Resident Graduate Teacher and Artist

Closing Date: 10 May 2024
Employment Term: Full Time

We are seeking to appoint a full time Resident Graduate Teacher and Artist with a degree in any Art and Design specialism to live and work in this busy boarding school. They will develop and share their subject expertise as well as a contribution to pastoral and co-curricular life.

The Resident Graduate Teacher and Artist will have the opportunity to hold one or more exhibitions of their work during their tenure. We will also commission a work for permanent display.

This is, in the first instance, a one-year appointment involving close working with a range of staff and pupils within the senior school (and possibly within the Lancing Preparatory Schools also). Upon successful completion of a year in post, a review of progress will be made and, if mutually agreed, a contract extension into a second year may allow access to funded PGCE teacher training and acquisition of Qualified Teacher Status.

 

Key Tasks and Responsibilities 

  • Teach or act as a teaching assistant in academic lessons (up to 15 35-minute periods per week) across all three terms as well as observe, and possibly assist in, the teaching of GCSE and A-Level in their particular subject area.
  • Pastoral involvement in a boarding House to which the Graduate Teacher is attached, being on duty for one evening a week and one weekend per half term.
  • Acting as a tutor to a group of no more than 6 pupils in III to V Form in the House to which attached.
  • Participation in the Co-curricular activities in the Art School and possibly other aspects of the school’s busy programme.
  • To assist with the staffing of Art facilities at weekends and in the evenings.
  • To assist with the staffing of trips and visits.
  • To assist with the management of school events, e.g. meeting and greeting parents; assisting in House events; assisting in the supervision of pupils and welcoming of logistics at whole-school events (e.g.  Carol Services, Founder’s Day).
  • To assist with Common Room Duties in the wider supervision of pupils in the evenings.
  • To attend staff inset day at the end and beginning of the term as reasonably required.
  • Your exact timetable will be established by the Assistant Head (Co-Curricular) in consultation with the Assistant Head (Academic) and Head of Department.
  • Upon successful completion of a year in post, a review of progress will be made and, if mutually agreed, a contract extension into a second year may allow access to funded PGCE teacher training and acquisition of Qualified Teacher Status.

 

Key Skills and Qualities required

  • Be a good Honours graduate with an interest in considering teaching as a possible career and a passion for their academic subject
  • Able to use their initiative and take responsibility
  • IT literate and able to use a range of key packages
  • Enjoy working with young people
  • Be an excellent communicator, both verbally and on paper
  • Be both a self-starter and a team worker; able to manage their time and to work well with a range of other people across the organisation
  • Be flexible and adaptable with a sense of humour.
  • Be committed to ensuring the welfare of the children in the school and to upholding the highest of professional standards

 

Application Procedure:

Applications should be made using the application form. Candidates are asked to add a covering letter setting out, as succinctly as possible, their reasons for applying for the position at Lancing.

 

Application forms are available from the College website www.lancingcollege.org.uk.

Please send any emails to recruitment@lancing.org.uk

 

The applicant must also submit a digital portfolio of their work and be prepared to bring a portfolio to interview for discussion.

A full curriculum vitae and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of a minimum of two referees, one of whom should be the candidate’s current or most recent employer should be included with the application.

 

The closing date for applications is 10th May 2024 applications may be reviewed on receipt.  Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 13th May 2024.

 

APPLY HERE: https://www.lancingcollege.co.uk/vacancy/resident-graduate-teacher-and-artist