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Teacher of Art & Design - Chestnut Grove Academy

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

(temporary until August 2020)
Required for January 2020

We seek a dynamic and inspiring teacher of Art & Design to join our vibrant Art department.  Art is a popular option at both GCSE and A Level and is a pivotal feature of our curriculum. All students study Art in KS3, with many engaging in our Specialist Enrichment curriculum.  We offer three GCSEs, in Visual Art, Graphic Communication and Textiles and have a dedicated Sixth Form studio for our popular Fine Art A level course.

Chestnut Grove was the first specialist Arts College in the country and the legacy of this specialism remains a strong feature of the academy’s ethos.
Chestnut Grove is a high performing, 11-18, multicultural school in Balham, South London.

We have recently completed a multi-million pound building programme which has provided staff and students with a modern buildings and plenty of green space. There are plans to expand the school further by 2020. Our motto is a ‘Creative Learning Community’, demonstrating a commitment to providing our students with an innovative and exciting curriculum.

This post is suitable for an NQT or a more experienced practitioner, for whom excellent support would be available.  As the lead partner in the Wandle Teaching School Alliance

we are able to offer exceptional opportunities for professional development.

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below or from the school’s website: www.chestnutgrove.wandsworth.sch.uk 

For further information please contact Ms Payen on 0208 673 8737.

Completed application should be returned to the school either by email info@chestnutgrove.wandsworth.sch.uk or post. 

Closing Date: 15 November 2019 (at noon)

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

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please note that we do not accept CVs.

Chestnut Grove Academy
45 Chestnut Grove
Balham, London
SW12 8JZ
Headteacher: Christian Kingsley MA MSc


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