This job expired on 27 February 2024 – see similar jobs

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    27 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored


Art & Design

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Main / Upper Pay (Inner London) + allowance

Head of Art & Design job summary

The St Marylebone CE School welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds, races, cultures, faiths and genders. The School actively promotes diversity and inclusion across its community and our students come from a wide range of backgrounds: 40% of our students speak English as an additional language; 59% of our students come from backgrounds other than white British.

We would like to recruit a Head of Art and Design to teach all key stages. We require a versatile, capable and enthusiastic team player to join a successful department and show their commitment to the excellent range of enrichment opportunities offered to students. Plus have the ability to lead, develop and enhance the teaching practices in the department.

About the department

The department has a very strong academic record both at GCSE and A Level and also provides extra-curricular activities at all key stages. Enrichment opportunities are a great asset to the teaching in the department. The annual exhibition is a fantastic showcase of the students' work as is the whole school production which showcases the arts. The department helps with the set design and construction for the School musical. We support and encourage the concept of artist teachers and look for someone with a strong artistic practice to join the department, confidence in drawing and painting is essential.

At St Marylebone the arts, including visual arts, are really valued. With protected time for students to achieve their potential and the freedom to be creative with curriculum development. This is a sharing and thriving department with good numbers at GCSE and A’ level.

The department is developing links with how Art and Design links to careers and this is something we hope to develop even further in the coming years. All members of the department are expected to contribute to the extra-curricular offering and provide revision and extension opportunities for their classes. There is a strong ethos of collaborative teaching and learning and providing opportunities for the students outside of the classroom and curriculum is paramount.

About the School

Founded in 1791, The St Marylebone CE School is an outstanding comprehensive school for girls with a mixed sixth form, serving students of all faiths or no faith. St Marylebone takes pride in being a brilliant place to work and learn: rated consistently ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted and SIAMS, the School is one of the best performing state schools nationally. We value highly the role of the arts and creativity in education, across the curriculum. We lead the regional Maths Hub, the Creativity Collaborative for London and St Marylebone Outreach, through which we collaborate with other schools to develop the best in teaching and learning.

How to apply

Closing date: 9am, Tuesday 27th February

Interview date: 6th March

To apply, complete the My New Term Application Form using the Supporting Statement section of the form to detail your suitability for the role, your motivation for making an application and how your knowledge, experience and training meet the person specification.

Please note that applicants may be called earlier so we recommend submitting your application as soon as possible.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & vulnerable adults and it is our expectation that all staff and volunteers share this commitment. Any offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

This job post has expired.

About The St Marylebone CofE School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1168 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

Similar jobs nearby

Teacher of Art

Coopers School

Hawkwood Lane, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 5PS

Part-time Teacher of Art

Croxley Danes School

Baldwins Lane, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 3LR

Teacher of Art and Photography

Chiltern Hills Academy

Chartridge Lane, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5 2RG

Head of Art and Technology

Westfield Academy

Tolpits Lane, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 6NS

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Find more school jobs in London