This job expired on 27 November 2023

  • Start date details

    Anticipated start date: Easter 2024 or earlier if possible

  • Closing date

    27 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Qualified Teacher’s Pay Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an outstanding classroom teacher with the ability to teach Art and Photography to KS4 and KS5. This will be a fantastic opportunity to be a part of a strong and rapidly growing department, teaching primarily fine art at GCSE level and some art and photography at Key stage 5. The candidate will need strong subject knowledge in fine art and experience with photography would also be beneficial. They will need to be very able in drawing, painting and print-making amongst other fine art practices.

Experience teaching GCSE fine art is essential as you will need to have the ability to inspire and develop both staff and students in order to raise standards and maximise potential in this area. Experience teaching photography and with Photoshop style software and in using a digital SLR camera would also be very beneficial. You need to have the ability to inspire and develop both staff and students in order to raise standards and maximise potential.

What the school offers its staff

What we offer:

  • Employee Rewards scheme – High Street discounts, Staff Wellbeing centre
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • A Trust wide leadership competencies framework
  • A professional leadership development coach
  • A Trust wide staff wellbeing policy
  • Personalised professional development supported by an exceptional team within the Academy and driven through The Continual Professional Growth Policy which replaces appraisal and pay progression

Commitment to safeguarding

West Somerset College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share its commitment.  Our mission is that all children achieve. A criminal disclosure check will be requested for any applicant who is offered a position.
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About West Somerset College

School type
Academy, ages 13 to 19
Education phase
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School size
775 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 19

West Somerset College is an all-inclusive College catering for 13 to 18 year olds, situated on the edge of Exmoor National Park.

Arranging a visit to West Somerset College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiries@westsomersetcollege.org.

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