This job expired on 28 April 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 April 2024

Job details

Job role

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Art and design

Working pattern

Full time: ECT or Qualified MPS Teacher

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 12 Months

Full-time equivalent salary

£29,677 - £41,125

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking either an ECT or an experienced, enthusiastic and talented Art Teacher or existing Head of Art, who is looking for an opportunity to gain some experience in a high achieving, selective Grammar School. The post will be on a fixed-term basis, covering maternity leave.

At KEVIGS we love to inspire and harness the creative talents of our students, promote the benefits of art as a subject and showcase students’ achievements within our school and local community. The successful candidate will have experience of teaching Art from KS3 to KS5.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The School reserves the right to obtain formal and informal background information about an applicant to determine whether they are suitable to work at the School.

Online searches and reference checks will be undertaken on shortlisted applicants and at interview all candidates must bring with them their birth certificate and a valid passport to confirm their identity, in addition to certificates confirming education and professional qualifications. An enhanced criminal record check via the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) will be undertaken for the successful candidate, including a check of the DBS Children's Barred List. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with the DBS and at least two satisfactory references. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

What the school offers its staff

Free on-site parking

Free access to on-site gym facilities

Access to online welfare support

Discounted membership at Kenwick Spa and Leisure

Further details about the role

We are looking for a strong practitioner with excellent subject and pedagogical content knowledge who will set high expectations of very able students in order to help them achieve the very best outcomes. Applicants should have a passion for their subject area and the wider, more holistic development of young people. Responsibilities will Include:

Core Teaching

  • Plan, deliver and assess high quality lessons across Key Stage 3, 4 and 5
  • Teaching Art using quality first teaching strategies
  • Design and use robust assessments, including formative and summative tasks to monitor students understanding and progress with a lesson and over time
  • To use assessment data to inform next steps in planning • To provide students with feedback on assessments and opportunities to respond to feedback [improving work and setting targets]
  • Keep accurate records of student attainment, effort and progress • Attend and contribute to regular department and whole school meetings
  • To regularly review and update curriculum implementation documents and assessments
  • Communicate with all key stakeholder to ensure student progress and development of the School Action Plan
  • Actively participate in ongoing CPD to ensure best practice is at the forefront of all planning
  • Use learner profiles and collaboration with our SEN & KESH team to ensure all students are supported to succeed at the highest level

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About King Edward VI Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
960 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Welcome to KEVIGS

King Edward VI Grammar School (KEVIGS) is an 11-18 school in Louth, Lincolnshire with approximately 960 students on roll. Our ethos is to provide our students with a holistic, academic education that builds a strong foundation for life beyond school.

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