Based in the Kent countryside and close to the Cathedral city of Canterbury, Junior King’s is one of the most prestigious prep schools in the country. Within the heart of the school lies a strong sense of community. We recognise that every child has different strengths and talents, and we pride ourselves on nurturing and helping pupils to reach their true potential.
We are seeking to appoint an outstanding part-time qualified Art Teacher from September 2024 to join our thriving Art Department, to work as a job share. A commitment to the life of a very busy prep day and boarding school is essential.
The successful candidate will have responsibility for teaching art as part of a job share within the school. They will be an experienced and passionate who will settle for nothing less than excellence in teaching, ensuring that children of all abilities enjoy art and subject-related activities.
An ability to inspire and promote creative work in all age groups will be essential and to assist with exhibiting and showcasing artwork. They will also be involved with the important preparation for Art Scholarships.
This role is a part-time job share, and may include Saturdays. There is some flexibility, but the role is likely to be in the region of 3.5 days a week, dependent on the timetabling.
Applications should be submitted online through the Junior King’s School website by clicking here: Opportunities – The King’s School, Canterbury (kings-school.co.uk) and should include a short one-sided personal letter for the Head, Mrs Emma Károlyi along with a CV by 19 February 2024.
Interviews will take place on 8 March 2024.
The King’s school is committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process which is in line with the statutory Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates.
All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.