developments about that subject at whole school level

11. Have awareness of current approaches and teaching strategies in the main subject and any other subject offered

12. Be vigilant regarding Safeguarding


13. Ability to engender enthusiasm for the teaching subject(s) and motivating pupils through setting purposeful


14. Ability to encourage learners to develop self-esteem. To keep themselves and others safe and to have

respect for others

15. Ability to plan and deliver high-quality lessons, evaluate the impact of these and develop future planning


16. Ability to promote high standards of achievement in work and behaviour

17. Ability to teach across the whole ability and age range of the school

18. Show a clear grasp of Assessment, Recording and Reporting (including target setting)

19. Ability to use new technology to support both the curriculum and organisation

20. Ability to monitor and evaluate teaching and learning and act upon the outcomes, including data analysis

21. Ability to assess the needs of individuals to inform lesson planning

22. Ability to prioritise, pay meticulous attention to detail, work under pressure and meet strict deadlines


23. To show willingness (and experience of) to foster good relationships with all the schoschool'skeholders

24. To demonstrate commitment to teamwork and collaboration, including assisting in

25. To be hardworking, determined and conscientious

26. To be a reflective practitioner, able to self-evaluate and develop professionally

This is a Job Description only and is not necessarily a comprehensive definition of the post. It sets out the duties of the post at the time it was drawn up and should be seen as describing in more detail aspects of the responsibilities set out in the Education Act (School Teacher's and Conditions of Employment) Order 1987 Schedule 3.

The Head of the School may vary the duties occasionally without changing their general character or the level of responsibility entailed. Any modification or amendment will be made after consultation with the post holder.

There is an opportunity for this post to have a job share arrangement.

What the school offers its staff


Tube: The school is a very short walking distance from West Acton Station (Central Line Zone 3) and North Ealing Station (Piccadilly Line Zone 3), offering very short travel times to and from the West End and Westfield Shopping Centre.

Rail: The Elizabeth Line connects you from Ealing Broadway to Paddington in 15 minutes, to Heathrow Airport in 30 minutes and to Reading in 50 minutes.

Bus: Ealing is served by an impressive number of bus routes, including the 65 (to Kingston), 483 (to Harrow) and 297 (to Willesden).

Cycle: Proposals to build a Cycle Superhighway between Tower Hill and Acton could make life even easier for Ealing cyclists, who currently enjoy a 40 minute cycle to Hammersmith.

Culture and Amenities

Popular restaurants and bars include The Grapevine, The Grange, and Meadow Restaurant, historically winning the Good Food Guide Readers’ London Restaurant of the Year.

The borough enjoys its very own Blues, Jazz, Comedy and Beer festivals throughout the year.

Savvy shoppers in the area go to Ealing Broadway Shopping Centre which has most high street chains and just a little further away, to Westfield Shopping Centre.

The Pitshanger Bookshop is an Ealing institution and the independent store has been helping locals pick out their next must read for almost 20 years.

Ealing continues to prove itself as a perfect mix of green suburban charm and urban convenience and accessibility.

Further details about the role

The Closing Date for the post is Friday 17th May 2024 at Noon.

Recruitment Pack and Application Forms can be obtained from www.ellenwilkinson.ealing.sch.uk/1321/vacancies

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and medical questionnaire.

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About The Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1305 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
020 8752 1525

Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls is a wonderfully diverse school with students and staff from a range of different backgrounds, faiths and cultures. The school has gained a variety of awards and is particularly proud of the SSAT Gold Award for Cultural Diversity, the assessors noting that the ethos of the school is an outstanding feature and that there is a highly cohesive and mutually supportive community where everyone feels valued and enjoys learning . Ellen Wilkinson's recent Ofsted report also confirmed that our overall effectiveness is outstanding.

Arranging a visit to The Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@ellenwilkinson.ealing.sch.uk.

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