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Arts Specialist - Full-time

Lightyear Federation

  • Ref:KCC-F91-20-S
  • Posted:06/03/2023
  • Pay:KR7 £23,378 – 26,466 (pro rata £20,108 – 22, 764)
  • Start Date:May 2023
  • App Close Date:28/03/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Friday 31st March


Are you skilled in the Arts -  2D and 3D Art OR Performing Arts?

Do you believe in the power of the arts and know the importance of their role in the development of young people and their communities? Are you passionate and skilled in developing individual, group and community  artistic thinking? Are you driven to embed ambitious and continuous arts development with individual children and adults? 

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for a passionate Arts Specialist to inspire and teach the children, staff and communities.  

We are on a quest to find our Lightyear Arts Specilaist who will work with Greatstone Primary School and Repton Manor Primary School in one or more of the arts areas:

  • Lead group and class learning (with staff support) in the arts.
  • Develop arts provision and expertise of staff.
  • Embed an ambitious and enthusing arts offer to all children.
  • Communicate with children, staff, families and the community regarding the arts.
  • Carve out the role of the arts across the federation and impact on all areas of learning.

If you would like to discuss the role further and tour the schools please contact Repton Manor office@reptonmanor.kent.sch.uk or Greatstone school office@greatstoneschool.co.uk to book an appointment with Matt Rawling (Executive Headteacher). Candidates must be available for interview Friday 31st March. 

Information about the federation

Lightyear Federation - Caring, Dreaming, Thinking Bigger - Lightyear Federation is made up from two foundation Primary Schools, Greatstone Primary School and Repton Manor Primary School. Our Federation believes in maintaining the unique character of both schools, reflecting the communities which they serve, whilst benefitting from collaborative skills, expertise and joint staff development. Our dedicated staff and governors offer our children and families exciting learning and development opportunities and we grow our schools with one shared vision as a family. Nurture is central to all we do and we believe that children must feel safe, happy and confident to achieve their best.

Job Contact Information

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  • Address:Repton Ave,
    TN23 3RX
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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.