Teacher of Art, Photography and Textiles

Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Range

0.6 Permanent Contract

Required to start 1st January 2020 or 1st April 2020


King Edward VII School is a thriving, over-subscribed School, with a diverse intake.  It is a stimulating place in which to work, offering many opportunities to students and staff alike. The School enjoys an excellent reputation and sees the calibre of its staff as a key strength. King Edward VII School has two sites within the S10 area, approximately 1.5 miles apart. The successful candidate will be required to teach at both sites. At King Edward VII School we offer an excellent benefits package, including a pension, a cycle to work scheme, eye test vouchers and a cash plan including therapy benefits. We also offer a full employee assistance programme (EAP) along with access to a 24/7 virtual GP surgery.

 We have a vacancy for a confident, enthusiastic, suitably qualified applicant for the post of teacher of Art, Photography and Textiles, to join a large, successful faculty from January or April 2020.

 The successful candidate will:

 •           be an excellent teacher across the full age and ability range

•           have a passionate commitment to making art, design and technology stimulating and relevant for all

•           be familiar with Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 GCSE and Advanced Level requirements

•           have the ability to teach art, photography and textiles

•           be a skilled ICT practitioner

•           be willing to contribute to the wider life of the School

•           have the calibre and ambition to develop his or her career in and beyond this post

 At King Edward VII School art and design play a prominent part in the life of the School and consistently achieves excellent results. We offer students the chance to study art and design including photography, textiles, graphics, design technology and engineering. We regularly take students on trips to expand their knowledge and learning which we believe helps them develop further. The department consists of eleven specialist staff along with excellent administration support. The post will involve enhancing the quality of the Art and Design provision in terms of curriculum delivery, assessment and achievement.

 We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expect all staff to show this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to complete Disclosure and Barring Service declarations in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997

Please note: Only applications on the standard Sheffield LA application form will be considered. Write a letter of application (no more than two sides of A4, in font no smaller than twelve) stating:

1.    Why you are applying for the post

2.    How your experience so far has prepared you for the post.  

Your letter of application should avoid repeating details which are evident from the application form and should instead focus on how you feel you could successfully fill the post. CV’s will not be accepted

For further details, please contact Tom Hall at recruitment@kes.sheffield.sch.uk                                                    

Closing date: Tuesday 19th November 2019         

Interview date: Thursday 28th November 2019